Friday, June 29, 2012

3.1 Phillip Lim Crying Girl 31 Second Cosmetic Bag

3.1 Phillip Lim Crying Girl 31 Second Cosmetic Bag: The Price Is Wrong


Price: $415.00
Where to Buy: Ssense.com
Bagopedia's Rating: 2 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: There is an online store Bagopedia visits all the time. That is ssense.com. It is a Montreal based Canadian online shop but ships all over. They just carry different things.


I found this 3.1 Phillip Lim Crying Girl 31 Second cosmetic bag there. I really like it. Most of the pouches are vinyl, but this one is leather. I love how well the pop-art is used to this cosmetic bag. The bag itself is transparent which is perfect for the cosmetic bag. However, I am not sure why they charge $415.00 for this tiny pouch. 

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Dolce & Gabbana Miss Dea Cross-Stitch Clutch

Dolce & Gabbana Miss Dea Cross-Stitch Clutch: 2012-13 FW Collecton


Price: $2,795.00
Where to Buy: Saks Fifth Avenue,
Bagopedia's Rating: 2 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: Even though Dolce & Gabbana's 2012-13 FW collection is Bagopedia's most looking forward to seeing collection this coming fall, Bagopedia doesn't like a bag can easily be identified by the reason. 


This bag can easily be identified it is from 2012-13 FW collection which immediately limits its life-spend and the times you can carry it. For something almost 3K (after tax), Bagopedia thinks I would put the money away for a half payment of a Judith Leiber.


Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Tiffany & Co. Jitney Tote

Tiffany & Co. Jitney Tote: A Tote With Depth


Price: $495.00
Color: Natural (Shown), Tiffany Blue, Black
Where to Buy: Tiffany Stores, tiffany.com
Who carries it: Jessica Alba,
Bagopedia's Rating: 3.5 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: Bagopedia finds most magazine totes are very shallow. They can only put a couple of magazines to carry. This Tiffany & Co. Tote has a magazine tote design hard shell with a beach tote capability. With a great depth, it is much more functional than the regular magazine totes. The depth allows you to put things other than magazine. You can use it as a shopping tote, a weekend tote, a travel tote, or a beach tote.


It comes with 3 colors- natural, Tiffany Blue, or black. Bagopedia thinks the natural is the most summery color. The whole tote in Tiffany Blue is a bit much for me. 


The price tag is also fabulous. 


Monday, June 25, 2012

3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Transparent PVC Tote

3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Transparent PVC Tote: A Summer Breeze


Price: $650.00
Where to Buy: Net-A-Porter,
Bagopedia's Rating: 4 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: 3.1 Phillip Lim's popular bag- The Pashli is now available in PVC. Bagopedia loves this bag. Bagopedia loves even more in the PVC version. This bag is so cool!




Friday, June 22, 2012

Jill Sander Metallic Leather Shoulder Bag

Jill Sander Metallic Leather Shoulder Bag: "Fall" In Love


Price: $1,010.00
Where to Buy: Saks Fifth Avenue (Pre-Order),
Bagopedia's Rating: 4 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: This Jil Sander 2012-13 FW Collection bag is a clutch, a pochette, and a shoulder bag. The bag is simple. However, the small and repeating patterns are really popular this coming fall/winter. The design is simple but not boring.


Bagopedia loves that two straps are both removable. A Jil Sander woman can easily find her way to wear this bag.


You can pre-order it from Saks.


Thursday, June 21, 2012

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

GUCCI Soho Shoulder Bag

GUCCI Soho Shoulder Bag: A Tote That Upgrades itself


Price: $1,750.00 M, $2,090.00 L,
Where to Buy: Gucci Stores, gucci.com
Who Carries it: Amy Adams,
Bagopedia's Rating: 4 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: The Gucci Soho collection including shoulder bags, hobo bags, and messenger bags. There are also different colors, sizes, and leathers. The look is the super large GG logo in the front and tassel on the side. 


Bagopedia likes the design of this bag. It is simple to use as  a tote, but with some sophisticated elements. So it is a tote that upgrades itself a bit.  Bagopedia specially loves this bag in lilac. The leather is soft and gets more buttery after used. If you are not a color person, the standard black, white, or brown might suit you.


 The lining is clean and straight-forward. You can unbuckle it and make the bag larger.

Side Look

Amy Adams carries this bag in large size white.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Z Spoke Zac Posen Satchel- Audrey Accordion

Z Spoke Zac Posen Satchel- Audrey Accordion: Big everything, small price tag


Price: $450.00
Where to Buy: Bloomingdales,
Bagopedia's Rating: 3.5 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: I wanted to talk about this S Spoke satchel by Zac Posen. The color is the first thing catching my attention. Then came the frame. I loved it even more after I saw the inside. There are three large compartments including the middle snap closure. You can only close the middle compartment or even close the whole bag. The handles can be put away inside and carry only the metal frame. 


The color block is big. The Gold tone metal is big. The structured frame is big. The 60's look is big. The price tag isn't.

Friday, June 15, 2012

GIVENCHY Rottweiler Tote

GIVENCHY Rottweiler Tote: Recycled Idea


Price: $860.00
Where to Buy: Bergdorf Goodman,
Bagopedia's Rating: 2 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: The popular 2011-12 FW Givenchy Rittweiler design is now available as totes. Bagopedia really loves recycling. However, I don't like to recycle ideas. This design was out two seasons ago. It shouldn't be reused.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Jimmy Choo Sweetie Mirror Acrylic Clutch

Jimmy Choo Sweetie Mirror Acrylic Clutch: A Disco Ball


Price: $750.00
Where to Buy: Saks Fifth Avenue,
Colors: Plum (Shown), or Rust
Bagopedia's Rating: 4 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: Bagopedia is a material girl- I love all kinds of materials. Some companies keep surprising us by using new materials for bags. Sometimes are new materials. Sometimes are the materials that we never thought they could be used for handbags.


