10 of the Most Luxurious Handbags in History

Hermes Porosus Birkin This crocodile bag is bedecked with white gold and diamond hardware. It was sold by Heritage Auctions in 2011 for $203,150, a world record price for a handbag. Leather doesn’t cut it. These bags are made of gold, diamonds, crocodile and fur. Fendi Astrakhan Tote What is more luxurious than shiny fur […]

Michelle Obama Carries a Zac Zac Posen Eartha Handbag

Leah Melby, Glamour Of the many reasons Michelle Obama kind of rocks, her devotion to fashion is high up on the list (in the eyes of a style-lover, at least). She’s a master at wearing totally accessible brands like J.Crew and has shown her support for American designers both by wearing them and hosting events […]

The Rise of MCM Handbags

Never mind Hermès and Louis Vuitton: MCM handbags are the “It” bag for 21st-century global nomads everywhere. Hannah Marriott traces a success story from Germany, via South Korea The words “designer handbag” conjure up a certain image: a moneyed Parisian sitting in a 6th arrondissement cafe with a Chanel 2.55, perhaps, or a celebrity striding […]

How to buy a designer bag on eBay

How to buy a designer bag on eBay By Penny Travers Want to take the plunge and buy your first designer handbag on eBay? Here’s what you need to know first. Buying your first designer handbag on eBay can be mega daunting. What if it’s a fake? What if it’s not as nice as in […]

The Online Bag Lady is now affiliated with Bluefly

The Online Bag Lady is now affiliated with Bluefly, a leading online retailer of women’s and men’s designer brands at reduced prices. Bluefly is a great source for designer handbags, shoes, and clothing. If you are not already familiar with Bluefly be sure to check it out today. About Bluefly Founded in 1998, Bluefly, Inc. […]

Mulberry Handbags “More Affordable” Line

Hilary Moss Courtesy of Mulberry Mulberry handbags Tessie We’d like to introduce you to Tessie, Mulberry’s latest handbag line and its inaugural move toward making more-affordable products. Priced at $860 for a small satchel, $990 for a larger satchel or tote, and $1,190 for a hobo, the models can be purchased in red, black, oxblood, […]

Ferragamo Introduces the Ferragamo Fiamma Handbag

By Aleesha Harris, Postmedia News The Medium Ferragamo Fiamma handbag in Nappa Fringe is pictured. “The Fiamma embodies the energy and elegance of its namesake, Fiamma Ferragamo, and today’s generation of stylish yet dynamic women worldwide,” says Massimiliano Giornetti, Salvatore Ferragamo’s creative director. Conveying a company’s 86-year history through a handbag may seem a tad […]

Mulberry Handbags is Lowering Prices

You may recognize the British heritage handbag label Mulberry by the celebrities who carry their iconic pieces—Kate Moss, Blake Lively, Olivia Palermo, to name a few. Or, perhaps, by the famous fashion names who have lines of Mulberry bags named after them—Alexa Chung, Lana Del Rey, and Cara Delevingne. Of course, Mulberry handbags come at […]

10 “Must Have” Handbags

A “must have” is a designer handbag that is deemed the “must-have” item of the moment as a result of a combination of celebrity usage, clever marketing techniques, superior quality and their ability to represent the mood of the season. They are generally produced in limited edition quantities. These are the 10 “must-have” bags of […]

Michael Kors Hamilton Saffiano Handbag

  Michael Kors Hamilton Saffiano Handbag Soft leather and luxurious golden hardware grace this Michael Kors Hamilton Saffiano Handbag – another gorgeous design from MICHAEL Michael Kors. Bold chain detailing and a prominent signature lock charm at front perfectly accent this femme satchel silhouette. MICHAEL Michael Kors bag Leather Double handles with 5″ drop; shoulder […]

Michael Kors Jet Set Cinnabar Top Zip East West Saffiano Tote

Michael Kors Jet Set Cinnabar Top Zip East West Saffiano Tote 30F2GTTT8L-625 Cinnabar saffiano leather. *Golden hardware. *Buckled shoulder straps. *Hanging MK logo charm. *Outside pockets. *Inside, monogram fabric lining with one zip compartment, one zip, three open, and one cell phone pocket. *14″H 11″W x 5″D. *Imported. Get yours today and save a bundle.

