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Seeing red: Valentino’s Rockstud Rouge collection

Valentino ‘Rockstud – Rouge Vava Voom’ Leather Shoulder Bag Rouge Valentino‘s Rockstud collection first captured my heart when I spotted those now ubiquitous Rockstud Kitten Heel Pumps on everybody who was anybody in fashion. I loved them but I have to be honest – at first they seemed like the hot, trendy shoe of the moment that would be over by the next season. Welp, I was ...

I see London, I see France, I see…Jalan Sahba’s Ophelia bag

Our latest ‘Fashion Inspiration Comes From Everywhere‘ find is this interestingly-shaped ‘Ophelia’ clutch by designer Jalan Sahba. The website desribes it as “an iconic silhouette that exudes a sense of restrained luxury.” Hmm…ok. I will restrain myself and refrain from commenting on what it reminded me of at first glance, because maybe I’ve got a different ...

Get your hands on this limited-edition ‘Gucci’ clutch – made completely of Legos!

Lego bags apparently are the new ‘thing’ in fashion. During Paris Fashion Week last Fall, Chanel debuted its ‘Lego’ clutch on the runway. Then a few months ago we spotted this ‘Birkin bag’ completely made of Legos. Now Etsy seller agabag is selling a limited-run of ‘a tribute to Gucci clutch bags‘ made almost entirely of red, dark green and khaki colored ...

You’ll want to ‘check’ out these 15 bags in our favorite Fall print – Plaid!

Move over oxblood – there’s a new trend in town. The color for Fall may have been shades of oxblood (wine, burgundy, Bordeaux – call it what you will). But it seems the print to fall for this season is plaid. Coming in numerous shades and styles (like our fave – tartan), plaid print is everywhere in fashion. Tartan was popularized by Scottish kilts, and the pattern consists of criss-crossed ...

Check out the largest, luxury beach bag EVER: the Chanel Hula Hoop Bag

The real fun of fashion week is seeing some of the craziest, most ridiculous stuff, off the runway and on, particularly at the international shows. Fashion has a short attention span so designers really have to ‘bring it’ and find creative ways to get people’s attention. Karl Lagerfeld is a master at that. Between saying controversial things and designing items that are true conversation ...

The new Céline ‘It’ bag: rolled leather and satin ‘lunch’ bags, as seen on the Céline Spring 2013 ready-to-wear runway

Céline has had its fair share of It bags: the Leather Luggage/Boston Tote, the Trapeze bag the colorblock Clutch Pouch and the new Céline Edge bag. So, that said, does Phoebe Philo and the folks at the brand now think they can create anything and turn it into a haute handbag? As seen on the runway at their 2013 ready-to-wear show during Paris Fashion Week were these rolled top bags, that look like ...

Haute bag of the week: Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent Dunnaway Colorblock Satchel

Fall is officially here so it’s time to store away all those colorfully bright bags from the summer (so long, neon!) and stock up on neutrals and fall hues. There’s nothing like a good brown bag for Fall – it goes with EVERYTHING – and this one is especially nice since it’s colorblock! The Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent Dunnaway Colorblock Satchel is a perfectly paired ...

Alexander McQueen debuts first-ever accessories campaign featuring $38,000 Heroine satchel

Alexander McQueen‘s first-ever accessories campaign features a handbag worth $38K! The advertisements, shot by still life photographer Dan Tobin Smith, features the latest McQueen bag – the “Heroine“. The Alexander McQueen Heroine satchel features a short top handle and cover flap, and the body is a structured East-West silhouette style with an expandable body featuring two ...

YSL Yves Saint Laurent is now Saint Laurent Paris

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Large Leather Clutch Go ahead and stock up on all those YSL logo-embossed bags because Yves Saint Laurent aint YSL no more. It was rumored earlier this week and then confirmed today by Creative Director, Hedi Slimane. The new name? Saint Laurent Paris. And on top of that, the design studio headquarters will move from Paris to Los Angeles. Why not just go all out and call it ...

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Way to waste $100K – Francesca Eastwood destroys her croc Birkin bag

Today is a sad day for luxury bag lovers (cue violin music). While so many women are waiting patiently on the LONG waiting list to get a Birkin, others are busy destroying theirs. Clint Eastwood‘s daughter Francesca, known for her role on the new reality show, Mrs. Eastwood & Company (which stars his wife Dina and his two daughters), set fire to her $100,000 crocodile Birkin bag on the latest ...

Today and tomorrow – shop Nancy Gonzalez’s limited-edition chain-inspired collection, exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman

Today, Wednesday, April 25 and tomorrow, Thursday, April 26, Nancy Gonzalez will debut a limited-edition collection of chain-inspired designs at Bergdorf Goodman. Gonzalez used vibrant hues for spring, like cobalt blue, jade green, bright yellow and turquoise. This exclusive collection uses the designer’s signature Colombian crocodile to create chain accents on handbags, and chain jewelry and ...

Haute bag of the week: Serpui Marie Marrakesh Minaudiere

This season I’m obsessed, like everyone else, with vibrant colors! When the weather is great, aren’t you just naturally drawn to brighter hues? Even on gloomy days, colorful accessories can really boost your mood. My pick for haute bag of the week this week is this colorful ombre Serpui Marie Marrakesh Minaudiere. This mini, structured clutch really packs a punch with its orange, green ...

Brian Atwood’s first handbag collection debuts! Shop the collection exclusively at Gilt.com

If you’ve been manic for Brian Atwood‘s shoes (like the ever-popular ‘Maniac’ Pump), you’re going to love his new handbag line! On Tuesday night Gilt celebrated the launch of Brian Atwood’s first-ever handbag collection at The Top of The Standard. The line is now exclusively available on Gilt.com and it’s no surprise that the collection is just as amazing ...

Refinery 29 reveals what your choice of It bag says about you

I’m loving this handbag infographic posted on Refinery 29 today, called “What Your It Bag Of Choice Says About You.” It breaks down different types of women, their choice of It bag, what they wear it with and their preferred drink choice. Personally, I’m a Céline girl, though I prefer to wear mine with skinny jeans and designer shoes. Plus I like a good chardonnay. 🙂 Which ...
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