The runway shows during fashion week are great, but one of our favorite things to do during the week is see what bags some of fashion’s favorite insiders are carrying. Most people use fashion week as an opportunity to break out their weirdest bags or their most covetable fashion items, and trust us when we say that they certainly did just that.

Maybe it’s the fact that New York Fashion Week has officially started, but this week’s #PBWIMB Instagram Roundup was particularly fabulous. With a Chanel trifecta, a double dose of Prada, a beautiful Hermes and more, it’s no wonder I’m feeling some serious bag envy.

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The end of January is here, which means we’re that much closer to warm weather. While we anxiously await sunny days filled with tanner skin and lighter jackets, we’ve found ourselves getting lost in the exotic locations popping up on our Instagram feed. If you’re in need of a little getaway without having to go far too far, just take a look below at some of our favorite vacation Instagrams of the week.

The end of January is when we usually decide we’re officially over winter and start dreaming of warmer times and sunny weather. It’s clear all of you are in a similar boat, judging by the colorful bags we saw this week in your #PBWIMB Instagrams this week. Take a look at some of our favorite snapshots, and this week there was even a video in the mix!

The weather outside doesn’t show it, but inside stores it’s beginning to look a lot like spring. With the long-awaited arrival of spring accessories, pastels and brightly colored bags are beginning to pop up everywhere. While we may have to wait a few more months for the weather to warm up, our Instagram feed has had us dreaming of pretty flowers and all things pink.

It’s been a while since our last #PBWIMB Instagram Roundup, what with all of the holiday chaos that went on these past couple months, but we’re back, and the bags you photographed look better than ever. Judging by the bags we’ve seen on our feeds lately, either all of you were on the nice list this year, or you treated yourselves to some seriously good arm candy.

I’m a big believer that words about fashion can be important (since that, after all, is my purpose here), I know what everyone really shows up for: photos. Fashion’s a visual medium, after all, and we’re lucky that we have a talented photographer like Vlad to help us capture unique, striking images of new collections, our personal bags and the favorite pieces of industry insiders whose style we admire.

It’s the last day of #12DaysofHandbags, and we thought it was only fitting to end on a great note. That’s why we decided to round things off with fun party bags! After all, we’ve still got plenty of parties, dinners and New Year’s Eve fetes to attend these next few days. Take a look at our top picks for party bags, and trust us, these bags are guaranteed to make you have a great time.

We’re all aware of how beautiful women’s bags can be (after all, we talk about them every day), but sometimes it’s the men’s bags that go unnoticed. There are so many beautiful bags for your the man in your life that we decided to dedicate an entire day just for the boys. Take a look at the bags we’ve picked out as our favorites.

We used to think of backpacks as the typical JanSport most of us wore in grade school, but in more recent years, designers have been churning out some seriously amazing backpacks. These past few years, we’ve seen numerous designer backpacks on the runway, celebrities and supermodels rocking them, and in tons of street style pictures from photographers and style bloggers alike.

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