Preventing Handbag Heartbreak: Color Transfer

by jen

Even if you’ve never actually heard the term color transfer before, chances are, if you’re a handbag fan you’ve probably experienced it at one time or another. Color transfer is that heart-breaking circumstance where a bit of the dye from…

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Trend Report: Our Pick of Spring’s Fringe Handbags

by angelina

There is an undeniable 70’s influence sweeping the fashion world right now, and the handbag market has dutifully followed-suit. Handbag styles that were popular during the 70s are back; bucket bags and cross-body bags have been spotted slung across the…

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Stripes for Summer: Our Top Three Picks

by dan

There are few things in the design world that scream summertime like the appeal of a crisp nautical stripe. Whether it’s a classic Breton t-shirt, the canvas on the awning of a summer retreat, or something as simple as a…

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The Real Vera Bradley: The Story Behind the Brand

by jen

These days, the Vera Bradley brand is a very recognizable name. Known for their trademark bright and colorful quilted handbag designs, the brand has successfully become an empire unto itself, and has spawned a thousand knockoffs along the way. But…

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Flashback: The Handbags of the 1980s

by dawn

While everyone thinks of the late 90s and early 2000s as the era of the “it” bag, women have been mad about bags for much longer than that. In many ways, the handbag craze really is an extension of how…

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