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The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of September 19

The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of September 19

Over the past week, something has changed. I’m not sure exactly what happened, but the Internet’s handbag sale pages went from being a barren handbag wasteland to being…well, slightly less barren. Sale season is nowhere near to full swing, but some rather notable handbag options have been added to almost every major retailer’s sale page in the past seven days, and we’ve assembled the best of the best into our weekly roundup of bag deals below.

If you require even more sales, steals and markdowns, head on over to our PurseBlog Deals Page, which is updated daily!

EAST COAST

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This SPORTMAX top is probably one of the coolest tops I’ve ever been able to wear and I feel like I could have done so much with it, just to show how versatile it can be. I decided to wear it with neoprene because…well, because I have been wearing neoprene for a very long time and the structure of it still wins me over every time, but I’ve could have easily done a black pair of jeans + stilettos and it would have worked as well (probably not leather pants as it was about 35 degrees that day)

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Edit No. 1 / Part 2… The Suit

The suit!

As you know I love it, it even used to be my go-to for events. For fall it’s nice to dress it down a bit, make it a little more relaxed. Dianna and I thought a long shirt dress as a top would be the perfect piece. I like that even if you un-do a few buttons, it still looks dressed up and sexy.

How would you wear it?

On Alana: Shirt dress, Adam Lippes; Jacket and pants, Alexander Wang.

Styled by Dianna Lunt / Makeup by Tatyana Makarova / Hair by Eloise Cheung

For Part 1 of the fashion story, click here!

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Day three of my New York fashionweek: as first look of the day I opted for a total black outfit.
The focus obviously was on the hair that, thanks to the Redken team and Sara Weinstock diamond headpieces, shined even more than usual :)

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Il focus era naturalmente sui capelli che, grazie al team di Redken ed ai diamanti di Sara Weinstock, hanno brillato ancora più del solito :)

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ALEXANDER WANG SANDALS
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PRADA BAG
CELINE SUNGLASSES

Hair by Redken, makeup by Nikki DeRoest
Photos by Leslie Kirchhoff

WANG FOR H&M

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Above is a preview from the collaboration between Alexander Wang and H&M. For this collaboration Wang wanted to design new pieces from scratch (unlike many of the previous designers who have collaborated with H&M), with only a couple of items inspired from his archive. The collection will hit stores November 6th, will you stand in line?

Alexander Wang’s Spring 2015 Runway Bags are Ready to Hit the Gym

Alexander Wang’s Spring 2015 Runway Bags are Ready to Hit the Gym

If you’ve ever wondered what a pair of retro basketball sneakers would look like if they were flayed and then restructured into a fancy designer bag (and if you have, why?), then I have, somewhat implausibly, some good news for you: that’s basically the gist of Alexander Wang’s Spring 2015 runway bags.

Bags That Are Bags But Also Another Thing has surfaced as an unlikely trend, and the clutches, satchels and backpacks that graced Wang’s runway even had rubberized soles on their bottom corners, accented with the kind of clear air bubbles that shoe designers used to use as a visual signifier of their brand’s superior cushioning. So if you want to chuck these bags on the ground, go right ahead. They’ve got excellent shock-absorption!

While the designs are clever, in a way, they also lack the refinement that would makes this kind of translation a success. The combinations of suede, leather, nylon and rubber are too on-the-nose to feel expensive or as clever as they might be, if only a little bit of editing had been done. Check out all the bags from the runway below.

[Images via Style.com]

OH MY GOSH

Look at her…

Butt. But seriously – we watched this on repeat. Maybe 10 times. OKAY, 15. Vogue went backstage at Alexander Wang to give some models a dance lesson with Nicki Minaj.

In defense of the model wearing the Balenciaga boots, Brie says they are really heavy…

Nicki, you can come by the Studio anytime.


