Would You Rather Have a Leather Jacket, Leather Bag or Leather Skirt?

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Honestly, I don't get Moschinos's leather buckle skirt or the jacket bag for that matter. Although these pieces are extremely fashion-forward and stylish...I'd rather have a fabulous biker-chic leather jacket (Alexander McQueen's Nappa Leather Moto Jacket...total obsession!!!!) that I can wear daily...especially given the prices of Moschino's jacket-bag and leather buckle … [Read more...]

Leather Jackets Are Expensive: Can You Achieve the Same Look with Rocking Leather Bags?

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For a good 50 years and counting, the leather jacket has been an icon of American counterculture. You don’t have to be a Hell’s Angel (or anywhere close) to appreciate the fashion awesomeness of a well-made leather jacket, but these pieces can be quite pricey if you opt for the most haute couture versions. Today, we’re going to explore four biker jacket inspired leather bags … [Read more...]

Alexander Wang’s Ruggedly Chic Glamping Bag…WTF???

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Although I'm a huge fan of Alexander Wang...this bag leaves me feeling dry. Dry??? Doesn't quench my thirst in any way. It's a luxe-leather canteen that can't be filled for obvious reasons. So if you're thirsty for some cool water....you're out of luck. The bag boasts "rugged chic appeal" (with gorgeous smooth leather) which I totally agree with. You can definitely carry the … [Read more...]

Shop Our Latest Whimsical Craze…Edie Parker’s Fabulousness in a Box

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Enjoy "FABULOUSNESS" in a box! (back to using our made-up word!!!!) We're having so much fun shopping our latest bag craze. We've been featuring Edie Parker Clutches on A Few Goody Gumdrops for the past two years! Brett Heyman the founder and designer of Edie Parker bags has so many whimsical looks you'll love. The shapes are simple with super fun motifs. We especially love the … [Read more...]

We’re Seeing Eye to Eye with Charlotte Olympia’s “QUIRKY” Clutch

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From Chrissie Morris, to Fendi to Nichloas Kirkwood to Charlotte Olympia...the eye motif is the design to own this season. We seem to keep featuring posts about the roving, blinking, watchful, wide-open, startled, winking eye. Looks like the tides are a changing, it's not about the "head, shoulder, knees and toes"...this fall it's about the Eye. Charlotte Olympia introduces the … [Read more...]

Fendi’s Ombre Wallet Is a Real “Pick Me Up”

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Most of the time I'm too lazy to grab my bag when running off to do errands or meet a friend for coffee. I love the ease of just carrying a zip-around wallet. It's so much lighter than any of my handbags and it's a pleasure to carry. Can't be any wallet...has to be funky! If  I'm not carrying a handbag then I'm carrying a super-cool wallet. I'm really tired of … [Read more...]

Valentino’s Grey Rockstud Bag is a Style Setter and Worth the Splurge

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Valentino is making me nuts!!!! Every time I think my "bag-mind" is made up...Valentino features another one that I'm more obsessed with. I LOVE this bag...shape, size, leather, style, color and signature Rockstuds. Valentino's grey grained-leather messenger bag with the golden pyramid signature Rockstud detailing at the seams and straps is definitely for me. #want #need … [Read more...]

My Glimmering Obsession with Edie Parker Clutches

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Just last week I purchased my second glitzy Edie Parker bag. This was for my son's beach-side wedding in Newport. I wanted a black-tie bag but one that was playful and shimmering to compliment my chartreuse gown. (really tired of Judith Leiber) Found the perfect dazzling EP clutch...the Flavia Confetti Bag. Had such a hard time deciding on the bag in silver or gold. Settled on … [Read more...]

Givenchy’s Tote is “Favelas”

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Give me a tote over a handbag any day of the week. While I love so many of the spectacular handbags out there...I'm more comfortable carrying a lightweight tote. Maybe it's age related??? I'm totally obsessed with the Givenchy Favelas 74 Tote. The best is...I can shove so many things in a tote and it's still so easy to carry. I have Goyard Totes lined up in my closet and I'm … [Read more...]

Anya Hindmarch’s Quirky Evening Clutches

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Potato chips just happen to be my ultimate daytime or evening snack...the crunchier and saltier the better. My plate is garnished with them on many a meal. Hindmarch's playful high-shine clutches remind me of my favorite crunchy snack. In my fashionable opinion these potato chip-inspired clutches MISS the mark. They're totally fun but would you carry this PRICEY ($1595.00) … [Read more...]