A Woman Seen Through The Eye of Her Needle

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in News, Purse News, Research
A Woman Seen Through The Eye of Her Needle

A woman seen through the eye of her needle: A reflection on the importance of workbags in the past centuries Author: Barbara Catanese Rome, 18th May 2017 “A workbag seems to be such a common name for a lovely creation” and indeed the seventeenth and even more the eighteenth workbags are such delightful silk wonders […]

At 96, Judith Leiber Is Still The Queen Of All Handbags

Posted by on May 13, 2017 in News, Purse News
At 96, Judith Leiber Is Still The Queen Of All Handbags

By Simi Horwitz, Forward.com
Fashionable evening bags are one thing. But Judith Leiber’s handbags marry exquisitely detailed craftsmanship with a joyously bold, at moments, anarchistic, vision. Close to 100 bejeweled silver and gold-plated high-end “after five” handbags

The Original “Pink Ladies” Car, complete with Lipstick Holder and Pink Umbrella

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in News, Purse News, Purse Tales, Research
The Original “Pink Ladies” Car, complete with Lipstick Holder and Pink Umbrella

Between 1955 and 1956, Dodge produced the first car specifically marketed to women, which came in pink exterior and a pink handbag.

Highlights from the Fielding Collection of Early American Art: 1776 Pocketbook

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in News, Purse News, Purse Tales, Research
Highlights from the Fielding Collection of Early American Art: 1776 Pocketbook

Check out this amazing flame stitch pocketbook from the Fielding Collection of Early American Art.

Antiques Roadshow appraises $5,000 purse

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in News, Purse News, Research
Antiques Roadshow appraises $5,000 purse

Antiques Roadshow recently featured a Walton & Company beaded purse appraised at $4,000 – $5,000. It has jade plaques and is 18K gold. This isn’t the first time the Roadshow has featured a purse. Catch up Antiques Roadshow’s purse appraisals

Works of wearable art

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in News, Purse News
Works of wearable art

By Aleesha Harris, Vancouver Sun
The chances of any of us owning a piece of art by an Old Master like Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, or Jean-Honoré Fragonard are slim to none. But owning a piece of wearable art featuring a work by one of these great artists is now very possible, thanks to Louis Vuitton and Jeff Koons.

The ultimate investment purchase

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in News, Purse News
The ultimate investment purchase

By Siofra Brennan, Daily Mail Online
Splashing out on a designer bag is an investment that will often set you back thousands, and with fashion trends being fickle you might be reluctant to part with your hard-earned cash.

Where To Bag Yourself A One-Of-A-Kind Dolce & Gabbana Handbag

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in News, Purse News, Uncategorized
Where To Bag Yourself A One-Of-A-Kind Dolce & Gabbana Handbag

By Rachel Bassett, Emirates Woman
Grab a chance to wear your very own work of art… We love a brand spanking new designer handbag as much as the next girl. You’ve saved up all year for it, thought about it long and hard, made sure it’s “the one” and finally decided, “hey, I’ve earned it.”

It’s a bag of tricks

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in News, Purse News
It’s a bag of tricks

By Sally Brooker, Oamaru Mail
“It’s imperative to have a good handbag when you’re on the way out.”

Can’t find the right handbag? Just design it yourself

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in News, Purse News
Can’t find the right handbag? Just design it yourself

By Lucy Hooker, BBC News
When it comes to handbags, these days there are almost as many ways to jazz up your existing bag as there are new designs. In Selfridges’ vast accessories hall in London, you can buy a clip-on set of metal flowers from Louis Vuitton, multi-coloured jangling robots from Prada, and leather tassels at Ted Baker.