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Wed 10.31

Top 5 Bags of Tricks: No Treats Here

You’ve heard of costume jewelry – and probably have some gorgeous pieces in your box – but costume bags? That’s another issue entirely! In honor of Halloween, I’ve assembled a group of the spookiest tricks to shock…or at least raise an eyebrow or two. Who needs a costume when your bag does the character dressing … Continue reading Top 5 Bags of Tricks: No Treats Here

Fri 10.05

Seen on the Street Round Up: Petite in Paris

Out with the old and in with the teeny-tiny! The mini-purse proved to be the most powerful player on the streets outside the Paris Fashion Week shows, and it just goes to show that in many cases, smaller is better. And so is dressier. The day clutch is now a strong contender for the bag … Continue reading Seen on the Street Round Up: Petite in Paris

Wed 09.19

Burberry Spring 2013 Collection: London Calling

The question is: how are you going to answer? Burberry is the latest (and perhaps greatest?) to jump on the PVC-bag trend. Since they can’t be the first, they have been sure to take it up a notch with metallic-python trim…But does that warrant an almost-$4,000 price tag (after tax) for a plastic bag?! It … Continue reading Burberry Spring 2013 Collection: London Calling

Wed 09.12

Jenny Packham NYFW Spring 2013 Collection: Win-Win Situation

Like Balmain before her, Jenny Packham looked to the bright lights and blinking slot machines of Las Vegas for her Spring ’13 inspiration. But even if the spirit of the Strip was infused in every sequin and embellishment of the collection, we’re still talking about a red-carpet master: old-world glamour runs rampant. Think ever-tasteful – … Continue reading Jenny Packham NYFW Spring 2013 Collection: Win-Win Situation

Fri 01.27
Top 5 Goth-Girl Bags

Top 5 Goth-Girl Bags: A Gothic Renaissance

Forget any old associations with the term “goth.” Once used to described alienated teenagers who wore too much Wet ‘n’ Wild black eyeliner and listened to Marilyn Manson, all that has changed. With the rise of designers like Riccardo Tisci and Haider Ackermann, as well as mysterious fashionistas like Kate Lanphear and Leigh Lezark, we’re now finding a little goth in all of us!