Topic: purses

Shopping Guide: 8 Lovely Cases To Help You Stop Losing All That Makeup

Shopping Guide: 8 Lovely Cases To Help You Stop Losing All That Makeup

Apparently, women lose about $400 worth of products each year. The easiest way to combat that: getting some sweet makeup cases to prevent this loss. Lots of them are quite ugly and boring, though, so we have found several that you might just love. Hopefully, this will make you more likely to actually use an organizer, but at the very least, they’ll be adorable accessories for your room! More »

Up to 50% off Rebecca Minkoff + Free Shipping at Swirl by DailyCandy

Up to 50% off Rebecca Minkoff + Free Shipping at Swirl by DailyCandy

DailyCandy has been sourcing the best in style, food, fashion and fun for over a decade, and now they’re bringing you name-brand clothing, accessories and housewares — at up to 70 percent off retail! How do you get your hands on these sweet steals? Just join their online sample sale site, Swirl.com, and you’ll have instant access to your favorite brands and up-and-coming buzzmakers, with new sales launching every day of the week. At this very moment, members are snatching up Rebecca Minkoff’s glam croc-embossed clutches, tech cases, and leather purses for up to half off. And to sweeten the deal, Swirl is offering an exclusive perk: free shipping. More »

Would You Wear: Mon Mode’s Handy Purse Hook

Would You Wear: Mon Mode's Handy Purse Hook

I was first introduced to the “purse hook” a few years ago on New Years at a bar in north Brooklyn. My friend Nadja sat down, felt around beneath the bar for a hook and then we exchanged what I thought was that universal lady dismay expression of, “There are no hooks at this bar and our bags shall have to be placed on the floor if there is not an empty seat beside us.”* But then! More »

Gallery: Happy National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day!

Gallery: Happy National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day!

Squish it, stomp it, jump up and down on it– no matter what your method of choice, bubble wrap is always there for you with its satisfying crunch and glorious pop. What better way to honor this giant among packing materials than by giving it its own holiday? Furthermore, what better way to celebrate that holiday than by dressing entirely in bubble wrap? Bubble wrap, we salute you! More »

Point/Counterpoint: It’s Vulgar To Buy A $120,000 Bag

Point/Counterpoint: It's Vulgar To Buy A $120,000 Bag

Sometimes people at TheGloss are so open minded that our brains fall out, and we can’t remember whether or not it’s okay to spend $120,000 on a handbag. On one hand we think this Crocodile Matte Birkin is lovely, on the other, giant sized hand, we think this kind of expenditure is insane. Asshole Jen and Rational Jen are going to talk about this in a calm and civilized manner. More »

Why I Hate Clutches

Why I Hate Clutches

Handbags, purses, pocketbooks – whatever you want to call ‘em, I love ‘em. As long as they have shoulder straps, that is.

Sometimes my colleague Jessica Pauline Ogilvie will post pictures of a supremely beautiful clutch like this one or this one. I’ll stare longingly for awhile and then move on with my life, because the truth is that clutches for me are like babies: I can look at one for awhile and think it’s cute, but I will never own one. More »