Trend Finder: Straw and Raffia


The environment-friendly straw is a key trend now, as designers and brands used this material for their current accessories. It’s … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Graphic Prints and Patterns

Graphic Prints

Graphic prints are trending now, as brands are looking into them for their latest merchandise. Retailers may look forward into … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Blacksea Collection

Blacksea MamouniaMinaudiere

Heading to Marrakech's swanky La Mamounia hotel (aka Conde Nast's 2015 Best Hotel in the World) any time soon?We're not either … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Dear Rain

Dear Rain

Handbag "raincoats" are apparently a thing, as as New Yorkers that walk everywhere, we can certainly see the value in this clever … [Read more...]

European Authorities Seize Fake Luxury Goods Worth $2M

Fake Handbags

The global battle between luxury houses and counterfeit producers is far from over.According to new reports, Romanian customs … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Ruiz Musi

Ruiz Musi

Backpacks have had quite the revival in recent seasons, but designers continue to surprise with new shapes and … [Read more...]

AHQ to License Revlon Cosmetic Bags

Revlon by AHQ

What's better than new item of makeup? A new stylish cosmetic case to house it. Handbag and accessory company Accessory … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Fringe and Tassels

Fringe and Tassels

Fringe and tassels are a key trend to note now, as designers like Dolce & Gabbana and Nicole Miller showed. So far, this has … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Pelcor Cork Bags

Pelcor shopper tote bag

Cork is now a trending material for many accessory brands and manufacturers. It's eco-friendly and sturdy--a good combination for … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Soukie Modern Clutches


Not everyone can get to the souks/bazaars of Morocco for serious trendspotting (or shopping), but luckily, Soukie Modern has done … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Aimee Kestenberg

Aimee Kestenberg

Handbag designer Aimee Kestenberg maybe be Australian, but she's a true American now.To show pride for her adopted country, … [Read more...]

Talking Handbags with Handbag Designer 101’s Emily Blumenthal


As Handbag Designer 101 gears up for its 10th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards (winners are announced June 15th), we … [Read more...]