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My bag spending has changed drastically since I became pregnant and having Millie. Don’t get me wrong–I still lust after bags non-stop, but my extra spending money has moved from bags and fashion to all …

Earlier this week, I found out I was getting a sizable tax refund for the first time in years, and naturally, that got my mind churning about what I should do with it. All in …

Whenever I see a bag I’ve never encountered before, I try to imagine the shopper it’s intended for. Most designers create for an idealized woman of some kind of another; sometimes she changes a bit …

I always want what I can’t have. I think that’s human nature, if there is such a thing–inaccessibility gives anything a veneer of increased value. That’s also a primary psychological tenet of running a successful …

It’s a big time of year for new bags. Not only are plenty of people already exchanging early holiday gifts, but we’re at the height of sale season, so plenty of people are finally treating …

I wouldn’t call myself a “discount shopper,” exactly (I love expensive stuff too much for that to be true), but I do really hate to pay full price for things I don’t need. (Or, …

For some reason, it seems like the entirety of the fashion Internet has been talking about how to buy a Birkin lately. Lauren Sherman wrote about the bag’s enduring appeal for Bloomberg, Megs mentioned how …

I hate air travel but I love airports. There’s no better people-watching than what you’ll find at a major terminal, and yesterday, I traveled through two of the world’s busiest: Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta and JFK …

For me, it was love at first sight. I had long admired the Proenza Schouler PS1, but I hadn’t yet found a version that seemed meant to be mine. It was 2011 and I had …

Goyard Totes

When I found out I was pregnant, I found myself contemplating the perfect baby bag. I mean, why wouldn’t I? Everyone told me these 40 weeks would fly by, and they have been. I was …

“Classic,” when it comes to handbags, is an idea everyone conceptualizes a little differently. A bag can be classic-looking without being a classic, and today, my interest lies in the latter concept. When it …

Givenchy Antigona in Black

Back in July, Amanda asked you which popular bag you thought was ready for retirement. It’s personal choice and of course what one person may deem is over another may just be starting to love. …