Last night’s episode of Real Housewives of New York was all about invitations, which is sort of a polite way of saying that it was all about things that don’t matter, and furthermore, it was about things that no one cares about.

Judith Leiber Blue Bows Crystal Minaudiere, $6995 via Judith Leiber

Do you know what day it is? Of course you do, it’s Royal Wedding day! The ceremony started at 6 a.m. but your mimosa hangover will surely last into the afternoon, so while you contemplate why you got up before dawn to watch two strangers get married in another country (Go ahead, guess who among us doesn’t have Royal Wedding fever!

Don’t you just love the Internet? The deal-laden world of sample sales was once restricted only to those living in the world’s fashion capitals, but now more and more brands are bringing their sample sales online to give their worldwide fans a shot at some serious savings.

The Gucci New Bamboo Crocodile Shoulder Bag, $14,200 via Net-a-Porter

It’s easy to become price-blind when you spend your days hunting down and discussing designer accessories, but sometimes life has a way of reminding you just how much a dollar is actually worth.

Over the holiday season, we go on and on about the perfect stocking stuffers. That is great for the holidays, but there are other times that we need other small ‘stuffers’ for different parts of our lives and today I want to bring you a great bag stuffer.

Marc Jacobs Snake Clutch, $1095 via NAP

Without looking at the name of this clutch or a close-up image, you might miss that a snake design is separating the raspberry suede and orange leather colorblocking. What makes the snake design stand out even more is the fact that it has a face and is created with actual python, which keeps the design legit while also making me feel a wee bit slimy.

Our weekly Twitter contest, #featuremybag, continues to grow with more submissions and stiffer competition. If you haven’t submitted a photo yet, you will want to for sure next Monday (details to follow tomorrow).

We found ourselves lured in by a photo of @MrsRance black and white bag with a rainbow burst finish.

Tory Burch Robinson Tote, $550 via Tory Burch online.

I have been test-driving the Tory Burch Robinson Tote for the past few weeks and fallen in love with it. Tory’s accessory collection continues to grow and offer fun and functional designs.

WTF, you guys. What was that? Last night’s episode of Gossip Girl was a mess. Tore up from the floor up, if you will. I know I didn’t recap last week, but I watched last week’s episode a second time before the new episode just to make sure that I was 100% certain of what was going on, and still.

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