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“The best” is a very particular phrase. People use it in place of “my favorite” all the time, perhaps because we always want to believe that the things we prefer are also objectively valuable and …

First and foremost, let me say that I have come here this morning without any malice for the beloved Chloé Marcie Bag. Its existence has made innumerable bag shoppers happy for years (it’s been around …

Like every community, our PurseForum has developed its own language over the years. For instance, SA is universal code for “sales associate” when sharing shopping intel or swapping purchase stories. A RAOK is a random …

As you might have noticed, it’s a Friday afternoon in June and those of you who haven’t yet managed to sneak out of work undetected probably don’t feel like doing much of anything. If that’s …

It’s time to say goodbye to the Mulberry Alexa Bag. The design, which has been around since 2010 and inspired quite a frenzy upon its debut, is coming to the end of its lifespan as …

It’s going to be nearly 90 degrees in New York City today, marking the first day of true tank top weather, and I now finally believe that Memorial Day Weekend is now but a few …

Customization is a huge accessories trend no matter when it happens. An ever-increasing number of brands offer hot stamping or monogramming to help customers feel like they’re purchasing something special, and shoppers can add anything …

When I first became interested in handbags, hobos were huge. I mean that both literally and figuratively; not only was the style super popular, but the most popular versions were enormous. A recent wave …

You never know how your circumstances are going to change your perspective. When I lived in Atlanta, I hated bags with extra shoulder straps because their necessity didn’t make sense in my car-centric life, and …

Chanel Chevron Quilted Boy Bag

I’m not really haunted by much (maybe just the idea of a super large spider or taking a really bad fall), but I do find myself constantly thinking about certain bags that got away. This …

Winter is starting to ease up in New York City, and it has me looking at everything in my apartment (and especially in my closet) with a critical eye, as it usually does–“spring cleaning” is …

Change is afoot. Designers, brands and retailers have been trying to figure a way to recalibrate Fashion Week in the age of digital media since before I arrived in New York to work in the …

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