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ALEXANDER WANG SS15

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So, September is finally here which means that the international Fashion Weeks has just begun and first out is New York! A couple of days ago Alexander Wang showed his collection for spring 2015 and as always, he embraces a sporty vibe. Trainers are the core inspiration, where Wang has borrowed details from classic trainer styles such as Stan Smith’s (Adidas) and Flyknits (Nike) and interpreted them into dresses, skirts and tops in electric colours. The silhouette feels sporty yet super feminine where tight turtlenecks and cropped tops meets high-waisted pants. However, those comfy all grey looks are definitely my favourite ones.

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IN TRANSIT

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK

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Here we go again…New season, new looks, new parties, more friends in town, lets make this a good one.

Happy Fashion Week!!!

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The Best Bag Deals for the Week of September 4

The Best Bag Deals for the Week of September 4

Even though it’s not Friday, it’s always Bag Deals Day in our hearts, so we’re bringing you a weekly helping of the Internet’s best handbag markdowns a day early. (Also, Fashion Week has all of us thoroughly disoriented.) Sales are getting scarce, so we looked extra hard for the most desirable bags, and we think you’ll be pleased with the results.

eBay’s Best Bags – September 3

eBay’s Best Bags – September 3

Welcome to September, everyone! We hope those of you in the US had a wonderful holiday. We enjoyed our week off, and are happy to bring you the best bags we found on eBay this week, including a great Jimmy Choo Ramona, a gorgeous Balenciaga City Bag and some lovely clutches! Happy shopping!

Disclaimer: As always, caution is crucial when buying from third party sellers. Although we strive to find the best auctions to feature, we don’t endorse or guarantee any eBay sellers or auctions, and therefore cannot guarantee the authenticity of any particular piece. For more info, please refer to eBay’s purchasing guidelines and policies.


Judith Leiber Snakeskin Clutch
Buy It Now for $599

Judith Leiber Snakeskin Evening Bag

Bally Vintage Satchel
Buy It Now for $148

Bally Vintage Satchel

Chanel Timeless Clutch
Buy It Now for $1,850

Chanel Timeless Clutch

Ferragamo Gancini Shoulder Bag
Buy It Now for $430

Salvatore Ferragamo Giancini Bag

Balenciaga City Bag
Buy It Now for $1,399

Balenciaga City Bag

Chanel Shopper Tote
Buy It Now for $1,699

Chanel Shopper Tote

Louis Vuitton Monogram Alma Bag
Buy It Now for $550

Louis Vuitton Alma Bag

R&Y Augousti Snakeskin Clutch
Buy It Now for $399

R&Y Augousti Snakeskin Clutch

Coach Ali Hobo
Buy It Now for $499

Coach Aly Hobo

Maison Martin Margiela Tote
Buy It Now for $822

Maison Martin Margiela Tote

Alexander Wang Rocco Bag
Buy It Now for $755

Alexander Wang Rocco Bag

Labor Day

Another holiday weekend has me wanting to keep it simple.

A few things i’m looking for and more on my Pinterest.


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50+ Bags on the Arms of Our Favorite Supermodels

50+ Bags on the Arms of Our Favorite Supermodels

[Editor's Note: This week, the PurseBlog staff is out of the office to enjoy the last little bit of summer. We'll return after Labor Day, but in the meantime, we'll be running both new posts and a few of our favorites from the past few months to get you ready for fall.]

Models and great handbags go together like peanut butter and jelly. Some of our all-time favorite collection profiles have come at the hands of supers like Miranda Kerr, Kate Moss and Alessandra Ambrosio, and if there were a photo agency dedicated purely to documenting their daily outfits, we’d gladly delve into the handbag closets of even more models. Because there isn’t, though, we’ve decided to put together all that we could find from five of our favorite supers whose collections we’ve yet to dissect: Karlie Kloss, Chrissy Teigen, Kate Upton, Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel.

The results include over 50 gorgeous designer bag, including some super rare exotics (mostly courtesy of Ms. Upton, who seems to have used entire paychecks to buy things even most handbag lovers can barely dream of). The level to which these ladies are both genetically and sartorially blessed may cause a little bit of envy, but once you get past that, there’s certainly a lot of pretty going on below.

