Disclaimer: I will never claim to be a fashion blogger in any capacity, but I know what I like, and I like purses.
Purses, just the thought of finding a new funky one makes me giddy! I’m not prejudice either – big, little, leather, canvas, velour, beaded, appliquéd, designer, handmade, expensive, cheap, new, vintage, or even just plain used. They all have the potential of being thrilling. I am so tickled at my latest purse find, avocado green with cream trim. I have no idea how old it really is but it looks very 70s to me. The best part was the price, $3.21 at the Fairy Circle consignment shop in Monkey Junction. I tied it off with an old silk scarf of my grandmothers and poof, love! How about the brown embossed saddle leather, doctors bag style I found on eBay. The most information I could find about the purse was that the designer made purses in Argentina in the 80s. Neat huh? How about the recognized Ed Hardy designer. His bags can be simple or complicated, all with that vintage tattoo touch. I brought one back from Vegas that’s big enough to store an army in! Purses have even swept the home party scene with Miche and Thirty One. I could quite possibly fill my closet with the leathers of Lucky Brand and Fossil. Lets not forget the uniquely embellished style of Mary Francess. I have been known to squeal when spotting a vintage Louis Vuitton. *sigh*
I just think a purse is the best accessory. It serves an important purpose and no matter what your hair day, a little weight gain or dark circles it will still look great on your arm!
What about you? Have a favorite purse, handbag, clutch, satchel, wristlet? I would love to hear about it, or see a snap shot of it in action.
Disclaimer: I stopped at five to be polite, don’t want to bruise any male um….egos.
Summer is here, I live at the beach, and the possibility of a speedo sighting poses a real danger. We require a public service announcement. The sign telling beach goers that glass bottles and pets are prohibited needs updated. “Danger Speedo Infested Waters” If this were a movie it would be the RiffTax’s version of Jaws. Which, somehow, brings me to my five reasons.
1. it looks stupid, gosh I could stop right here and have made my point
2. it leaves nothing to the imagination, it should be my choice to imagine you naked
3. hammocks are for taking naps, not cradling for your doodles
4. it could give some sweet little old lady a heart attack
5. and seriously – you will have tan lines like a girl…..You don’t shave your bikini area why should you have a tan line for one?
So men make the right choice, and stay safe out there!