Affordable Bags We Would Love to Hold.

Took a peak at ModCloth today, and wow, so many amazing handbags. I just love style posts where the outfit is simple and classic yet the fashionista has this great hand bag that makes you think, “dang where did she get that?”.

Here are our top five statement making yet affordable bags for everyday life.


Study the Tides Bag Study the Tides Bag As a child you loved to stare out your window at the ocean and learn its every rhythm – and as an adult youve fallen into a successful groove of your own thanks to fun and functional accessories like this studded blue bag. From afar the decorative gold adornments on this bags vegan faux-leather front flap look like ships beacons out at sea but up close you can admire its details like a gold press-lock top handle removable strap and roomy interior. Take it to school to a concert or to a seaside lunch and watch your lifes beautiful rhythm ebb and flow around you.

 Modcloth’s price: $74.99

Betsey Johnson Having a Field Daisy Handbag Betsey Johnson Having a Field Daisy Handbag You can think of a thousand ways to savor a sunny afternoon but your plans always sprout from the point when you pack your essentials into this brilliant bag by Betsey Johnson! A darling companion for a carefree day this alluring handbag features delicately crocheted blossoms set over a backdrop of glittering gold – a design framed by a layer of clear plastic and vegan faux leather accents in a cool ecru hue. Finished with metallic chain straps scalloped petal-inspired flourishes black rose-printed lining and a bouquet of storage space this wondrous bag makes the shortest trip seem splendid. Skip down your stoop in an eyelet-trimmed frock a pastel cardigan wood-soled wedges and vintage-inspired sunnies for a look as charming as your carryall!

Modcloth’s price: $118.00

Camp Director Tote Camp Director Tote When the cabins are finally shuttered for the season you arent one to simply swing in a hammock! Instead of putting your feet up you spring into action – planning every new building activity and outdoor event that will make a splash next year. Ensure that youre perfectly prepared for the next meeting at the lodge by packing your sketchbook laptop and sunglasses into this rustically refined tote as featured in Glamour! Its slim square silhouette is constructed from sturdy camel fabric then adorned with dark brown vegan faux leather handles and studded embellishments. To make it even more practical and picturesque this bag also arrives with a front pocket adjustable shoulder strap three-snap closure and a silky patterned lining of violet and lime. For a look that commands a smile wherever you wander don your cropped denim skinnies a sleeveless printed top a woven belt a pair of homemade earrings and strappy leather sandals then grab this timeless tote!

Modcloth’s price: $54.99

Slate Muse Bag Slate Muse Bag

When you first lay eyes on this slate-blue handbag you know its the perfect inspiration for todays ensemble. Composed of soft vegan faux leather with brass accents this versatile bag can be worn over the shoulder or with the strap removed as a chic handbag. Tucking your essentials inside the unique houndstooth interior you pair it with a taupe lace fit-and-flare dress charcoal wedges and blue-hued accessories for a look that will inspire all who see you.

Modcloth’s price: $64.99


Full Course Load Bag Full Course Load Bag

From early morning Lit Theory until your evening Ethics class dismisses your schedule is so packed that it barely allows room for meals! With so much going on you need a trusty bag to accompany you through the long haul while stylishly accommodating your books papers and maybe a snack or two. With its roomy polka-dotted gold interior and sleek vegan faux leather exterior featuring a decorative brass lock and key this terrific tawny purse as featured in People Magazine will help you stay chic while carrying your gear around campus. Whether you choose to tote this beauty around by its sturdy twin handles or adjustable shoulder strap you’ll surely impress both professors and fellow students alike with such a smart accessory.

