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Fri 09.25

Top 7 Celebrity Bags You Must Have Now: The Lucky Seven

As much as I resist trying to be tempted, whenever a see a celebrity carrying a cute bag, I get serious FOMO and start searching for it online immediately. These are the ones that had me scrambling this week…

Wed 09.09
Loewe Flamenco Small Petal Bag

Loewe Flamenco Small Petal Bag: Petal Pusher

If you’ve had the pleasure of owning a Loewe bag, you will understand the instant addiction to their soft, delicious, luscious leather that comes with it. You will also be obsessed with this petal-accented version of their classic Flamenco bag.

Tue 09.01

Clunky ’90s Mary Janes Make a Comeback: Back to Schoolgirl

Though it’s been the ‘70s show in fashion lately, definite shades of ‘90s cool have infiltrated – and no trend from that decade appeals to my sartorial sensibilities more than the chunky Mary Jane. Courtney Love’s baby doll look may not be hot right now, but these shoes most certainly are. Today’s version is sleeker than its predecessor, suggesting a higher sense of sophistication (grunge, these are not).

Fri 08.21
Prada Vitello Daino Medium Pocket Hobo Bag

Prada Vitello Daino Medium Pocket Hobo Bag: Black-Hole Sun

I love a good hobo bag, but they’re kind of like black holes. If you’ve ever rifled through one of your adorably soft and slouchy hobos in search of keys or a ringing phone (which is soon to be a missed call), then you’ll know what I’m talking about. Prada has the answer with their Daino hobo bag.

Tue 07.28

Top 5 Handiest Cardholders: Change Your Wallet, Change Your Life

Sometimes you’ve just got to simplify your life, and it all starts with the wallet. Take a close look at what you have in your giant continental wallet, and you will find useless receipts, business cards from people you can’t even remember meeting, club cards for random stores, and way too many coins.

Fri 07.24

Top 5 Plaid Bags: A Checkered Future

Forget beat-up flannels. This isn’t the grunge plaid of the ’90s we’ve become so re-familiarized with in recent seasons. Checkered lines have taken a polished turn, so think only chic and elevated for the new season.

Thu 07.23

Top Fanciful Wallets-on-Chains: Chains of Lust

Lately, I’ve been carrying around my wallets-on-chains more than any other bags, especially while traveling. It’s so liberating to know you require nothing more on your shoulder than your cell, ID, a bit of cash, and a credit card or two.

Fri 07.17

Top 11 Bags of Texture: Reach Out and Touch Me

Texture is a word that comes up a lot when talking bags. Smooth, grainy, rough, pebbled, furry, plush, soft, rugged…there are endless varieties and almost as many ways to describe them. But some bags out-texture the rest, so to speak.

Wed 07.15

One Bags, Five Styles: Join the BagChat on Vogue China Mini!

Exciting news! I’ve officially introduced my weekly column for Vogue China’s Mini app, “BagChat with Tina.” Every Saturday morning, I’ll share my favorite handbag tips and tricks, along with the latest pieces worth obsessing over. First up? “One Bag, Five Styles.”