Whether you’re shopping for a gift for your Valentine or just looking to treat yourself, our friends at YOOX have a pre-Valentine’s surprise for you: 10% off and free shipping on every purchase with code YOOXLOVE10. Don’t wait around until the holiday, though; just like the best restaurant reservations, this sale will be long gone by then. Shop on or before February 6 to get the discount!
Amanda Mull(Page 9)
You guys seemed to dig our debut of The International Edit last week, and since we like to keep our Internet friends happy (IRL friends, too, but mostly Internet friends), we’re here to bring you another dose of the bet new arrivals and fashion finds from the finest International retailers in the land. Or in other lands, actually. Their lands are different than our lands.
If you haven’t been able to get your paws on a Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag (or tote, or clutch), you’re not alone. Demand has far outpaced supply for the young New York-based brand, but with a new season nigh, new shipments are expected at retailers in late February. Those shipments will include the bags that are already sought-after, like the red-lined Bucket Bag, but the duo behind Mansur Gavriel also has some new interior tricks up their sleeves for spring.
I love buffalo plaid. It’s almost always red and black, which is my favorite color combination, and I’m already a pretty big appreciator of plaid, both on my person and on the persons of male-type people. Considering that, my affection for the Jack Spade Dipped Buffalo Check Utility Tote isn’t exactly shocking. If you or your man is sick of staid, neutral man bags but still want a classic look, this tote is a perfect option.
Another week (and month, basically) has come to a close, and with it comes our weekly dose of the Internet’s best bag deals. Don’t let the end of sale season get you down – we’ve scoured the Internet, including a few of our international favorites, to find the best, most tempting accessories the web has to offer.
Yesterday, a friend of the blog tipped us off to these pictures of Kelly Osbourne, handbag lover and recent Many Bags subject, landing at Heathrow Airport while carrying what, on first glance, appeared to be an Hermes Birkin defaced with all kinds of weird, quasi-explicit patches. It wouldn’t be the first time that a Birkin received some embellishment, but it would definitely have been the most amateurish (and least artful) that we’ve seen in the recent past.
The Sundance Film Festival started off as Robert Redford’s Utah-based labor of love, where independent filmmakers could come to share their work and and find support. Now it’s a full-on celebrity carnival, especially for actors and actresses looking for some indie cred and studios hoping that their films will generate some very early Oscar buzz. Of course, anywhere you find celebrities, you’ll find a bevy of beautiful handbags, and today we’re here to aggregate all the great accessories looks that we found at last week’s film fest.
As high-end handbags go, backpacks must be difficult to design. As a shape, everyone has carried a backpack, but most people only have experience with them as low-cost book-schleppers from their school daze. That means that designers have to lean really hard into a juvenile reference or steer entirely clear of it in order to be successful, and I think we know which way the Christian Louboutin Valou Backpack has gone.
As the PurseBlog team soldiers on through the dead of winter, our thoughts have turned toward warmer times and, obviously, what we’re going to be wearing just a few short months from now. Not only are we getting our wardrobes ready for this Want It Wednesday, but we’re prepping with light-colored handbags and lots of skincare goodies as well.
Like Celine, Givenchy names its seasonal collection a little bit differently than most. Givenchy Summer 2014 is actually the main cluster of bags that the French brand will be releasing for the season, and if you’re a little tired of that omnipresent Givenchy floral (although I’m not), you’ll be glad to find that this line is full of earth-toned neutrals, plus a little bit of red and pink.