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How Handbags Have Marked The Stages Of My Life

Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.26.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Lately, I have been carrying a small cross-body bag inside my cavernous tote bag. 'Why two purses?' my stalwart husband asked when he caught me doubling up. 'You're not becoming a bag lady on me, are you?' No, I'm not becoming a bag lady. But I am transitioning.

Cooling Trend - 3 Distinct Hand Bags That Will do the Trick This Summer

Shawn Reinoehl | Posted 06.11.2015 | Style
Shawn Reinoehl

Handbags, purses, clutches, and shoulder bags, so many too choose from and so little time to buy them! What is one to do this sizzling summer? BUY BUY...

Men Should Tell Me Where to Put My Purse

Kate Van Dellen | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women
Kate Van Dellen

If we look closely at what may appear to be a misogynistic move on the surface (telling a woman what she should and should not do) is just really a few characters short of a sitcom.

About a Purse

Ann Lewis Hamilton | Posted 03.11.2015 | Women
Ann Lewis Hamilton

Clearly in denial, I put the purse over my arm and modeled it in front of the bathroom mirror. Soft leather, the right size, perfect. When I put the purse back on the kitchen counter, I realized my sweatshirt smelled like fish and chemicals. So did my hands.

Why I'm Secretly Glad My Purse Was Stolen

Lori Ferraro | Posted 02.07.2015 | Women
Lori Ferraro

My shoulder didn't ache from my giant purse hanging off of it. My hands didn't have indentations from multiple shopping bags digging into my skin, because I didn't have any money to buy anything. I was free!

Me, Myself and My Bag

Bianca Heyward | Posted 01.08.2015 | Style
Bianca Heyward

I have always been a handbag enthusiast. Since I can remember, I have been carrying a purse with me. I can't recall exactly when or why I became hyperaware of this accessory, but it felt like an organic development that little did I know would result in a lifelong friendship.

12 Bags That Prove Hands-Free Is The Way To Be

Refinery29 | Bobby Schuessler | Posted 03.13.2014 | Style

Totes and clutches will always have a special place in our hearts, but, let’s be honest, sometimes they’re a handful. And, with spring right aroun...

Geometric Bags You'll Want To Get Your Hands On

Elizabeth Street | Barry Samaha | Posted 02.18.2014 | Style

Accessories for spring 2014 are a lesson in geometry—literally. Boho-chic bags, which are indicative of the sun and the surf, just may have to take ...

What To Do With Your Overstuffed Purse After Work

Posted 10.31.2013 | Style

Vogue and HuffPost Style are teaming up for an exclusive new series, giving you fresh behind-the-scenes takes straight from Vogue editors based on the...

The Faithful Shopper: Fabulous Fall

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.02.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Okay, it's October, and now it's time to stop pretending that we have a few more days of summer left. Luckily, though, fall is great for your closet, ...

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...

5 Bags For Men That Don't Look Like Purses

Posted 09.24.2013 | Style

Out of all the items in a man's closet, the one he probably has the most trouble with is his bag -- or lack thereof. While women have a zillion fabulo...

Bag Lady Intervention

Renee Fisher | Posted 11.04.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Each of your credit cards, etc, do not need to be in their own little plastic house. And many of the cards you carry aren't even necessary. Do you really need to carry your voter registration card? Your college ID? Store credits that expired during the Clinton administration?

Women Use Designer Purses Used To Fend Off Jealous Would-Be Man-Stealers, Study Claims

Posted 07.29.2013 | Style

This just in: Women carry expensive purses to fend off jealous women from their boyfriends. Nope, we're not making this up. A couple of professors ...

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.

Meet This Classically Trained Barber-Turned-Leather Artisan

Basil Hayden's | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts

Early in our conversation at his workshop on a cold fall morning, Kenton Sorenson was waxing poetic about haircutting when he said, "I create lines an...

She Needed A Place To Stash Her Cash – And Now She’s Rolling In It

Posted 11.20.2012 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

The 5 Essential Handbags Every Woman Needs

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Amber Kallor With this list, there will be no more purses squashed in your closet, no more impulse bag buys, no more hoarding of freebie totes. ...

How My 'Pocketbook' Became Baggage

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Bonni Brodnick

In seeking to pack more sparingly, I am now going to make the bold move of calling my pocketbook a "purse." There. I lost one syllable... I feel so much lighter.

I Come With Heavy Baggage

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 09.24.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

In seeking to pack more sparingly, I am now going to make the bold move of calling my pocketbook a "purse." There. I lost one syllable... I feel so much lighter.

Which Country Is Most Obsessed With Handbags?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

A girl's handbag is more than just an accessory. It's a sartorial companion and women search for them accordingly -- or, at least, British women do ac...

Which Country Is Most Obsessed With Handbags?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.07.2012 | Style

A girl's handbag is more than just an accessory. It's a sartorial companion and women search for them accordingly -- or, at least, British women do ac...

Going Out: Prep Your Clutch 101

Party Earth | Posted 08.24.2012 | Style
Party Earth

Your crew of cronies is waiting to shake a tail feather and they need your moves -- the way you shake it is second-to-none. Now. What you wear is up to you (little black dress? satin short-shorts?), but what you tout in your clutch should be essentials only.

2012 Winter Handbag Trends

Winter Handbag Trends | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From Refinery29: We looked to the city's ever-inspiring streets and snapped some real (stylish) gals. The solution was clear -- for bag practical...

My Life, My Purse

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.31.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

In the late '60s, I -- like every other self-respecting hippie teenage girl -- lugged my daily necessities around in a large Indian-print woven shoulder bag. It was a large satchel without pockets, organizers or even a top closure. When the knit strap broke, as it did with great regularity, my worldly possessions would scatter on the ground and I'd have to get down on my hands and knees to shovel them back into the satchel.