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New Brand Spotlight: Hammitt

New Brand Spotlight, Hammitt, Hammitt LA, Hammitt bags, Hammitt handbags, Hammitt clutches, fashion handbags, stylish handbags, Hammitt™ is a leader in handcrafted fashion accessories from Los Angeles and is rapidly moving the trend across the country. Deeply rooted in an effortless California lifestyle, Hammitt’s unique signature style resonates through its distinct body shapes and design elements that include rivets and raw edges.

Hammitt’s brand positioning embraces the spirit of its LA roots, yet relates and inspires style-driven, youthful-minded women with no regional boundaries. Ranging from the perfect crossbody, clutch, tote, or satchel, Hammitt is sexy, self-confident, always captivating, and show stopping.


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Everyday Luxury from B.Makowsky Handbags

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This season, B. Makowsky has come out with some fabulous on-trend handbags that exemplify what versatile luxury really means. Whether you’re in the market for a bag to wear to the office, or a trendy weekend handbag to carry the essentials, B. Makowsky’s latest offerings are right on the money.

Here are just a couple of our versatile faves, covering the three key things we look for when shopping for a good everyday handbag:

Two-in-one convenience: The Sadie Convertible Shoulder Bag is not only sleek, portable and simple, it converts from a classic shoulder bag to a convenient crossbody. Perfect for travelling or running errands!

A pop of color: The Angie Shopper in Tomato is the perfect shade of red. The chain detail and leopard-print interior give it an edgy touch while still being wearable.

Interior room: We love the classic good looks of the roomy Rayanne tote. The center zip compartment does a great job of keeping your things neat and organized, even when life gets hectic.

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Fresh Picks: Handbag Trends Under $300

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This summer’s best handbag trends are abundantly wearable and have an air of relaxed elegance that’s hard to resist. However, there’s no need to break the bank to get your hands on your new summer staple bag.

We’ve wrangled up some of our must-have handbag styles under $300:

Rebecca Minkoff Studded Rocker: The mini crossbody is perfect for a night out or when you just want to carry the essentials. This superbly studded number gives any outfit an edgy punch.

MICHAEL Michael Kors Jet Set Shoulder Tote in Dark Sand Embossed Python: Snake print is quickly becoming the hot print of the season. It reads as a neutral, making it surprisingly versatile, and not to mention, timelessly chic.

Hobo International Sandra Crossbody: This classic vintage appeal of this crossbody bag is utterly versatile for daytime.

Dooney & Bourke Cork Drawstring: With the drawstring bucket bag being such a hot style in handbags this season, we were naturally drawn to this classic Dooney style. It’s perfect for pairing with your nautical looks.

B.Makowsky Kayla Shopper in Salmon: The relaxed shape coupled with the totally on-trend salmon-coral hue makes this handbag worthy of showing off.

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Fresh Picks: Spring Handbag Trends

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Here are four spring handbag trends that are worthy to be on your style radar:

1. Nylon: lightweight and fuss-free, today’s latest crop of nylon handbags are a lot more stylish than their older counterparts. Pick one in a pop color like the Marc by Marc Jacobs Preppy Nylon Sasha. Its relaxed, simple shape makes it the perfect daytime bag.

2. Drawstring Closure: There’s a classic, slightly-nautical feel to the drawstring bag that makes it utterly charming. A single-strap leather version, like the Cole Haan Valise Denney Drawstring, makes the most versatile choice for week-long wear.

3. Structured Crossbody: While we’ve seen a huge rise in the popularity of the crossbody bag, the recent versions we’ve been seeing lean towards a more tailored, lady-like silhouette. A good example is the Kate Spade Madeline. The removable crossbody strap lends versatility to this piece, letting you wear it as a hand-held satchel for dressier outfits.

4. Leather Tote: This perennial favorite is perfect for the working woman who wants a stylish, roomy carry-all. Look for classic details like in the Marc by Marc Jacobs D1 Bianca Hayley Tote. The chic, pared-down design makes it super wearable, from the office to a dinner date.