What The Way You Hold Your Bag Speaks About You
What The Way You Hold Your Bag Speaks About You
  Photo Source: Reader's Digest  Body language speaks for all, and is the universal language for humankind. It interprets our intentions, desires, and processes our traits. Did you know that the way you carry your bag can hint at who you are or show how people view you? See what it reveals about you! While there are variable interpretations of each way, below are some fun general pointers I've interpreted from sources. On Your Arm: You are full of confidence, and like showing off your Princess status. Usually the ultra- professional or fashion conscious love wearing it this way as at this angle their bag is clearly...
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Goyard, it's a secret
Goyard, it's a secret
    Goyard is a prestige luggage, handbag, and pet accessories brand. Uncommon and expensive, it is only known by the super elite and serious handbag lovers. The question is how does it remain hidden and still be in business? Also, where can I purchase one!? What & Who is Goyard? Unlike other luxury name brands such as Gucci or Louie Vuitton who have to appease investors, Goyard is privately own and has been around for 200 years. Allowing them to market, produce, and sell to whoever they please. According to business insider, "it has built its business on discretion, creating an elusiveness that makes it...
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The Psychology on Luxury Handbag Obsession
The Psychology on Luxury Handbag Obsession
[caption id="attachment_7701" align="aligncenter" width="495"] Photo Source: It's Craftini Time on Pinterest[/caption]   It may puzzle others why there are people who would spend a fortune on handbags; while others simply just buy any bag they find convenient and don't put too much thought into what they are carrying, or some don't even care about branding at all and just buy what they like. Obviously, a woman may have a whole walk in closet of handbags if she is wealthy; but what is really going on for those whose salary doesn't exactly add up to their luxury handbag extravaganza or even pay top dollars for a fake one? There...
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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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Feeling Down? The Prada Fluo Collection Will Brighten Your Outlook
Feeling Down? The Prada Fluo Collection Will Brighten Your Outlook
There is perhaps no better identifying icon for the success of Prada's handbag line than that of the nylon bag. Most handbag enthusiasts can reach back into their memory banks (and quite often their closets) and pull out one or Prada's early black nylon delights; the sleek design, the lightweight effortless feeling of it on our shoulders...since the beginning we've loved everything about Prada's use of nylon in their handbag line. For this reason, it gives me great pleasure to turn your fashion-loving eye back to the days of the Prada nylon bag, and in doing so into the future of the Parada nylon bag! Ladies and gentlemen, the...
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Virgil Abloh Pushes the Louis Vuitton Men's Division to the Edge
Virgil Abloh Pushes the Louis Vuitton Men's Division to the Edge
Those who follow the accessories design world will already know that Virgil Abloh is a force to be reckoned with on the fashion scene. Recently voted one of Time Magazines 100 Most Influential People for 2018, the Ghanian-American designer recently took the reins at Louis Vuitton's Men's Division, and is already turning heads with his debut collection. Even before his days as a designer, Abloh was always interested in the structure of things. He obtained a degree in civil engineering at the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2002, and went on to earn his Master of Architecture from the Illinois institute of Technology in 2006. It wasn't until 2009...
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In Memory of Kate Spade 1962-2018
In Memory of Kate Spade 1962-2018
This week the handbag and accessories world was shocked and saddened by the untimely death of iconic handbag designer Kate Spade, the victim of an apparent suicide at her New york Apartment. Spade launched her Kate Spade New York line in partnership with her husband Andy in 1993. The collection featured a series of clean-lined, classic silhouettes that became a 1990s It-Girl staples; this author still remembers the black nylon baguette style top-handle bag that my roommate had back in the 90s - how I coveted its simple, understated matte black simplicity. The brand really took off in the 90s and grew rapidly for just under a decade...
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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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Two Quick Fixes for Warm Weather Handbag Disasters
Two Quick Fixes for Warm Weather Handbag Disasters
A recent incident involving an exploding tube of hand cream and the ivory suede of a favorite spring handbag reminded me that it's been a while here on the blog since we've discussed the care and maintenance of your prized handbag collection. Summer is right around the corner after all, and there are no conditions quite like warm weather conditions to bring about some of the messiest handbag disasters out there. Lipsticks and glosses melt, those tubes of sunscreen always seem to leak, and that ziploc bag containing your lunch sandwich that's leaking mayonnaise all over your bag sure seemed like it was sealed when you left for the office...
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Louis Vuitton's New Travel Accessory - A Travelling Control Freak's Dream
Louis Vuitton's New Travel Accessory - A Travelling Control Freak's Dream
We've been talking a lot about Louis Vuitton here on the blog lately, and for good reason. It would seem that the brand really has its finger on the pulse of what makes classic handbag enthusiasts tick. Their latest offering, while not strictly a handbag per se, is yet another example of just how well the iconic design house seems to know its audience. This time around, the brand has dipped its toe into the waters of the gadget industry, and come up with a gadget that for the small sum of $370 (a drop in the ocean if you consider the cost of a piece of Louis Vuitton...
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