Man Bag Monday

If you, like me, went to a particularly preppy college, or you grew up in a part of the country that counts boat shoes as a closet essential, then you’ve probably seen plenty of clothes …

Coach Mens Fall 2015

With Stuart Vevers at the helm, Coach is taking great strides in a new direction. A couple weeks ago, Coach hosted its Fall 2015 menswear presentation in London, and Vevers showcased a relaxed, effortless collection. …

Over our years of covering men’s bags, we’ve noticed two things. First, when most designers have a super-popular women’s bag, they modify it into a more traditionally masculine version for their menswear audience. Second, those …

Valentino Studded Backpack

While women’s backpacks have had an exponential increase in popularity over the last couple of seasons, men’s backpacks have never dipped out of the accessories spotlight one bit. They’re a practical choice for men of …

Historically, “discreet” hasn’t often been a word used to describe Louis Vuitton bags, but times are a-changing at the French leather goods powerhouse. Several seasons before Nicolas Ghesquiere was brought in to helm the women’s …

Not everyone’s a wallet person. I’m certainly not a wallet person, despite the fact that New York’s often-cash-only ways have goaded me into carrying one in my three-plus years here. It’s bulky and heavy, and …

In case you were afraid that the men’s market was going to miss out on the highly literal novelty accessories that have become so popular among female luxury consumers, I (with help from Givenchy) am …

Living in New York is a stark reminder that fall and winter can be a hard time for color. Walking and taking the subway forces you to look at everyone around you, and generally, they’re …

Hermes Sac a Depeches

When it comes to man bags, it seems there are two major categories: work bags and casual messengers. There are other options here and there, but men have never taken to man bags like women …

When you ride the New York subway every day at regular commuting hours, you see a lot of different kinds of bags; after all, New Yorkers can stow things in their cars during the day, …

In general, men’s bags cost less than women’s do, even when the men’s version is based on a popular women’s design (and is larger than that design). The only place where that seems to be …

It’s not often that I have the urge to refer to any bag as “jaunty,” let alone a men’s briefcase, but it’d be hard to argue that the Ted Baker Harlemm Mixed Leather Briefcase is …