Happy Friday! It’s already August, and as we do each week, we paused while time flew by to search our PurseForum reveals and conversations to share with you. This week, Dior and Mulberry members showed off some great bags, and that was just the beginning.
It’s somewhat rare for a brand not to have e-commerce in this day and age, but the luxury fashion industry still has quite a few holdouts. That is no longer the case for Fendi; just this week, Fendi.com opened up its online shop, including a large variety of the brand’s most coveted bags.
Sometimes in life, you find yourself really wanting to love something for which you ultimately cannot muster all that much enthusiasm. That’s how I feel about the RED Valentino Studded Shoulder Bag; I find it really cute and fun in theory, but in practice, it just feels a little bit off.
The world’s most popular handbag brands go to great lengths to make their handbags difficult to get, but thanks to the democratizing forces of the Internet, it’s no longer as hard as it once was. Accessibility to those bags often comes by way of auctions and trunkshows of pre-owned bags, but yesterday, I realized there’s a place where you can shop a fairly large selection all the time: farfetch.com.
Whether you think of them as scourge or savior, bucket bags are back for another season of dominance in the accessories market. More brands than every are throwing their hat in the ring for this popular style, so if you can’t get your hands on the Mansur Gavriel version, don’t fret–there are lots of options at every price point imaginable.
LA readers, please dish! When you dine at Craig’s, are you guaranteed at least three celebrity sightings? Because the flood of paparazzi photos coming from outside of Craig’s would certainly suggest as much. Craig’s is obviously one of the preferred paparazzi hotspots for any celeb looking to generate a little free publicity, and it’s also one of our best resources for fabulous, full frontal celeb handbag pics.
I live in Brooklyn, work in midtown Manhattan and get motion sick if I read on the subway, so I have a lot of time to look around while I ride the train every day. As you might imagine, I tend to look at people’s bags, and in the year I’ve been doing my current commute, I’ve noticed that the Madewell Transport Tote has a surprisingly monopolistic presence on the arms of the borough’s population of young women.
Several of you have requested that we take a deep dive into Rich Kids of Beverly Hills star EJ Johnson‘s handbag collection, and after patiently waiting for his paparazzi photo archive to grow, we’re happy to oblige you today. EJ, son of NBA great Magic Johnson, is in his early 20s, but he already has a dream collection of bags that’s only going to keep growing.