Many of you know the story of Vlad and me; we met in college while we were on swimming scholarships for The Ohio State University and started PurseBlog and PurseForum then. Athletics was a huge part of our lives and though our competitive swimming days are over, we still like to keep in shape.
Megs Mahoney Dusil
Meaghan Mahoney Dusil, better known around these parts as Megs, is a native Floridian who founded PurseBlog in her Ohio State dorm room along with then-boyfriend Vlad Dusil. Megs and Vlad eventually got hitched and moved to New York, where they now reside.
Megs enjoys Toddlers & Tiaras, justifying any purchase imaginable at any time, and ruining her healthy lifestyle by eating dessert for 48 hours straight on the weekends.
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Many of you have heard me say how much I love my Gucci Soho Disco Bag, and the bag makes frequent appearances on our Instagram as well, so it seems like it’s about time the bag gets a full review.
Typically when we talk about luxury accessories, it involves wallets, bag charms, and fobs. Some brands know how to expand their luxury accessory offerings even further and Bottega Veneta does just that. Bottega Veneta offer a full home line that includes some of the most decadent items, like a buttery soft and purely luxurious leather bed frame along with intrecciato tissue boxes to name a couple.
Almost a year ago, Vlad and I moved back to South Florida. While we are still in NYC often and the PurseBlog team is still based in the city, Vlad and I have taken to our old roots. Miami has changed so much since we last lived here five years ago; the art scene has taken off, the design district is booming and new shops are popping up left and right.
If you’ve been following Coach recently, you’re bound to have seen its adorable #coachpups campaign featuring Lady Gaga‘s frenchie Miss Asia Kinney, Ariana Grande‘s pup Toulouse, and Miranda Kerr‘s yorkie Frankie. The love people have for their pets is undeniable, and seeing Coach feature dogs instead of people is an adorable move for the brand.
Joseph Altuzarra has made his ready-to-wear a fashion dream since he started his line in 2008. For Fall/Winter 2015, Altuzarra has launched his first line of handbags, available exclusively at Barneys. His clothing aesthetic has always been geared toward the woman who is strong, powerful and not afraid of a thigh-high slit, and with his introduction of bags, he has translated that feeling to accessories.
It’s somewhat rare for a brand not to have e-commerce in this day and age, but the luxury fashion industry still has quite a few holdouts. That is no longer the case for Fendi; just this week, Fendi.com opened up its online shop, including a large variety of the brand’s most coveted bags.
Bag: Loewe Small Flamenco Knot Calfskin Leather Bag
Price: $1,950 via Nordstrom
Why It’s the Bag of the Week: With incredibly soft leather and knotted drawstring pulls, this bag brings together the drawstring bag obsession with an upscale touch.
We’ve asked you a lot of questions lately (and I want you to ask us questions too–don’t forget to email us if you have a question you’d like answered!). This week, I was thinking about some of my favorite bags and shoes.