I love this clutch. It is also vegan-friendly. It has an acrylic finish with satin lining. Don't you think it is nice that we don't have to choose only leather for handbags? The design is a combination of classic and modern. The acrylic is really shiny- more like colored mirror. The color of the bag changes because of the positions of each acrylic piece. 

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012

On Sale: Smythson Colorblock Cooper Tote

Smythson Colorblock Cooper Tote: A great deal


Price: $1525.00 (On sale for $919.00)
Where to Buy: Barney's New York,
Bagopedia's Rating: 3 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: One of my favourite bags this spring summer is on sale now! This super large tote isn't your everyday tote. It is great for the weekend trip, beach, or for the flight. I love my totes a little hard because I don't like my stuff being crushed. Something like computers, i-Pad, or magazines. It also looks bit more formal with the leather/hard finish.


This tote has a beautiful turquoise color front with cafe leather trim. It is a great deal for $919.00 with all leather finish.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Jason Wu Daphne Leather Shoulder Bag

Jason Wu Daphne Leather Shoulder Bag: Goes With Everything


Price: $1,495.00
Where to Buy: Net-A-Porter,
Who Carries It: Jamie King,
Bagopedia's Rating: 4 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: Bagopedia finds that this bag goes with everything. It also goes from day to night. T-Shirt with jeans, little dress, flats or heels. Everything you can think of works with it.
The bag has a zipper opening. The strap is on one side.


See the photo below model/actress Jamin King carries this bag in white:

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Christian Louboutin Spiked Marquise Clutch

Christian Louboutin Spiked Marquise Clutch: My Edgy Dream


Price: $1,995.00
Where to Buy: Neiman Marcus,
Who Carries It: Paris Hilton,
Bagopedia's Rating: 4 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: Bagopedia thinks Louboutin bags deserve better reviews than some fashion bloggers say. I think they are different and unique. However, not all Louboutin bags are great designs. 


Louboutin everything is not designed for everyday uses or every woman. It designs a dream to suit women who want to be edgier, sexier, dangerous. This clutch reflects that part of me.



Wednesday, June 6, 2012

On Sale: Tod's Large Tote with Fringe Detail

Tod's Large Tote with Fringe Detail: Odd Combination


Price: $1,265.00  (One Sale for $795.00)
Where to Buy: Tods.com
Who Carries It: Jessica Biel,
Bagopedia's Rating: 1 Bag (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: 2012 Spring Summer bags are starting on sale now. Bagopedia will post some interesting ones when I see them.


Now you can own the bag Jessica Biel carries for much less price.  The photo was taken yesterday so this bag is still very current. Bagopedia isn't surprised that this bag is on sale so quickly. The combination is odd- the neon color in yellow fringes on a brown paper color leather. It is just not working for me.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Vivienne Westwood Orb Shoulder Bag

Vivienne Westwood Orb Shoulder Bag: An edgy Chanel

Price: $780.00 
Where to Buy: viviennewestwood.co.uk
Who Carries It: Mischa Barton 
Bagopedia's Rating: 3 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: A classic design will last forever. Even famous designers will copy it. It was Chanel who changed the concept of handbags and created a bag called 2.55. Bagopedia finds this bag is inspired by a classic Chanel bag. You can challenge me if you don't agree on that. But Vivienne Westwood isn't the first designer who did that. Many companies will make handbags like a classic Chanel bag.


Bagopedia does like the patent leather used here. It makes the bag more casual and youthful. I do think a classic Chanel bag will last forever but I do not agree it can go everywhere. Personally I do find it too serious carrying a Chanel bag to certain places since I live in North America. I do love that French women dress beautiful and carry beautiful handbags everywhere but not in North America. 


I also do like the large logo. It isn't my taste but if you like Vivienne Westwood over-the-top accessories, you will enjoy it.




Monday, June 4, 2012

Rebecca Minkoff Fairy Tale Clutch

Rebecca Minkoff Fairy Tale Clutch: A wallet priced


Price: $195.00
Color: Lime, Pink,
Where to Buy: Nordstrom,
Bagopedia's Rating: 3.5 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: This clutch is all about this summer- faffia, neon, with large studs.  Totally lined with a pocket, the clutch also comes with a hidden leather top metal chain. Bagopedia loves this clutch that can go easily inside my summer totes. The price tag is amazing. The cost is just like a wallet.


See the inside below:

Friday, June 1, 2012

Alexander McQueen Heroine Small Top Handle Satchel

Alexander McQueen Heroine Small Top Handle Satchel: First love @ fall collections


Price: $2,395.00
Where to Buy: Saks Fifth Avenue,
Who Carries It: Zoe Saldana,
Bagopedia's Rating: 4 Bags (Out of 5)
Bagopedia's Comment: Bagopedia has just started reviewing the fall winter bags. I am happy to see them so far. The first one that caught my eyes is this Alexander McQueen bag. 


I love the shine on the leather. Only good quality leather can give a good shine. So the first impression is good. The design is unique and modern but still keeps the elegance. That is what I like about McQueen. It is modern yet practical. I love the flap and I think that is the sale point. I was afraid the flap can cause difficulty when you need to access your items inside the bag since there are no outside pockets. However, the flap can be put inside the bag just like a Birkin. That way you don't have to close the bag entirely.


The price tag is not pretty but I think it is worth it.


The side zippers can be used as a Celine tote to enlarge the bag and change the shape.