Raising Helen Tod\'s Bag

Sometimes timing is funny in life. I was recently watching Raising Helen, which I absolutely love, and then got an email from a frantic reader. Franticly in search of the bag Kate Hudson, Helen in the movie, was carrying. Oddly enough, I actually was paying attention to the beige beauty. Being the handbag connoisseur that I am, I had the gut feeling that the bag was a Tod’s bag from the beginning.

Tod\'s Happy Shopping PiccolaOne of my most memorable teachers in life was from high school. Mrs. Campbell to be exact. She was in love with Henry David Thoreau and was always repeating his famous, “Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand. . . .” My teacher could not pound that thought into our head enough.

Todâ��s Hampton Secchiello MediaIt’s football time again. For those of you who don’t understand the significance of college football to American men- don’t ever tell them that! Actually Vlad is not even American and he is glued to the TV yelling and screaming while I am here to bring you some posh bags. Oh yea- if anyone is rooting for anyone or you don’t know who to root for- how ’bout them Buckeyes!

Heidi Klum and Rebecca Romijn

Some more fodder for the celebrity style section! Spotted at a soiree at designer Michael Kors’s Beverly Hills boutique on Thursday, Rebecca Romijn was caught sporting a Tod’s Happy Traccolina and putting a gentle grip on Heidi Klum‘s über pregger belly. Peek-a-boo, baby on the way. Only really a matter of days until the newborn will join Heidi’s daughter Leni (who’s 1).

Tods evening handbagAlthough I really like Tod’s new Scala Pochette Sera clutch for this fall season, I can’t help but picture it having only a very limited range of use. Granted, it is a very elegant evening clutch, but for some reason the clutch seems to require even more of an ambience that just any evening. I can picture it being worn during high class, high societal events, something along the lines of a presidential banquet or a get-together of upper scale business men who drag their wives along.

Tods handbagThe bag that carries the fancy name Tod’s Sacca Paris Piccola is Tod’s’ interpretation of modern Parisian style. Tod’s hereby combines perforated ginger leather and smooth ivory leather with casual grace. I really do like the contrasting shades and the well-rounded forms. In addition, ginger topstitching seamlessly blends the fine materials, while the chic bag is accented by polished silver metal hardware.

Tod\'s Charlotte Lavoro Grande$1,050 worth of scrumptious, mindblowing, icecap-melting, attractive, splendid, bombastic and spacious tote goodness. Made of beautifully grained leather exterior with elegant saddle-style topstitching, it comes with a double zipped closure. The fine canvas lining comes with a zipped pocket, and more hemispherical zipped pockets on either sides of the bag. Polished nickel hardware, rolled leather handles with horseshoe links and a long detachable shoulder strap top off this wonderful piece of chich handcraftsmanship.

Tods Genuine Croc HandbagGrowing up in Florida I have seen my fare share of alligators. They even ate my next door neighbors dog, “Fluffy”. Kind of funny, not the death of a dog part, but the fact that a gator ate a dog named “Fluffy”. Anyhow, I never understood the big deal with gator or croc skin, only because whenever I saw a gator it was covered in algae and always so damned scary.

Tods D BagPurse Blogistess Meaghan’s mom was treated with the Gucci Large Horsebit Hobo for Mother’s Day (yeap… hip bags run in the family), and while the hobo is absolutely swank and glamorous, I dare to say Mother’s Day should have been a good 2 weeks later. Tod’s just happened to indulge the tote devotee crowd with their new Tod’s D Bag Grande.

Tods Charlotte PiccolaIt is no secret that we love de luxe, we love the glam, we love the pomptuous, fancy and expensive here at our precious blog. Although many of the featured handbags are out of many people’s league and least of you loyal readers would actually really ever pay, not to mention being able to afford many of our listed bags, it is always a real pleasure to present just those bags to you.

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