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Women's Bags More Expensive

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 …

Mansur Gavriel x Opening Ceremony Silver Bags

Mansur Gavriel bags are already incredibly hard to get your hands on. The tales of wait lists and eBay hunts for the accessibly priced line are well known in fashion circles at this point, and …

Buying Luxury Goods Online

The central paradox of luxury handbags has always been that brands need to sell as many as humanly possible while still convincing every customer that he or she is getting something exclusive and sought-after. Until …

Jeff Koons Hermes Birkin Art

The Hermès Birkin has been an iconic art object for fashion lovers for decades, but now uberartist Jeff Koons is intent on turning the sought-after bags into actual art. Koons has sourced bags from the …

Mulberry-Cara-Delevingne-Bags

Word on the street is that there might finally be some good news in the pipeline for Mulberry. The struggling British brand, which has been without a creative director since fan-favorite Emma Hill left over …

Oscar de la Renta

The world lost a true legend today, Oscar de la Renta passed away at the age of 82. The famed designer captured the hearts of many long before I ever met him, but from the …

Mulberry Sales Decline

Despite debuting a line of more accessible bags to win back old customers and signing on Cara Delevingne to do a high-profile capsule collection and campaign, Mulberry’s fortunes still haven’t turned around. Earlier this week, …

Vintage-Chanel-Bags-and-Accessories-3

If you’re regular reader of the blog, you’ve probably noticed that there’s a pretty hot secondary market for handbags right now, especially when it comes to brands with tightly controlled product supplies like Hermès, Chanel …

Hermes Birkin Skunk Stink

Smell is the sense most closely tied to memory, and it’s not uncommon to hear bag lovers gush about the lovely leather scent that emanates from a brand new luxury bag. Some brands, like Dior …

Best Runway Bags Spring 2015

Now that the Spring 2015 fashion show season has drawn to a close, it’s time to look back, evaluate and separate the notable pieces from the fluff. It seems like more brands stock their shows …

Louis Vuitton Spring 2015 Handbags 6

There’s no doubt about it: Nicolas Ghesquiere knows exactly what he’s up to at Louis Vuitton. The designer sent his second major collection for the brand down his Paris runway yesterday morning, and the results …

Karl Lagerfeld Barbie

In case you were wondering how deep fashion people’s capacity for purchasing branded novelties is, yesterday morning’s quick sell-through of a thousand Karl Lagerfeld-designed and -branded Barbies at Net-a-Porter should tell you all you need …

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