Handbag designer Lauren Merkin's distinctive, impeccably designed clutches have shown up in the hands of many a red carpet-walking starlet. Merkin's unexpected color and material combinations make styles like the Caroline — a sleek, slender clutch with a ruched flap — and the puffy, chain-strapped Diana bag perfect for special occasions and fancy affairs. For everyday use, Merkin's collection features studded calfskin shopper totes, chic laptop bags, grained satchel purses, and crossbody handbags that will accentuate your most polished ensembles. Store your smaller items in one of Merkin's elegant iPad pouches, card cases or mini wallets.
Fringed boots, embroidered handbags, and more hits for fashion-forward free spirits.
Athletic influences have been making their way into the fashion space for a few seasons, but spring 2014 marks the absolute apex of gym gear going haute. The runways were awash in drawstring pants, mesh tanks, bomber jackets and baseball hats, and the typically-done-up editor crowd is feeling the streetwise vibe. “The fashion industry is embracing its more casual, comfortable side, but in a chic and practical way,” Glamour’s Nikki Ogunnaike says, “so any woman can get in on the action.” Take a cue from her cool look, then shop the sale below to take your style game to the next level.
A carefully curated collection of stylish finds they’re sure to love.
New year, new bag — for a resolution-approved price.