Review: Longchamp Le Pliage Expandable Tote

I woke up this morning to several texts from friends–who are enthusiastic Nordstrom shoppers–alerting me that the Longchamp Le Pliage Expandable Tote, a workhorse of a bag (and my work bag on most days), is available again through the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (early access started today and public access will start 07/20). This is a Nordstrom exclusive (at least in recent…

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Review: J. Crew Signet Bag vs. Signet Flap Bag

J. Crew‘s sale section just got a big refresher and everything is an extra 50% off with code GOTIME. Please note that most items are rendered final sale with the code, so take that into consideration before you check out. The Signet Flap Bag that I reviewed here is now on super sale in two colors. A few more picks:…

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Review: Salvatore Ferragamo Medium Ginny Shoulder Bag

 Ginny in Nero Black (from this post) // Ginny Score in Lipstick Red (from this post) In late spring, while on a cookie/sticky bun run, I crossed paths with a woman dressed in all black, which is par for the course in Manhattan, but I did a double take: Her entire outfit was flowy, but fully practical and seemed custom-fit.…

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Review: Fendi Petite 2Jours Elite Leather Shopper

Few bags introduced in the last decade have had the staying power that the Fendi 2Jours (literally “2 days”) leather shopper has enjoyed. I kept hoping that it would fade in popularity so I can buy the bag in my color-of-choice on sale, or that it would become so ubiquitous that I’d lose interest in it. Neither event has come…

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Review: Fjällräven No. 2 Totepack

As a lover of weekend trips, I am constantly on the hunt for bags that are suitable for short getaways. Recently I find myself wanting a backpack that could comfortably fit 2-3 outfits, my oversized laptop, toiletries and extra undergarments, and maybe some snacks. In my search, I stumbled upon Fjällräven, a Swedish outdoor recreation retailer known for making clothing…

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