Fashion Week

When you think of brands that were in need of a shakeup, Valentino doesn’t leap to mind. The Rome-based design house is in the middle of its most profitable and popular period ever, with its …


It first occurred to me that we might be in for a frame bag renaissance a couple seasons ago when Mansur Gavriel started making a clutch with a frame closure as its central design feature. …


As much as we love to talk about bags at the very top of the price spectrum, we’ve always got our eyes on the market’s best moderately priced options. There have always been excellent, well-made, …

The LXR & Co Shopping Experience (6)

Even if you don’t travel much, you’ve probably heard tales of Value Added Tax or VAT refunds from people who have made significant purchases while on an international vacation. The deal is pretty good for …


The shows have moved on to Paris and we’re about to go with them (metaphorically, at least), but first, we have one more unfinished duty in Milan: taking stock of what the week’s most notable …

Bag Deals

We, like most people, are creatures of habit, but sometimes there’s good reason to deviate from our normal routine. That’s the case this week, so we’re serving up our normal Friday morning round of the …

Fashion Week

We’re three-quarters of the way through the Spring 2017 shows, which puts us right at the end of Milan and the beginning of Paris. Before we metaphorically pick up our website and head to the …


Most bag lovers’ interest in accessories goes well beyond bags, and that’s especially true when it comes to fans of brands like Chanel, which produces one of the market’s widest arrays of small leather …

Cold-weather fashion can be expensive because of its rich textures and materials, but this design lets you add a big dose of shearling to your wardrobe for a solidly three-figure price tag. Kate Spade Masey Court Sherilyn Shearling Bag $698 2 Comments Read More
Bottega Veneta

Bottega Veneta doesn’t often debut brand new handbag designs, and when it does, it’s usually not on the runway. That means the brand’s Spring 2017 show, marking Bottega Veneta’s 50th anniversary, was a particular treat …

Fashion Week

For Prada Spring 2017, brand matriarch Miuccia Prada said that she wanted to de-intellectualize her normal design process in favor of finding some elegance in the here and now. The results were wearable pieces with …

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