Prada Pre-Fall 2014 handbags have arrived for pre-order via Bergdorf Goodman, and you’re likely to see some things you recognize, both from Prada and elsewhere. First, the marquee lady-face bags from Spring 2014 are back for a second round, this time in a slightly simplified clutch form that won’t cost you quite as much.
Two’s a coincidence, three’s a trend. It’s not just a saying – it tends to be true, especially when the “three” in question is a trio of handbags from major luxury designers that all share the same sort of peculiar detailing. In this case, it’s snakeskin handles against a bag that’s largely made of regular leather, and Dior, Balenciaga and Givenchy have all bought in. Read More…
Here’s Lady Gaga, arriving at her father’s restaurant, Joanne Trattoria, in NYC, carrying a vintage Hermes Kelly Bag that has been…well loved. Gaga has a history of carrying altered, or, depending on your perspective, “defaced,” Hermes bags, so it’s not a stretch to think that she likes the half-destroyed look of this one.
At the PurseBlog offices, we’re all Gucci fans of varying degrees. Megs totally loves the brand’s bags, and Katherine and Bea are right behind her. While I think the brand makes gorgeous bags, they often don’t line up perfectly with my personal style; it’s a brand that I think looks great on other people. With the Gucci Jackie Soft Tote, which is brand new for Fall 2014, I might have found my Gucci match. Read More…
As sale season continues, the markdowns just keep getting better. Today, the Net-a-Porter Clearance Sale has begun, which means that both new markdowns have been added to the site’s sale section and further reductions have been taken on many existing discounts. That’s a double dose of good news for those of you who have been hedging your bets to see which deals are left at the end of sale season, and Net-a-Porter has some great pieces left.
Bottega Veneta is known for beautiful designs, and while you shouldn’t expect the next trendy bag from the house, you should expect to see new timeless bags. There are so many bags from Bottega Veneta that I love, and now add the new Olimpia Bag to my lust-list.
Bag: Christian Louboutin Mini Passage Bag
Price: $1,795 via Bergdorf Goodman
Why It’s the Bag of the Week: The king of red-soled shoes has solidified his place in the shoe world and continues to make strides into the handbag world. The Sweet Charity is already a celebrity fave, and the newest line of bags from Christian Louboutin is the Passage. I’ve seen this bag in person and it’s lovely, the leather is thick and the enamel cutout design is sleek and modern. This bag is a giant leap in the right direction.
If you head over to TalkShoes, expect to see a lot of Jessica Alba, because her is the latest shoe collection to get the Many Shoes treatment! We also spotted Kourtney Kardashian wearing Stuart Weitzman wedges, and she looked so chic while out and about in the Hamptons. Next, Sam Edelman has more up his sleeve then just footwear, and we got an exclusive sneak peek at both Edelman’s upcoming footwear and apparel collection! We also rounded up the best shoes to wear to the airport to make your traveling experience a little bit easier. Also, be sure to take a peek at our shoe Instagrams to see if your shoes were featured in this week’s roundup!
Actress Sophia Bush was recently seen leaving lunch at a restaurant in West Hollywood, carrying a Givenchy Antigona Bambi Tote. Givenchy tends to gravitate towards extremes when it comes to prints. They do abstractions of Disney characters, pretty florals and snarling Rottweilers, and they’re all wildly popular.