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Brand to Watch: Chila Bags


Fun in the sun has a whole new meaning this summer with our latest fashion find. Colorful, authentic, and reminiscent of paradise, Chila Bags give us all of the summer feels that there ever were. After founder Laura Chica made a visit to the La Guajira desert in northern Colombia in 2013, Chila Bags was created. As shared by the founder herself, “While driving towards El Cabo de la Vela, a paradise-like place, we fell in love not only with the place, but also with the beautiful crafts hand-made by the women of the Wayuu tribe. [We] decided more people deserve to see and wear these colorful, cultural accessories.”

Colorful Summer Statement Bags Under $50


Hand bags, purses, satchels, clutches—they have become an essential part of our everyday routine. Whether it’s a quick run to the store or a night out, our trusty purse is in our hands and ready for anything. Trendy clutches and handbags have become daily necessities and not only because they hold every random thing we may need. These fashion-forward must-haves help to redefine our wardrobe and give off a taste of our personality.

Mercado Global: Handbags for a Cause


Spring has officially sprung, and that means it’s time to update your wardrobe with punchy colors, patterns, and new textures. A closet overhaul is every fashionista’s favorite part of Spring, but what if the money you’re spending on a cute new bag could go to a Guatemalan artisan who is trying to send her child to school?

Must-Have Bags from Vessel


We are all looking for the perfect bag to meet our everyday needs. From a wide array of styles, materials, colors, and brands, it can be increasingly difficult to find exactly what style it is you are looking for. But what if you could customize your very own bag, already designed from the most premium materials and durable for any outing including sports, travel, and professional environments?

Parisa NYC: From Heartbreak to a Bag Collection


Every designer has a story, and Parisa Wang is no exception. Growing up in China, Wang was not encouraged to pursue an art or fashion career of her own. Despite this, Wang chose to chase her dreams and recently launched a successful Kickstarter campaign featuring handbags with a story of their own. We love her designs and her “Love Affair” concept behind her handbags. Read on for an exclusive look behind Parisa NYC!

Lauren Cecchi Talks Her New LCNY Collection


An innovative and fashion forward brand, Lauren Cecchi’s bags are transforming the way that women see themselves. With bold colors and shapes, LCNY brought luxury back to the United States with Lauren’s creative approach to the leather bag that serves as a fashion staple for women everywhere. We had the pleasure to delve into the head of the designer, and what we learned made us want to immediately invest. Read on to learn all about her inspiration and what makes her line so special.

The Best Bags For Summer Getaways


Weekend getaways, road trips, spontaneous adventures, and small town discoveries; when it comes to traveling, it seems like summer is made for new journeys. As we purchase plane tickets, book hotels, Yelp delicious places to eat, and plan visits to places we’ve had on our bucket lists all year long, we also begin creating a list within our heads of what exactly we need to bring wherever we’re going. From makeup bags and polaroid cameras to not enough shoes and way too many outfits, packing can feel like just as big as the adventure you will be going on soon—minus the beautiful views and good times. Luckily, we’re here to help make packing a breeze with the best bags for any summer getaways on your agendas—with plenty of room to spare for souvenirs.

Why We Love Parisa’s Love Affair Handbag Collection


Every designer collection has a story, but not one quite like Parisa’s Love Affair Handbag Collection. Inspired by the designer’s own past relationship, each bag in the collection represents a different stage in her relationship, ranging from the beginning, budding romance all the way to the breakup. “With a Love Affair handbag, you will see the world differently, go on new adventures, and make it your story,” says the designer, Parisa Wang. “Sometimes a broken heart can unleash hidden potential. For me, it is to create a line of handbags to inspire courage and confidence.”

Why We Love āsum’s Debut Bag Collection


Engineer turned fashion designer and former Project Runway contestant Angela Sum has a dream—and she’s incorporating that dream into her debut bag collection for her brand, āsum. Funded in only 7 hours on Kickstarter, the collection features a variety of sculpted, canvas bags made to “elevate your wardrobe and inspire creative living.” Instead of focusing on fleeting trends, Sum says, “I want to create distinctive pieces that compliment casual stables in your wardrobe season after season.”

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