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I’ve never been a NASCAR fan (or even seen a NASCAR race, for that matter), but I’ve always thought the league’s team jackets, full of advertising patches and competing colors and lots of miscellaneous stuff

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Under the creative direction of Alessandro Michele, Gucci has topped the fashion charts among celebs and industry insiders alike. The brand’s identity meshes whimsical sophistication with a geek chic aesthetic that has proved to be …

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A couple months ago, word got out that Proenza Schouler would be doing a revamp of its super-popular PS1 Bag, but only a slight one, and a lot of you were a little confused by …

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When I first saw the Loewe Amazona Multiplication Bag on the runway, it gave me that little smile you get when you see something clever, but not necessarily funny. Jonathan Anderson, Loewe’s creative director, is …

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I’m a longtime fan of Balenciaga‘s motorcycle bags. Balenciaga was the first top-tier brand from which I bought multiple bags, the first of which came from money I had saved up at my college job. …

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Demna Gvasalia, one of the co-founders of super-popular cult fashion brand Vetements and new creative director of Balenciaga, was something of a handbag wild card when his appointment to the French brand was announced months …

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The Dior Runway Bag was the first big accessory debut of the post-Raf Simons era at Dior (on the runway, as the name would suggest), and I was, admittedly, a little suspicious of it. That …

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When I first started PurseBlog, I was super into Louis Vuitton. I remember getting my name on the list and securing a few sought after bags, including the Watercolor Speedy (which was only $1,270 when …

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I may be beyond sick of novelty bags and their often-limited cleverness, but I’ll never tire of a bag design that genuinely catches me off guard. That’s exactly what bags from Taiwanese designer JumpFromPaper are …

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Although our primary interest lies with women’s bags, we’ve been keeping our eyes on the Spring 2016 men’s shows currently taking place in Europe, just in case anything particularly worthy of attention pops up. That’s …

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Although Alexander Wang still sells tons of handbags and generates plenty of consumer interest, it’s been a few years since both the brand and the man behind it had a hit bag. That may sound …

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When you think of Saint Laurent’s aesthetic under the direction of Hedi Slimane, studs and leopard probably come to mind before sweet little mini florals, but that’s exactly what the brand has in store for …

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