Even if you're not super familiar with indie bag brand Danse Lente, you've almost certainly seen the brand's bags, whether it was on the arm of a super-stylish editor photographed outside of fashion week or in the new arrivals section of your favorite online store. You might have also noticed...

This might be the version that finally makes me pull the trigger, and if I had an imaginary $2,500 to spend on a bag, it'd definitely be this one right now. (Okay, so it exceeds that budget a little bit–I can make my coffee at home for a couple weeks to make up the difference.) If you were...

You can get an Hermès spin on practically anything from desk organizers to animal sculpture, and for the next 12 days, you can get Hermès jewelry and timepieces at Moda Operandi. This edited selection of accessories comes to Moda via Portero, a destination for pre-owned and vintage luxury...

A close look at how Mansur Gavriel, Instagram and a legion of up-and-coming indie brands are upending the high-end handbag game It's been ten years since I started writing about the handbag market at PurseBlog, and in that time, I've seen innumerable trends, brands, creative directors and...

I'm usually drawn to bold shades, but having a great neutral bag is mighty important, and I am now on the hunt for one myself. The best part about neutral hues is you can carry the bag for every season and many years – the shades work with warm winter colors and bright spring pastels...

than your usual bucket bag. There are a handful of designs, and like many on this list, you'll find that the brand goes by "less is more." 2 / 11 Truth be told, I've heard of Cuyana here and there for a few years, but it's always been on social media. I didn't follow the brand or watch...

it well is Louis Vuitton, and no bag demonstrates that better than the Palm Springs Mini Backpack. Its balance of athleticism and luxury has also been a hit with shoppers: it can be hard to put your hands on one of these bags, and celebs love them. Shop via Louis Vuitton 4 / 8 Like the...

. That extreme exclusivity may explain much of the bag's draw, especially when you consider how odd-looking it is. 7 / 10 This fun-but-functional collection distills the rococo Gucci look into something that can be carried everyday, which makes its appeal to shoppers clear. 8 / 10 If...

me is a point of view that feels fresh, because that provides the opportunity for a lot more: all the big brands and most of the indies are capable of producing well-made leather goods, but who among them is going to do it with a sense of joy and creativity? Right now, the answer to that is...

6 / 20 7 / 20 8 / 20 9 / 20 We've been watching KARA since 2013, when the brand was only a year old, and designer Sarah Law has continued to build the New York-based brand since then. Most impressive are the recently introduced smooth leather bags, which take a page from the Mansur...

 

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