This Halloween I am celebrating by dressing up as a lady who spas (meaning I’m putting on a much needed green mud mask and a soak for my hair while wearing a robe). The kids coming to our door may be a little confused as to what I am, but I think it works and I totally need some at-home spa treatments.

Milly Victoria Suede Clutch, $230. Milly Victoria Leather Crossbody, $285. Both via ShopBop.

It’s so easy to become completely jaded to the prices of handbags after you’ve been buying them for a couple of years, but when you stand back and look at it, a grand or two for a handbag really is an enormous amount of money, objectively.

Images via Moda Operandi

VBH bags, much like Hermes, are the kind of designs that I don’t really need to review. The brand turns out functional ultra-luxury masterpieces that are consistently breathtaking, and if you’re a fan of the classics, you’re probably a fan of what VBH does.

Fendi Cracked Suede Baguette, $990 in blue or silver via Bergdorf Goodman

For an entire generation of women (of which I’m a part), the Fendi Baguette was the first It Bag to penetrate our collective consciousness. Indeed, many fashion people count its popularity as the dawn of the entire It Bag concept, and I probably have its existence to credit, at least in small part, to my current employment.

We have some very exciting new to share on this Friday afternoon! Start at the beginning of next month, you’ll now be able to put your American Express away and use your Visa or MasterCard in Neiman Marcus retail store. If you, like me, have ever felt the slight burn of shame when it comes time to pay for a purchase and you realize that you don’t have your AmEx on you that day, this will surely be good news.


Chevre de Coromandel – Black Crocodile Birkin 35cm GHW – Turquoise Swift Birkin 30cm PHW

Be still my heart. Some of the promotions I work on are both sheer joy and total temptation, and the Madison Avenue Couture Hermes Rue La La boutique is a perfect example of this.

When it comes to ensuring that your belongings don’t get soaked in a sudden downpour, your pickings are slim. Go ahead, Google “waterproof handbags.” I’ll wait! See what I mean? Nothing but a bunch of camping equipment, which means that you should always carry an umbrella if possible.

Lanvin Gypsie Straw and Snakeskin Tote, $2190 via Bergdorf Goodman

When a bag is as popular as the Celine Luggage Tote, it’s only logical that other brands will try to stand in the reflected glow of the design’s success by debuting bags that share certain characteristics with the one that everyone wants.

Y’all, I am freezing. Vlad and I are in Ohio for an alumni weekend filled with a little swimming and Ohio State football and all I can think about it how utterly cold I am. The multiple layers aren’t cutting it and it is only in the mid-40’s.

Finally! We now have our PurseForum app for iPhone, iPad and Android – and it’s free! The app makes browsing and posting on PurseForum much easier and more seamless than ever before. If you are as addicted as we are, this app is for you.

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