Few brands are as deeply tied to a particular bag structure as Chanel. The legendary Coco Chanel made shoulder bags acceptably chic for upper-crust ladies over half a century ago, and the brand has been closely tied to chain straps, quilted leather and flap closures ever since.
We know you have visions of pool parties and summer fun in your head just like we do, but you may not have your wardrobe for those activities worked out just yet. If that’s the case, you should definitely take advantage of the just-launched Shopbop Surprise Sale. Now through May 5, you can take up to 40% off a huge selection of in-season ready-to-wear, handbags, accessories and shoes, and based on what we’ve seen of the sale, you’d be wise to do so.
We’ve been anticipating the retail arrival of former Céline accessories director Johnny Coca’s first bags as the creative director at Mulberry since he was hired, and their day has finally come. A selection of the bags are available for purchase on Mulberry’s website now, and fans of the brand will probably be relieved to know that their prices are in line with the old incarnation of Mulberry with which everyone fell in love.
Being a mom can be a tough gig: the expectations are sky-high, the hours are long, the work itself sometimes literally thankless. Mother’s Day is a good time to stop and renew our appreciation for the work our own mothers and all the moms around us do, and while you’re at it, a really awesome gift couldn’t hurt.
I’m a bit biased, but I think all of the celebs featured herein are influential, albeit some of them only in fashion. In a larger sense, only one has made a lasting cultural impact that propelled her onto this year’s Time 100 list, and only one has the clout to bring one of her favorite designers along to the gala as her escort.
We’re creeping ever closer to full-blown sale season, and that means things are getting a little more unpredictable in our weekly searches for the Internet’s best bag deals. There are always gems to be found, but they’re usually in stock in extremely tiny quantities, so the early bird gets the worm.