Miu Miu Matelasse Handbag

The new Miu Miu Matelasse handbag A new Miu Miu handbag is something we’ll never tire of. Meet the reworked Frame bag… THE BAG: Miu Miu’s new frame bag reworked in matelassé leather for Autumn/Winter 2013 THE DETAIL: Blending Miu Miu’s love of retro quirks with a progressive handbag design, the label has revamped its […]

Gucci Bamboo bag with short film Bamboo Confidential

Bamboo bag with short film Bamboo Confidential Move over Jason Statham, there’s a new action hero in town complete with a click lock, bamboo handle and polished leather finish. Yep, it’s the Gucci Bamboo handbag. In celebration of the iconic wooden handle, Gucci has created a new short film. Starring the Bamboo Shopper and Lady […]

How to Carry Your Bag Securely

We don’t mean to make you irrationally paranoid, but handbag snatching is on the rise, and we don’t just mean in busy cities. Be you in the centre of London or strolling down the high street in Bangor, bag thieves really do operate in all kinds of areas. To make it a bit harder for […]

10 things you didn’t probably didn’t know about handbags

Unless you’ve ever become quite intense about researching the history of the humble handbag, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a straight forward one. But since we love ourselves a project, we decided to delve into the mystery and intrigue of the luggage world, to pull out 10 facts you probably didn’t know about […]

Would you use your designer handbag as bank loan collateral?

Would you use your designer handbag as bank loan collateral? Handbag-Backed Loans Tide Over Hong Kong’s Wealthy Fashionistas Pawn Their Purses for Quick Cash When 30-year-old homemaker Maggie Wong is tight on cash, all she needs to do is reach for her designer purse—and then hand it over to a loan officer. Luxury-obsessed Hong Kong […]

About Some More of My Favorite Designer Handbags

About Furla Handbags The Furla family legacy began over 80 years ago when Aldo Furlanetto started his business as a trader in handbags, small leather goods and other accessories. Years later in the 70’s Furlanetto’s children, Giovanna, Carlo and Paolo took over the family business and decided to develop the Furla handbag and Furla accessories […]

Research reveals luxury products’ role in relationships

University of Minnesota research reveals luxury products’ role in relationships Purchasing designer handbags and shoes is a means for women to express their style, boost self-esteem, or even signal status. New University of Minnesota research suggests some women also seek these luxury items to prevent other women from stealing their man. Through a series of […]

Burberry Handbags Blaze Collection

Burberry Handbags was founded in 1856 by 21-year-old Thomas Burberry, the definitive Brit brand has led style innovation for over 150 years.Now headed up Christopher Bailey, Burberry handbags have become just as iconic as those classic trench coats. SS13 PREVIEW: Burberry Handbags new Blaze collection The new IT bag from Burberry comes in a whole […]

Marc Jacobs Handbags: SS13 Preview

After designing his first eponymous collection in 1986, Marc Jacobs has now cemented his status as the king of modern handbag design. Always fresh, always left-field and always the epitome of ahead of the luxury curve, MJ’s bags quite simply rule all. SS13 PREVIEW: Marc Jacobs new handbag collection Marc Jacobs Handbags: SS13 Preview

Three Items Worth Investing In

The link below is a great video outlining three items that are worth spending a little extra to get a quality product. Handbags, shoes and watches will be worth the extra expense. Items Worth Investing In Great watches can be found at the Luxury Swiss Watch Shop

About Some of My Favorite Designer Handbags

About Alexander McQueen Alexander McQueen was born in London on March 17th 1969 as the youngest of six children. He left school at the age of 16 and was immediately offered an apprenticeship in fashion, and continued working at various locations until 1994 when he returned to London and completed a Masters degree in Fashion […]

Designer Handbags Are All The Rage

By: Cathy Z Feldman   Without a doubt, designer handbags are all the rage!  Women seem to collect them the way young boys collect comic books. Without a doubt, there is a handbag to suit your many styles and moods, from sophisticated and chic to adventurous and playful. Designer handbags all have unique traits that […]

About Gucci Handbags and Purses

Gucci was started in 1921 as a leather goods company and small luggage store in Florence, Italy. It didn’t take long for the brand name to achieve designer status and worldwide appeal to the rich and famous. In the 1950’s Gucci opened stores in New York, London, Paris, Beverly Hills, Milan and Palm Beach. The […]

Finding The Right Purse for You

By: Cathy Peterson We fail to realize that bags are an important factor to complete a look. The style, type, size and shape of your bag can either complement your outfit or better yet make it look horrible. Buying a purse is just like buying clothes. You have to ensure that it fits your body […]

Tips for Buying the Right Handbag

The handbag is either a symbol of nesting or a tool of enslavement. Either way, buying one’s a bitch. One of my seasonal rites is shopping for a new handbag. It’s a mystery to me why I have to do this. You’d think a bag would outlast a season. But these things get a lot […]

What Your Handbag Says About You

You can tell a lot about a person from the clothes they wear, but you can also tell a lot about a person simply from the handbags they carry. It’s hard to believe, but you can find out a number of things about a women’s personality just by looking at the type of handbag she […]