Here’s actress Emma Roberts, strolling around West Hollywood and drinking coffee with a burgundy leather Emilio Pucci Flap Bag on her arm. This version of the bag, which looks as though it has dozens of small hoop earrings as trim, was produced several seasons ago and isn’t around any longer, but this black, non-pierced python version is still available for $1,472 at FarFetch.
I think most of us, me included, thought that there was a decent chance Alexander Wang might fall flat on his face at the helm of Balenciaga. Maybe not probable, but not exactly impossible, either. Thankfully, Wang’s results in two seasons as Balenciaga’s creative director have yielded the exact opposite – two focused, luxurious, modern collections that are built solidly atop Balenciaga’s historic foundation.
Bargain hunters, start your engines! Starting today, you can save 20% off of almost any purchase at the online Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale. All you have to do is head over to Bloomingdales.com, fill up your metaphorical shopping card and enter code BFRIENDS at checkout. Some brand restrictions do apply (all of the usual ones), but the vast majority of Bloomingdale’s inventory, from handbags to beyond, can be your for under retail. Shop quickly, though – the sale code turns into a pumpkin after October 6.
Considering how aggressive and violent the famous, recently reissued Givenchy Rottweiler Antigona Tote is, you’d expect that the men’s version would be even more snarly and vicious. Alas, that’s not the case – the pup that graces the Givenchy Doberman Nightingale Tote doesn’t look overly perturbed by our presences or concerned that we might enter his yard.
Buying a new handbag is always great fun, but it’s even better when you’re buying an exclusive bag that’s doing its part to make the world a better place. Through September 30, you can make just such a purchase at Christie’s online-only Gucci Auction Benefitting Chime for Change, which is a Gucci-founded charity that supports education, health and justice missions for women and girls around the world.