Century21 PurseBlog Bag Giveaway

Even if you’ve never been to New York City, you’re probably well aware of Century21. The famous stores are a discount designer mecca, and shoppers all over the world come to the city to look for deals worthy to brag about. One of the Internet’s best-kept shopping secrets is that Century 21 also has a website stocked with similar markdowns and sales, but we’re here to make that secret a little bit less well-guarded.

Not only that, but we’ve teamed up with Century21 to give away a new designer bag to one very lucky reader. Click below to enter!

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Emily Blunt leaves a hair salon with baby Hazel

Actress Emily Blunt was spotted popping out of Balayage Salon in LA with a light blue, pebbled leather Coach Dakotah Crossbody Bag. This is one of the most reasonably priced bag options we’ve seen on the arm of a legit A-lister in months.

Emmy Rossum adopting a puppy at LACMA Park **NO DAILY MAIL SALES**

Actress Emmy Rossum made an appearance at a No Kill LA Animal Adoption event over the weekend, where she picked up a new pup and provided the animal rescue organization with a little bit of always-needed publicity via Twitter and Instagram (as well as slightly more traditional media outlets).

Want It Wednesday Jewelry

Winter is the perfect time to advance your jewelry game. Not only do metals create wonderful textural contrast with cold weather’s knits, leathers and denims, but if your skin is sensitive, wearing jewelry in the winter is less risk–you don’t sweat as much. For this edition of Want It Wednesday, we’ve all picked some cute little baubles we’d love to add to our jewelry boxes.

Givenchy Antigona

A couple of weeks ago, I asked you for help deciding between a grey or pink Givenchy Antigona. If you follow us on Instagram, you know I’ve made my decision: the winner is PINK!

eBay Designer Handbags November 12

Wednesday is here, and it’s time to shop. We have been busy scouring eBay for the best bags up for auction, and we have quite a nice selection this week. A pretty pale blue Balenciaga aught our eyes, along with totes from Chanel, Bottega Veneta and Prada. The selections on eBay seemed especially interesting this week, so have fun shopping. Read More…

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 now, a cheap-and-easy way to do that was to eschew online sales in favor of forcing customers into brick-and-mortar boutiques, but according to Businessweek, the effectiveness of that strategy might have come to an end. Read More…

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West head to an office building in Los Angeles, CA

Oh yes, you read that correctly. Kim Kardashian recently became the proud recipient of an Hermès Herbag that was lovingly (and intentionally) hand-painted by her daughter North. This “customized” Herbag is, of course, a gift from Kanye. Here’s the happy couple walking into a meeting together in LA, with Kim’s new bag/North’s handiwork on full display.

Dior SoHo Store-1

Last week Soho, got a little more fashionable with the addition of the new Dior Soho boutique, a store that differs greatly from the brand’s 57th Street flagship. The new store’s aesthetic is more contemporary, with a loft-like feel and open layout that showcases the products wonderfully.

Getting Started Gift Guide

As soon as Halloween passed, we started getting emails from brands and retailers about their newly unveiled gift selections. It seemed early, but a quick look at the calendar explained why: Thanksgiving is late this year, so if shoppers wait as long to shop as they might normally, things are going to be a bit tight for all involved.