eBay Best Handbags September 10

Happy Wednesday! It’s time once again to kick back, relax and have a look at the terrific bags we found for you on eBay this week. A fabulous Gucci horsebit tote caught our eye, along with a vintage Chanel flap with style for days. We have plenty of totes, plus something fun in neon that needs a new home! Happy shopping! Read More…

Rag and Bone Spring 2015 Bags 5

Despite providing fundamental, foundational wardrobe pieces for basically every woman (and most men) in New York City who might be considered even vaguely cool, Rag & Bone is still searching for its handbag groove. The brand’s bag line is relatively young and has yet to hit the cult status of Rag & Bone’s inescapable leather booties, but you could tell by the proud, prominent placement of the models’ bags in the Rag & Bone Spring 2015 show that the company’s designers, who rarely make an aesthetic misstep, intend to change that. Read More…

TS Notice 9_10 We’ve let our wild side take over on TalkShoes recently, kickstarting our week on with this Diane von Furstenberg Leopard-Print Pump. All kinds of fun flats make up this week’s edition of 5 Under $500, and with comfortable footwear slowly rising to footwear domination, the traditional sneaker is getting a bit of a wild makeover. We hope cats printed on shoes aren’t the next big thing, but one designer is trying to make it happen! Also, Olivia Palermo debuted a pair of shoes from her Aquazzura collab at Fashion Week, and Heidi Klum stepped out in a pair of white Saint Laurent Pumps. Lastly, with Fashion Week coming to a close, we rounded up some of the best shoes that have strutted down the runway so far!

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As New York Fashion Week marches on, so too does our documentation of the most beautiful handbags that grace the arms of the shows’ attendees. Below, check out our favorites from the fourth and fifth days of NYFW Spring 2015 festivities. Read More…

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There’s been a big move at PurseBlog that I’m happy to share with you all: After four years full time in New York City, Vlad and I have decided to head back to Florida. South Florida is where we lived before our move to NYC and where I spent most of my years growing up.

Christie's New York Handbag Division

If you’re an American handbag aficionado with either a desire to add to your collection or a need to clean out your closet (or both), we’ve got some great news to share. Legendary auction house Christie’s has expanded its Handbags & Accessories Division to North America, with a headquarters in the company’s Rockefeller Center offices in New York City. Previously, all accessories business was centered in Christie’s London offices, so this expansion provides unprecedented access for American clients. Read More…

Alexander Wang Spring 2015 Handbags 11

If you’ve ever wondered what a pair of retro basketball sneakers would look like if they were flayed and then restructured into a fancy designer bag (and if you have, why?), then I have, somewhat implausibly, some good news for you: that’s basically the gist of Alexander Wang’s Spring 2015 runway bags. Read More…

Reese Witherspoon Bulgari Serpenti Tote

Here’s Reese Witherspoon, performing random acts of Reese Witherspoon-ness in LA, all while carrying a Bulgari Serpenti Tote. (The name of the bag won’t make any sense unless you look closely at those enameled palladium snake handles and that sneaky little snake-head zip pull.) You can currently find Reese’s exact bag in beautiful black nappa leather for $3,250 at Bulgari.

Karl Lagerfeld KChain Leather and Suede Shoulder Bag

Bag: Karl Lagerfeld K/Chain Leather and Suede Shoulder Bag

Price: $475 via Net-a-Porter

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: So far, Karl Lagerfeld’s eponymous line has tended toward the irreverent and sporty, but this bag packs a serious style punch at a very attractive price point. The multi-textured grey construction and statement chain make it a perfect fall piece.

TS Notice If you head on over to TalkShoes, it looks like Cara Delevingne may be setting the new staple shoe of the season. Also, you may not think of a pair of Mary Janes as your go-to shoe, but this season the Mary Jane pump is getting a very sexy makeover. We don’t know about you, but the month of September only means one thing to us: it’s time to start writing our fall wish list! Be sure to also check out our favorite #ShowMyShoes Instagrams this week, and of course, our weekly round of Shoe Deals!

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