Stylish, lightweight, functional and fun – what are the best chic luxury weekender and duffle bags to buy right now for a weekend away?
Why is the big (over-sized, huge, giant) luxury tote the “it” bag this summer? Call it a sign of the times, dear reader. We all have to travel these days with a bunch of new accouterments – face mask, hand sanitizer, towel or mat to sit on when we ride the subway. And we still need all the usual stuff: sunscreen, snacks, sunglasses, etc. A tiny nano bag just isn’t going to get the job done. Happily, there are lots of gorgeous over-sized luxury designer tote and beach bags out there right now – here are some of our best favorites to grab and go in summer 2020.
As the Great Lockdown begins to loosen up just a bit, suddenly we find ourselves in the mood for a new handbag. It’s been a long time since we’ve needed a statement bag, what with all the shelter-in-place-at-home mandates. But now, we say bring on the bright and bold luxury designer bags to greet the summer! Here’s our roundup of the chic statement designer luxury bags perfect for this summer 2020, including totes, clutches and cross-body bags.
Luxury consignment and resale sites are on fire right now. These vintage luxury merchandise sites – a core driver of the circular economy – were already growing rapidly. Now, with retail stores closed and shoppers at home with plenty of time to browse thanks to the coronavirus social distancing requirements, business is booming. So, what is it like to consign and buy from the luxury resale online site The Real Real (TRR)? Here’s what you need to know about the Real Real resale site. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen shares her insider insights on how The RealReal works, and how to successfully consign and shop on the online luxury resale site.
In a harmonic convergence of two big trends in luxury, the best online resale sites are also excellent sources for hot items in “New Age” luxury. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a a guide on how to shop the luxury online resale site The Real Real for vintage items that are on-point with the hot new trend toward “New Age” luxury goods.