I’ve been aware of the existence of handbag organizers basically as long as I’ve been aware of handbags. These in-bag accessories are often the province of upstart businesses looking to tap into an existing need with a product that doesn’t need to be branded and marketed in the same lush (read: expensive) ways that handbags themselves are.
If you thought sale season had packed up and left for good, we have a great surprise for you. Today through August 12, you can take an extra 30% off farfetch.com’s huge sale selection; all you have to do is enter code x30 at checkout. Farfetch.com has one of the best remaining sale selections on the Internet, including bags from brands like Givenchy, Chloé and Valentino. With an extra 30% off, your final savings will be huge. As always, though, shop quickly for the best selection.
If you’re like me and tend to carry the entire inventory of your local CVS in your handbag, then you understand the dilemmas and struggles of buying a mini, micro or any other small-sized bag. Handbags are shrinking left and right, and it seems like a another half dozen popular designs get miniaturized every season.
Joseph Altuzarra has made his ready-to-wear a fashion dream since he started his line in 2008. For Fall/Winter 2015, Altuzarra has launched his first line of handbags, available exclusively at Barneys. His clothing aesthetic has always been geared toward the woman who is strong, powerful and not afraid of a thigh-high slit, and with his introduction of bags, he has translated that feeling to accessories.
Bag: MCM Milla Colorblock Tote
Price: $890 via Neiman Marcus
Why It’s the Bag of the Week: This soft-but-structured tote provides a perfect example of colorblocking that feels sophisticated instead of trendy. It’d be a perfect work bag for someone in a conservative office environment who still wants to show a bit of personality.
Tan, which was spring’s biggest neutral, will still be going strong into fall, but it’s got another gorgeous shade joining it for the cooler weather: burgundy. Wine-colored bags have been popular for fall for a few years running now, and it’s not exactly difficult to see why.
Rihanna is the new face of the Christian Dior Diorama Bag, so it’s not surprising that she’s been caught carrying a couple variations of the design over the past six months–it’s part of the job. Lately, though, she’s stuck on a particular light pink version, and it’s not particularly difficult to see why.
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.