Trends

Fringe Bags

While Mother Nature keeps playing with our start to spring, the calendars alerted us that spring arrived a week ago, and with it came a new crop of handbags. One of the biggest trends for …

Don’t say we didn’t warn you, but over the next month or two, something confusing is going to happen: your favorite brand is going to try to sell you a backpack. Even if you’re not …

Yesterday was a truly dreary and bitter day in New York City (as they all have been lately, except for Super Bowl Sunday, because Pepsi paid for it to be warm, or something), but because …

If you’re not a person who keeps a tidy handbag, skip this post entirely – you don’t want the world to see the various and sundry receipts, loose change and tampons you have floating around …

We briefly touched on the trend of miniaturizing successful bag designs last spring, but now that we’re in the back half of January and it seems like warm weather may one day come again at …

Springtime flowers on fashion pieces are common enough to garner their own Devil Wears Prada reference, but there’s little use in arguing that a good floral can’t bring a smile to the face of most …

Anyone who’s an active pop culture consumer in 2013 knows that the things that are popular are not necessarily the same as the things that are the best. The two categories are related and often …

Every year around this time, the color experts (which I would think were a weird title, if my own title were not “handbag blogger”) at Pantone get together and inform the world of the color …

Luxury accessories have an exclusivity problem. Because handbags are generally among a company’s most profitable and marketable product categories, most brands want (and need) to sell them hand over first in order to stay on …

We’re all well familiar with animal print by now; it’s been a general fashion trend for years and manifests itself on bags season after season. I suppose that the current trend for printing actual animal …

When you consider the minimal, modern direction that fashion has been heading in for several seasons, plus the overwhelming success of the holographic leather trend, the emergence of mirrored metallic leather as a bonafide trend …

Calfhair Bags

Fall is for jumping in leaves, pumpkin spice lattes and layering tons of textures. As I much as I love my cashmere sweaters, when it comes to accessories, this season is all about calf hair …