Student Fashion: Pack Your Totes

by Jessica Braun Gervais | November 18th, 2014

It’s not easy to find an appropriate option for carrying daily essentials.   Purses are too small and backpacks feel inferior, probably because they are designed for hiking or school children. While some backpacks do a decent job balancing style and convenience, such as the Timbuk2 Walker Laptop Backpack or the Nomad by Tess Johnson, I… Read more…

Designer Profile: Soul Carrier

by Jessica Braun Gervais | October 16th, 2014

I hate commuting. Three to five days a week, I pack an overstuffed bag (sometimes two) and embark on the two hour journey from Wisconsin to Chicago.  Being away from my home for almost ten hours a day forces me to stuff my life into a purse, and I know I’m not alone.  I see… Read more…

Shop Jack Spade: Menswear Staples and Quality Bags

by Emma Klug | August 7th, 2014
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Whether you’ve seen their ads on the subway platform, noticed one of their items while flipping through the pages of GQ, or spotted a celebrity wearing one of their pieces on a menswear blog, chances are you’ve heard of Jack Spade. The brand, which is an extension of the Kate Spade empire, has grown tremendously… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: A Little Hardware

by Rachel Yeomans | May 4th, 2012
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Whenever I buy a bag, I usually base it on hardware. A bag is not a bag without hardware – at least not in my opinion. Here are some bags that are definitely bags – with hardware.

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Finding the Perfect Handbag for Work

by Rachel Yeomans | January 13th, 2012

I have carried the exact same Kenneth Cole oversized purse (aka my “laptop bag”) since I was a senior in college. You can imagine the state that it’s in. The time had come to retire the bag. Unfortunately, I have absolutely no other handbags that can hold my MacBook – not even my iPad! No… Read more…

Extra 15% Off Overstock Sale Through the Weekend at

by Rachel Yeomans | January 15th, 2010

Cyber Monday Kicks off with 40% Off Bags and Clutches at Francesca’s

by Rachel Yeomans | November 30th, 2009

Net-a-Porter Works the Perfect Working Bags

by Rachel Yeomans | September 28th, 2009

Featured in the latest Net-a-Porter magazine, the online retailer showcases looks every working woman would work overtime for. My favorites include the “day to night clutch”, the “day shoulder bag”, the “forever bag”, and the “anytime everywhere bag”. They’re all functional, they’re all fashion forward, and they’re all working it.