No one would describe me as a maximalist. I carry a Mansur Gavriel bucket bag almost every day, which is almost the same as wearing a sandwich board instructing people to ask me about my love for minimalism. I’ve had aspirations toward maximalism in the past, though, and I still very much appreciate the variety that it brings–as much as I love a simple, perfect bag, I also want crazy, jewel-covered bags to be available.


Even if you live far away from mytheresa.com’s hometown of Munich, Germany, savvy online shoppers know that the site has long been a go-to online destination for the type of fashion that can make nearly anyone feel like a European street style star.


As we move on into what we’re hoping will be a warmer April, it’s time to take one last look back at what transpired in the handbag world in March 2015. From street style in Paris and Milan to an investigation into price increases, there’s some great stuff you might have missed along the way.


People start to get very nervous about “bathing suit season” when the weather starts to turn warm. I think you are all perfect little angel babies just like you are, of course, and if the spring thaw inspires you to leave your houses and move your bodies, then more power to you.


Not long ago, I wrote about how obsessed I am with the Mark Cross Grace Box Bag, so you can imagine how delighted I am to bring you this sneak peek of the brand’s Grace bags and beyond from Fall 2015.


Bag: FINDS x WXYZ Prism Shoulder Bag

Price: $1,335 via Net-a-Porter

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: This statement-making bag is a leather pouch inside a gold-plated metal frame, and because of the inventive handle attachment, the chain strap can also be doubled over on one end to make it a north/south clutch.


When I wrote about pastel spring bags last week, you guys were pretty much in agreement–the colors are just so nice to look at, so clean and feminine. An expensive, ultra-light purchase isn’t the best avenue for everyone, though, especially if you tend to be hard on your bags or wear a lot of black.


The Givenchy Antigona is one of those bags that continues to gain popularity at a point in its life cycle when any other bag would be starting to fizzle out as consumers move on to other things, and that’s how you know it’s one of the few truly exceptional pieces out there right now.

Saks-Spend-More-Get-MoreIf you’ve been thinking about picking up a new spring bag or a pair of new shoes, Saks has an online-only deal going right now that just might make you pull the trigger. Today and tomorrow (March 30 and 31) only, you can get up to a $700 gift card with almost any shoe or bag purchase at Saks.com.


Let’s cut right to the chase. Last night’s episode of Scandal was not my favorite of all time, but it was necessary, and now it is over and we can all move on to whatever logic-defying, addictively watchable way we’re going to end this season.

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