As Fashion Month draws to a close, we must pick up the pieces and filter out the relevant information. So far, we know the Spring 2014 collections were all very Spring-y, the front rows were all very famous, and the models were all very white.
But! There were still surprises to be found in New York, London, Paris and Milan, as the accessories stole the show time and time again. Here’s 25 gorgeous, striking and occasionally very wacky bags from Fashion Month, featuring Oscar de la Renta, Victoria Beckham, rag & bone, Christian Dior, Viktor + Rolf, Lanvin and more!
When you hear Coach, what do you think? More
While the Spring 2014 collections have been a little same-y, they’ve brought a lot of fun, eye-catching, wearable accessories. See, for example, our roundup of the many delightful shoes.
Now, of course, it’s time for handbags. Graphic black and white was the reason for the season at NYFW–a huge portion of the bags we saw played with contrasting stripes, geometric details and houndstooth. Let’s take a closer look… More
Handbag designer Anya Hindmarch told regulators maternity leave laws were “suffocating” and could lead employers to preferentially hire men over women. More
Do you want to carry bread but can’t because it doesn’t go with your outfit? Now there’s a tool for that. More
Victoria Beckham’s way of carrying handbags is super bad for you, doctors say. More
Lulu Guinness says she’s making tinier handbags because of the Duchess of Cambridge. More
America’s visiting aunts beware! A New York Councilwoman has proposed a new law that would make it illegal to buy fake designer handbags, and it could hit tourists with a fine and even jail time. More
On a whim, I decided I’d start a handbag business and would eventually be more famous than Kate Spade; yes, that’s what I’d do. More
Let’s classy up the boxed wine and hit the road! More
Well, here’s what $24,000 looks like in (non-Birkin) handbag form, everyone. More
Here’s a fun game to play when you wish you could shove all your ex boyfriends in the back of your closet and forget about them forever. Go through your list and imagine each ex as a different designer handbag. Now imagine not buying them, or even better, burning them in a pile in your backyard. Now you’re really in control!
We’ve come to the conclusion that there are two things that TheGloss readers always get excited about: accessories and Photoshop fails. We love when our readers go nuts – it makes us feel…alive. Since we provide you almost weekly with the latest and most dramatic Photoshop disasters, we want to satisfy your other passion with a giveaway opportunity you will all love: two lucky readers will each win one B. Makowsky leather shoulder bag, worth almost $300. Read on to find out how to enter to win. More
If Lana Del Rey can get a bag named after her, does that mean you can, too? More