When it comes to Judith Leiber, all handbag lovers know what to expect: exquisite, luxurious and head-turning pieces. While this is what I certainly expect, there is a good chance Judith outdid herself this time. I came across this bag a little while ago and have spent more than a bit of time drooling over it. Everything you’ve come to expect from a Judith Leiber creation is here – and then some. In fact, I am almost a bit concerned that the pictures we have can’t even do the bag the kind of true justice it deserves, but I’m sure going to try! (more…)
I don’t know about you, but I don’t usually associate Cole Haan and evening bags. Ok, I don’t mean evening bags in the sense of a fancy schmantzy clutch, but more like I don’t even think about grabbing a Cole Haan bag for a night out on the town. For the most part, I think of Cole Haan for go-to bags. You know the kind; staple pieces, day to day bags, oldies but goodies. Like I said, you know the kind.
But of course, no sooner did I begin making that general statement, did I come across a Cole Haan bag that would actually be a lovely option for a night out. With the Spring and Summer months upon us, I am totally in the skirts and dresses mode: light, airy and super feminine. That being said, this bag would be perfect for so many warm-month occasions. (more…)
What’s a girl have to do in order to thank Marc Jacobs in person for his brilliance? Well, I assume I need to be famous or figure out how to rub elbows with the elite fashion crew out there. While I try to figure out how to make that all happen, I’ll just have to settle for staring at some beyond fabulous handbag creations Mr. Jacobs continues to bring us.
As I sit here and type, part of the house is without air conditioning. It’s in the 80s here in Ft. Lauderdale and stagnant heat is not something I am a fan of unless I am poolside with a frosty beverage in hand. While that is not currently the case, coming across this Marc Jacobs bag has given me yet another reason to get out of the house and trade in the inside heat for the outside heat. (more…)
Holy glam alert batman! This little number has Studio 54 written all over it. Granted, I wasn’t around during the Sudio 54 days but I’ve seen enough to know that this bag is perfect for a night where you are looking to glam it up.
We’ve already recently mentioned several times the bucket bag trend and here is one more to drive the point home. This Jill Stuart Krista Pouchette Bag takes the bucket bag craze and kicks it up a couple notches. (more…)
Some handbags out there that bring an instant smile to my face. There isn’t necessarily a common theme in the bags that bring me such happiness, but that’s quite alright. Perhaps it has to do with my mood or perhaps it just has to do with the bag itself. I am not really bothered by why I can’t seem to figure out what makes me smile about some bags more than others; in fact, it is rather refreshing.
Speaking of refreshing and putting a smile on my face, let’s take a look at this Christian Louboutin bag. This bag completely encompasses that je ne sais quoi aspect that I completely love in a bag. It is fun, flirty, ferocious and feminine all wrapped into one. (more…)
This could potentially be love at first sight. The Sara Berman Decca Midi Studded Shoulder Bag was welcomed with open arms by little ol’ me. The bag is classified a shoulder bag but also possesses so many hobo-like qualities, which of course, I love. But, it’s not just the shape, nor is it the color, in fact, it’s not any one thing that has me loving the bag. All in all, every single aspect comes together for a harmonious execution of a handbag. (more…)
Today is a good day. Not only did Bluefly just add more inventory to their store, but they also added some really GREAT inventory.
We have several Rebecca Minkoff lovers that frequent our sites. And hey, who can blame them, Rebecca Minkoff designs are HOT! One of her more recognizable designs is the Nikki Hobo. We’ve seen several iterations of this design. All a little different yet all gorgeous. Today, we have yet another version of the Nikki, one that I like as well. (more…)
Anytime I travel I find myself staring at handbags and travel bags throughout the airport and on the plane. And each time I arrive at my final destination I think back and wonder why there aren’t better travel/carry on bags out there. For the most part, everything seems basic and boring. I have to say, I am a culprit as well. My handbag is always fabulous but my travel bags, well, not so much. I really could have used a bag like this Lauren Merkin Paige Croc-Embossed Duffel Bag when I was traveling over the weekend. (more…)
I am extremely picky when it comes to exotic handbags. I’ve seen so many gorgeous bags yet, at the same time, I’ve seen so many horrible bags. You really cannot skimp on attention to detail when it involves exotic skins. As I am sure many of you already know, sloppy craftsmanship results in flaking scales which is perhaps one of the biggest handbag no-nos out there. Luckily there are several design houses who continue to hit home run after home run with exotics.
Oh, Furla; you’ve gone and done it again. If you’ve been following PurseBlog and PurseBlog Savvy for a little while now, you probably realize we don’t cover Furla handbags as much as some of the others. It’s not intentional; it just happens. Yet, almost every time I come across a Furla bag I am instantly reminded about how much I like them.
If you aren’t familiar with Furla handbags, one thing you have to know is that these bags are known for their exquisite leather. The quality is spot on and sometimes a bit surprising, in a good way, for the price tag associated with it. (more…)
You know exactly what to expect with a handful of designers. Case in point, Betsey Johnson. I never expect to see something boring or detail-less when I see her name attached to anything. Frankly, it’s simply not her style. Moreover, I don’t know what I would think if I saw just a plain black bag. I might go into some kind of handbag shock. (more…)
Similar to my view on people, I like to find the good in handbags. Even when a certain bag has missed the mark, I do my best to point out the positive features while making note and keeping in mind the flaws. However, I have very few positives to point out with this Valentino creation. But, like so many bad bags that could have been good, this one had potential; but any potential it had has been completely lost and forgotten with the hideous ruffles. You’ll see what I am talking about after the jump, but, remember, I warned you! (more…)