Review: Purses In Pieces

Review: Purses In Pieces

Book by Olaf Goubitz Review by Melissa Overdorf Available for purchase from: Amazon.com Books abound on purses from the 20th century. There are a few which cover purses from the 19th, 18th and a bit of the 17th century. Now, finally, there is a publication strictly on...
Review: Identifying and Dating 19th Century Beaded Bags

Review: Identifying and Dating 19th Century Beaded Bags

Book by Leslie Shay Review by Melissa Overdorf Available for purchase from: Leslie will be printing additional copies of this book. To get on her list to receive it, email her at elsieshay8@cinci.rr.com. The price is $55 plus $6 for shipping, which is only $20 more...
Review: Le Sac a Main: Histoire Amusee et Passionnee

Review: Le Sac a Main: Histoire Amusee et Passionnee

Book by Genevieve Picot  Review by Virginia B. Available for purchase from: Amazon.com | Abe Books This is one great looking book! The photographs and plates are beautifully and imaginatively executed. Having said that, a caveat is in order. The text is in French and...
Review: In the Bag

Review: In the Bag

Book by Samuele Mazza Review by Virginia B. Available for purchase from: Amazon.com This is the fourth in a series of works by Samuele Mazza, a designer and fashion philosopher. He has culled almost 200 one of a kind designs from artistic milieus around the world....
Review: Fun Handbags

Review: Fun Handbags

Book by Desire Smith Review by Melissa O. Available for purchase from: Amazon.com Fun Handbags is exactly that; fun! Just like her first purse book, this one is fun the moment you pick it up, with purse handles attached to the spine. You will not find much in the way...
Review: A Passion for Purses

Review: A Passion for Purses

Book by Paula Higgins and Lori Blaser Review by Mary L. Available for purchase from: Amazon.com I was lucky enough to receive an early copy of this much anticipated book, authored by two members of our very own Antique Purse Collectors Society, Paula Higgins and Lori...