Gianvito Rossi Mesh-Paneled PumpsOver on TalkShoes this week, we rounded up 15 shoes that will be sure to get noticed at any holiday party (perfect to pair with your LBD). We’re currently obsessing over these seriously high Jimmy Choo Holographic Anouk Pumps, and we got in touch with our outdoorsy side with Saks’ Manolo Resort 2014 Collection.

Hermes Birkin Closeup

Even in a particularly crowded luxury handbag market, Hermes occupies a spot unto itself. The bags are scarce, sought-after a simply the best, and they have the price tags that go along with all that exclusivity. Making the leap from being a designer handbag consumer to being an Hermes consumer is a daunting prospect, but we know that, at this very moment, untold numbers of you are contemplating whether or not now’s the right time to do just that.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills S04 E04 Recap

For an episode where most of the cast spent half their allotted 44 minutes hanging upside down, last night’s episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills was about as dramatic as you could ask. We still didn’t get to see Kyle address the cheating rumors directly with Mauricio, or Mauricio address them all, which is really what I’m waiting for.

ShopBop Coupon Code Black Friday 2013

We’re generally against season-creep, but when that season is sale season, bring it on. Our friends at ShopBop have decided to let you get your Black Friday deal-shopping started a little early; from now until December 2, you can save up to 25% off any ShopBop purchase.

Celine Dion carries a blue Celine bag in Paris (5)

Celine Dion’s lust for Celine bags can clearly not be sated by just one. (Can’t say we blame her.) Here she is carrying a sublimely navy blue calf leather Celine Classic Box Bag with gold hardware, while ambling around Paris with her husband.

Fendi Buggies at NetAPorter

Fendi hit big with its 2Jours totes, and the brand has put a playful spin on the seriously popular design with a line of monster-inspired bags and accessories. By now you’ve seen the bag monsters floating around the Internet (and maybe even on the bags of your friends), but Fendi has released an entire line of monstrous items.

Gift Guide

If you’ve got a big family, lots of friends or simply a long list of people with whom you’d like to curry favor, this time of year can get…intense. We’re staring down the barrel of a week that culminates in the biggest shopping day of the year (and make sure to check back with us on Friday for a comprehensive guide to the best sales and deals on the Internet), and figuring out where or how to start can be a task in and of itself.

Ona Bag Brixton

As a photographer with a sensibility for style, finding a dapper camera bag can prove a challenge. The market is full of highly functional products that promise to withstand the toughest abuse in the field, yet most sport the same boring black canvas appearance that leaves bag lovers unsatisfied.

Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2014 Handbags (31)

Spring 2014 deliveries will be in stores before you know it (seriously, they’ll be starting by the end of the holidays, which means we have only weeks to wait), and that means it’s time to start planning how our seasonal purchases are going to go once the sale-season craziness ends.

Mulberry Alexa Bag

It’s Friday, and that means it is time for another edition of the PurseForum Roundup, our weekly trip to bring you the best conversations, reveals and surprises from our own forum. This week, we look at some shoes, jewelry, pets and more.

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