27 Beaded Bags That Are Like Sunshine You Can Carry

Pure joy ahead.Photo: Edward Berthelot/Getty ImagesIn their heyday, “It” bags — with their logo-heavy designs and easy-to-spot silhouettes — stood for conspicuous consumption. These days, though, the bag market is flooded with more choices and points of sale than ever, meaning that popular purses no longer have to boast four-figure price tags or have overwrought styles. Proof of […]

19 Red Leather Bags That Will Help Bring Some Cherry-Colored Sweetness Into Your Wardrobe

From crimson belt bags to everyday carryalls.Photo: Imaxtree Winter often puts us in the habit of dressing to mimic our dreary surroundings: It’s filled with grey, monotonous neutrals that we collectively think are chic, because some (probably) French, self-proclaimed minimalist in a camel wool coat told us they were. Then spring rolls around, and all of […]

Fashionista’s 41 Favorite Bags of Fall 2019 Fashion Month

From party-ready minis to classic leather carryalls.From hotly-anticipated designer debuts to creative headgear, there was certainly a lot to take in at the Fall 2019 shows. But before we completely close the book on all the designer presentations from New York, London, Milan and Paris, let’s take a moment to appreciate the bread and butter […]

The Pearl-Embellished Mini Bag That’ll Sweeten up Dara’s Winter Wardrobe

Why carry your life in a boring leather tote, when you can bring the essentials in a dainty crochet bucket?Suryo Bucket of Pearls, $132, available here. You’ll notice a pattern if you look at my most recent bag purchases: Pretty trumps practical. Why carry your life in a boring leather tote when you can fit the […]

Crochet Bags Are the Unexpected Winter Accessory You Need

The craft isn’t just for old ladies and flimsy afghan quilts.Photo: Imaxtree If you Google the origins of crochet, you’ll get a variety of theories as to where and when the needlework technique came about. It appears the first decisive evidence of the craft was in Europe during the late-19th century, where it was thought of […]

14 Makeup Bags to Keep Your Beauty Products Organized When You Travel

Because no one wants to open up a suitcase and find a mangled makeup brush, spilled foundation or crushed highlighter.Photo: Courtesy of CalpakWe’ve covered how to keep your beauty stash organized at home and the best products to help you do it, but let’s be real: Arguably the most difficult time to keep makeup and […]

Fashion Month Street Style Has Convinced Maria She Needs Another Handbag

This time around, it’s a bucket bag from Charles & Keith.Charles & Keith Black Wristlet Handle Bucket Bag, $69, available here.Last September, I purchased a Dior Saddle Bag after noticing a handful of influencers toting around the early-aughts accessory during fashion month. To tell you the truth, I can count the number of times I’ve […]

Maria Is Adding This Transparent PVC Tote to Her Vacation Packing List

Hoping it’ll help me breeze right through airport security.Genuine People Transparent PVC Tote, $60, available here.When it comes to traveling, I am quite the planner. I’ll create a Google map of places to go and things to see, based on plenty of research; I’ll send an email to my parents beforehand with a complete breakdown […]