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BACKSTAGE ALEXANDER WANG S/S 2014

BACKSTAGE ALEXANDER WANG S/S 2014


BACKSTAGE ALEXANDER WANG S/S 2014

8 Reasons Spending $1,000 or More on a Bag is Totally Worth It

8 Reasons Spending $1,000 or More on a Bag is Totally Worth It

[Editor's Note: This week, the PurseBlog staff is out of the office to enjoy the last little bit of summer. We'll return after Labor Day, but in the meantime, we'll be running both new posts and a few of our favorites from the past few months to get you ready for fall.]

Sticker shock from friends and family members has probably happened to anyone with an interest in fashion or high-end handbags. They ask about your new purchase, they sheepishly ask how much it cost and then they shame you in some way for having the gall to be so extravagant, even if they aren’t blunt enough to put it in those words. Not only are we here to assure you that it’s okay, but we’re here to explain exactly why.

Even for those of us who are somewhat desensitized to fashion prices, handbag prices can sometimes seem a little bit silly. We’re nothing if not professional enablers, though, so if you’re doubting a future purchase or need to convince someone who has his or her nose in your business, we have some arguments that might come in handy.

Want It Wednesday: Mini Bags Aren’t Just for Summer

Want It Wednesday: Mini Bags Aren’t Just for Summer

Mini bags are most often associated with warm weather; after all, who doesn’t want her hands free during the season’s outdoor activities? They’re just as useful during the fall, though, especially when coat weather comes around and regular shoulder bags compete with your outerwear for shoulder real estate. Now that basically every popular bag comes in a mini size, along with all the bags that were designed to be mini from the beginning, your choices are vast no matter the season. For this edition of Want It Wednesday, the team has enumerated its favorites below.

Rachel Bilson Looks Casual With an Alexander Wang Bag

Rachel Bilson Looks Casual With an Alexander Wang Bag

Here’s actress Rachel Bilson, running errands in Los Angeles, carrying a natural leather Alexander Wang Rockie Bag, which is the little sister of the original Rocco. You can find a Rockie in beige lambskin for $825 at Barneys. (And just in case you’re worried, the Rocco has by no means been retired. There are still plenty of Roccos up for grabs at Barneys and elsewhere.)

If you’re wondering if Rachel is dressing for two, the answer is YES. Rachel is expecting a wee babe with her fiancé, actor Hayden Christensen. This will be the first celebrity tot for both. Rachel is also busy filming season four of her hit CW show Hart of Dixie. If you’d like to tour the rest of Rachel’s designer handbag collection (Amanda describes it as “absolutely sick”), you can do so in “The Many Bags of Rachel Bilson.”

Case of the X

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Baby blues are my fave. They are an  all-season perfect color: whether in the fall, winter or summer. The crisscrossing of the back (almost like an apron) is perfect. Cameo always blows me away with their quality and yes, great price point. The Aussies have it down pack. And seeing that the dress-over-trouser is a major trend for fall I thought I’d give it a go. Thoughts? Full outfit credits after the jump!

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Wearing THPSHOP.co Bound Cuffs

Cameo Tunic

Front Row Shop Leather Track Pants

Rachael Ruddick ‘Le Trop’ Bag

Alexander Wang Heels

UP IN THE CLOUDS

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OK, I might be taking a break from the internet while I am at home with my family, but I am still browsing every now and then, I cant help it. I often find myself not knowing what to wear, VERY OFTEN and when this happens, I day dream of what I wish I could be wearing and I very strongly wish i was wearing this today.

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The Everyday Heel

Its hard to find a heel that is ladylike, not too fancy and of course, comfortable for everyday wear!

These ones from Alexander Wang have that nice sturdy heel, great for walking on those treacherous cobblestones. And the ankle strap locks you in, similar to my Teva’s. That’s it! They are basically a heeled Teva . Haha, okay they are way more chic.

What kind of heel do you wear in the city?

