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Thu 04.23
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Top 5 Semi-Frilly Thrills: Amazing Lace

The inclusion of delicate lace details can change the most banal of bag shapes, from the crisp envelope to the top-handle tote, taking them from ordinary to extraordinarily alluring.

Wed 04.22
Miu Miu Leather Totes

Miu Miu Leather Totes: The Comeback

What a great new shape for Miu Miu! Their entire Spring ’15 collection feels simultaneously nostalgically thrown-back in spirit yet so fresh, so invigorated. Which basically sums up this latest leather tote.

Mon 04.20
Alexander McQueen Legend Medium Leather Tote

Alexander McQueen Legend Medium Leather Tote: Legends of the Summer (and Spring and Fall…)

There’s a reason this Alexander McQueen style is named the Legend. A tote like this is in it for the long haul. We’ve already loved in it graphic floral-printed form, as well as a more structured and shapely incarnation, but it’s this newest edition that has me staring.

Fri 04.17
Frugal Friday

Frugal Friday: Mara Hoffman Misun Bag

Yes, it is finally time to get ready for summer! So start getting your gear in order. First up on the list is, of course, the big, beachy tote. This frugal-minded vinyl tote by Mara Hoffman is easy on the old budget, but it’s definitely not short on mega-watt personality.

Thu 04.16
Nancy Gonzalez Convertible Tote Collection

Nancy Gonzalez Convertible Tote Collection: You’re Invited!

The monogram game just got serious with Nancy Gonzalez’s crocodile initial charms! Enjoy this gift when you purchase a piece from the convertible tote collection now through Sunday, April 19th at Bergdorf Goodman.

Wed 04.15
Top 5 Dramatic Cutouts

Top 5 Dramatic Cutouts: A Cutout Above

Last week, we shared our favorite frugal perforated bags, all coming in at under $200. On the flipside of the cutout camp, their luxuriant counterparts are hard to resist.

Mon 04.13
Top Bubbles and Baubles

Top Bubbles and Baubles: A New Dimension

Snobs, set your scaled-down studs to the side. From Marc Jacobs’ chunky-round cabochons to Tod’s mirrored metallic accents, there’s a new breed of embellishment taking over the season.

Thu 04.09
Top Perforated Bags Under $200

Top Perforated Bags Under $200: Perforation Nation

Raffia weaves and nautical stripes, look out!

Wed 04.08
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Top 5 Baby Blue Bags: Baby, It’s You

My bedroom is painted the palest shade of blue, a most quietly calming hue. Not only is baby blue the ideal choice for my boudoir, it’s one of my favorite colors, especially when it comes to handbags. Don’t be fooled by the innocent associations…