Modcloth’s price: $84.99

Daily Flash Sale Site Sales Listing 01/15/2012 Buy Designer Handbags for Less, Dresses, and Resort Wear

Todays listing of online sample sales:

Save on Designer Handbags: Gucci, Dior and more today on

BeyondTheRack. Accesorize your Home Office, Workplace decor, Luxury Linens, The Metro: Rug Collection, Limited-Edition Wildlife Art, Smile Sciences, Designer Boutique, Pump up the Volume, Boots as low as $19.99, It’s a Boot Time, Designer Boots, Boots A to Z, Sophie B, Eyewear, Jewelry, Handbags, Designer Dresses, Ladies’ Sweaters under $29.99, Designer Ladies’ Sweaters, Dresses Under $74.99, Dresses Under $39.99, Ladies’ Tops as low as $29.99, Ladies’ Tops under $27.99, Ladies’ Tops under $19.99, Jeans and more, Leggings and more

Biva: Prada Fragrances, Valentino

Estile: Mink Pink, Ever Layne, Emmajane

Exclusively.IN [from India w/ love!]: Disco Dancer

FabMichelle Chang – Seductively Sweet Jewelry, ADzif Skins – Original Skins for Apple Products, Donkey Products – Refreshing(ly) Witty Teas, AquaNotes – Waterproof Shower Notepads, California Home + Design – Bring California Home, Artbook|D.A.P. – Sam Shaw, Mox Botanicals – All-Natural Lip Butter and Perfume, Go! Pet Design – Sustainable Pet Products, The Best Part – Have Fun With Modern Art, Scholastic DVD – Classic Childhood Tales, Steel Toe Studios – Standout, Eco-Friendly Belts, Breadpig – Awesome Geekdom Accessories

Warm Getaway sale today on Gilt. Ethereal Jewelry: Graceful Gold & Delicate Hues, Sunday Night Steals: Apparel & Accessories, Warm Getaway, Jean-Michel Cazabat, Alice & Trixie and Corey Lynn Calter, Behnaz Sarafpour, Wine Best BuyS, Halabaloo for Kids

Gilt Men: Tailgate Sunday: Hoodies, Jeans & Sneakers, Sunday Night Steals, Phil & Teds

Gilt Children: Halabaloo: Pretty in Pink!, Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués – Mexico, Palecek Furniture & Accessories

Gilt Home: Palecek Furniture & Accessories, Statement Tableware: Metallics & Beyond

Gilt City

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 HauteLook‘s Closet Essential blowout sale, Dress for all Occasions.

HauteLook.comW118 by WALTER BAKER Blowout, Closet Romantic, Pajar Outerwear, Painted Treasures, Jewelry Treasures: Gifts from the Heart, NOVA Lighting, mish-mish, Mirrors Galore up to 60% off, Jupon, Denim and Beyond: Get the Casual Look, Layering Basic: Tees, Tanks and Tops, Bundle Up: Season’s Best Knits, Closet Essential: Dress for all Occasions, All About Accessories: Jewelry & Watches, Sole Mates: Shoes For Every Look

HomeSav: Sumersault Ltd. boys matching nursery crib sets & decor, Dog Gone Smart eco-friendly pet beds & throws Turbo Charged Sales Calvin Klein Boots & Shoes, 8 Bit Apparel, Sweatshirt Sale: Buy 1, Get 1 Half Off, SYN Jeans: Up to 70% Off, January Deals

Jetsetter  Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués–Acapulco Mexico, The Ace Hotel – Palm Springs, 6 Columbus – New York City, Nine Zero – Boston

Joss&Main: Powell, Dessau Home, Abbiamo Tutto, Luca for Dogs, Jagger Edge

Modnique.comShoes Under $100, Novarese And Sannazzaro And Moraglione Jewelry, Women’s Apparel Under $50, STUHRLING ORIGINAL & Steinhausen Watches, Designer Sunglasses, Dulcci Vetan Women’s Apparel, Gemstone Jewelry, Go Couture Men’s Apparel, Go Couture Women’s Apparel, Calvin Klein Men’s Shoes, Lija Women’s Apparel

NoMoreRack: new sales at noon 


Plndr: Shoes and Sneakers, supra

Reebonz: Stella Mccartney

RueLaLa.comC&C California, Lois Hill, Comfy Kicks: Born & Jambu, Men’s Sweater Fest, Just The Basics Sale: Yummie Tummie, HANRO, & More, The Casual Table: Settings We Love, Sunday Night Styleathon – Starts at 8PM ET

