Trends

Now that we’re past the midpoint in summer and pre-fall pre-orders are starting to give way to fall, it’s time to do an early stock-taking of what’s available, what’s new and what’s, most importantly, worth …

As we noted during our look at all the saddle bags suddenly on the market for Fall 2015, the 70s trend that popped up all over the runways has indeed translated to retail. That has …

Good bags don’t come cheap, and for most consumers, it’s important that a potential purchase is practical and usable for more than just a couple months a year. True, year-round versatility is hard to ask …

The fashion industry has decided the 70s are A Thing again whether we like it or not, and although tan suede and flared jeans are not my particular cup of tea, the era’s aesthetic resurgence …

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: the bucket bag is a bonafide thing, and it’s not going anywhere soon. Although the simple, casual bags have their detractors, Mansur Gavriel’s ultra-minimal, perpetually sold-out spin …

No one would describe me as a maximalist. I carry a Mansur Gavriel bucket bag almost every day, which is almost the same as wearing a sandwich board instructing people to ask me about my …

Fringe Bags Spring 2015

I’m constantly checking new arrivals on my favorite shopping sites and recently noticed a big influx of fringe fashion pieces, handbags and beyond. Fringe is making a big statement for Spring 2015, but something about …

Friday was the first day of spring, and even though it snowed all day in New York City, we pressed on through the weekend anyway, mostly because we didn’t have a choice. That’s all over …

Fashion is a industry where things are often taken to their logical extremes. While some women are likely still paying off their orthopedic bills from the enormous bag trend of the late 2000s, things have …

When I was first getting into designer bags in the early 2000s, designer bags were all the rage. All the most successful brands had monogram prints, and more often than not, their most popular bags …

It’s no secret that we spend a lot of time on Instagram, but while scrolling through our feed this week, we noticed something that we had never noticed before; style bloggers all seem to have …

RealReal Top 10 2014

All of your social media feeds are probably filled with lists of the most popular things from 2014, from most googled celeb to best designer and more. We of course care about the handbags and …