One of the joys of warmer weather is the chance to refresh our wardrobes. Even if it’s just with a new pair of shoes, or a new bag. We’ve shared all of the major spring-summer 2019 trends with you. There’s one in particular that we love and we’ve been scouting out for the past couple of weeks: wicker, raffia and straw handbags. They just feel right for the moment – a touch of whimsy and ease, but with some edge and personality. But can they really be city chic? Why yes, dear reader, they can! Here are our top picks for the best straw (and wicker and raffia) designer handbags this spring and summer 2019.
What are the most important events on the luxury fashion calendar this spring 2019? Mark your diary for the resort shows, which promise to bring a splash of sunny glamour to the world in the coming weeks. Plus, there’s a trifecta of fashion events slated for New York City this May, starting with the Met Gala 2019.
Looking for a glimpse of the future? Look no further than the best looks from the Fall Winter 2019 fashion shows. New York, Milan, London and Paris all had their high points. Collectively, designers have given us several conceptions about the right fashion for moving forward in turbulent times. What to wear this fall and winter? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy breaks down the headlines.
Looking for sustainable and affordable luxury items? Want to be a part of the circular fashion economy? Shopping and wearing vintage items is a great way to achieve those goals. And now you can easily find vintage luxury treasures online. The RealReal and Rebag are among the many options available for online shopping for pre-owned designer fashion and accessories. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy profiles the best luxury consignment and resale sites right now.
Are you a handbag person? If so, this one’s for you, because we’ve just discovered handbag heaven. Saks Fifth Avenue in New York has just unveiled its new handbag department, and its pretty remarkable. We just paid a visit to the new handbag department and we can report that you’ll find a glorious rainbow of designer handbags at the new Saks Main Floor. Have a look!