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Baby Journey

This is one of those posts that’s hard to know where to begin. What I’m about to delve into is long and personal, with details that may make some of you wonder why I chose …

Baby Girl (1)

YES, you read that correctly! After 11 years of PurseBlog, eight years of marriage, multiple moves, major personal and professional milestones, countless bags purchased and even more bags discussed, Vlad and I are so happy …

Alexander AMQ Logo

Every Monday morning, I sit down behind my computer to catch up on emails, browse through my favorite online stores to spot new bags and see what I have on my schedule for the upcoming …

2015-Allstate-Foundation-Purple-Purse-Challenge

Domestic and financial abuse is an insidious and personal problem, and The Allstate Foundation’s long history of advocacy on the issue has informed its dual approach to raising awareness and assisting survivors. Purple Purse ambassador …

This-Is-Not-An-Investment-Bag

“Investment” is a pernicious little word. Marketers and salespeople like to use it to placate customers who balk at prices, especially female customers. Oh, that bag might be expensive, but it’s nice leather! And it’s

New-York-Handbag-Designers

As you might have noticed, we didn’t exactly flood the site the New York Fashion Week coverage last week. That wasn’t an oversight; we’ve found that, over the years, you guys really only care about …

The cast of 'The Rich Kids of Beverly Hills' were seen arriving at Yellowtail Restaurant in West Hollywood, CA

Since we started doing daily celebrity coverage a couple of years ago, you guys have picked up on the same phenomenon I have: a star’s cultural clout is almost always inversely proportional to the quality …

The broken $5000 Chanel Bag

One of the reasons I can justify (somewhat justify; it’s still an exorbitant amount of money) spending a lot of money on a designer bag is by reminding myself of the quality of the …

RT-Sample-Sales

Last week I got ready for the day a bit earlier than usual, hailed a cab and headed down to Soho. As the car pulled onto Mercer Street, I saw a line on the sidewalk …

Why We Love Our Moms

As you guys might have surmised at this point, our coverage here tends to be pretty focused. We have a niche and we dedicate ourselves to it. On special occasions, though, we spill beyond …

The Bag Wall

I feel like a hypocrite, because when anyone asks me about carrying something fragile or light-colored, I always tell them that bags are meant to be worn – and they are. But I have …

The Cambridge Satchel Company Satchel Plaid

[Editor’s Note: We have a lot of silly conversations about bags in the PurseBlog offices, both out loud and via GChat. Starting today, we’ll be giving you an occasional glimpse of what it’s like to

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