Well, PurseForum Roundup readers, we have passed the mid-September mark and we’re definitely seeing some signs of autumn, both on the PurseForum and out in the wild. This week, we spent some quality time in Handbags and Purses, the Jewelry Box, Chanel and more.
We love talking handbags and accessories with all of you so much that we’re taking the conversation to Twitter today! Join us, along with our friends from StyleCaster, as we co-host their #stylechat today from 3-4pm ET. Be sure to use the hashtag to follow along, ask questions and talk about all your favorite accessories!
Here’s Kerry Washington, attending a private party in LA with a Prada Face Mural Shoulder Bag, which was one of the most eye-catching pieces from the brand’s Spring 2014 collection. The line has long since sold out, but it was so popular that Prada is doing some more girl clutches and things for the upcoming season, like this close-up version: the Napa Zip Girl Clutch, which is currently available at Bergdorf Goodman for $1,195.
If you’ve been trying to get your hands on a Mansur Gavriel bag, we’ve got a small spot of hope for you: the brand just launched e-commerce on its own site, with a full array of in-stock bags available for immediate purchase.
When we met Kei Izawa from LXR & Co. in her Soho store at the end of April, I also took a tour of the store and walked through what the shopping experience is like. With so many online resale sites popping up seemingly everywhere, it’s hard to find one that also has a brick and mortar (two in this case: one in LA, one in NYC) location where you can visit the items you’re eyeing in person.
Louis Vuitton has relatively few serious competitors in the logo-splashed, coated-canvas weekend bag category, but by the looks of the Saint Laurent Coated Canvass Holdall Bag, Slimane & Co. might be looking to take a chunk out of the logo giant’s business.