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How to have a... less than authentic Bangkok experience?

Where do I go in Bangkok for slightly better quality 'imitation' handbags? [more inside]
posted by citands on Sep 21, 2013 - 5 answers

Where can I find Prada-like bag at a not-Prada price?

I need a new handbag, but I'm having trouble finding the right bag to fit my very particular tastes at a price that's still within orbit of the earth. Specifics inside. [more inside]
posted by Gee, June! on Aug 7, 2013 - 17 answers

Adding a strap to a bag

Wondering if this is possible and where would I go to get this done-adding a strap to a bag that I bought [more inside]
posted by pakora1 on May 11, 2013 - 4 answers

I'm looking for a fancypants Bag of Holding

I recently received an unexpected amount of money, and after doing grown-up things with it, I want to treat myself with a new purse. [more inside]
posted by Ruki on May 9, 2013 - 34 answers

Large, Professional, Lightweight Handbag/Briefcase

I'm starting a new professional job, and I need a new, professional bag. I need something large, very lightweight, and preferably with a cross-body shoulder strap. [more inside]
posted by decathecting on Jan 29, 2013 - 12 answers

Ladies! Can you help another lady out by helping her man find the right handbag?

Ladies! Can you help another lady out by helping her man find the right handbag? [more inside]
posted by brokeaspoke on Jul 20, 2012 - 25 answers

Be my purse-fashion stylist?

Point me to some fashionable, lightweight purses that could attractively accommodate this camera insert and a smallish budget? [more inside]
posted by moira on Jun 6, 2012 - 12 answers

The only handbag I'll ever need?

I’m looking for the ideal grown-up handbag: classy and trend-proof, durable, and nice enough to wear with a suit. But I have very specific tastes, and I’d rather not spend an arm and a leg. [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on Mar 20, 2012 - 30 answers

Love at first sight.

Can you identify this façade-embossed red leather purse (seen in Aspen around NYE)?
posted by halogen on Feb 10, 2012 - 4 answers

Workbag suggestions

(Handbag-filter). I'm looking for a very specific handbag for work and travelling. My perfect bag would be a standard Mulberry Bayswater with a messenger strap so I can sling the bag over and have my hands free (very useful when in airports). [more inside]
posted by moiraine on Aug 18, 2011 - 14 answers

Women's interview attire..

Tell me about your favourite interview attire...and brand...and bags.. [more inside]
posted by xm on May 4, 2011 - 24 answers

Not a *white handbag*!!!

What's inappropriate about wearing a white handbag to a job interview? [more inside]
posted by raspberry-ripple on Feb 2, 2011 - 49 answers

Seeking a new work and travel bag, when the one I really want I cannot afford!

Seeking a new work and travel bag, when the one I really want I cannot afford! I'm looking for a bag to use for the next 10+ years as a work bag and when I travel. [more inside]
posted by wingless_angel on Nov 30, 2010 - 14 answers

This is why you can't have nice things...

I spilled an entire bottle of (clear) cough syrup into the bottom of my leather bag. How can I limit/ fix the damage? [more inside]
posted by CharlieSue on Nov 3, 2010 - 1 answer

My cat, the fashion critic

I love my cat who pees on stuff as a hobby. I also love my cute blue purse. What I don't love is that these two things have intersected. Can this relationship handbag be saved? [more inside]
posted by catlet on Oct 4, 2010 - 11 answers

Help a fashion novice get a handle on her new handbag.

I recently bought a Fendi Classico No. 4 as a self-reward for an accomplishment and because it's just perfect for me. But I don't own a lot of designer items or keep up with all the trends, so I'm a little clueless as to how to treat it! A few specific questions are below, but my general question is - what should I know about owning a really nice handbag like this? [more inside]
posted by katillathehun on Sep 17, 2010 - 7 answers

Help me find a leather version of the cheap handbag that got me through law school!

Help me find a leather version of the cheap handbag that got me through law school! I'm convinced the lady lawyers at work are snickering at me behind their backs for carrying my tattered PVC bag. [more inside]
posted by anthropomorphic on Aug 31, 2010 - 24 answers

Reliable online source for vintage designer bags?

You are a vintage Chanel Bag: where oh where, on the web, can I find you? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 14, 2010 - 7 answers

Reasonable expense or unchecked materialism?

