What Your Favorite Handbag Says About Your Personality

Posted by on Apr 8, 2017 in News, Purse News
What Your Favorite Handbag Says About Your Personality

By Aubrey Almanza, Reader’s Digest
By looking at your purse, we can tell whether you prefer stability or making wild memories—and, to think, you were just worried if it matched your shoes.

Jane Birkin ditches ‘too heavy’ namesake bag

Posted by on Apr 8, 2017 in News, Purse News
Jane Birkin ditches ‘too heavy’ namesake bag

By Rebecca Jones, BBC News
Singer and actress Jane Birkin has said she now rarely uses the famous handbag that bears her name. The French luxury fashion house Hermes designed what became known as the Birkin bag in 1981.

Leiber Handbags Celebrated at the Museum of Arts and Design

Posted by on Apr 8, 2017 in News, Purse News
Leiber Handbags Celebrated at the Museum of Arts and Design

By Jennifer Landes, The East Hampton Star
Judith Leiber’s 65-year career has spanned not only generations, but a number of presidential administrations. It has become a tradition for first ladies to carry her handbags on Inauguration Day.

Christie’s repositioned handbags as objets d’art

Posted by on Apr 8, 2017 in News, Purse News
Christie’s repositioned handbags as objets d’art

By Jen King, Luxury Daily
Although one of the newest categories offered by the 250-year-old auction house, Christie’s rare and vintage handbag department has become one of its most profitable. The handbag department at Christie’s boasts the youngest buyers, the most female clients at 55 percent and the highest spend, totaling approximately $20 million for 2016 sales.

The Handbag’s Tale

Posted by on Apr 8, 2017 in News, Purse News
The Handbag’s Tale

By Julie Schulte, The Atlantic
I had started out thinking handbags and purses were the same thing. I was a handbag newbie, an unpaid writer, an impartial observer hired as a ghost memoirist for the CEO of a luxury-handbag resale site.

Judith Leiber is pushing for celebs to tote their handbags

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in News, Purse News
Judith Leiber is pushing for celebs to tote their handbags

By Lisa Fickenscher, New York Post
Judith Leiber wants Lady Gaga, Beyoncé and Rihanna to be clutching the company’s quirky handbags the next time the paparazzi catch them at Starbucks.

Beauty and the Beast purse selling for almost 13 TIMES more online

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in News, Purse News
Beauty and the Beast purse selling for almost 13 TIMES more online

By Byruki Sayidjo and Anne Rowney, Mirror
It costs just £4, is cute as hell – and people just can’t seem to get their hands on one. What do you? Turn to the Internet to vent.

Cult handbag label Building Block masters the art of minimalism

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in News, Purse News
Cult handbag label Building Block masters the art of minimalism

By Ann Bilot, Wallpaper
Kimberly and Nancy Wu, the sisters behind Building Block — the Los Angeles-based, minimalist handbag line with a cult following — are looking back at their industrial design roots

Museum of Bags and Purses exhibits for the first time an object from Ukrainian brand Moreca Atelier

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in News, Purse News
Museum of Bags and Purses exhibits for the first time an object from Ukrainian brand Moreca Atelier

By Moreca Atelier, Kyiv Post
The designer interpretation of Jetsetter 55 bag, created by Ukrainian brand Moreca Atelier involving American rapper Future, has been included in the exhibition of the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam.

Pharrell Wants to Convince You to Buy a Man Bag

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in News, Purse News
Pharrell Wants to Convince You to Buy a  Man Bag

By Megan Gustashaw, GQ Magazine
From XL ten-gallon hats to loud printed jeans, Pharrell has a way of giving even the most outlandish style statements mass appeal. But can he convince men to buy into the cross-body bag trend?