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Bag: Loeffler Randall Floral Mini Rider Bag

Price: $425 via Bloomingdale’s

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: A bouquet of flowers will only last you a week, but a floral bag will last you seasons on end. The blue-based print of this Loeffler Randall mini is perfect; feminine and painterly but not too sweet.

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Bag: Vince Signature Collection Stamped Croc Crossbody Bag

Price: $645 via Vince

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: Vince’s new handbag line is full of sleek, functional designs at contemporary price points. This luxe-looking crossbody is big enough to be an everyday bag, but it’s compact enough not to weigh you down.

Mansur Gavriel Handbags Spring 2015 Lookbook 2

Although getting creative with lookbooks has become popular among contemporary clothing brands in recent years, handbag brands tend to stick to the traditional, head-on images of bags that we see all over online retailers. If you’re a little bored with those, we’d like to direct your toward Mansur Gavriel’s Spring 2015 handbag lookbook, which includes the brand’s signature minimalist bags alongside some animal friends.

The Many Shoes of Khloe Kardashian Feature Image

Whether you love ’em or hate ’em, one thing is for sure: the Kardashian family wardrobe is on point (I suppose that’s one of the many perks of celebrity stardom). We’ve already taken a look at her impressive bag collection, and now it’s time to delve into a different area of her closet: Khloé Kardashian’s extensive shoe selection.

Botkier Leroy Anaconda Satchel Metallic

You can’t talk about contemporary handbags without talking about Botkier. In 2003, Monica Botkier introduced the Trigger Bag, which became incredibly popular on both the strength of its rock-n-roll-luxury design and its accessible, mid-three-figures price tag. Over the next decade, the contemporary market exploded, and Botkier’s bags were carried by everyone from Rihanna to Angelina Jolie.

Cambridge Satchel Company Pushlock Bags

English brand Cambridge Satchel Company burst out of the UK school bag market several years ago with a line of simple, affordable leather bags that appealed to fashion-conscious consumers on a tight budget, and the brand’s bags quickly became fixtures of personal style blogs of all sorts.

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Alice and Olivia Martini Crossbody Pouch

I fully believe in starting Fridays with something a little bit silly (that’s true of most days, but especially Fridays), and in honor of the Halloween drinks that many of us shall consume in mere hours’ time, the Alice + Olivia Martini Pouch seems more than appropriate.

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