Coach Rhyder 33 Satchel, $650 via Coach

Coach is the most quintessentially American of handbag brands and it always has been, even before Stuart Vevers arrived to explore traditional workwear and the American West with his first collection as Coach’s creative director. At the center of that collection is the brand’s newest marquee design, the Coach Rhyder Bag. Read More…

Chanel Boy Bag

Creating an It Bag requires a little bit of alchemy. Designers can follow all of the correct design steps, put all their marketing dollars behind a design, cast the perfect It Girl for the campaign and still fall well short of handbag hysteria. With that in mind, who are all those variables coming together for right now? Read More…

NHD-DvF-2

Every member of the PurseBlog staff has counted themselves as residents of New York City at one point or another, and that means that we all appreciate a tote bag that’s both stylish and functional. For our fourth National Handbag Day handbag reveal, we’re proud to present a bag that’s just that: the Diane von Furstenberg Large Sutra Ready to Go Fringe Tote. Read More…

Balenciaga Town Bag

Every week, I scour the web to find the best bag deals so that one of you might snag something great at significantly below retail, and the amount of time that I (and my coworkers) spend shopping, online and elsewhere, means that we’ve also got some pretty great deals tucked away in our closets. Below, check out our best handbag finds and share your own in the comments.. Read More…

Louis Vuitton Epi Alma and Wallet

It’s almost here! National Handbag Day is nearly upon us. As part of our coverage of this auspicious day, we are taking a look back at some of our favorite bags and posts from both the PurseForum Roundup and the PurseForum. We have been rounding up the conversations and reveals from PurseForum for nearly two years, and we’ve seen some jaw-dropping bags, to be sure. We are excited to have you join us as we visit them once again, this time with some new surprises! Kick back and enjoy a little ride down memory lane! Read More…

Want It Wednesday Old Favorites

Normally we’d be using this spot to explore items of all kinds that are on our shopping lists, but because National Handbag Day is quickly approaching, we thought we’d do something a little different for Want It Wednesday. Every member of the PurseBlog team has his or her own personal style, and our real-life closets are a testament to what it takes for a bag to make it off of our perpetual wish lists.

Fendi Sequin Bagette Bag

It’s become trendy for designer brands to emphasize their histories and heritages in an attempt to add value to their products and convince consumers that their prices are worth it, but when you look back at fashion history, there are a few modern handbags that stand out for the ways that their existences have shaped the accessories industry and how women (and men!) perceive, carry and shop for bags. As part of our continuing countdown to National Handbag Day, we’ve made a case for the best and brightest below. Read More…

NHD-MK-1

MICHAEL Michael Kors is among the most classic of American handbag brands; its simple, sporty, luxurious silhouettes are beloved by fashion lovers all over the country. Today, as we count down to National Handbag Day, we’re proud to showcase the MICHAEL Michael Kors Susannah Quilted Bucket Bag, available through our NHD partner, Bloomingdale’s. Read More…

Fendi Karlito

When I saw Karlito being carried ever so perfectly down the runway by Cara Delevingne, I knew I had to have him. At first I was told the kitschy bag charm wasn’t intended for product, but with many others like me pining for our very own Karlitos, Fendi decided to make the little guy after all.

Kate Spade Giveaway

In celebration of National Handbag Day, we’ve teamed up with our friends at kate spade new york to give away a Cedar Street Maise Bag to one lucky reader! Ever dreamt of all the things you would carry in your bag if money were no object? Now’s your chance to show us.

On Pinterest, create a board and pin the Snap Pea Green kate spade new york Cedar Street Maise Bag (found here) with at least 7 items you wish you could carry inside. Once you’re done, send us the link to your board at pintowin@purseblog.com and you’ll be entered to win. The contest ends Tuesday, October 14 and winner will be announced that week.

Need some inspiration? Check out our example. Get creative and have fun with it!

How to Enter:
1. Follow PurseBlog and kate spade new york on Pinterest.
2. Create a board titled PBWIMB Giveaway.
3. Pin the kate spade new york Cedar Street Bag and at least 7 pins of what you would carry inside it. Include the hashtag #NationalHandbagDay on each item.
4. Submit the link to your board to pintowin@purseblog.com.

Before you pin, please check out the full terms and conditions for this giveaway.