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Bag: Tod’s Note Bag

Price: $1,545 via Net-a-Porter

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: If you’re looking for a new bag to take to the office all year, look no further than this discreet, roomy tote.

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It’s not hard to remember when the phrase “fake bag” automatically brought to mind images of plasticky, faux Louis Vuitton monograms, but according to a Women’s Wear Daily investigation, that’s no longer the case in New York City’s Chinatown. Instead, knockoffs of less-expensive brands like Tory Burch and MICHAEL Michael Kors are taking over.

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In a certain way, the rise and continued popularity of bag charms makes a lot of sense. Handbag are incredibly expensive, and although most bag charms aren’t exactly cheap, buying one to put on a more classic bag in your arsenal is a lot more cost-effective than buying a whole novelty bag that you may only use sporadically or for a single season.

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If you’ve been wondering what Mansur Gavriel‘s two new Fall 2015 bag styles look like on a person or when you might be able to get your hands on one, today is your lucky day. Not only do we have some beautiful images from the brand’s new lookbook to share with you, but MG’s much-anticipated next restock is happening tomorrow, July 28.

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Another Friday has dawned, Roundup readers, and we are happy to return with more wonderful reveals and conversations from the PurseForum. Thank you for joining us as we pay visits to Chanel, Kate Spade and more of our favorites on our PurseForum.

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We’re all familiar with the traditional places to buy beauty products: department stores, Sephora, your local drugstore. All of those places are troves of excellent finds, of course, but if you’re looking to investigate a new brand or go a little bit off the beaten path, they’re not always the best place to look.

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Emmy Rossum has one of the most distinctive personal styles in Hollywood, mostly because it’s so not Hollywood. She dresses like millions of American women with more traditional, less trendy personal tastes aspire to dress in their everyday lives: classic, ladylike, slightly conservative.

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Sale season is mostly over, but all serious shoppers know that’s when the best deals start popping up. Both Neiman Marcus and Barneys Warehouse are running significant extra-percentage deals on many of their existing sale bags (and beyond), and the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is still going strong. Take a look at the best of the best below, as is customary around here on Fridays.

To get a continuous stream of info on markdowns and sales, also check out our Deals Page! Read More…

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This sale season just keeps going, and we can’t say we’re mad at it. Now is the time to get the best deals of the year, and our friends at LUISAVIAROMA have sweetened the pot a little bit more through tomorrow, July 24. Not only does the site have a huge sale selection left, but everything in it is an extra 15% off, which brings the total discount up to 80% on brands like Ferragamo and Moschino.

Below, as is our wont, we’ve picked out 10 things we’d love to own from the deep discounts that abound in the site’s sale section. We won’t blame you if you head directly to LUISAVIAROMA to shop the full selection, though. Read More…

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