Category: Handbags


  • Chanel Heart Bag review: In which I bare my heart

    Chanel Heart Bag review: In which I bare my heart

    “Responsible” is a word that gets thrown around much too much once you hit 30. … but, unlike an extra candle on your birthday cake, “responsibility” is hard to quantify. Sure, there are numbers in your 401k plan or Roth IRA account that you can count up, but you can’t really measure “responsibility.” It’s like, […]

  • The only Chanel classic flap handbag review you need to read

    The only Chanel classic flap handbag review you need to read

    From high school graduation (pre-absurd price hikes) to graduating college (mid-price hikes) and turning 30 (just before the ridiculous price increase), a Chanel Classic Handbag has marked hallmarks in my life.
 … but when they start at $8,200 USD, I cannot say that you need a Chanel flap bag. Actually, with all of Chanel’s crazy […]

  • Mini, but mighty | Loewe Flamenco Bag Review

    Mini, but mighty | Loewe Flamenco Bag Review

    During lockdown, my then-boyfriend/now-husband asked what I thought about buying a ranch in Montana and I was like “uhhh…” … but then I was like “well, I always wanted to take up gardening.” By “take up gardening,” I mean buy potted flowers, realise I did not dig the hole big enough, pathetically plant them, try […]

  • Is it TOO small? | APC Demi Lune Mini bag review

    Is it TOO small? | APC Demi Lune Mini bag review

    Band of Outsiders and Marc by Marc Jacobs came and went… but, one brand from that delectable 2005-2008 era holds true in our heart and remains in stores: Atelier de Production et de Création. … i.e., A.P.C. So, over a decade later, it makes sense that I’d finally get A.P.C.’s signature bag.

  • Celine Small Trio Bag Review: How much has changed under Hedi?

    Celine Small Trio Bag Review: How much has changed under Hedi?

    Note: In recent months, it seems like the Celine Trio bag has been discontinued… however, you can still find it on resale sites like ReBag, The Luxury Closet, or The Real Real. Personally, I’m in the minority. While I’m a devout Céline sunglasses wearer, I’ve never been a huge Phoebe Philo-stan. On the flip side, […]

  • Pretty perfect, but not worth full price: Isabel Marant bag review

    Pretty perfect, but not worth full price: Isabel Marant bag review

    Buying a new handbag is rare for me. … I prefer to keep my bags (mostly) classic. Every now and then though, a bag will creep up on me and rattle around my head. The ones that have been shaking in my mind the most are from, who else, Isabel Marant. … but spending $1,290 […]

  • Telfar Bag Review: I (somehow) got the small & medium bags

    Telfar Bag Review: I (somehow) got the small & medium bags

    I hate when people caption their photos on Instagram, or whatever the latest social media is, with… “You can’t sit with us.” 1- That’s not even the best quote from Mean Girls.2- Why do you want to make other people feel bad? Honestly, that caption feels noxious and obnoxious.

  • What’s With This It-Bag? The Row Ascot Bag Review

    What’s With This It-Bag? The Row Ascot Bag Review

    At some point, every millennial was obsessed with Mary-Kate and Ashley. … like to the point where I don’t need to be specific with using a last name. I could have said “Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen” — but like, you knew who I was talking about. My top 3 favourite Mary-Kate & Ashley direct-to-video movies? […]