Heels, Alexander Wang Sara Slingback

Grey-phile

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Possibly the easiest full-color outfit one can do: grey on grey on grey. I’ve already displayed last week that this is 1. easily achievable 2. affordable 3. on-trend. Grey to me is a luxurious color. Especially this washed out heather-grey, which when applied to all sorts of different cottons and knits…well is sorta magic.

In collage: Alexander Wang Knit Textured Sweatshirt, Dolce & Gabbana Bra, Ray-Ban Wayfarer, THPSHOP.Co Bound Cuffs, Proenza Buckle sandals, THPSHOP.co Skirt, THPSHOP.co Silver Twist Rings

Bag of the Week: Alexander Wang Large Prisma Tote

Bag of the Week: Alexander Wang Large Prisma Tote

Bag: Alexander Wang Large Prisma Tote

Price: $950 via Bergdorf Goodman

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: The all-black-everything look is always an easy sell to me, but this Alexander Wang bag manages to take it and turn it into a great, carry-all work bag that would even fit in at a fairly conservative office. That’s a pretty neat trick.

The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of August 1

The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of August 1

I can’t believe it’s already August, but it is, and it’s also Friday. If you’ve been around these parts before, you know that means we’re celebrating the end of the week with a selection of our favorite bag deals, ranging from Givenchy to Loeffler Randall. Check ‘em out below.

eBay’s Best Bags of the Week – July 30

eBay’s Best Bags of the Week – July 30

It’s Wednesday, and that means eBay’s best bags are front and center on PurseBlog once again. This week, we found lots of treasures, including an Alexander Wang Rocco perfect for summer and fall, summery shades of peach and orange from Chloé and Bottega Veneta, and some nice vintage finds. Happy shopping!

Disclaimer: As always, caution is crucial when buying from third party sellers. Although we strive to find the best auctions to feature, we don’t endorse or guarantee any eBay sellers or auctions, and therefore cannot guarantee the authenticity of any particular piece. For more info, please refer to eBay’s purchasing guidelines and policies.


Coach Park Metro Tote
Buy It Now for $159

Coach Park Metro Tote

Louis Vuitton Ixia PM Bag
Buy It Now for $2,295

Louis Vuitton Ixia PM Bag

Alexander Wang Rocco Bag
Bidding Starts at $599

Alexander Wang Rocco Bag

Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Shoulder Bag
Buy It Now for $649

Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Shoulder Bag

Judith Leiber Evening Bag
Buy It Now for $750

Judith Leiber Vintage Evening Bag

Chloé Paraty Bag
Buy It Now for $1,899

Chloe Paddington Bag

Louis Vuitton Citadine Tote
Buy It Now for $2,195

Louis Vuitton Citadine Tote

Chanel Vintage Clutch
Buy It Now for $729

Vintage Chanel Bag

Christian Dior Lady Dior Bag
Buy It Now for $2,600

Christian Dior Lady Dior Patent Bag

Bottega Veneta Veneta Hobo
Buy It Now for $1,998

Bottega Veneta Veneta Hobo

Prada Vitello Shoulder Bag
Buy It Now for $499

Prada Vitello Shoulder Bag

TRUE FORM

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Anything high-topped of mine is often paired with something cropped. I think that just sorta works for me. I believe the Bermuda short is one of those items every girl should have in her closet. As much as I love bum-grazing bottoms, I really love the classic longer silhouette too. This grey top is a sample from at least one year ago. I love the exaggerated arms and stiffer cotton that gives it a puffy, structured shape. Always a good thing in my book!

Wearing

Cuffs, Rings, Top (sample), THPSHOP.co

Shorts, Charlie May

Mini PS11 Bag, Proenza Schouler

Sandal Heel, Alexander Wang

PurseForum Roundup – July 25

PurseForum Roundup – July 25

Who’s excited? It’s time for another PurseForum Roundup, our last of July. Summer continues to be sunny and fashionable on the PurseForum, and we are excited to bring you the latest selection of conversations and terrific bags. This week, we stopped in Christian Louboutin for a much-needed fix of hot shoes, and then dropped into Dior, where we found even more shoes (and bags). We also checked into the Jewelry Box, and we finished off with a rapid fire roundup of reveals. Come on along!


