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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Feel Your "Bag Lady" Pain, and They Have a Solution

A typical “bag lady” is exactly what you’re picturing: someone who’s carrying multiple purses or totes down the street. She often looks like she’s struggling from the heavy burden. She has been me; she has probably been you. But Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were the chicest bag ladies we’ve ever seen when they strolled through New York in glamorous all-black outfits. If you try to …

You Don't Need Much to Make These Halloween Costumes, Just a Really Cool Bag

There have been a handful of Halloweens where we’ve been ready to go, rocking our cutest zombie/baby/teddy bear getups, only to realize a little something: zombies/babies/teddy bears don’t carry purses. Crap, we think to ourselves, shoving our makeup, phones, and wallets into our pockets (and the pockets of friends). We should have considered this beforehand, as in way before we picked out our looks. So …

Boars, Gore, and Swords podcast's ASOIAF book club – FeastDance #7: "The Fault of Our Complexion"

Boars, Gore, and Swords podcast’s ASOIAF book club – FeastDance #7: “The Fault of Our Complexion” The Boars, Gore, and Swords book club reading of the Boiled Leather chapter order combining George R.R. Martin’s A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons continues with this week’s “The Fault of Our Complexion.” Ivan and Red covered Sansa I (AFFC) in a previous book club episode, …

The Newest It Bag Is Already a Classic

Long gone are the days of buzzy, logoed It bags and in their place a league of sleeker, pared-down designs that, while they look so very right now, have all the makings of a classic. J.W. Anderson’s Pierce is the perfect example of this. It’s the season’s favorite shoulder-bag silhouette, finished with subtle, elegant branding in the form of a metal ring to fasten the …

The Ultimate Guide to Fall's Hottest Handbag Trends

We’re in a Fall state of mind. Our eyes are on the new school of handbag trends that bring fresh updates, plush fabrics, exotic flavors, and showstopping details to our Autumn outfits. With so many designers, shapes, sizes, and colors to sift through, our team handpicked the best and brightest of this Fall handbag class. Click on a specific trend to jump to those picks, …

Carryology Opens New Concept Store in Melbourne

After six successful years, web publication Carryology is making a transition from the web to the real world through the launch of its first concept store. Situated in Fitzroy, Melbourne, the Smith Street based store features a diverse collection of bags and carry goods. Staffed by highly knowledgeable “carry ninjas,” the store aims to challenge perceptions behind selecting quality carry products. With a selection of the …

These Bags Look Pretty Darn Close to Designer – but Cost Less Than $50

All too often, we find ourselves in the same predicament: lusting after a gorgeous designer bag, yet not quite ready to take the plunge and splurge on it. Instead, we browse fast-fashion sites, where we know for a fact we can find similar, chic, and on-trend options for a lot less. And one store than always manages to satisfy our “need” for the luxury look? …