Are “It Bags” Really Over?

by dan

Ask anyone who takes an interest in the handbag industry, and they will tell you that the late 90′s to the early 2000′s was the pinnacle of the “it bag” era. We all remember the Fendi Spy Bag, which originally…

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Spring Ushers in the Smallest of the Small

by athena

During the Spring 2015 collections at Paris Fashion Week, something that could only be described as a disturbance in the force of handbag karma took place. For the first time in recent memory, daytime handbags have shrunk exponentially in size,…

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Big Ticket Handbags Up for Auction at Christie’s

by belle

When you think of the storied auction house Christie’s, handbags are probably not the first thing to come to mind. Rare paintings, antiquities, and expensive pieces of jewellery are what we’ve come to expect at a big ticket auction, so…

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Emerging Trend for Spring 2015: Circle Bags

by jake

The ever-changing face of what’s trendy in the fashion world has morphed once again, this time taking the form of a fresh new crop of handbags for spring 2015. It’s true that the past few fashion cycles have seen a…

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The Dubious Business of Fake-Spotting

by belle

There’s no denying that the high-end designer handbag trade is big business; so big in fact, that it has spawned a whole secondary industry of counterfeit goods. However, the high demand and collectable nature of designer handbags has also spawned…

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2 Great New Wristlet Cases for the iPhone 6

by athena

With the advent of smartphones, a whole new genre has opened up for accessories designers. Instead of being just a thing that holds a gadget, smartphone cases have become an accessory in their own right. Designers are branching-out from the…

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