‘Tis the season for giving, and today, we’ve teamed up with Coach to make one of you our lucky recipient. Your prize? The sparkly, totally glam Coach Madison Jeweled Zip Clutch, perfect for New Year’s Eve and all the parties that 2014 may hold. The color combination makes this bag basically seasonless, and we’re here to make it yours.

First, apologies for our wonky tech situation over the past day – we’re back and hoping to stay that way for the foreseeable future, and we appreciate your patience! Second, don’t let our down time make you forget what’s really important, like our Ultimate It Bag Giveaway in partnership with the fine folks of The Zoe Report. Want to win the bag above?

We mentioned it earlier in the week, but we’ve been holding in the exciting details of our major giveaway since then. We wanted to celebrate National Handbag Day with a huge handbag giveaway for you, and what better bag than the highly coveted Chanel Boy Flap Bag in classic black with ruthenium hardware. We’ve partnered with one of our favorite sites, The Zoe Report, for this Ultimate It Bag Giveaway.

We love a party, and we could let one of our favorite bags’ first birthday slip by without a little celebration. The Loeffler Randall Rider Bag turns one year old this season, and we’re marking the occasion by making sure that one of our lucky readers gets to join the Rider Club. (Megs and I are already members, and trust us, it’s a great place to be.) In order to make that happened, we’ve teamed up with Loeffler Randall to give away the Rider bag of your choice.

No matter how frequently or infrequently you attend formal events, every woman should have a solid evening bag in her arsenal. If you followed yesterday’s clue in the PurseBlog x Net-a-Porter Ultimate Fashion Hunt closely, you just might have a new little clutch to call your own: the Bottega Veneta Satin Knot Clutch, which is just about as timeless and elegant as it gets.

If you played along yesterday with our Net-a-Porter x PurseBlog Ultimate Fashion Hunt riddle and came up with the Chloe Alison Cotton and Leather Shopper as your answer, then congrats! You might be the lucky lady (or gent, I suppose) who gets to call this bag your very own. The winner is being contacted and we’ll publicly reveal the winners of all three bags at the end of the contest, but first, we want to talk a little bit about why this is one of the bags that we chose to give away with our friends at Net-a-Porter.

We know Mondays can be hard, but we have something that will help make this Monday more tolerable! We’re thrilled to announce an exciting collaboration with our friends at NET-A-PORTER.COM.

Today kicks off a week long Fashion Scavenger Hunt of gorgeous NET-A-PORTER products. Not only is this fun, but also YOU have an opportunity to win the product of the day!

We hope you all are having a fabulous weekend! But we want to make your weekend a little more fabulous by telling you that we are giving away this stunning one-of-a-kind RAVEN by Raven Kauffman Couture for HSN and Disney’s Oz The Great and Powerful Clutch. Yes, the name of this bag is a mouthful and the clutch itself packs a punch too.

If you haven’t been watching It’s a Brad, Brad World, this season, then you’re missing out. Between Brad Goreski, his styling team, his fabulous clients and his hilarious boyfriend Gary, it’s an hour of solid entertainment, even without the beautiful clothes. (And trust me, there are tons of beautiful clothes to be seen, all the way from enviable vintage finds to of-the-moment runway looks.) He took some time out of his busy schedule to talk to us about bags a couple of weeks ago, and now we’ve teamed up with Bravo to bring you guys a little treat with tomorrow night’s new episode and a behind-the-scenes peek at what the gang will be up to.

Coach is always ahead of the curve, partnering with various industry leaders to bring us something special year-round, not just during the holiday season. But the brand’s latest partnership with Rachel Zoe and music duo Karmin has me truly excited. For its Holiday 2012 digital program, Coach pulled out all the stops and brought together the pop sensation Karmin to sing a high-energy version of “Sleigh Ride,” exclusively for Coach.

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