Multifaceted Ring

In The Jewelry Box, a couple of older threads got a “bump” up to the front page. A visit to the Van Cleef and Arpels Family Portrait thread led us to this eyepopping collection update from einseine, assembled with the help of her VCA PurseForum team! The Cocktail Rings thread, home of this marvelous topaz shared by ms piggy, had quite a few dreamy new additions – and if you love sapphires, you will love emem2′s fabulous new find and skyqueen’s beautiful new Ceylon sapphire.

Jade Rings

We also paid a visit to our jade threads, which Roundup readers may remember are among the most popular and fast-moving conversations on the entire PurseForum! The first jade-in-action shots have appeared in the brand new Jade: Stone of Heaven – Jade in Action thread, and our very active Jade sharing and chat thread has lots of new photos and conversation. Last but certainly not least, we found this interesting shot in the Jade Reference thread, a photo-only thread with something for everyone!


Dior Pumps

July has been busy in Dior, and we found not one but two shoe reveals this month – RK4265 shared this wonderful pair of runway heels (happy belated birthday, by the way), and DaosaBao wowed the crowd with her new black pantent stilettos, a sure-to-be wardrobe staple well worth the hunt. Just when we thought we had gotten over those beauties, we found another Daosabao reveal – this time with a touch of rose!

Dior Miss Dior Bag

On our way out, we caught another reveal of three gorgeous bags, including this elegant Miss Dior in brilliant coquelicot.


Christian Louboutin Collage

It goes without saying that our members love fashion, and fortunately for us, they also love to share. We paid a visit to Christian Loubooutin this week and dropped by Nolia’s Collection thread, where we found this pretty collage right along with some fabulous shoes and action shots. DariaD showed off a great pair of spiked sandals, which, although a tad menacing, are also absolutely adorable! 

Christian Louboutin has entered the Nail Polish market, and our members lost no time in discussing this latest development. Also, So Kate fans will love this pair of sleek black patent 120mms our member itsjustabag scored this month, what a shoe! And (another) belated happy birthday from us to you, itsjustabag! Fans of stunning shoes will not want to miss this reveal of the Impera, a fierce and fabulous holy grail indeed, from laurenychu. If you are thinking about a new pair of CLs, why not visit the Sale thread to check for bargains at your favorite store?


Goyard Tote

We did a quick swoop around the forum to find some fabulous reveals for you, because we know you love them as much as we do. We haven’t visited Goyard for a while, and somehow missed late.in.da.games new Sac le Chat. Lilpinkbunnies revealed the colorful personalization on her Saint Louis – if you are thinking one of these totes is in your future, you can find member feedback on this popular tote right here.


Alexander Wang Rocco Studs

Second stop on our reveal swoop, Alexander Wang, where the new mesh material is a big hit. Chloehollywood, hollywoodbadgirl, and Addy all revealed mesh bags this month, and we love this lightweight and sporty alternative to these bags’ deliciously smooshy leathers. We will be spending more time in Alexander Wang soon, to be sure!


Tod's Bag

We don’t often visit our Tod’s subforum, something we remedied this week with a quick visit on our reveal tour. We found this absolutely luscious reveal from Hogancollector – the D.D. Media bag in a scrumptious orange sherbet that almost immediately got a cream companion! YUM! If you are not familiar with this brand, we have a Celebrities and Tod’s thread that will give you a sampling of the classic styling from this design house.


Juicy Couture Burger Charm

Juicy Couture has hit some rough patches lately, but the news isn’t all bad, apparently. Thankfully, the charms go on, and the JC Charms thread has stayed busy. So today, we close with this staple of the summer barbecue, a teeny weeny hamburger from our own tatertot!


That finishes up our July series of Roundups, and we certainly have enjoyed spending the month with you. We hope you have a happy summer weekend and week ahead, and will be right here in August (!!!) for more bags, conversations, shoes and more! Thank you for stopping by!