Help me find the perfect leather tote! [more inside]
posted by A Terrible Llama on Jun 30, 2010 - 10 answers

Expensive is not my bag

I want this bag. I don't want to pay that price. [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Jun 17, 2010 - 16 answers

Help me find a very specific kind of bag.

Another very specific search for the perfect bag. [more inside]
posted by Dormant Gorilla on May 28, 2010 - 19 answers

Hard wearing handbag required

What sort of materials and construction should I be looking for for longevity of a handbag? Is a good full-grain leather handbag going to last a significant period of time? I have had a series of moderately (cheap?) priced leather handbags (Jag, Diana Ferrari). As quickly as I am pleased that I have found a bag that suits me, it seems to commence disintegration - not necessarily the leather itself, but all the non-leather trims quickly become ratty looking. [more inside]
posted by AnnaRat on May 5, 2010 - 13 answers

Should I keep my leather handbag or return it?

I bought a beautiful leather handbag... impulsively. Should I return it? [more inside]
posted by moiraine on Sep 30, 2009 - 33 answers

my old bag

Please help me restore the shape of my Coach bag. [more inside]
posted by happy scrappy on Jan 10, 2009 - 4 answers

How to keep leather handbag looking like new?

I need some handbag care advice for my girlfriend. She has a golden-tan leather Furla bag that is starting to get a little dried out. We're not in a big city, so going to a professional probably isn't an option. What can she do to treat the leather so it stays looking like new? Specific brand names of products we can order are preferable.
posted by stopgap on Jan 3, 2009 - 12 answers

Where to find last year's Furla handbag

Help me find a great handbag for my wife! I've really taken a liking to the Furla Frida as in this Sartorialist pic (handbag on the left). I can't find it anywhere as it came out last year (except for $600 in the UK). I've done all of the top line google searches etc... Please post suggestions of places to look or for similar items if you know of any. I'm also in LA if there are appropriate brick and mortar solutions. Used is great too.
posted by guruguy9 on Dec 9, 2008 - 11 answers

How do I get a Leather Handbag reproduced?

How can I get an old leather handbag reproduced? [more inside]
posted by parrotmom99 on Nov 3, 2008 - 4 answers

In search of the perfect little black purse

I can't believe it's so tough to find a simple black purse. I'm sick of my current bag – a thrift shop find which I've used for years – and having become acquainted with its shortcomings as well as its attributes during that time, I'm ready to invest in a new one, if y'all will help me find it! [more inside]
posted by snowleopard on Oct 22, 2008 - 17 answers

Someday she'll come along, the purse I love

Please help me find a purse that is well-made enough to last being used every day for years, good-looking enough that I'll want to, that costs less than $200 (preferably closer to $100) and meets my requirements detailed within. [more inside]
posted by oblique red on Jul 7, 2008 - 28 answers

Is the strap on my Etienne Aigner handbag upside down?

Is the strap on my Etienne Aigner handbag upside down? [more inside]
posted by R. Mutt on Feb 9, 2008 - 7 answers

Help mend the chink in my fashion armor!

This is my faaaavorite purse. It is made of black metal mesh, or mail, in tiles of about 1/4". I tied it to my handlebars once and I think some of the tiles were knocked off by the tire. Now a corner is bare, missing pieces. Can anyone help me find this bag or these tiles so I can carry this bag with my head held high once more? [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Nov 25, 2007 - 7 answers

Annoyingly noisy handbag

NoisyStrapFilter: I splurged on an expensive handbag last week and am now surprised to find that the leather and chain shoulder strap is surprisingly noisy. What can I do to make the strap quieter ? [more inside]
posted by AuntLisa on Dec 27, 2006 - 6 answers

Help us find this lancel bag!!

Help my roommate find the perfect bag! [more inside]
posted by echo0720 on Jul 31, 2006 - 0 answers

Save my suede handbag!

How do I clean a suede handbag? [more inside]
posted by anjamu on Apr 19, 2006 - 1 answer

Shopping in NYC

I'm going to be in New York City next Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. While I'm there, I'd like to piss away some money on a knockoff watch and a handbag or two. Where and when should I go?
posted by Kwantsar on Apr 14, 2004 - 14 answers

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