Anna Sui TumiIn spite of the cold in the northeast, spring IS fast approaching and with it, the most wonderful time of the year – vacation season! If you read this site you already love and covet designer handbags, but what about luggage? Needless to say, high quality luggage is an investment, but you really do get what you pay for.

If you feel like I do about luggage and you have some fabulous travel ahead this spring and summer, Tumi’s Invest In Quality event is perfect for you. You’ll save 20% sitewide with the code 2013SPRING through March 24th.

Our recommendation? Anna Sui’s fabulous collection of luggage for Tumi will stand out on the luggage carousel and it’s so durable!


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The influence of the Asian market on luxury fashion gets stronger seemingly every day. Yesterday, news broke that Hermes’ quarterly profits leapt nearly 25% based on the strength of leather goods sales in Asia – no small feat on top of the handbag giant’s already-soaring financials.

Tamara Ecclestone carries a pink Celine Phantom Luggage Tote in Beverly Hills (5)

Here’s yet another high profile celeb, swapping out her standard Hermes Birkin for a Celine bag. (The Celine Phantom Luggage Tote, to be exact.) Heiress Tamara Ecclestone looked dressed for a gym for bikers when she was spotted with her Celine in Beverly Hills.

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Alice and Olivia Spring 2013 Bags

When I first heard Alice and Olivia would be debuting bags, I jumped for joy a little bit. As a long time fan of the brand and a long time fan of Stacey Bendet on Instagram (follow her, she loves rainbows and yoga and is hilarious!), I knew this foray into the handbag world would be a fun one.

TB_32129926_421Happy Thursday! The weather here in New York is still full of gloom, and I cannot stop wishing for spring and bright days filled with sunshine. While I can’t control the weather, I can control my wardrobe. With Tory Burch’s just-launched Private Sale, stock up on bright tunics and colorful basics, a huge selection of Revas and a small but respectable bag selection. I just splurged on a ton of bright, spring-y pieces in hopes that the weather will follow my sartorial choices. If you are in need of a lift or if you are so lucky as to live someplace that’s already enjoying the warm weather, this sale is for you.


The Many Bags of Celebrity Basketball Fans

For some reason, celebrities seem to love basketball above and beyond other sports. I have a theory on why that might be: Not only is the sport quite popular in both New York and Los Angeles, but the indoor, controlled environment in which the game is played allows celebs to dress up and look good because they know they’ll be photographed.

Matthew Williamson Fall 2013 Handbags (6)

We’ve long been fans of British designer Matthew Williamson’s highly detailed haute-boho clutches and evening bags, so we couldn’t be happier to hear Vogue UK’s report that Williamson plans to expand into a full-fledged handbag line.

Hillary Duff carries a Chloe Marcie Crossbody Bag in Beverly Hills (5)

Is it just me, or is Chloe experiencing something of a mini renaissance these past few weeks? They just reissued the Chloe Paddington in celebration of their 60th anniversary, and their recent runway show boasted some of the best bags of Paris Fashion Week.

Valentino Fall 2013 Handbags (3)

At this point, most handbag lovers know what to expect from Valentino: classic femininity, but not in a way that’s saccharine or old-fashioned. There’s definite modernity to Valentino’s Fall 2013 handbags in particular, which are currently available for pre-order at Moda Operandi.

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Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, right after I wake up, I immediately refresh Net-A-Porter to see the new arrivals. It has become a personal ritual, and I wouldn’t have it any other way; Net-A-Porter always stocks some of the best accessories and clothing you can find anywhere on the Internet.

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There are a lot of exciting things about the advent of spring, which starts today, but the one that’s closest to our hearts is the ability to widen our wardrobe rainbows to include the lush, rich colors of the season’s liveliness and renewal.

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