Top 10 things we girls carry in our handbags
Top 10 things we girls carry in our handbags
What goodies are inside our handbags… 10. PEPPER SPRAY — Back off or I will spray you! In the twenty first century, how often does one hear a lady say this line? Well on TV very often, but in reality very infrequently. Why is this? This is because we girls are smart cookies, for when we travel to places that we feel are unsafe, we carry a man with us instead. So I guess, you can say that the use of a man has replaced the use of pepper spray. Quite ironic, but it's valid. 9. HAIR BRUSH — A hair brush is usually added to our handbag when we...
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What does your Handbag Say About you?
What does your Handbag Say About you?
Everyday women are concerned with how we look, what we dress, what kind of makeup we were, what designers we’re sporting, and what trends are now the “IT” thing. All these things make a statement about who we are. The same goes with handbags even though we might not think so in everyday life. Many of us might think that we just buy a handbag for its functions, others for collecting purposes, others just because we like the color or style- but all these things really do reveal what type of person we are. If you carry a… Classic tote, maybe like ones from Kate Spade or Burberry you have...
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Large bags are expensive — Should I invest in one?
Large bags are expensive — Should I invest in one?
Interest rates are dropping, what should we do to get the most out of our dollar? You may want to consider one of the following handbags: Large Hobo Carrier — There is no doubt that this handbag is simply beautiful! The goldenrod butterscotch color is stunning and trendy.  The main zipper entrance is practical and convenient. Usually when you carry larger bags, you are more likely to fill your bags with more goodies. So wouldn’t it be terribly disappointing if you were to accidentally tip over your handbag and see all your VIP club cards, keys, snacks, and cosmetics fall towards the contaminated dirt ground?  Enough said though, this tote...
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Petite Ladies Fear Not
Petite Ladies Fear Not
I admit that sometimes when looking at the RIONI lines and collections, I feel as if there is not much variety or choice for petite women (like me for instance) or women who prefer to carry smaller bags in general. I always prefer a bag that will fit my stature and not overwhelm me in general.  I remember an instance when I was carry a very large tote just because I needed a lot of things that day, and I would always get comments like, “man, that bag is bigger than you!” or “that bag looks like you can fit inside it.” So, all petite ladies out there, and those...
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Handbag History 101
Handbag History 101
Interestingly enough, handbags were first made and worn by males as early as 480 BC. So the next time you decide to go window shopping with your man, try dressing him up with a bag and as he begins to lecture you about his masculinity, impress him with your newfound knowledge. This probably won’t convince him to go with you to Saks for a handbag shopping spree, but it might make him a tad bit more open-minded. Anyhow, I’m going to start talking about the history of handbags; beginning with the ancient times and concluding with modern handbags. Handbag making started as early as the 16th century. At the time, handbags were made out...
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Looking for the Perfect Travel Companion?
Looking for the Perfect Travel Companion?
One of the most common questions I hear everyone ask (especially during the holiday season) is “Which luggage should I take?” Everyone is faced with the question, which piece should I check in at the airport, which piece will they allow me as a carry on, which one is easy to carry? Many times I just say to people a lot of your traveling necessities are based on everyone’s own preference. Some like the larger luggages so that they can take most of their house with them, and others like my friends like to travel light…one check in luggage, or just a simple carry on piece for the weekend away. ...
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Top 10 ways to recognize a quality handbag
Top 10 ways to recognize a quality handbag
Hey everybody, it's Jen again! I know I left my viewers in anticipation in my last post. But, today is a new day and a new day comes for a new topic. Today I am going to talk about quality handbags...  Many handbag companies inform their consumers that their handbags are finely constructed. The word, “quality,” is commonly used to describe this marketing schematic to the point where it has now become a cliché. But, what is the true definition of a “well constructed” handbag? With my experience and knowledge in handbag making throughout the years, I have to admit that Rioni handbags are well constructed (please note that this is not a bias interpretation). Viewers...
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Top Picks for Gift Giving
Top Picks for Gift Giving
Now that we’re all filled with turkey and we have been through the madness of Black Friday shopping for the best tech deals for our favorite brothers, fathers, boyfriends, husbands, and other men in our life, it’s time to focus on us! I was browsing around the other day thinking of what I should get my girlfriends, sister, mother, and such and I came along these great finds that I think would be great for the holidays. All of them can be used for all different purposes and they’re great for all ages. RIONI Aristo Black Large Boston Bag This one comes in two additional colors and...
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Louis Vuitton Beauty
Louis Vuitton Beauty
I think this bag is quite cute and I am in love with the way this bag sits on any surface. The bag is like a soft couch cushion molding to the contours of one's buttocks. This is the type of bag that you just throw on the couch after you've finished a long day's work. Enough with the fun talk; it's time for some serious handbag critiquing. Now let me tell you about the pros and cons of this handbag. The spacing between the handle and the opening is oval-shaped, which makes this bag a lot easier to wear. However, when I say "wear," I mean on your forearm ONLY! There is no way...
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"Little Guy with a BIG Bang"
"Little Guy with a BIG Bang"
Hey everyone, I’m Athena. I will be gracing all you lovely viewers with comments and handbag knowledge. Here is my first installment! Click for Details RIONI Signature Evening bag is absolutely one of my favorites. It’s known as the baby bag because it’s the smallest bag RIONI carries. It’s definitely a little guy with a big bang. Not only am I able to carry this evening bag out on special occasions, but my girlfriends loved it! I suggested to one of my friends to purchase this bag as a bridal gift for her brides’ maids because she was just stuck on what to get. She wanted something they would...
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