Melissa Overdorf, founder of the Antique Purse Collector’s Society, shares her enthusiasm for collecting purses as one of the featured collectors in the movie “American Collectors.”
Fashion website Racked debates the merits of clutch purses. Are you a fan of the clutch or do you think it’s a waste of a perfectly good purse.
New York State has crushed antique as well as new ivory again. On August 3, they crushed almost two tons of jewelry, statues, trinkets, and other ivory pieces.
A woman seen through the eye of her needle: A reflection on the importance of workbags in the past centuries Author: Barbara Catanese Rome, 18th May 2017 “A workbag seems to be such a common name for a lovely creation” and indeed the seventeenth and even more the...
By Simi Horwitz, Forward.com
Fashionable evening bags are one thing. But Judith Leiber’s handbags marry exquisitely detailed craftsmanship with a joyously bold, at moments, anarchistic, vision. Close to 100 bejeweled silver and gold-plated high-end “after five” handbags
Between 1955 and 1956, Dodge produced the first car specifically marketed to women, which came in pink exterior and a pink handbag.
Check out this amazing flame stitch pocketbook from the Fielding Collection of Early American Art.
Antiques Roadshow recently featured a Walton & Company beaded purse appraised at $4,000 – $5,000. It has jade plaques and is 18K gold. This isn’t the first time the Roadshow has featured a purse. Catch up Antiques Roadshow’s purse appraisals
By Aleesha Harris, Vancouver Sun
The chances of any of us owning a piece of art by an Old Master like Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, or Jean-Honoré Fragonard are slim to none. But owning a piece of wearable art featuring a work by one of these great artists is now very possible, thanks to Louis Vuitton and Jeff Koons.
By Siofra Brennan, Daily Mail Online
Splashing out on a designer bag is an investment that will often set you back thousands, and with fashion trends being fickle you might be reluctant to part with your hard-earned cash.