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We’ve found a clutch that stands on its own. Literally. Only Joseph Janus, creative/design director for Bodhi handbags, could think of such a genius idea. The Sanskrit word Bodhi translated means “enlightenment”, “awakening” and “to know.” Well, we’re certainly glad the “enlightened” finally figured out how to manage the beloved …

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Replace the puff under your eyes with some extra puff in your bag. Maxx New York’s quilted diamond-pattern lightweight handbag adds a bit of style and quirky sophistication without compromising comfort. And hey, for you jet setting travelers and commuters alike, just think that good-looking handbag could always double up as …

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Canadian textile designer Virginia Johnson takes us to faraway places with her whimsical prints inspired by nature and her adventurous travels. This chain-stitched tote with leather trim looks at first like an abstract camoflauge print, but take a closer look…no it is not the desert heat getting to you–you really are …

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Subtle details DO make a statement—this theory is proven effective with ROMYGOLD’s biker slash tote. Without being over-the-top, the distressed leather is sliced—as if Zoro himself got a hold of it. The effect creates a sense of dimension—and adds a touch of modern edge to the classic tote silhouette. Don’t worry, …

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LVMH Report Signals Luxury Rebound?

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Paris–This week’s strong first quarter showing by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is fueling speculation that the “austerity chic” has ended for affluent consumers. When LVMH, the world’s leading luxurygoods conglomerate reported that its first-quarter revenue exceeded expectations, hitting 13% over the same period last year, many analysts project that …

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Coach Sues Dallas Retailer Over Alleged Fakes

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Dallas–Coach Inc. is suing Sam Moon Trading Co., saying the Dallas-based fashion accessories retailer prominently displays and sells counterfeit Coach handbags and wallets in its stores. The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S. District Court in Dallas, claims the sale of the handbags dilutes Coach’s trademark. Investigators purchased four handbags at Sam Moon stores …