Sport de Plage

I love the kind of quirky but very chic accessories that are popular right now with all my favorite designers.
It’s a totally unnecessary luxury – and that’s why it’s so perfect.

Click on the arrows to see all the photos – I don’t know why, but the Isabel paddles are my favorite right now (since beach paddle ball is my FAVORITE sport in the world, and throwing myself in the water like a crazy person is my favorite activity in the world) or maybe the Eres jump rope, just because the natural leather is so incredibly gorgeous.

What’s your favorite? Who’s up for a game of paddle ball with me?

On Anna: Swimsuit, Lisa Marie Fernandez; Sunglasses, 3.1 Phillip Lim; Watch, Swatch; Paddle Board Set, Isabel Marant / Swimsuit, Baba Jaan; Beach Ball, Alexander Wang; Sunglasses, Ray-Ban / Swimsuit, Mikoh; Shorts, Dolce & Gabbana; Jump Rope, Eres.

Translated by Andrea Perdue.

90′s Baby

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Need I say more? Furry crop top plus rolled over baggy jeans. A Friday dose of Nostalgia for yah!

More pics after the jump below

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 THPSHOP.CO Pearls Collection Earrings, Charlie May Mohair Cropped Sweater, THPSHOP.CO Jeans (sample–not available for sale), Alexander Wang sandals, Vintage Prada bag

Ripped

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Yes, the ever pervasive and omnipresent ‘destroyed’ denim. I cannot even remember the last time I wore a pair of jeans without holes in them. These truly get better with age and eventually I figure they will disintegrate, but until then I’ll continue destroying them some more. And this Cameo leather tunic has got to be my favorite new-leather-thing ever. There are pouches in the front and a slight up-cut in the back. I have a feeling this will be in heavy rotation for some time to come!

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Wearing THPSHOP.CO Bound Cuffs, Cameo Leather Top, Korean (no brand) ripped boyfriend shorts, Alexander Wang Freja Boots, Vintage Prada Bag, Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses

Movie Night

A few weeks ago, I joined Miranda and Athina for a movie in the park. It’s one thing I really love about New York in the summer– there are always a million things to do, and I think its so cool to head to your favorite park, grab a blanket, some popcorn and maybe some rosé and catch a movie.

La Haine, a really good French film, was playing at Tompkins Square Park when we went. It was the perfect way to spend a summer night!

Sand

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One of my friends recently asked me what my style trajectory will look like for the future. I told her I’d probably start wearing entire outfits in one color. I think I’ve already done this several times in blue, seen here, here, and here (these also happened to be the most re-blogged too) so I guess I’m onto something? Something else that is apparent is the reference to athletic wear. I like strong silhouettes which still retain some element of sex, refinement, and ease. Sorta garbled I know, but it’s just something I fall into. And it feels so GEWD.

All of these are sale items (some 70% off) so skip through to find out WHERE. HOW.

Rick Owens Tunic

Ray-Ban Wayfarer

THPSHOP Super Skinny Ring

THPSHOP Bound Cuffs Set

Alexander Wang Malgosia Heels

Proenza Schouler Tote

Alexander Wang Basketball Shorts

Les Vacances

I am so excited to be going away for vacation!

A few things I’m shopping for to bring with me on my travels and more here!


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Laura on her way to work

I love heading to the studio in the morning. I walk, put my earphones on and listen to a podcast (do you know of any good ones?) cross my neighborhood, Washington Square Park and then Soho – and here I am.

What’s fun is that super often, a few minutes before getting there, I see my friend Laura – also on her way to work.
I’m always inspired by her outfits.

So, a second of inspiration, a big hello, and we’re back on our ways…

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Black and White

thpshopcuffstherowbackpacklaperlabraFeel like I haven’t done one of these in forever! Really falling back on all things black and white lately. Now that I bounce around so much, I don’t really have a place to call home or a closet for that matter. So I travel lightly and when I do add things to my wardrobe, they are things that 1. serve both aesthetics and function 2. are high quality 3. can be dressed up or down. I just got my hands on this Row backpack and cannot wait for it to arrive! Also, the ever omnipresent THPSHOP.CO Bound Cuffs and our stackable rings in the Silver Twist.