SniqueAway[TripAdvisor’s Travel Sales]: Hotel St. Francis, Santa Fe NM, Affinia Chicago, The Pavilions Thailand

TheFoundary: Casual Dining, Flannel Sheets, Indigo Root, Watch Designs

TheMiniSocial: La Petite Couture, Estella NYC, Twirls & Twigs

Totsy:  Four Peas, Madness Sport Footwear, Youngland Sets, Ecoboo, Rhona Sutton Swim , The Rug Market, Toddler Boy Shortsets, Kohana Girls Dresses, Ta ta for Now, Messengers By Run Run Run, PackIt, Llum Kids, Llum Infant and Toddler, Pippi Love Blankets

Vente-Privee: Badgley Mischka

Zulily [For Mom, baby & kids!]: KoKo, Glamajama, Deréon, Weekend by Marika, Dynabelly, Rampage, Escio, Veggies Footwear, Last Kiss, Elephants on the Wall, Pairendipity, Itzy Bitzy, Sweá Pea & Lilli, Beach Native, Pinc Premium, JH Design Group, Baby GoGo, Playdate, Princess Fancy Pants Boutique, Mikko Kids, Aladine, Mountain Boy Sledworks, McGaw Graphics, Oliver B, Mia Moda


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Fashion Sale Sites with Invites 12/29/2011 Gucci Handbags, American Apparel, Tart and more

Todays listing of online sample sales:

Gucci Handbags sale today on BeyondTheRack Premium Watch Event, Madelaine Faye SouthWest Jewelry, Gucci, Vintage Chanel part 1, Chic Coats For Her, Stylish Men’s Coats, Fashion Boots and Booties, Party Shoes, Boot Camp, Palladium deal of the day, Black Hearts Brigade, Get your Denim on, Koret & Gail Labelle, Blush by Us Angels, Electric Shock, Travel Concepts, Street Beat, Home Basics: Kitchen, Storage and More, Anywhere Fireplaces, Let’s Play House, Chic & Unique Home Decor, Eyes On Walls

Biva: Cacharel, Christian Dior Philip Stein, Gianvito Rossi, Brands we <3, Welder Gucci handbags

Exclusively.IN [from India w/ love!]: Bollywood Blouses

FabnuLOOM – Vibrant, Eclectic Seating, nuLOOM – Transformed Eastern Rugs, modwalls – Tiles for the Modern Home, CottonTreats – Bow Ties for the Bold, Largemammal – Rock it To Me: Gig Posters, Rococco-LA – Surprising Surreal Prints, Studio Lin 2012 Calendar – Colorful Limited Edition Calendar, nuLOOM – Rich Exotic Wool Rugs, Settings By Mona – Elegant Silk Bedding, blue-eyed freckle – Battle of the Headbands, Betsy and Iya – Jewelry With An Industrial Edge, Mei Vintage – Unique Eco-Savvy Bags

Visit Gilt for American Apparel sales American Apparel, Geren Ford, Beetlejuice: Dresses for Girls, Jewelry by Lagos, Soixante Neuf Jewelry, Boots Under $99, Elie Tahari, One-of-a-Kind Handbags & More, Festive Lagler Riesling, Park & Bond: Sweaters

Gilt Men: American Apparel, Puma & Puma Black Station Sneakers, Pleasure Principle & Rick Owens, Caulfield Preparatory, Super Sunglasses, Patagonia Footwear, Suit Up, Park & Bond: Sweaters, Tabletop – Up to 80% Off, Park & Bond: Man in Black, Vintage Shoe Company, Corneliani

Gilt Children: American Apparel, Beetlejuice: Dresses for Girls, Kids’ Shoes – Up to 50% Off, Good Charma Jewelry: Just for Kids, Tabletop – Up to 80% Off

Gilt Home: Tabletop – Up to 80% Off, Candles & Diffusers – Up to 80% Off, Home Accessories Part 2 – Up to 80% Off, Furniture – Up to 80% Off

Gilt City

JOIN GILT CITY! Don’t see your city? Don’t forget Groupon or any of these other sites like Groupon!

