We know, we know—a lot of you guys are not big fans of fanny packs. You’ve made that clear every time I’ve written about them in the near-decade I’ve been working at PurseBlog, which happens every couple years when designers try and make them happen. Well, they’re finally happening, just in time for summer.
Out-of-the-box prints are in Forget your basic stripes and color-blocking, if you’re going to go for prints, go wild. The best brand for this is Goldensheep
You’ve probably heard of What Goes Around Comes Around , or WGACA. The New York-based retailer of pre-owned and vintage designer pieces sells its wares not only in its own stores and on its website, but also at popular third-party retailers like Shopbop and farfetch.com, which generally traffic in brand new high-end merchandise. Like many retailers of pre-owned designer fashion, WGACA emphasizes heavily its inventory of a handful of big-named brands that have the most universal interest among consumers who may not otherwise think of themselves as vintage connoisseurs.
Under designer Stuart Vevers, Coach has taken a particular interest in history, both of its own and of the country it was founded in.
When we spotted actress Emma Stone at Louis Vuitton’s Paris Fashion Week show earlier this month , I was curious about why she was there—she’s not a regular fashion week attendee, despite being notoriously well-dressed on red carpets, and I couldn’t remember seeing her wear the brand in the past, except for a vintage Keepall at the airport a couple times. Well, now we all know why she was there: she’s the latest star of Vuitton’s Art of Travel ad campaign series, and she’s been announced as the brand’s new “muse.” The ads were shot by Craig McDean in the California desert, and they also star the Louis Vuitton Capucines Bag in several different iterations, including stunning red crocodile
With some celebrities, personal style feels forced or, at the very least, largely the creation of a stylist.
Most star-studded parties are kind of boring when it comes to handbags; you maybe get a clutch or two, but mostly people pass their bags off to their handlers and we see precious little of what anyone is carrying. The most notable exception to that general rule is when the party in question is thrown by a handbag brand, which is the case with a Dior fete in Los Angeles earlier this week
We took a couple weeks off from our normal Friday morning roundup of the internet’s best bag deals because there was so much news coming out of the various global fashion weeks that we wanted to cover ASAP, and also, let’s be real, because February and early March are not big times for online designer discounts. But today we’re back, and given a few weeks to refresh themselves, we found some awesome buys.
With every new seasons comes a crop of new bags, of course, both refreshed favorites and completely new debuts. Today, we’re here to focus on the most significant design debuts of Spring 2018, which are hitting stores right now