By Connie Wang, Refinery 29
Some people come across a football field of old stuff — crusty jackets with dirty Kleenex still in the pockets; rows of dusty bottles, some still with decades-old Coca-Cola in it; patched-up chairs that have more holes than actual stuffing — and would rather do anything than enter. For others …
By Aubrey Almanza, Reader’s Digest
By looking at your purse, we can tell whether you prefer stability or making wild memories—and, to think, you were just worried if it matched your shoes.
By Rebecca Jones, BBC News
Singer and actress Jane Birkin has said she now rarely uses the famous handbag that bears her name. The French luxury fashion house Hermes designed what became known as the Birkin bag in 1981.
By Jennifer Landes, The East Hampton Star
Judith Leiber’s 65-year career has spanned not only generations, but a number of presidential administrations. It has become a tradition for first ladies to carry her handbags on Inauguration Day.
By Jen King, Luxury Daily
Although one of the newest categories offered by the 250-year-old auction house, Christie’s rare and vintage handbag department has become one of its most profitable. The handbag department at Christie’s boasts the youngest buyers, the most female clients at 55 percent and the highest spend, totaling approximately $20 million for 2016 sales.
By Julie Schulte, The Atlantic
I had started out thinking handbags and purses were the same thing. I was a handbag newbie, an unpaid writer, an impartial observer hired as a ghost memoirist for the CEO of a luxury-handbag resale site.
By Lisa Fickenscher, New York Post
Judith Leiber wants Lady Gaga, Beyoncé and Rihanna to be clutching the company’s quirky handbags the next time the paparazzi catch them at Starbucks.
By Byruki Sayidjo and Anne Rowney, Mirror
It costs just £4, is cute as hell – and people just can’t seem to get their hands on one. What do you? Turn to the Internet to vent.
By Ann Bilot, Wallpaper
Kimberly and Nancy Wu, the sisters behind Building Block — the Los Angeles-based, minimalist handbag line with a cult following — are looking back at their industrial design roots
By Moreca Atelier, Kyiv Post
The designer interpretation of Jetsetter 55 bag, created by Ukrainian brand Moreca Atelier involving American rapper Future, has been included in the exhibition of the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam.