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Chloe Jacquard Paddington

So many have gone gag-ga over the Chloe Paddington bag, from the leather rendition to the croc. For Fall 2007, Chloe has released the Chloe Jacquard Paddington that is more affordable and made with Jacquard canvas and trimmed in leather. The price point is right under $1000 at Luisa via Roma.

What are your thoughts? Fab or Drab?

Prada Flat Ruched Clutch

The craze for the Prada Gaufre has hardly died down and we all know the craze to be in style will never leave. What about the oversized clutch craze? Are you in or out? The Prada Gaufre Clutch features the world-loved ruched supple lambskin leather alongside puckered stitching done by hand. There is a magnetic closure and flirty lavender satin lining on the inside along with a zip pocket. But do you realize how large this clutch is?

Now jump below to see the real size of this clutch, it may make you say ” :shock: ”

Jimmy Choo Malena Tote

What are your thoughts on this multi-colored patent leather tote? Is it funky and edgy or does it look like a water color train wreck? The Jimmy Choo Malena Tote shows off a seemingly changing patent leather coloring on the east west tote along with contrast suede panels. Double handles along with a zip fastening top finishing off the top, while brass hardware adorns the outside. Through Net-A-Porter for $2300.

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Vera Wang Strapless Dress

The good thing about dresses is that with so many different styles and shapes, most everyone can find one that is flattering on their body. I have found some stunning dresses for summer and really have been drawn to the pocketed dressed. Although some pocket dresses tend to make me look wide where I prefer not to, some are perfect. From Vera Wang Lavendar Collection, the Vera Wang Strapless Dress is light and flirty and perfect for summer. The outside pockets that fall under the empire line waist can be flattering for many. I love the fitted bust which features ruching. Via NAP for $430.

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Be and D Crawford Hobo Bag

I am a fan of black and white, but sometimes the colors can be overpowering when put together on one surface. Is this the case on the Be & D Crawford Hobo Bag? This handbag sports black and white zigzag pattern on the already known Crawford Hobo shape along with a leather shoulder strap. Paired with brass hardware and rivets along the strap, this handbag has a funky flair. Not much else to this large hobo other than suede lining and a press stud closure. Via Net A Porter for $1545. What do you all think?

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Fendi Multicolor Baby Spy

Dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and caramel may tickle your senses if they come from a brand like Godiva or Lindt, but do they combine to make a delectable handbag? The Fendi Multicolor Baby Spy combines this trio of colors, from dark to light on the bag, and blended on the woven handles to make new option in the Spy family. A different look in coloring, but all the same materials and style, the baby Spy has gold hardware, double handles, a wristlet pull tab, and measures 15½”W X 9″H X 7″D. Available via Saks for $1280.

What do you think: Fab or Drab?

Prada Bowler Handbag

Prada hit huge with their Grauffre bags and is still trying to keep a good thing going. Introducing slightly antiqued and shaded pebbled leather, Prada has released a variety of Bowler Handbags. Saks has the natural tan version of the Prada Leather Bowler which will be available in the next few months. This bag is sure to be a hit, sporting antiqued pebbled leather along with gold tone hardware and a removable chain shoulder strap. Available for pre-order via Saks Fifth Ave for $2,050. Prada appears to feel confident that the Bowler’s will be one of the next huge trends, therefor they have created different renditions. My favorite versions are the Prada Patchwork Bowlers with fringe (can be seen below). Typically, I would not be drawn to a fringe bag, but the fringe strap is just enough and makes this bag overly fashionable and chic. What do you think, Fab or Drab?

Special thanks to Padparasha on tPF for sharing the pics!

Devi Kroell Crystal Wooden ClutchFab Sugar has reported that the woodsy accessories and the green movement are making an impact in the fashion world. It can be seen on a clutch like the Devi Kroell Crystal Wooden Clutch. This clutch shows that wood is not only used for floors, pencils, and paper, but can make a great looking clutch too. There are jewels bedazzling the wooden box clutch and a gold clasp closure. A different look, but is it the look for you?

Via Devi Kroell for $1390.

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Marc Jacobs Collection Quilted Ryder For today’s Yay or Nay we have a shiny grained patchwork leather bag from a designer that many people find to be hit or miss. The Marc Jacobs Collection Quilted Ryder boasts the patchwork pattern along with polished gold metal hardware. On the front of the bag, there are three front elasticized pouch pockets, two spanning half the width of the bag and one sharing with the two. There is an option of either using the removable chunky link chain shoulder strap or the double leather handles. Finally, this designer handbag is finished off with a frame top and push lock closure. Dimensions make this bag easy to carry everyday, 14″x 12.5″x 5″. Also available in black, this shiny number is a new rendition from the Marc Jacobs line.

$1,395 through eLuxury.

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anna sui raffia

Still a kid at heart, you can tell that I love playing games. This game is as easy as they come. Just say Fab or Drab to the bag given (of course you can explain your answer, but no need). I will remain neutral, in hopes not to sway you, but lets see what you, the readers, think of some of the designer bags that are coming out.

Today I found the Anna Sui Raffia Frame Bag which is a sand coated raffia frame bag and features a leather handle and detachable leather strap. There is also a brass frame top with a clasp closure, a luggage tag, and black lining. Available via NAP for $1090.

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