If you love glamour, sparkles, and curvaceous pin-up girls, then you have to check this new handbag collection out! Rockabetty Handbags was first inspired by a favorite purse, designer Katrina Midkiff received as a little girl. With her love for retro glam, Midkiff set about creatingRockabetty Bags to combine her favorite childhood memory with a little sex appeal.
When scrolling through the Donatienne Handbags lookbook for 2012, one cannot help but notice the obvious influence that California has on designer Nikki Erwin. From brilliant orange, neon pink to classic black, every handbag exudes the cool, easy Los Angeles spirit that is emulated on both the runway and boardwalk. Crafted by hand in Los Angeles, every single bag is charming, unique, yet totally practical. Every stud, fringe, and piece of hardware is perfectly placed to create a bag that embodies true California chic.
Another fabulous season of high-end handbag design is in the air, and Balenciaga is staying the course. The essence of their Fall Winter 2011 collection mixes sophistication and flair, with clutches being a focal point. Puffed, braided construction lends a fun, unexpected texture that can be dressed up with evening wear, and can equally compliment jeans with patented leather pumps. And let's not forget the detail that I'm sure all ladies can appreciate: the strap hardware.
Although developing a brand dedicated to only clutches may have been risky, Kellyn Timmerman, designer of the versatile and appealing handbag brand feNa, felt that it was worth the risk. With trendy pieces that are actually timeless, there is a feNa clutch for every and any occasion. In this exclusive interview with Handbago, Kellyn tells us what makes her clutches stand out.
It's no secret that every major metropolis in America has its own style and fashion. Women across the country are holding their own when it comes to personal style and let's just face it, personal style is heavily influenced by regional style. Whether your a southern belle from Texas or a beach babe from California, there's a specific handbag style just for you and we at Handbago have you covered.
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Are you bagistas looking into investing yourselves in some portfolio handbags? Slim, flat and portable, portfolio bags are great for carrying around writing utensils, loose documents, laptops and all the essentials needed for an on-the-go day from the office.
Black and white is the theme this week. Chic and cool, this look has a hint of rocker style mixed with a casual and laid-back appeal. CC Skye is one designer that is a must-have in my handbag wardrobe…must be the punk rock and out-of-the-box design that is so intriguing! This CC Skye Olivia Bag is no exception.
Elemental Threads is not your ordinary handbag brand. It's actually a company that makes custom handbags and pouches. Jessica designed a pouch that she could use as a makeup pouch or small bag that she could carry into a store without bringing her entire handbag. Made from a printed cotton resembling a wood grain with antique brass hardware, this straight wristlet is absolutely adorable and picture perfect for travel.