10 Handbag and Shopping Wishes Amanda Hopes are Granted in 2017
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Mansur Gavriel proved there is a huge market for sophisticated, fashion-forward bags at moderate price points, and that opened up a lot of room for designers to experiment in that space. If I got my way, 2017 would see the rise of a couple more brands with interesting points of...
5 Brands Whose Influence Will Shape the Handbag Market the Most in 2017
Image via Vogue Runway
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Mansur Gavriel is the best-case scenario for the launch of a new accessories brand, and the company's restrained, methodical expansion is a great example for how small contemporary brands who find early success should go about scaling their business in order...
A Certain Mansur Gavriel Style Continues to Gain Steam with Models
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Here's Gigi Hadid, leaving her apartment in NYC with the aforementioned black leather Mansur Gavriel Lady Bag, which we saw her carrying last week as well.
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And here's Karlie Kloss, leaving her West Village apartment with the same bag as Gigi.
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Meanwhile, at LAX,...
Celebs Mix It Up with Bags from Mansur Gavriel, Mulberry, & Mark CrossThis week, the Mulberry brand may be getting a major boost from Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle, and an underrated Mansur Gavriel style suddenly finds itself in the hands of Gigi Hadid. And if you'll make the journey with me through our usual slough of Hermès, Chanel and Céline bags,...
PurseBlog Asks: What's Your Newest Bag Acquisition?
That was about nine months ago, but I've been trying to be a little more conservative with my finances this year and I have plenty of handbags to serve my purposes for the time being (this job does have some perks, after all), so it wasn't until a recent breakfast meeting with Mansur...
The 20 Best Fall 2016 Bags Under $600 There have always been excellent, well-made, super stylish leather bags in the mid-three figures, but it seems as though Mansur Gavriel's success has emboldened designers and retailers alike to target their contemporary bags to a more sophisticated customer than the festival-friendly boho...
Céline Bets Heavily on a New Frame Bag on Its Spring 2017 RunwayIt first occurred to me that we might be in for a frame bag renaissance a couple seasons ago when Mansur Gavriel started making a clutch with a frame closure as its central design feature. A top-handled frame day bag followed the next season (and is recently available in stores), and in the...
9 Perfect On-the-Go Bag and Shoe Combos to Help You Look Chic in Life's Busiest Moments
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Mansur Gavriel Large Bucket Bag$595 via Barneys
Aquazzura Christy Embroidered Canvas Point-Toe Flats$750 via Net-a-Porter
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Coach Tea Rose Applique Saddle Bag 23 $695 via Coach
Valentino Love Latch Caged Ballerina Flat $975 via Neiman Marcus
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Michael Kors Miranda...
Mansur Gavriel Expands Both Bag and Shoe Lineups for Spring 2017 It gave Mansur Gavriel a customer base that most upstart indie brands only dream of, but it also brought a boatload of pressure to quickly expand the business and lineup, which often dilutes a designer's vision and can be detrimental to a brand's viability over the long haul. Wisely, Rachel...
Celebs Show Their Love for Custom Coach & Even More Miu Miu
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Here's a smiling Giada, making her way through LAX with a beautiful white Mansur Gavriel Tote. This is one of the more affordable handbag options we've seen Giada carry; for travel, she usually sticks with Goyard.
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Kimora Lee Simmons also cruised through LAX this week with...
Alexander Wang Bets Big on Bucket Bags for Spring 2017
Bucket bags have been a big thing in the accessories market for several years now, and even Mansur Gavriel, whose hard-to-find debut bucket bag rocketed the brand to immense popularity and spawned a thousand copycats, is now focusing on other shapes. Alexander Wang, though, sent multiple...
Logos Forever: Supermodels and Star Athletes Can't Get Enough of Gucci, Louis Vuitton, & More We know for sure, however, that Reese is carrying a tan leather Mansur Gavriel Tote.
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Here's Olympic champ Simone Biles, heading into Craig's for dinner, as any big-time celebrity is wont to do. She's carrying a white logoed MICHAEL Michael Kors Wristlet.
Shop Mansur Gavriel's New Bag Materials, Colors and Styles While They Last at Net-a-Porter and Bergdorf Goodman
Mansur Gavriel's Fall 2016 collection includes a lot new things. Not only are many of the brand's popular bags now available in several colors of suede and patent leather, but there's a new satchel tote, the Sun Bag, in two sizes and lots of fabrications and colors. There's also an
Emma Stone's Casual Shoe Style is Inspiration for Cool Girls Everywhere
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Emma is extremely partial to these Mansur Gavriel Two-Strap Sandals. Here she is wearing them while blonde and leaving a Beverly Hills salon (which may or may not be the same salon featured in the last photo).
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And here she is wearing a brown leather version in the Venice...
Bags and Beauty: Fall 2016's Best Handbags Coordinate With Some of Season's Hottest Nail Polishes450 via Net-a-Porter
Dior Vernis Riveria Nail Color: $27 via Dior
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If you're looking forward to swapping your summer brights for fall's darker hues, then we think you're really going to enjoy the new suede version of Mansur Gavriel's maroon bucket bag paired with Chanel's understated...
Fall Splurge: The 'Anonymous Luxury' Bag
Mansur Gavriel's bags have always struck me as a more affordable take on the Céline look. Their bucket bag is everywhere, but this Lady Bag is actually the better looking handbag, in my opinion.
→ Buy the Mansur Gavriel Lady Bag, $945.00, at barneys.com; shipping is free.
Celebs Smile and Sulk with Fab New Bags from Mansur Gavriel, Tod's and Céline She does not look super stoked to see them, but she's carrying a brick red Mansur Gavriel Mini Bucket Bag, so it's ultimately a win for us.
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Here's TV personality Cat Deeley, having a fancy lunch at Ebaldi in Beverly Hills with her husband (and fellow TV personality) Patrick Kielty....
Just Can't Get Enough: Lily Aldridge and Her Givenchy Antigona Bag For example: Miranda Kerr can't put down her Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag, Gigi Hadid is obsessed with her Versace Palazzo Empire Bag and Chrissy Teigen loves her Givenchy Antigona. Chrissy isn't the only model having an extended affair with an Antigona, though; Victoria's Secret Angel and...
Last Week, Supermodels Wore Overalls and Carry Bags from Mansur Gavriel, Céline and Saint Laurent She's carrying a flawless white leather Mansur Gavriel Backpack.
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Lo and behold, here's yet another supermodel in overalls. It's Elsa Hosk, clearly bored to death in NYC. Fortunately, there's nothing boring about her cherry red Céline Classic Box Bag. I'm 96% certain that Elsa is...
Theory Gets Serious About Handbags But while the pre-recession mid-2000s boosted accessible luxury labels like Coach, Kate Spade and Mulberry, only a handful of brands have successfully entered the mid-range market since, most notably Mansur Gavriel. And yet, at the same time, prices for luxury handbags have risen...