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Trend Alert: Go Ahead and Embellish

Everything is very busy this season and you want it that way. Go big or go home as they say but more accurately, go big or don’t go home with me. Whether it’s key gigantic embellishments like the Marni white shoulder bag or an all over fiesta like Alive + Olivia’s bird embroidery shoulder bag, there’s … Continue reading “Trend Alert: Go Ahead and Embellish”

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Top Striking Straps

Top Striking Straps: What’s in a Strap?

Or should the question be, “What’s in the rest of the bag?” Because when the strap is all you notice, it might seem like the strap is all that matters. Not quite, although a strap can make – or break – a bag. Success lies in the perfect balance. When your bag’s strap is striking, its body needs to be neutral and measured, not too much of anything, so the spotlight remains where it should. Then again, it can’t be too much of nothing, either. I’m not interested in boring bags! Here, straps with the right stuff and bags to match…

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Choosing a Bag Based on the Art That Inspires You

Choosing a Bag Based on the Art That Inspires You

Is your bag taste aligned with the art that inspires you? Let’s put that to the test with a fun game. Pick the art that inspires you the most and see if its corresponding bag also touches you at the core. Your feelings towards art are so personal and emotional – just like how you feel about your bags! I can’t wait to see everybody’s results. Make sure to comment here or on Facebook.

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The Biggest Trend in Bags Today

The Biggest Trend in Bags Today

Right now, the overarching trend in bags is everything optimistic and fun. It’s not the shape that makes a bag a must-have anymore. Instead of specific silhouettes, it’s all about the vivacious and expressive. Think details that catch the eye for bags that are personality-driven and tell a story – so you can tell your own story with your bag. What’s not to love about that?!

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Top 5 Mardi Gras Bags

Top 5 Mardi Gras Bags: Phat Tuesday

Happy Fat Tuesday! I don’t know about you, but any holiday that encourages you to indulge in decadent foods (Did you know Mardi Gras was originally a binging festival so people could stock up, so to speak, on fatty foods ahead of giving up their favorite treats for Lent?), wear anything and everything flashy, and let loose in the streets gets my support. Maybe you’re storming the French Quarter as we speak or maybe you didn’t even realize beads were being tossed around with reckless abandon today.

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Chinese New Year Bags

A Bag for Every Sign: Happy Chinese New Year!

Today officially marks the first day of the Year of the Monkey! My son was born in the Year of the Golden Monkey, so I’m naturally biased towards this sign. Monkeys are most creative and intelligent, and they’re also known for being playful, enthusiastic, and highly social. This is the Year of the Red Fire Monkey, and it’s being said anything can happen in 2016, particularly when it comes to personal endeavors. Might I suggest acquiring a new bag as your first personal endeavor of the new year?

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Shopbop Sale

Shopbop Sale: Extra 25% Off Designer Sale Styles!

Every online retailer from NET-A-PORTER to Farfetch is offering an extra discount on their sale inventory right now, but it’s worth noting that Shopbop is applying its 25% off to items in the high-end Designer Boutique.

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Farfetch Sale

Farfetch Sale: Extra 20% Off Sale Items!

The sales just keep on coming! And I am more than ready to continue shopping, especially when the discounts are on pieces as unique as these…

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Top Happy-Go-Lucky New Bags

Happy-Go-Lucky Bags: Spring is in the Air

This spring is all about projecting an innocent spirit. I’m loving the sense of optimism and joyful attitude that’s already in full effect. It’s the perfect way to start off the new year, one that, by the look of things, is guaranteed to be a good one. It also looks like it will be nothing but picnics all season, and I am definitely okay with that! Come prepared to soak up the sun with the right bag…

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