Posts tagged "bag"

Awesomely Affordable: Colorful Party-Ready Clutches Under $50

After you shake off that Thanksgiving food coma, you’ll have a season full of holiday parties to contend with. And why not be party perfect with a cute and colorful clutch? These purses are an ideal edition to your festive party dress. Click through to check ‘em out!

Julie Gerstein / November 22, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Neat Neon Bags

Neon accessories are a simple way to amp up your outfit and add a spark to what you’re wearing. You can go full neon, or choose a bag that’s got neon detailing if you don’t want to attract too much attention. Either way, neon’s destined to big big this fall — and is sure to…

Julie Gerstein / April 21, 2012

Sustainable Style: 8 Bags From Rising Tide Fair Trade

Virginia Dooley and Nicole Jones started their line of fair trade bags, Rising Tide, after traveling around the world and meeting artisans working with exotic and unique textiles. Their bags are Fair Trade Federation-certified and Green America-approved, and a percentage of the profits are donated to philanthropic programs that educate and equip underserved young wome…

Julie Gerstein / April 17, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Concert-Proof Bags Under $100

Earlier this week, I went to a show with my friend Nicole. I had my regular old purse, and Nicole was carrying her tote bag. As usually happens when you go to concerts, Nicole’s bag got jostled and knocked over and her wallet spilled out. When it came time to leave, there was a mad…

Julie Gerstein / April 12, 2012

Shopping Guide: 12 Totally Springy Accessories

While it might not quite be spring weather, that doesn’t mean you can’t get warm up your cold weather wardrobe with a few colorful accessories. Bright scarves, necklaces, earrings and belts can help take your outfits from wintery to warm. Check out these cute key pieces!

Julie Gerstein / February 28, 2012

A Backpack With Bicycle Appeal

As a bike-riding, purse-wearing lady, one of the most frustrating things is finding a cute bag that can also be worn while riding my bike. Shoulder bags simply don’t work: I once actually rode into a street sign trying to balance my purse on my shoulder while maneuvering my bike. That’s why I’m totally i…

Julie Gerstein / January 25, 2012

The Birkin Goes Green

If you can’t afford a Birkin but are desperate to show off your fashion sense, then get yourself to Taipei. Some genius over there recognized the need for a Birkin-inspired, eco-friendly tote, so went a little DIY happy and screened an image of the covetable purse onto a canvas bag. Born from the creative moment…

Bianca Posterli / June 20, 2010

Afford Those Alexander Wang Studs!

You’ve seen one of the Olsen twins toting around the $800+ Alexander Wang Coco Mini leather bag with a bottom full of of studs and if you’re anything like me, you were filled with envy at the sight. I’ve swooned over its beauty and contemplated ways to save money — forgo lunch, pick up babysitting…

Bianca Posterli / March 25, 2010