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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, …

[Editor’s Note: This post generated some of the most fascinating comments we’ve ever had on PurseBlog. Since we haven’t revisited this topic since 2015, we wanted to give you guys an opportunity to chime in

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. …

Labor Day Weekend will be here far sooner than I’d prefer (only two weeks!), but with that summer-ending cloud, there’s at least one silver lining: the advent of fall dressing, which provides opportunities to both …

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