The Row Backpack, La Perla Bra, THPSHOP.CO Silver Twist Rings, LNA T-shirt, Opening Ceremony Sneakers, THPSHOP.CO Cuffs

Look Back

I love it when a dress feels as comfortable to wear as a pair of sweatpants.

It gives freedom to the movements – it’s super graceful and perfect for a summer day in the city.

It works even better if it’s all quiet in the front, and all drama in the back !

PS Michele is wearing an Alexander Wang dress, Saint Laurent sneakers, a Valextra clutch, Dior sunglasses and her bracelet is by Maiyet.

The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of June 13

The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of June 13

Today may be Friday the 13th (and Mercury may be in retrograde, so if you’re a superstitious person, you are probably hiding in a closet right now), but fear not – we’ve had nothing but good luck finding plenty of bag deals to tempt you with today. In particular, the SSENSE sale is worth checking out – the site recently added a ton of bags from Givenchy, Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang and beyond, and they’re in the colors and sizes that people actually want.

Check out our overall favorites below, and for constantly updated sale news, make sure to bookmark the PurseBlog Deals Page!

The Many Bags of Dakota and Elle Fanning

The Many Bags of Dakota and Elle Fanning

Dakota and Elle Fanning have been in the entertainment business since they were kids, and they’ve been in fashion almost as long. The young sisters’ angelic appearances – extremely pale skin and eyes, light blonde hair, innocently round faces – ingratiated themselves to designers immediately, and they’ve been sitting front row at fashion shows and starring in ad campaigns ever since. They are, in a way, the opposite of the Jenner sisters that we profiled last week.

When it comes to designer bags, though, the Fannings have a bit more in common with their raven-haired, West Coast compatriots. They all love Celine, Chanel and Balenciaga, for one. Check out the sisters’ full collections below.

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One of my favorite things about Morocco was getting lost in the never ending corridors that twisted and snaked around each city’s medina. Some were prettier than others (Essouira and Fes in particular), but all had that secret, clandestine quality to them which made for some fun wandering and even better pictures. Here I’m wearing a beautiful knit sweater dress from Blessed Are The Meek (a new favorite from Australia) which satisfies my penchant for 1. anything turtleneck and 2. anything smart-body-conscious. These pictures were taken in Essaouira’s Medina. The first set of images we got in this city were on a roof top; if you haven’t seen them already, go see them now! More pics of this dress after the jump!

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Wearing Blessed Are The Meek Dress, Alexander Wang shoes, Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses

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The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of May 30

The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of May 30

Our weekly bag deals posts are always pretty easy to decipher, but this one’s particularly simple: every luxury retailer on the planet is having an amazing sale right now, and we found great bags everywhere we looked. So not only is this week’s list of deals significantly longer than usual, but you might just want to head straight to Barneys, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, MATCHESFASHION.COM or Net-a-Porter, to name only a few.

Want It Wednesday: Spring Sale Picks

Want It Wednesday: Spring Sale Picks

This past holiday weekend brought sale season with it, and during our three days off, the PurseBlog team spent plenty of time perusing and plotting our potential discount purchases. Below, check out some of our favorite potential new acquisitions – if they don’t sell out first.

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Totally ready to relax and hangout for the long holiday.

An easy dress would be so perfect all weekend!


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The Best Bag Deals for Memorial Day Weekend 2014

The Best Bag Deals for Memorial Day Weekend 2014

At the PurseBlog offices, we’re excitedly readying ourselves for our three-day weekend, and we hope you have an extra day off in front of you as well. To get that started, we’re serving up an extra-exciting edition of bag deals, featuring some of our favorite recent discounts. To get the full spectrum of Memorial Day deals currently happening, check out our special Memorial Day sales roundup or head over to our Deals page, which we always keep updated with the latest and greatest!

