Lisa Vanderpump leaves Dancing with the Stars rehearsals with a Dolce & Gabbana Miss Sicily Bag (1)

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules star Lisa Vanderpump took a moment after Dancing with the Stars rehearsals to flash her fabulous Dolce & Gabbana Miss Sicily Sequins Bag at the waiting paparazzo cameras. You’ll notice her car is a white Bentley convertible – only the best and most opulent for Mrs. Vanderpump!

Dolce & Gabbana is definitely one of Lisa’s special favorites – you’re far likelier to spot her with D&G on her arm than any other designer.

Jimmy Choo Yellow SandalNow that it’s finally starting to feel a little bit like spring in New York City, we’re all about spring shoes over at our sister site TalkShoes. Lucky for us, Coach’s awesomely shoppable Spring Shoe Closet has debuted just in time to refresh our wardrobes! Not only that, but we spotted Tamara Eccelstone in a pair of incredible alligator Louboutin pumps, plus we’ve got a roundup of the best cutout sandals for the new season.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 3 Finale

Last night we got a double dose of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, with the season three finale and the first part of the reunion airing back-to-back. Going into the evening, I suspected that they were double loading the two episodes because neither was really all that exciting and Bravo knew that people would complain if they strung it out for an extra week without delivering much.

Moda Operandi's outstanding selection of unique clutches

Anyone who makes a habit of online shopping (which I’m assuming is all of you) knows that most sites that carry premiere designers have roughly similar assortments. That’s not a coincidence, of course; retail buying is a precarious balance of data and intuition, and making a miscalculation on a piece that’s too avant-garde or “specialty” for a mass audience can be quite costly.

CUSP SaleNeiman Marcus’ contemporary store CUSP may not be as well known as her big sister, but that doesn’t mean she’s any less chock full of temptation. Now through April 2nd, shop the Spring Sale and save up to 40% on regularly priced items. There’s a tempting bag selection, but my suggestion is to head directly to the denim selection, where you can save big on spring denim trends.

A behind-the-scenes peek at this week's episode "It's a Brad, Brad World" (4)

If you haven’t been watching It’s a Brad, Brad World, this season, then you’re missing out. Between Brad Goreski, his styling team, his fabulous clients and his hilarious boyfriend Gary, it’s an hour of solid entertainment, even without the beautiful clothes. (And trust me, there are tons of beautiful clothes to be seen, all the way from enviable vintage finds to of-the-moment runway looks.) He took some time out of his busy schedule to talk to us about bags a couple of weeks ago, and now we’ve teamed up with Bravo to bring you guys a little treat with tomorrow night’s new episode and a behind-the-scenes peek at what the gang will be up to.

Loewe Amazona Poppy Sheep Bag

Well, the Loewe Poppy Sheep Amazona Bag looks cuddly, for lack of a better word.

For some reason, my first thought upon seeing this bag (which is part of Loewe’s Fall 2013 collection, on pre-order via Moda Operandi through March 28) was that if I were to ever be stranded at an airport, it would be the bag I’d want to have with me.

Fergie carries the Saint Laurent The Cabas Tote in black leather (5)

Fergie Ferg was recently snapped exiting a recording studio in NYC, wearing what looks to be a minidress made out of a 1980s windbreaker (though I’m sure it’s designer – anyone care to ID?) and carrying the Saint Laurent The Cabas Tote. The Cabas Tote is Saint Laurent designer Hedi Slimane’s take on the Yves Saint Laurent Cabas ChYc, a bag that rose to fashion fame and populiarty during the tenure of his predecessor.

Mugler Muglerette M Handbag

Back in November, we caught Mugler creative director Nicola Formichetti with an Hermes Birkin covered in his own drawings, and it seems as though he didn’t just stop there. Formichetti, who’s perhaps most widely known for being Lady Gaga’s stylist, has also translated his drawings to a limited-edition, doodle-covered handbag line for Mulger, like the Mugler Muglerette M Bag, sold exclusively at ShopBop.

Get the exotic look for under $1000 with these mini bags

Compared to fall, spring’s textures can be a bit…down-market. We love raffia and canvas as much as anyone else, but naturally, we love snakeskin and leather even more. So what’s the secret to incorporating successfully what might feel like a heavy material into your warm-weather wardrobe? Why, a mini crossbody bag, of course. (That’s the answer to a lot of spring and summer bag problems, trust me.) The only other problem with exotics in particular, of course, is that it’s a look that tends to cost an arm and a leg; fortunately, it doesn’t have to.

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