Kate Spade is a brand that knows how to treat its customer well, and the Kate Spade Surprise Sale, which just launched today, is yet another example of that. Now through November 11, customers can enjoy up to 75% off a huge selection of current season bags, shoes, accessories and apparel.
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The resale market for rare designer bags is hotter than ever, but what’s often lost in the news stories about the ways those bags change hands are the stories of the bags themselves. British auction house Bonhams keeps those personal tales of shopping triumph in mind when sourcing fine handbags and accessories like the ones in its latest auction, set to begin November 10 in Los Angeles.
Traditionally, Dolce & Gabbana is not a go-to source of ultra-formal, ultra-expensive clutches; the brand has generally focused on day bags in the past, with a few evening options here and there. The Dolce woman is one with a lot of events to attend, though, and now the brand is turning out party bags to go along with its party clothes.
I mentioned last week that a set of new Givenchy floral bags had been added to and then promptly removed from Bergdorf Goodman’s website, but now they’re back, ostensibly for good. The print, new for Resort 2015 and hot on the heels of Givenchy’s super-popular camofloral, is dotted with magnolia blossoms and butterflies.
We’re always interested in what’s going on at Coach. The brand occupies an important spot in the American accessories market, and its visibility to consumers across demographics means that Coach is often a consumer’s first introduction to the concept of luxury bags, and the moves that the brand makes can color many aspirational consumers’ perceptions of the industry as a whole.