Lea Michele Carries an Alexander Wang Bag in NYC

Lea Michele Carries an Alexander Wang Bag in NYC

Lea Michele has recently been making the press rounds in NYC to promote her new album Louder, her new book Brunette Ambition and, of course, the forthcoming final season of Glee. (Yes, she acts, she sings and she writes memoirs.) Here’s Lea carrying a black pebbled-calfskin Alexander Wang Marion Bag, which you can currently obtain from Barneys for $675.

Alexander Wang bags seem to pair particularly well with leather motorcycle jackets – we caught Gisele Bundchen carrying an Alexander Wang Diego Leopard Bucket Bag in an incredibly similar ensemble just a few months ago. You can check out all of Alexander Wang’s highly conceptual handbag designs from his Fall 2014 runway collection here.

eBay’s Best Bags of the Week – May 14

eBay’s Best Bags of the Week – May 14

This week on eBay, more vintage bargains caught our eyes, as well as some current styles. Train case? Briefcase? We have you covered! We also found a lovely, rare tote from Bottega Veneta, and we must have had mustard on the mind, because our Balenciaga find is a similar color; both are gorgeous! We have more surprises, like a fun and unusual bag from Hermès and a sleek tote from Alexander Wang, to round out our finds this week.

Disclaimer: As always, caution is crucial when buying from third party sellers. Although we strive to find the best auctions to feature, we don’t endorse or guarantee any eBay sellers or auctions, and therefore cannot guarantee the authenticity of any particular piece. For more info, please refer to eBay’s purchasing guidelines and policies.

The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of May 2

The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of May 2

Today, on our weekly search for the best bag deals the Internet has to offer, we came across tons and tons of beautiful texture. Snakeskin, lizard, calf hair – it’s all there! On top of that, there are some beautiful prints, like dots and leopard spots. If you’re a purist, fret not – we’ve also got some good ol’ flat leather weather for you below, and as always, all of that can be had for below retail. Check out this week’s picks, or if you’re looking for something specific, find out which sites currently have sales or discount codes via our Deals page – it’s updated daily!

Want It Wednesday – Think Pink

Want It Wednesday – Think Pink

When I think of warm weather, I think of pink. Some people gravitate toward yellow or orange, but I prefer pink’s diversity and versatility; blush is delicate enough for the first timid days of springs, and hot pink will serve you well through the hottest days of summer. And then there’s rose gold, which is an argument for the shade unto itself. For this week’s Want It Wednesday, the PurseBlog team compiled its favorite pink picks from around the web.

Gisele Bundchen Shops with an Alexander Wang Bag

Gisele Bundchen Shops with an Alexander Wang Bag

Gisele Bundchen was recently spotted leaving lunch at Nello in NYC to embark on a little shopping spree. She’s carrying an Alexander Wang Diego Leopard Bucket Bag, which was produced several years ago and is completely sold out. Gisele is a friend of the brand and has walked in Wang’s runway shows before (despite the fact that she rarely deigns to walk during NYFW), so it makes sense that she managed to get her hands on one. You can still find a plain black version of the Diego (which I would not think of as plain in any other context) at Bergdorf Goodman for $875.

Gisele is a supermodel who pops up on our radar a lot less frequently than Alessandra Ambrosio or Miranda Kerr, but that’s because she lives a more low-key (though no less luxurious) celebrity lifestyle. Nonetheless, it’s hard to speculate about a celeb’s bag-buying, designer-loving habits when they manage to strategically avoid the paps like Gisele does. We did catch her back in February at LAX with a chic, black Balenciaga Tube Shoulder Bag, though.

The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of April 11th

The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of April 11th

Spring has sprung, and with that, our bags are getting a little brighter and a little lighter as the weeks go by. For this edition of Bag Deals, we found lots of crossbodies and mini bags, as well as a beach tote to help you kickstart (or continue your ever-growing) spring bag collection. Check out the gallery below to find some amazing sales on designers like Elizabeth and James, Burberry and Marc Jacobs. Also, while you’re at it, be sure to check out our Deals Page for even more sales happening on the Internet.