What's new and upcoming or what's popular right now? This section will tell you all you need to know about the latest craze and purse trends.

Handbag Brands That Became Successful Thanks to Instagram
Handbag Brands That Became Successful Thanks to Instagram
Many brands dream to become successful after posting their products on Instagram; being famous on Instagram is one thing, but making bank out of it is another. In the age of digital media, reaching consumers via social media is highly effective as the reach is more intimate and is convenient in an age where consumers are leading busier lives than before. These three emerging handbag brands are the best examples of how Instagram has helped them sky rocket to success. STAUD Based in Los Angeles, between 2016 and 2017, their revenue went up by 400%, with direct-to-consumer marketing making up 90% of its sales. DANSE LENTE This line launched...
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Vegan Leather Handbags Are The New Hot Thing
Vegan Leather Handbags Are The New Hot Thing
Faux Leather, Leatherette, Pleather, or even Vegan Leather; they are all the exact same thing, a PU (Polyurethane) that is meant to mimic leather. There is one type of material, that is changing the world of leather. Still basically a PU, PATINA (Not to be confused with the oxidation kind) is an innovative material and technology that looks, feel, and act just like leather. It was developed to solve all problems of PU, which tends to flake and peel. Although this type of technology has been around for decades, it has been mainly used for high-end sofas and luxury car seats. Made from high grade polyurethane resin and ultra-fine microfiber...
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The Crazy Rich Paints on Birkins?
The Crazy Rich Paints on Birkins?
Yes, you heard that right. Celebrities like American Business Women Kim Kardashian to Famous Filipino actress Heart Evangelista paint on Hermes's Birkin purses that can range from $12k to $300k or more based on materials and the resale value. Take for example, the most expensive handbag is Hermes Birkin Ginza Tanaka Bag starting at $1.9 million. So, the question is why and what for? Let's start off with the trendsetter, Kim Kardashian. While Ms. Kardashian has an expensive and an expansive purse collection, her husband Kayne West gifted her a Birkin in 2013. The Birkin was painted by George Condo, a contemporary artist who only needed 15 minutes to paint...
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The Best Deals on Straw Summer Bags for 2018
The Best Deals on Straw Summer Bags for 2018
Straw handbags lend an effortless vibe to any look, so it's easy to see why they have been the harbinger of summer fashion for most of our lifetimes. However, unlike many of the seasonal "it bags" that have come and gone over the years, a straw handbag is something that you absolutely do not have to spend a lot of money on. After all, even with the most careful use, straw bags have a shorter overall life span than your average leather bag, so you really don't need to be spending hundreds, or even thousands on something that might get taken out by a flash summer monsoon. Need a...
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New From Louis Vuitton - The Flower Bag
New From Louis Vuitton - The Flower Bag
Just in time for spring (or where spring would normally be if you are living in a part of the world that is still being battered with late-season freezing temps and snow), iconic design house, Louis Vuitton has released yet another collection of must-have bags that is fanning the flames of a renewed interest in their famous logo bags. The brand's creative director Nicholas Ghesquiere is practically singlehandedly responsible for the resurgence in popularity of the newly-released iconic LV logo bags – it is his sheer commitment over the last several fashion cycles to introducing several new logo bag design options that has piqued his audience's attention, and recent...
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The 3 Most Unlikely Successful Bags of 2017: The Year in Review
The 3 Most Unlikely Successful Bags of 2017: The Year in Review
As we hurtle into another new year at breakneck speed, another fresh crop of "must have" handbags is lying in wait - crouching in the sartorial tall grass, waiting to pounce on prospective buyers. It's the one thing that can always be relied upon in an industry that thrives on newness; there will always be a next big thing. However, even those who occupy the inner circles of the fashion world sometimes miss and hit the wall when it comes to predicting which of a new crop of handbags is going to hit it big. As if to underscore the point, a look back at some of 2017's more popular...
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Fashion Forecast: Looking Forward to Spring 2018
Fashion Forecast: Looking Forward to Spring 2018
Every single year, at about this time on the fashion calendar, the Spring shows have gotten us talking about what comes next. And every single year, there is a host of joyful colors, patterns, and all other manners of whimsy that seems to dominate the runways, filled with the promise of Spring. For Spring 2018, all of these elements are readily available, and yes, there is the expected whimsy, but this time there is a notable difference - a decidedly utilitarian, athletic edge to many of the collections. One of the best examples of this is a pale pink soft messenger-style bag from Tom Ford. Part slouch...
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Patchwork: A Trend That Just Won't Die
Patchwork: A Trend That Just Won't Die
Patchwork handbags are literally the undead of the accessories world, having been revived more times than an extra in your favorite zombie movie. Patchwork bags first burst onto the scene in the freewheeling 70's, and nowadays are seemingly lurking around every dark fashion corner, waiting to feed on unsuspecting fashion enthusiasts. Patchwork bags always crop-up anywhere they might take advantage of bohemian flair - something that has become a fashion staple. Any time our fashion sensibilities take a turn for the embroidered, bellbottomed, or sandaled, patchwork handbags are never far behind. In fact, these bags have made so many laps around the fashion circuit, that most accessories experts would be...
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Three Major Fall Handbag Trends 2017
Three Major Fall Handbag Trends 2017
Temperatures all across the country have taken a noticeable turn towards the cooler days ahead, and right on time, our thoughts are starting to turn to Fall. Fall is truly one of the fashion industry's biggest times of year, and that is reflected in everything from the thickness of the glossy magazines that they produce to the selection of garments in your local main street shops. Here are three of our favorite Fall handbag trends, ripped straight from the Fall runways. The handbag world is certainly not immune to the hype that leads-up to the fall fashion season, and this year we are going to see a lot of...
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The Threat of a Fanny Pack Comeback Looms Large
The Threat of a Fanny Pack Comeback Looms Large
No, we're not kidding. It seems that on the streets of major cities like New York and LA, big-name influencers like the Kardashians and model sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid are all trying to breathe some new life into that oft-maligned staple of days gone by. Yes ladies and gentlemen, the fanny pack (affectionately known in the UK as the "bum bag") has once again started appearing in the sartorial expressions of many a major celebrity, and quite frankly, we're more than a little suspicious. For those of us who are old enough to remember the first iteration of the fanny pack in the 80s and early 90s, this...
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