Posts About : Handmade

7 Modern Art Bags from the Lady Dior Art Project

Art and fashion go hand in hand and this is pretty evident in a lot of high fashion brands. Designers take inspiration from art and translate it into fashion pieces including handbags. The Lady Dior Art Project is one example of this. The Dior fashion house decided to give one of its most iconic bags a surprising makeover. […]

‘Pure Human’ Project Seeks to Make Human Leather From Alexander McQueen’s DNA

A young designer is causing quite the stir in the fashion industry. Tina Gorjanc, who went to the same fashion school as famed designer Alexander McQueen, recently introduced an unusual project she calls “Pure Human.” This eccentric project seeks to grow McQueen’s actual DNA and then condition it into leather, which will then be used for […]

Alexa Chung Debuts Shorter Hair with Charlotte Olympia “Take Me Away” Clutch

It wasn’t too long ago when we spotted Alexa Chung carrying a Chanel “Milk Carton” purse at a runway show during London Fashion Week. This time, the stylish socialite opted for a more oriental and no less quirky accessory. She carried a bag that looked like a Chinese takeout box, which naturally got our attention. […]

Hot or Not: Anya Hindmarch “Ebury” Sticker Tote

It looks like personalized designer handbags will be stealing the spotlight in the next seasons. We have seen celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Kelly Osbourne go to great lengths to customize their luxurious purses, and now designers are taking this trend to mainstream consumers. Anya Hindmarch displayed her quirky sense of style with a round […]

Take a Peek at How the Most Popular Dior Bags Are Made

Ever wonder how your favorite designer purses are made? Because we often see these beautiful bags all made and propped up in retail stores, we rarely give a second thought about the process behind their creation. With the opening of Bergdorf Goodman’s new in-store Dior boutique at their Manhattan flagship store, the retailer released a […]

Graffiti Art Painted on Birkin Bags, Hot or Not?

Rita Ora recently jumped on the bandwagon of rich people defacing decorating their expensive handbags. But while majority of Birkin lovers choose to bedazzle their expensive purses with diamonds and Swarovski crystals, those with “edgier” personalities opt for more visually stirring designs. Artist Al-Baseer Holly shared a photo of his finished graffiti art on Rita’s $10,000 […]

Nicky Hilton Carries a Rare Chanel Purse Around New York

We’ve always loved a good Chanel bag no matter what the season is and regardless of which famous face is carrying it. This timeless purse can effortlessly upgrade an outfit and turn an ensemble from bland to fabulous. Because of its expensive price tag, a Chanel bag has also become a statement fashion piece. But […]

Bag Inspiration: Olivia Palermo’s 30-Day Fashion Challenge, Week 2

So, we are now on the second week of Olivia Palermo’s 30-day fashion challenge. We obsessed about her bag choices on the first week, and we are just over-the-moon happy about the bags she posted on this next edition. Here are some more fashion inspiration for you to rock this week: Day 9 The color […]

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Distressed Tote Is Way Overpriced, Even for Chanel

Gwyneth Paltrow was spotted looking pretty glum as she arrived at the JFK airport. There is definitely a lot on her plate right now — the “conscious uncoupling” from beau Chris Martin and the recent backlash she has received after comparing her struggles with nasty Internet comments to, get this, war. But controversy aside, we […]

Art on Bags: A Bolder Take on Prada “Saffiano”

Art has been incorporated in fashion a number of times, but this kind of mix does not work all the time. The house of Prada, however, seemed to have mastered the science of bringing art into their products. This is pretty evident in their latest rendition of the highly popular “Saffiano” satchel. We all love […]

Rita Ora Punctuates a Tartan Ensemble with a Dolce & Gabbana Bag

While Rita Ora’s style isn’t exactly avant garde, at least not in the Lady Gaga kind of way, she still manages to keep her look interesting without looking downright dowdy or racy. In fact, she can be considered a style icon of this generation. For a recording commitment, the singer threw on a tartan-on-tartan ensemble. […]

6 Embroidered Clutch Bags for Exotic Evening Style

There’s nothing like a good embroidered clutch to bring a punchy sense of summer into your evening look. No, really. Celebrities are doing it, so it must be hot stuff, right? But don’t just go for the humdrum types. Pick designs with ikat prints, bright-colored fringes, rich beadwork, and even shiny mirrors. We found all […]

5 Amazing Books on Tote Bags

We love how Out of Print makes our love of books give back in a noble way. The brand with a heart features classic books on different merchandise, such as clothes, mugs, and tote bags. For every purchase of their items, Out of Print donates a book item to a community in need.  Now, isn’t […]

Earth Friendly Chic: Cuyana Sustainable Bags

Ladies and gents, there is more to being “environmentally friendly” than liking the WWF’s Facebook page. Now more than ever, Mother Earth is asking for our help in preserving what’s left of her natural beauty — and there is no time to waste! An easy way to help out is to bring re-usable bags to […]

Spring/Summer 2013’s The Weekender Bag

It’s 3PM on a Friday and there is nothing on your mind except two things: the office clock is moving suspiciously slow, and the fabulous weekend ahead on a tropical paradise with your girls. You’ve booked the flight, made sure your trusty sunblock is on hand and all your pretty maxi dresses are washed and […]

5 Romantic, Vintage-Style Totes For the Weekend

Give your weekend style a romantic twist with these vintage-inspired tote bags from Anthropologie! Leather, raffia, and canvas never looked so sweet than when they’re transformed into these beautiful bags. From bicycle paintings to swirling, marbled patterns, this totes will definitely up the ante on any outfit with classic, rustic charm.

Get A Hold Of Spring’s Top 5 Bag Trends

Shopbop is showing us the top 5 hottest bag trends for spring and we just couldn’t agree more! And if you want to be in the know, here are the top 5 bag trends according to them: ‘Great White’, ‘Nouveau Navy’, ‘Sunshine State’, ‘Colorblock Carryall’, and ‘Classic Structure’. And if you’re a bit clueless as […]

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