Handbags


Trend Finder: Fall Pastels

Pas

Pastels are no longer only for welcoming warmer weather in the spring. Fall pastels are adding a pop of muted color on the runway … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Zangliani

zagliani

For those of us who cannot always afford a luxurygoods splurge, there’s nothing like a jaunt though the main accessories floor of … [Read more...]

A to Z: ILI

ILI

While known now for its rainbow colors, ILI, incorporated in 1989, initially offered a small range of handbags and SLG's in a … [Read more...]

A to Z: Hobo

Hobo

Hobo was founded in 1991, in Annapolis, Maryland on Toni Ray’s dining room table. Ray created unique accessories for years as the … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Fringe

FRINGE

Fringe has been revived once again as it makes its way into accessories this season. With its unique texture, leather, metal, or … [Read more...]

Coach to Close 70 Stores in North America

Coach's Bleecker Sullivan Hobo in Pebbled Leather

New York—The decision by Coach Inc. today to close 70 stores in North America reflects the urgency of the need for the upscale … [Read more...]

A to Z: Mary Frances Accessories

Mary Frances handbag

Known for its whimsical handbag shapes and motifs (fruit clutch, anyone?) as well as heavily beaded designs, Mary Frances handbags … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Buena Onda

buenaonda

At a time when mass manufacturing is at a peak, it’s nice to remember the days when products were made by hand. All the bags from … [Read more...]

Finally: 2014 IHDA Annual Handbag Award Winners Revealed!

From the 8th annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards: Grand Prize handbag designed byJohn Edwards of Florian London who received  the award for Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design and the InStyle.com, the Audience Fan Favorite

New York—For those in handbags—especially emerging designers/brands—it’s the most anticipated event of the year. On Wednesday, the … [Read more...]

TV Fashion Series Features Rafe, Other Filipino Designers

For a trailer from "Haute the Record" see below

Redwood City, CA—For a glimpse at what it took for a group of leading Filipino fashion designers, including Rafe Totengco, tune … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Kitsch

KITSCH

Kitsch apparel and accessories are appearing on the runway this season as designers draw inspiration from cartoon-like images. … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Plaid

PLAID

Plaid is no longer only the pattern for school girls and Scottish kilts as it makes its way into numerous accessories this season. … [Read more...]