Since hitting the scene a mere three years ago, Mansur Gavriel has made a name for itself quickly and strongly. Both Amanda and I are major fans of the brand and have a few Mansur Gavriel bags that we carry often and really adore.
As we recently announced, we’ve partnered with The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to help raise awareness about and aid victims of domestic and financial abuse. Last week at The Plaza Hotel, we joined The Allstate Foundation, 2015 Purple Purse ambassador Kerry Washington and handbag designer Dee Ocleppo to celebrate the cause and catch a glimpse of the new bag.
In 1999, Pierre Hardy was created, starting with women’s shoes and following in 2006 with the introduction of handbags. Since then, the brand has made waves in the accessories world, adding a modern, geometric twist to the sometimes staid worlds of designer handbags and shoes and created a cult following in the process.
Today, we’re excited to announce our participation in a very important cause. Megs and PurseBlog are part of the 2015 AllState Foundation Purple Purse PURSEonal Voices network, which means we’re one of a handful of sites supporting the campaign’s efforts to spread awareness and assist victims of domestic violence and financial abuse.
Goyard is one of few brands that has both a long, storied history and a sense of mystery about it. Until recently, the only place to purchase Goyard in New York City was at small boutiques in Barneys and Bergdorf Goodman, but the brand has a long history with NYC.
We’ve previously discussed my love for the teeny tiny Fendi Micro Peekaboo Bag, and I’m not the only one experiencing micro bag obsession. Vogue.com named the micro bag the It Bag of 2015, and countless stars have been spotted carrying these tiny bags by themselves or as bag charms.
As most of us do, I have a slew of sites that I check regularly. Many revolve around shopping, and one of my favorite, daily go-to sites is Rue La La. I use Rue regularly to grow my collection of bags (like my latest Givenchy Antigona), but also for shoes, clothing and home decor, all at a healthy discount.
The resale market for rare designer bags is hotter than ever, but what’s often lost in the news stories about the ways those bags change hands are the stories of the bags themselves. British auction house Bonhams keeps those personal tales of shopping triumph in mind when sourcing fine handbags and accessories like the ones in its latest auction, set to begin November 10 in Los Angeles.