It’s officially Memorial Day weekend! What are you doing to celebrate? Odds are it involves a party of some sort, so here’s a little red, white, and blue to get you in the spirit.
On the prowl for a chic summer tote? Look no further. Louis Vuitton has come up with the most festive bag of the most carefree season.
There’s no denying that a bejeweled Judith Leiber is a huge investment. At more than 5 grand, the black Ringaling minaudière
It may be summer, but Bag Snob is always ready for a little fur.
Warning: These are not edible. Don’t let that deter you from indulging, though! With summer tantalizingly close, I’m ready for a serious sugar high, and designers seem to be, too (bag names like Candy and Jelly Bean make it pretty easy to tell what their tasty inspirations were). From minis to good old full-sized candy bars, there’s a piece for every appetite
Never expect to see obvious bells and whistles or unnecessary adornment from Nancy Gonzalez , aka the Queen of Croc. By now, you ought to know what you should expect from her, each and every time: a most innovative use of the most decadent skins out there. Nancy abhors hardware, so she doesn’t even go near it
Camera bag, that is. How fun is this baby Lanvin wristlet for summer travels? I love a bag that has no qualms about leading a double life
Every once in a while it’s nice to leave the Céline luggage tote at home and try something more experimental. With an artichoke-looking bag aptly named the Artechoke and a silver spiked one that reminds you of a medieval flail (but is cutely called the Cactus!), Finnish designer Jaana Parkkila’s origami-style ball bags are just what you need
To prepare you for this weekend’s Memorial Day celebrations, Shopbop has discounted hundreds of new items up to 40% off. From small pouches like 3.1 Phillip Lim ’s snakeskin 31 Second ($280) to Botkier ’s full-size satchel ($276.50), there’s a summer bag for every occasion.
Cate Blanchett: from Belstaff to Tod’s , the elegant actress is always a trendsetter and never a follower. Now the porcelain-skin star has done it again