My fanny pack broke today. I don't know why it's called a fanny pack. Nobody ever wears it over their fanny. Crotch pack is more like it, but something tells me that wouldn't have been a hit. Wait -- after that Miley Cyrus performance, maybe it would.
Although we may not carry our bags every moment of every day, when we do carry them they contribute to how our overall looks hang together. A simple, neutral bag may blend in, but a bright or eye-catching bag can add another level of interest.
Lindsey Hufnagel is the designer and CEO of Horse + Nail. She skillfully handcrafts handbags and leather goods in her Lower East Side studio. She has always been inspired by the power, grace and beauty of horses.
This year, more than ever, we're seeing nuances of cool vintage revival (think Hell's Angel biker babe meets Bridget Bardot's sweet yet wild side) strutting down the runways. Here goes my lovely list of luxurious leather must-haves...
After a one-year hiatus, bag designer Rafe Totengco is reclaiming his rightful position in the fashion world. He has his own bag label, Rafe, whose fans include stylish women like Amanda Hearst, Eva Longoria and Zani Gugelmann.
After an insightful Q&A about how she got her start ($10,000 and an "I Love New York" T-shirt... ) and what inspires her designs (Paris, dah-ling!), we gave Rebecca Minkoff a round of rapid-fire questions. Here's what we learned.
Few accessories complete a look like a sophisticated clutch handbag. It is timeless. It is chic. It is mysterious. The perfectly put-together woman who carries just a clutch evokes the envy of everyone she encounters, begging the question: How does she look like that with just one bag?