Thanksgiving and the week following are a frenetic time to be interested in fashion. Most retailers only put the really good bags on sale twice a year, and everyone knows when to expect the fall sales because they’re so clearly marked by a holiday.
In spite of the fact that it’s yet to get genuinely cold in NYC and it therefore does not feel like the holidays quite yet, we are exactly one week out from Black Friday 2015. If you’re a longtime PurseBlog reader, you already know what that means around here: bag-centric coverage of the Internet’s best designer deals so you guys know you’re nabbing the best purses at the best prices.
Things have changed dramatically for Marc Jacobs over the past two years. In 2014, Jacobs ended his decade-plus tenure at the helm of the world’s most valuable luxury brand, Louis Vuitton, and earlier this year, the company announced it would be folding its lucrative, lower-priced offshoot, Marc by Marc Jacobs, into the regular collection.
I’ve been aware of the existence of handbag organizers basically as long as I’ve been aware of handbags. These in-bag accessories are often the province of upstart businesses looking to tap into an existing need with a product that doesn’t need to be branded and marketed in the same lush (read: expensive) ways that handbags themselves are.