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Designer Handbags

Lesson One: What I Learned From Starting a Handbag Line

Kimberly E. Stone | Posted 11.04.2016 | Style
Kimberly E. Stone

It's been a passion of mine for years to design handbags, and I decided to dive in feet first and design some bags with a graduate from Parsons School of Design, then have them manufactured. I couldn't decide on manufacturing in Italy or China. I decided to go with China.

Price Difference Between These Near-Identical Bags Is Astounding

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.09.2015 | Style

One look at this video, and it's clear that Strathberry of Scotland handbags are very special. The attention to detail and meticulous craftsmanship ar...

Supply and Demand: A Simple Solution to Combat the Sale of Counterfeit Handbags

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Stacy Slotnick

The panacea to the counterfeit handbag dilemma is quite simple, and it does not involve lobbying for tougher laws, becoming a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer, or developing an anti-counterfeiting technology. Instead, an overhaul of the fake luxury handbag business begins with the consumer.

Open Letter to Celebrity Moms: What's In MY Bag

Sara Goldfarb | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Sara Goldfarb

1. Super-luxe, pearly-iridescent, pressed face powder. Oh no, wait. On second glance, I believe that's roughly, and I'm just spitballing here, about one third of a cup of ground up Cheerio dust.

Dana Oliver

17 Reasons You Should Be Shopping At TJ Maxx | Dana Oliver | Posted 12.31.2013 | Style

When I visit my childhood home in South Carolina for the holidays, I always swing by TJ Maxx. From leather handbags to hair tools to lounge chairs, th...

An Entrepreneur Is Born: Lindsay Tia

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

Look out, Vera Bradley. An entrepreneur was recently born and she's about to give you a run for your money.

Attention Ladies: This May or May Not Be The Best Invention Yet

Posted 09.25.2013 | Style

Hungry for a new handbag? Interview magazine posted a photo to Instagram pulled from their September 2013 issue showing a vending machine... filled wi...

The Unusual Reason Women Carry Designer Handbags?

Posted 07.26.2013 | Divorce

That flashy Fendi bag you see a woman carrying on a date might be more than just an expensive accessory. According to a new study out of the Univer...

My Love/Hate Relationship With Handbags

Michelle Rico | Posted 06.24.2013 | Style
Michelle Rico

I have to admit that my love for handbags will never disappear. I still love its practicality of letting me carry my ever-growing list of essentials that I must have with me at times.

Confessions of a Designer Bag Lady

Kimberly Couzens | Posted 01.15.2013 | Style
Kimberly Couzens

"Is that a fake Prada? I could spot it a mile away." I still have trouble believing that a girl from my cheerleading squad actually said this to me in the 10th grade. To be fair, she was right.

Where Can I Find This Bag?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Ann Brenoff

I am on a quest for the Holy Grail of Handbags. Whereas some women may prefer to pay attention to their children, I instead, for the past three months, have obsessively scoured websites and stores in search of The Perfect Tote.

The Faithful Shopper: August Accessories

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Let's face it -- the right bag can change an entire outfit -- much more affordably than filling your closet with more new clothes (not that there's anything wrong with that, either.)

Is Selling Fake Louis Vuitton? Winners Tell All.

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

Auction site OohILove recently came under fire when Louis Vuitton's North American President and CEO Daniel Lalonde told Styleite that the Louis Vuitton items on the site "must be fakes." But auction winners aren't so sure.

Would You Rather: One Designer Handbag or Three Pairs of Designer Shoes?

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

If you had $1,250 to spend on accessories, would you drop it on a versatile purple Mulberry bag big enough to carry every single day, or take the cash and get three new pairs of designer shoes?

You Can't Have Alexander Wang's $850 Bag, Even If You Can Afford It

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

Alexander Wang's Rocco bag, an embossed-leather duffel with studs all over the bottom, just became "available" for purchase on his site ... but it's already sold out.

26 Anti-'It' Bags For Fall

Refinery29 Pipeline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

One of our favorite round-ups to pull together has to be fall bags. We're convinced that no other wardrobe staple can make an outfit feel fresher and ...

2007: The Death Of The Designer Handbag

Claudia Cividino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Claudia Cividino

2007 was another great year in fashion - it certainly had it's share of Landmarks, Spectacle and Tragedy. Landmarks: 2007 marked big birthdays for ve...