Nicky Hilton and Linea Pelle Collaborate on Handbag Collection

Fashion designer Nicky Hilton released a book called “365 Style” and has collaborated with handbag and accessories brand Linea Pelle on a fall 2015 handbag collection called Nicky Hilton x Linea Pelle. The collection was debuted at the Coterie NY fashion trade show in New York City and will formally launch in September. Linea Pelle […]

Secure on Style Handbags Given out at Awards Shows

Tammy Blakesee designed clear handbags to meet NFL security requirements. Her Secure on Style bags have been given out to attendees at many awards ceremonies, including the Grammys and the Academy Awards. A liner is placed at the bottom of a clear bag, and belongings are placed inside. After the wearer passes through security, the […]

LADYBAG Can Provide Warmth and Charge Devices

Andrea Pisarcikova, a Slovak lawyer, has created a line of handbags called LADYBAGs that can provide warmth and also charge cell phones or tablets. She decided to make the handbags after she realized that she had a need for those features but could not find that type of handbag. The handbags have two USB ports […]

Braccialini Carinabags in Grammy Talent Gift Bags

Luxury handbag designer Braccialini, which is known for its artistic and unique designs, was a sponsor of the official gift bags given to singers and musicians at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, which were held on Sunday, February 8 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Many in the entertainment industry consider the Grammy talent […]

Sales of Men’s Bags Are Growing

Sales of bags worn by men grew in 2014, while sales of handbags for women declined by 5 percent. Men bought 5.9 million luxury bags in 2014, compared to 25.6 million luxury bags that were bought by women. Top designers, including Armani, Dior, and Thom Browne, have shown handbags for men on the run ways […]

Alessandro Michele Named New Gucci Creative Director

French luxury group Kering announced that it has promoted Alessandro Michele, who was head of accessories at Gucci, to the role of creative director. Michele is replacing Frida Giannini. Giannini and CEO Patrizio di Marco were asked to step down at the end of 2014. Kering’s move is based on their hope that Gucci’s brand […]

Celebrities Design Fendi Handbags to Benefit Charities

Sarah Jessica Parker, Rihanna, Rachel Feinstein, Jourdan Dunn, and Leandra Medine are teaming up with luxury handbag maker Fendi to create unique bags that will be auctioned off to benefit charities of their choice. The celebrities designed personalized versions of Fendi’s popular 3Baguette handbag and a micro-baguette. The handbags will be introduced at a cocktail […]

Dagne Dover Offers Innovative Handbag Designs

Dagne Dover, an online handbag retailer, provides busy women with bags that have separate compartments for all of the essentials. The New York-based company was founded by Melissa Mash, Deepa Gandhi, and Jessy Dover. “Dagne” is a Nordic word for “new dawn.” They wanted to create a new type of handbag to change women’s expectations. […]

Angela & Roi Handbags Support Health Charities

Angela & Roi, a company that creates classic and minimal vegan handbags, is using its sales to support several worthy causes. Angela & Roi currently sells purses and handbags in several styles and 11 colors. Each handbag has a ribbon that represents a different health-related issue, such as cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, mental health, […]

Tiny Handbags Were Popular in 2014

2014 saw many new trends, as well as a revival of some older ones. Tiny handbags were seen in many runway shows, including Celine, Dior, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Kate Spade, and on streets around the world. New York designer Tyler Ellis has created the Jamie frame, a tiny, structured, top-handle bag in both black […]