Trends

Every season brings with it a raft of bag trends, some of which are easier to spot than others. For Spring 2017, the obvious one that most brands and retailers have seized on is statement …

In a fashion world where designers dart from brand to brand faster than they ever have before and shoppers demand more novelty and new products at an ever-quickening rate, the introduction of a single bag …

We should have known this was coming the moment the first Fendi Micro Peekaboo Bag hit the runway. Most types of trends run along a continuum, and once popular favor hits something at one end, …

Fashion’s accessibility on the Internet means trends churn fast than they ever have because we get sick of looking at things more quickly than ever before, and when it comes to handbags, that means it’s …

The dawn of a new year is always a good time to assess the state of things and look at what’s likely to transpire in the year ahead, and as I’ve been doing that with …

A couple weeks ago, I read an article on Racked that noted straw baskets were all over Instagram. Even though I’m a bit of a curmudgeon when it comes to that particular social network, writer …

If you’ve been paging through various retailers’ spring arrivals in the past couple weeks (and if you’re a PB reader, you probably have been), then you’ve probably noticed at least one thing: a lot of …

As soon as Fendi announced its Strap You line of mix-and-match bag straps, it was foretold. As with bag charms, Fendi had not exactly invented the product category–a handful of brands, most notably Louis Vuitton, …

The end of the year is a time when much of the Internet chooses to look back at what happened in the previous 12 months, and while we certainly enjoy doing that too, it also …

As you all know by now, it’s National Handbag Day! We founded NHD in 2013 to give bag lovers like us an opportunity to have a little fun with our favorite parts of our wardrobes, …

Patches have had kind of a slow burn when it comes to their appearance on handbags. Raf Simons showed interest in them from the beginning of his now-ended tenure at Dior three years ago, but …

Trends, by their very nature, go one of two ways. In many instances, something that comes into fashion lives for a single season because it either becomes over-saturated quickly and consumers tire of it or …