This section is for the ones who strive to know more than the average people about designer purses, handbags, luggage, and accessories!

  1. Spotting a Fake Louis Vuitton

    Spotting a Fake Louis Vuitton
    It's one of the most recognizable designer purses out there, and definitely one of the most copied on the counterfeit market. Storied brand Louis Vuitton has become synonymous with luxury, and is one of the most sought-after handbag brands in the world. To really be able to spot a fake, you should get to know the real deal, either by...
  2. Three Tips For Selecting Your Investment Bag

    Three Tips For Selecting Your Investment Bag
    A high-end luxury designer handbag can last you quite literally for decades if you choose wisely, and many of them retain quite a high resale value for years afterwards, especially if you keep them in excellent condition. But how does one go about the selection process, when there are literally hundreds, if not thousands of options out there to choose...
  3. Handbags 101: An Educational Guide to Three Classic Styles

    Handbags 101: An Educational Guide to Three Classic Styles
    If this season, you've decided to really splash-out and treat yourself to a new handbag, you may find yourself faced with such a multitude of choices; it may seem a tad overwhelming. It seems that handbag trends these days cover every imaginable shape and size, from small specimens just big enough to fit a lipstick and a credit card, to...
  4. Copy Handbags are OK - Replicas are NOT

    Copy Handbags are OK - Replicas are NOT
    The New York Spring Fashion week is coming up and a lot of cool designs are coming out for Spring 2013. Many styles that are coming out have the same looks as many big designers and that will most likely concern the mass. So is it illegal to have a copy of another design? According to US law, it is...
  5. Diane von Furstenberg Resort 2013 Handbag

    Diane von Furstenberg Resort 2013 Handbag
    Diane von Furstenberg bests Wintour on Forbes List for the fashion industry. She is known for her iconic wrap dress and is a very powerful woman in the fashion industry. Take a look at this simple yet stylish handbag from Diane von Furstenberg. I like the shape of the bag with the thick shoulder strap. They are calling this line...
  6. Background Info about Dooney & Bourke

    Background Info about Dooney & Bourke
    Dooney & Bourke all started in 1975 when Peter Dooney and Frederic Bourke launched a product line of surcingle belts in South Norwalk, Connecticut. These belts were popular at the time because they designed the belts with bright colors and designs. It is in 1981 where Dooney & Bourke started to go into the handbag industry with their Tack Case...
  7. The Composition of a Handbag

    The Composition of a Handbag
    I decided to list a few of the things that makes up a handbag. The categories are broken down into two categories: materials and hardware. Materials range from the following: canvas, denim, jacquard, vinyl, lamb skin, cow hide, crocodile, ostrich, alligator, python, stingray, rubber, mink, fox fur, hare, polyester, nylon, microfiber Hardware range from the following: chain, ring, carabiner, stud...
  8. What makes designer bags heavy?

    What makes designer bags heavy?
    Many people complain that their designer handbags are heavy. Well, today I will explain why this is so. Designer handbags are built with quality in mind, so there are many things that contribute to the heftiness of the bag. The first thing is the hardware. Women love the beautiful metal hardware on their designer purses. Good hardware will not tarnish...
  9. Who is Roger Vivier?

    Who is Roger Vivier?
    Who is Roger Vivier? I hear that name now and then...but I really have no idea who he is...then I came across that clutch you see above, which I'm still trying to figure out what it's made out of, when I decided to google this fellow. Here is what I found out about him. Roger Vivier (1907—1998) was a French...
  10. Get More at Saks

    Get More at Saks
    Good news for all the Saks Fifth Avenue shoppers, now when you join Off Saks Fifth More! rewards program you can save even more. I recently found out about this program shopping and was able to save an additional 20% off sale items that were already an additional 60% off. What a steal! Don't worry shoppers, this rewards program is...