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Joanie Totes: Celebrating life and love of all things fancy and fabulous!

It doesn’t take much for me to get excited about new handbag collections. Especially when the line was created by a friend, and for an amazing cause! My friend Staci, fellow fashion blogger and handbag enthusiast, today launched her line of ‘fancy & fabulous’ bags! The artistic line of bags, called ‘Joanie Totes‘, was created in collaboration with fashion illustrator ...

The bag that gives back: Rachel Roy’s ‘Kindness is Always Fashionable’ Ghana Clutch

We’ve always loved Rachel Roy‘s commitment to empowering women and giving back to those in need. Through her “Kindness is Always Fashionable” platform, she previously created a celebrity-signed tote to raise funds to benefit the children of Pakistan, and then the  Japan Tote to help raise funds for tsunami victims. The newest item in her philanthropic handbag line is the Ghana ...

Five pink designer bags to buy in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month

So you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and of course there are many ways you can support the cause. Since we’re into handbags, and you are too, we’ve rounded up five pink bags that also give back! We’ve got a pick from Coach who, during the month of October, is donating 20% from the purchase to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF)®. The BCRF is dedicated ...

Weekly Shopping and Goodies Hopes to Raise Thyroid Cancer Awareness and Asks, “Is Your Neck in Check?”

A Few Goody Gumdrops hopes to raise Thyroid Cancer Awareness and asks…Is Your Neck In Check? Handbag du Jour loves the ice cream-colored handbags on the runway at Mulberry for Spring 2012 London Fashion Week! Shopping and Info thinks women who have had thyroid cancer surgery will love this Ferragamo chiffon scarf. TheFind wants to know: Chanel sporting goods – are they chic or silly? What’s ...

Shop today – eBay and CFDA’s “YOU CAN’T FAKE FASHION” Collection of 50 Customized Designer Bags – including Foley + Corinna, Reed Krakoff, Milly & Rachel Roy

The fight against fakes in fashion continues. Today, eBay and CFDA are launching a new campaign against fakes and counterfeit designer goods, called “YOU CAN’T FAKE FASHION“. To launch the campaign, eBay and CFDA partnered with 50 of your favorite CFDA designers to create a collection of one-of-a-kind canvas tote bags with the phrase “YOU CAN’T FAKE FASHION” emblazoned ...

Vivienne Westwood Ethical Fashion Africa collection – exclusively on YOOX

Vivienne Westwood may be the reigning queen of British punk fashion but she charitably lent her creative vision to a group of African women through the Ethical Fashion Africa Project. The project is backed by the International Trade Center, a joint effort of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization and through it, Westwood traveled to Nairobi, Kenya to teach the women how to use locally-sourced, ...

Clutch for a cause: MZW ♥ Japan limited-edition Hamish Pouch

As Japan continues its recovery from the massive earthquake and tsunami, it’s nice to know many are still reaching out to help. New York-based handbag brand MZ Wallace designed the MZW ♥ Japan limited-edition Hamish Pouch ($20), with 100% of proceeds supporting the Japanese Red Cross Earthquake relief efforts. It’s made of natural canvas and features an image of Japan’s flag screen-printed ...

Shop 6 eco-fabulous bags in celebration of Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Today marks the day that we celebrate our planet and continue to raise awareness about saving the environment. Do you live a ‘green’ lifestyle? Do you shop ‘eco-friendly’? As bagistas, we love new bag finds. But did you know you can buy a bag and save the earth too? Check out these six eco-friendly and fabulous bags! Matt & Nat Laroux Bag more…  Read More →

Yves Saint Laurent launches socially-responsible Muse Two Artisanal Recycled bag

Yves Saint Laurent is not just committed to designing beautiful luxury goods; they’re committed to social responsibility as well. YSL recently announced the launch of its limited edition ‘Muse Two Artisanal Recycled‘ bag, which is available from April, 2011 online at ysl.com in the U.S. and U.K as well as in select flagship Yves Saint Laurent stores. The bags will only be produced ...

Bag it: FEED Trick-or-Treat bag for HSN

Earlier this week, I headed over to the HSN preview event for the new FEED Trick-or-Treat bag to benefit UNICEF. At the event I chatted with HSN president, Mindy Grossman, and FEED co-founders, Lauren Bush and Ellen Gustafson, about the FEED bags and their worthy cause. FEED burlap tote bags help eliminate world hunger, as almost all of the proceeds are donated to UNICEF to fight hunger. Each bag is ...

Scarlett Johansson teams with MANGO to design Haiti handbag

While other celebrities are writing checks to help the relief efforts in Haiti, actress Scarlett Johansson decided to try a different tack. She partnered with Spanish brand MANGO (she’s their spokesperson) to design an exclusive handbag with all profits going to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake. (Proceeds from the bags sales will be donated to Oxfam.) The canvas bag features a print representing ...

Linea Pelle’s ‘Handbags for Haiti’

Linea Pelle is the latest of many designers to join the fight to help Haiti after the devastating earthquake. For every purchase of an item from the Linea Pelle “Alyssa” or “Janis” collections, Linea Pelle will donate 50% of the proceeds to UNICEF or Doctors Without Borders. Choose from the Alyssa shoulder bag and clutch, or the Janis Fringe Tote and clutch. After selecting ...

Rihanna lands in London with her Louis Vuitton

Rihanna should teach a class on how to stir up controversy as a celebrity. The girl around the world was spotted heading back to her hotel in London sporting a Louis Vuitton bag and donning a trapper hat and shades. Maybe to cover that huge bump on her eye? Or to draw attention to it? It’s so hard to tell what’s for publicity and what’s reality these days. So we’ll just stick ...

Rihanna – double bagging it

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Rihanna strutting around NYC. Apparently the singer has been busy shooting the video for her song “The Wait Is Ova” on her new upcoming album. She was spotted heading into Milk Studios in NYC and though we can’t co-sign on her new hairstyle (was she inspired by Blanka or something?), we still love her style, especially the two handbags ...

Nahui Ollin + Young Survival Coalition (YSC) fight breast cancer

The Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the only international, non-profit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women (40 and under) and breast cancer. Each year they partner with various designers and brands to create products that benefit the YSC. Mexican designer Nahui Ollin became famous for his bags made of hand-woven, re-purposed ...
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