Women's Bags More Expensive

Over our years of covering men’s bags, we’ve noticed two things. First, when most designers have a super-popular women’s bag, they modify it into a more traditionally masculine version for their menswear audience. Second, those bags generally seem like a better deal than the women’s alternative, even though they’re usually bigger and feature nearly identical finishing and hardware.

Amazon Fashion Coupon CodeToday we’re excited to share news of two great pre-Black Friday deals with you! First, Amazon Fashion is running an incredible sale right now–they have a huge selection of apparel for up to 65% off! Second, Amazon Fashion is offering 25% off a huge selection of bags and shoes.

Bag Deals November 20

We’re inching ever closer to the biggest shopping day of the year, and with that comes the addition of new sales and discounts every week. As we do every Friday, we’ve combed the Internet’s best sale sections for the most notable handbag markdowns, and you can find a newly expanded version of our weekly bag deals roundup below.

Chanel Metallic Lambskin Small Boy Bag 5000

The number of full handbag collections that Chanel puts out ever year is insane; as soon as one lands in stores, you can be that the next is on its way, complete with a new theme and variations on some aspect of global live.

Extravagant-Gift-Guide

We write about very expensive things with great regularity around here, so, to a certain extent, we’re all desensitized when it comes to expensive consumer goods. It’s hard to shock us, but when we started hunting for items to include in our annual gift guide series, it became clear that retailers have really upped the ante when it comes to gifts so expensive that they make you go cross-eyed.

Want It Wednesday Winter Coats

If you’re joining us from most of the continental US, you may have noticed something yesterday: oh my gosh it is so cold outside. It’s starkly freezing today too, and these days are only going to become more frequent over the next few months.

YOOX Giveaway

yoox.com occupies a very particular place in the online shopping world: the site specializes in the one that got away. Whether it’s Miu Miu runway shoes that you shouldn’t have passed up on sale last season or a Dolce & Gabbana coat that appeared in your favorite editorial of the past decade, you might be able to find it (at a discount) in the incredible designer archive that is yoox.com.

Heritage Auctions Holiday Handbags and Accessories Auctions

Heritage Auctions pioneered the resale of rare designer bags in the auction world, and that means that the Dallas-based auction house has the experience and client list to source not just hard-to-find bags, but also the kind of VIP-only, limited edition and special order pieces that are only ever offered to extremely dedicated and loyal customers at luxury brands’ boutiques.

Mansur Gavriel x Opening Ceremony Silver Bags

Mansur Gavriel bags are already incredibly hard to get your hands on. The tales of wait lists and eBay hunts for the accessibly priced line are well known in fashion circles at this point, and now the brand has introduced something even more rare and special: four of its most-loved bags in silver saffiano leather, available only at Opening Ceremony.

Gifts for Mom 2014

Look, here’s the thing: the best advice I can give you on getting a gift for your mom, or for the moms around you, is that you should just buy them the nicest thing that you can afford and that you think they will enjoy.