Obsessed: Ann Taylor Cafe Purse

Get on board with a smaller bag this season. This one from Ann Taylor is a chic, moderately-priced option. 8.5”H x 10”W x 4.5”D. 28” strap. $228* *For a limited time, save 30% on purchases of $150+ with code WINTER30

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Brighter Days

It’s that time of year again…the brights are out to play. Three favorites: KATE SPADE Essex Small Scout Smooth cowhide small crossbody with flap closure and magnetic snap. 4.7″h x 7″w x 2″d. 14-karat light gold plated hardware, two interior slide pockets, strap has 19″- 21″ drop length. $295 at Kate Spade FOLEY + CORINNA… Continue reading Brighter Days

Obsessed: Leather Totes

SEE BY CHLOE Tomo Convertible Small Shoulder Bag (above, left) This paneled, pebbled leather handbag features zip pockets and embossed logo lettering at the front. Enamel-inlaid logo at detachable luggage tag. Metal feet and gold hardware. Double rolled handles. Buckle closure at shoulder strap. Lined interior features zip pocket and 2 patch pockets. 13″H x… Continue reading Obsessed: Leather Totes


This weekend during a Thanksgiving veg session, I watched “It’s Complicated” again and was reminded how much I liked the bag Meryl Streep carries throughout the film. Perhaps this was brought on by the recent discovery that my purse (alone) weighs a few pounds. Anyhoo…I was so happy to discover the fab bag was designed… Continue reading ROBERTA FREYMANN

UO Bags on Sale!

We cruised right from the home sale to handbags and found these great deals (clockwise from left): SEA BAGS Sail Tote Bag Versatile oversized tote bag handcrafted by Sea Bags in Portland, Maine using recycled genuine recycled sails. Finished with an internal pouch pocket and traditionally spliced rope handles. 18″l, 7″w, 14″h. $79.99(Was $145.00) PENDLETON… Continue reading UO Bags on Sale!

The Pouchette by J.CREW

I am obsessed with these pouchettes now at J.CREW. The only problem is deciding which one is my favorite. Exhibitor Pouchette, left Love the versatility in sizing. Features a zipper-accented cross-body strap that can be attached to the middle of the bag to create a smaller fold-over style. Crafted in smooth, luxurious leather, it has… Continue reading The Pouchette by J.CREW

Global Picks at Bluefly

These picks are inspired by the spotted-everywhere “global” theme, which seems to encompass bohemian, ethnic prints, textures and so on. Whether you’re in for a little or in for a lot, these will help get your collection going. Today (3.31.10) save 10% on everything site wide at BLUEFLY. All prices below reflect the extra 10%… Continue reading Global Picks at Bluefly

Buzzworthy, March 4

ASHLEY WATSON Tote Clutch Bag 9″ x 6″ with zipper closure. Made in Vancouver, Canada. $104 at Belkina GRANITE GEAR Air Grocery Bag Light, roomy and stuffs into a little pack that you can use as a key fob. INDUSTRIAL FACILITY Bell Alarm Clock This alarm clock features a back casing that’s a bell, which… Continue reading Buzzworthy, March 4

Buzzworthy, Feb. 22

Clockwise from top left: MATTHEW SWOPE Rock Crystal Necklace Raw leather band with knotted closure allows for adjustable length. Handmade in New York. $118 at Mohawk General Store BUMBLE AND BUMBLE Surf Spray This is great for helping me rock the windswept-beach-babe (not bum) look. $22 at Bumble and Bumble *Use code BLOWDRY for free… Continue reading Buzzworthy, Feb. 22