My Want It Wednesday this week is the entire look and feel of this photograph of Marion Cotillard. From Vogue July 2010, French siren and Oscar winner Marion Cotillard was featured on the cover.

When we wrote about Proenza Schouler’s Pre-Fall 2010 accessories collection a month ago, a lot of people were excited about the brand’s upcoming paper bag tote. (A lot of people also hated it, but hey, that happens.) It was only a matter of time before it hit stores, and as of today, it finally has.

Even for a dedicated lover of Balenciaga handbags like me, it can sometimes be hard to remember that the brand makes purses other than their famed motorcycle bags. When the brand is mentioned to me, I always conjure up an image of a City or Day bag with giant silver hardware, but there’s much more to Balenciaga’s accessories that just that.

When I predicted a week ago that Diane Von Furstenberg’s first box clutch wouldn’t be her last, I couldn’t have guessed how quickly she would prove me right. Soon thereafter, DVF’s Resort 2011 collection surfaced with two clutches that used the exact same clasp hardware as the twig-topped Fall/Winter 2010 clutch.

I have been eying this bag ever since Dianna Agron (actress from Glee, which is a show I am obsessed with but that is an entirely different story), was spotted wearing it. There is something so appealing about the long adjustable shoulder strap (the shortest drop is already 15.5″).

During the ongoing World Cup, we at PurseBlog all feel just a little (ok, a lot) South African in spirit. The Gucci Joy fits the theme well with its Safari-like feel.

As much as fringe handbags continue to come in style and then back in style, I am always sitting on the fence between strongly disliking them and having a slight bit of curiosity towards them. Sure, some designers are able to create a much more subdued fringe bag, while others are all about fringe coming from every orifice of the bag and dragging down to the floor.

Last week, we predicted that this episode of Real Housewives of New Jersey was going to be crazy – the previews promised it! Sadly, it turns out that that Bravo was telling us mean, vicious lies – there was a lot of foreplay and no…well, you know.

It takes a lot for me to like a suede bag, but Gucci has gone and done just that. I’m already on the record as being a fan of their “1973” line for fall, but I was a little bit dubious of the Gucci 1973 Medium Satchel until I saw the red suede version.

We are big Marc Jacobs fan-girls here at PurseBlog. But it has been a little while since I ran into a Marc Jacobs bag that I truly found myself wanting. Don’t get me wrong, there are many beautiful designs, but I like to see a bag that I don’t just want but can justify ‘needing’.

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