Clutches

Luggage is ugly, almost without exception. I’ve spent two days of the last week traipsing through four separate airports on six distinct occasions, so I’ve had a lot of time to stare at people’s suitcases, …

I totally, unrepentantly love Edie Parker clutches. It’s important that you know that going forward, because if you’ve generally felt the same way in the past, you’re about to fall head over heels for the …

Often when I find myself confused by (or scared of) a Charlotte Olympia clutch, it’s because the piece feels like it embraces the brand’s signature irreverence and literalness at the expense of the type of …

Just like the rest of Hedi Slimane’s runway collections, Saint Laurent’s runway bags tend to inspire both irritation and buying frenzies in fashion watchers. The man has a unique talent for creating strong opinions and …

Considering how many eyes, animal and faces we’ve seen on handbags over the last six months, looking at a New Arrivals page and finding a handbag that’s actually staring back at you isn’t all that …

Stella McCartney is a designer who’s beloved by fashion people, but I don’t always quite understand her appeal. Her knits are incredible, but she’s a fan of the sort of boxy, difficult proportions that are …

We might as well go ahead and dub Charlotte Olympia the Queen of the Hyper-Literal Handbag, because I doubt anyone’s going to take her spot anytime soon. She’s done everything from golden-age Hollywood to flakey …

If you’re like most of us, you probably don’t have an extensive stash of sparkly little party clutches and evening bags at the ready. During 11 months of the year, that’s not such a big …

As much fun as the holidays are, they can be a tad…stylistically stifling. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve each have their own set of heavily ingrained visual cues and references, complete with predetermined …

Usually, there are two things guaranteed to make a bag enormously expensive: exotic materials and a significant amount of detailing, like beading or embroidery. Somehow, the Rafe Celia Satin Clutch manages to combine both of …

There’s both a roughness and relief to Fridays. On the one hand, we’ve made it this far and the weekend is within shouting distance. On the other, quite significant hand, we’re not there yet. It’s …

Depending on your feelings about Halloween, right now is either the most wonderful or most terrible time of the year. Personally, I love it – scary movies, candy, black clothing, what’s not to like? Apparently, …