ASOS Vampire Clutch

We can turn almost any occasion into an excuse to shop for handbags, and Halloween isn’t even a particular challenge. We already found more than a dozen bags that are just straight-up creepy no matter the context, and today we’re back with another 12 that fit particularly well with particular costumes.

Rauwolf Spring 2015 Clutches-11

When Kristine Johannes debuted her clutch line, Rauwolf, in 2011, no one had any idea that it would become a mainstay on the world’s most prestigious red carpets in only a few short seasons. In that time, though, we’ve seen the line of ultra-modern plexi evening bags come to dominate events like the Emmys and Academy Awards, and when you look at our photos of Rauwolf’s upcoming Spring 2015 bags, the brand’s meteoric rise isn’t exactly a mystery.

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Saint Laurent Lulu Bunny Glitter Bag

Glitter, in any form, presents some logistical challenges. First, it gets on everything. Second, it won’t come off. It’s the herpes of the craft world; once you’ve got glitter, it’s yours forever. Third, it is, in the immortal words of one Tim Gunn, a lot of look.

Balenciaga Cabas Nylon and Leather Tote

Bag: Balenciaga Cabas Nylon and Leather Tote

Price: $1,175 via MATCHESFASHION.COM

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: Holiday travel season will be on us before you know it, and whether you need the perfect carry-on for an international flight or just a bag big enough for an overnight trip to your parents’ house, this lightweight, roomy Balenciaga tote fits the bill.

TS Notice It’s been a while since we brought you the best of what’s happening over on TalkShoes, so let’s get started! If you’re looking to splurge on a pair of shoes, check out our list of 17 shoe classics that we believe are worth owning. You may not consider platform pumps ideal for everyday wear, but while browsing Sofia Vergara’s shoe collection, she sure knows how to make them look comfy. This week our editors can’t help but dream about all black shoes, and we also rounded the 25 best shoes under $250.

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Fendi Karlito Charm

We found out a couple of weeks ago just how fond you guys are of combining your loves of pets and bags, and as it turns out, the staff at ELLE is right there with you. Recently, the magazine styled an otherwise straightforward array of Fall 2014′s most compelling accessories with two utterly adorable piglets.

Winter White Bags

By now, everyone knows it’s totally acceptable to wear white any time of year, no matter the date’s position relative to Labor Day. Today, I’m here to tell you why you should and offer some handbags in support of my point of view.

Alicia Keys Givenchy Lucrezia Satchel

Here’s Alicia Keys, traveling through LAX in a really comfy-looking travel outfit, carrying an intriguing Givenchy Lucrezia Bag that looks to be a combination of black and green suede, regular leather and croc-embossed leather. We couldn’t find this version online, but you can pick up a basic black version of the Lucrezia for $2,000 at farfetch.com.

Louis Vuitton Taurillon Backpack

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 side of the company, Kim Jones was hired to oversee the men’s side of things; his contribution to the brand’s legacy has already been tremendous.