HauteLook.comBlack Tie Jewelry Event, Time for the New Year: Watch Blowout, Luma Italian Knitwear, APART Blowout, Go Couture Kids Blowout, Matiko, Proliss, Marc Ecko Tailored Clothing, California Modern Office, Bodhi, Plush, Memory Foam Bedding, Mia Bossim, Kinerase

HomeSav: Surya “exquisite pillows & throws”

Dresses, rompers, and tops with dramatic silhouettes from Tart today on ideeli. adrienne landau, bathing beauties, blissliving home, cradle soft, donni charm, esq by movado, grand statements, heavy metal, iT jeans, jen lee, neon bijoux, press, protection systems, seduka jeans, slim gym, tart, true religion, wear anywhere frocks

IvoryTrunk: Year End Designer Sunglasses, Giuseppe Zanotti, Trunk Blowout New Years Get Groomed, Keep, Cold Weather Accessories: Buy 1 Get 1 Half Off, Koman

Jetsetter1801 First Luxury Inn – Napa, Love Velo Cycling – Tuscany–Tuscany and Umbria Italy, The Nolitan – New York City, Mondrian Los Angeles

Joss&Main: Design Report, chroma Cutlery, Core Bamboo, Style Study Asian Fusion, Angela Adams Presidential Suite, Silver Jewelry Winter Picks, Rolex Never Worn And Pre-Loved, Designer Handbags, Kenneth Cole, Watches Under $100 For Him, Oleg Cassini And Insight Apparel, R Du Temps By Fashion Victime, Bebe And Calvin Klein Handbags, Le Gioie And Darlings Forever Women’s Jewelry

NoMoreRack: new sales at noon 

OneKingsLane.comLittle Bit of Luxe – INDULGENCES LARGE & SMALL, Kitchen Picks – APPLIANCES, COOKWARE & MORE, Wall Decor Picks – MIRRORS, PRINTS & CLOCKS, French Twist – OUR PICKS FOR THE FRANCOPHILE, Child & Baby Picks – BEDDING, TOYS & DECOR

Plndr: Play Me Jeans

Reebonz: Prada, Miu Miu

RueLaLa.comRue Associate Sample Sale, Chatham Bars Inn – Wedding Package in Cape Cod, MA, The Well-Stocked Men’s Wardrobe, Men’s Basics: The Loungewear Essentials, Gentleman’s Shoes: Moreschi & J.D. Fisk, Couristan Rugs, Chantal, The Big Shoe Getaway, Little Rue – Baby Lulu, Pinc Premium & More- Starts at 8PM ET

ShopLikeKings: Clearance sales

SniqueAway[TripAdvisor’s Travel Sales]: The Madison Washington D.C., Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach Resort Hollywood FL

The Clymb: Dub, Vaude, Teko

TheFoundary: Cup of Tea, Lifespan Fitness, Luxurious Bedding, Memorable Lighting

TheMiniSocial: Toy Warehouse, Scout Blowout, Paulinie Blowout

Totsy: Yoki Fashion Boots, Roc A Bouts Boots, Newborn Coverall Blowout, Girls and Dolls Blowout, Favorite Toy Brands Blowout, Books For All Ages Blowout, My Star, Womens Separates Blowout, Girls 2T to 4T Sweater Blowout

VoyagePrive: Empire Palace Italy – Rome

Zulily[For Mom, baby & kids!]: Kate Quinn Organics Girls, Kate Quinn Organics Boys, Me Too Girls, Me Too Boys, Knitted Dove, absorba, SCOUT by Bungalow, Wash by Chinese Laundry, Whimsical Knits: Girls’ Accessories, Chaos, Coney Island Kids, Mikko Kids, The Spirit Sleeve, Nolan Glove Company, Pippi Love, Babyball Clothing, KidMemory USA, earth creations, Oilily, Best Silver, Inglesina, Chuggington Foot to Floor Ride, Casauri, green sprouts, Ryland, Peters & Small and CICO Books, Barker Creek


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