Bags, Handbags & Purses

Nancy Gonzalez Crocodile & Python Tote | Exotic Designer Cut-Out Carry-All Bag

Nancy Gonzalez Crocodile & Python Tote | Exotic Designer Cut-Out Carry-All Bag

Nancy Gonzalez adds python to her signature crocodile skin with the aim of offering twice the luxury and twice the looks. However, sadly this tote somehow ends up being less than the sum of its parts.

I really can't fault the exotic ...


Miu Miu Star Print Watersnake Clutch | Tacky Gray Exotic Purse

Miu Miu Star Print Watersnake Clutch | Tacky Gray Exotic Purse

Miu Miu shows how the wrong print can break an otherwise beautiful clutch with this Star Print Watersnake Purse.

I have to wonder what the folks at Miu Miu were smoking when they came up with this design. Who is responsible for ...


Joy Gryson’s New Capsule Collection | Luxurious Exotic Evening Purses

Joy Gryson’s New Capsule Collection | Luxurious Exotic Evening Purses

Joy Gryson has released her new line of evening purses just in time for holiday parties. The Capsule by Joy Gryson range combines classic silhouettes with exotic materials and semi-precious stones.

Gryson's taken the path less traveled and passed over familiar exotic skins for ...


Cole Haan Hayden Charlott Satchel | Sophisticated Exotic Embossed Blue Leather Handbag

Cole Haan Hayden Charlott Satchel | Sophisticated Exotic Embossed Blue Leather Handbag

Cole Haan serves up traditional design with a touch of the exotic in this Hayden Charlott Satchel.

This satchel has the structured design and clean lines of the most sophisticated handbags, but its exotic finish is what really makes it special. A large lizard ...


Beirn Grace Snake-Embossed Tote | Purple Exotic Handbag with Wristlet

Beirn Grace Snake-Embossed Tote | Purple Exotic Handbag with Wristlet

Beirn offers two bags for the price of one with this stylish Grace tote.

This handbag is so striking, with its regal purple hue and mottled stripes. In fact, I was surprised to read it's made not from the snakeskin that Beirn typically uses, but an embossed leather. ...


Alexander McQueen Mink & Ostrich Box Clutch | Luxurious Exotic Pompom Knuckle Duster Purse

Alexander McQueen Mink & Ostrich Box Clutch | Luxurious Exotic Pompom Knuckle Duster Purse

You can say what you want about Alexander McQueen's purses, but one adjective you'll probably never use is boring. While I'm not the greatest fan of this Mink & Ostrich Box Clutch, I can appreciate its design risks.

I'm so taken by ...


Johanna Konanz Releases Spring 2012 Purses | Colorful Exotic Clutches & Satchels

Johanna Konanz Releases Spring 2012 Purses | Colorful Exotic Clutches & Satchels

Former Salvatore Ferragamo designer Johanna Konanz is serving up vibrantly colored accessories this spring.

Lurid hues like turquoise, purple, hot pink, canary yellow, and bright green could have appeared overwhelming, but by using classic handbag styles, the Ecuadorian designer has ensured things don't feel over the top. ...


Kotur Becker Colorblock Bowler | Red & Silver Exotic Handbag

Kotur Becker Colorblock Bowler | Red & Silver Exotic Handbag

I've always enjoyed Kotur's elegant clutch purses but generally its larger bags let the line down. But the fashion house has got things right with the Becker Bowler.

This seems to be the day for surprising me, because I'm also not usually a fan of colorblocking. Yet I ...


Louis Vuitton Gains Control of Exotic Skin Supplier | LVMH Buys Out Heng Long International

Louis Vuitton Gains Control of Exotic Skin Supplier | LVMH Buys Out Heng Long International

Louis Vuitton just got a bit more exotic after its parent company, LVMH, assumed control of leather tannery Heng Long International. LVMH now owns 51% of the exotic skins supplier while the Koh family that founded the business owns the other 49%. It's estimated that LVMH spent around €92 million, ...


Valentino Python Bag | Amazingly Multi-Textured Multicolored Exotic Tote

Valentino Python Bag | Amazingly Multi-Textured Multicolored Exotic Tote

Oh, Valentino, how do I love thee? I could count the ways or I could count the decades. Either way, the Valentino line has stolen more than its fair share of my heart. Even after the main man's retirement, the house still manages to surprise and delight with bags like ...