Straw basket bags are hotter than ever this summer, but they're not just for the beach. From oversized totes to tiny woven baskets to playful pom-pom clutches, the It accessory is ideal for Sunday brunch with your besties, date night at the movies, or just hitting the city streets. Though the gorgeous straw styles from Cult Gaia and Clare V. may not suit everyone's budget, you can still score the cool-girl cary-all for a steal. Here are 14 under-$50 straw bags we'll be carrying all season.
From street style stars to the pages of our favorite fashion magazines, we can't seem to escape the trend that is micro purses. In the time we took trying to figure out how to fit anything other than our cell phone in these tiny little bags to toying with our emotions towards hanging up our favorite totes, designer brands have crafted up the perfect little (emphasis on the little) bags of our dreams and we're finally ready to hop on the mini bag bandwagon. Are you?
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Katy Perry's new shoe collection has a gorgeous pump named after Hillary Clinton, and you can bet nasty women everywhere will want a pair.
This fall is all about going bold. Play with textures like velvet, leather, and tartan plaid. Try out graphic crop tops layered under denim dungarees. Footwear sees a return to chunky boots. It's a season ripe for experimentation and fun! Even more so if your fashion tastes tend to stray toward the unusual and extreme. Here are a few of our favorite fall fashion trends being rocked by tough girls and pointers for wearing them yourself.
"Laguna Beach" star Kristin Cavallari traded her signature flip-flops and frayed flares for sleek leather leggings and fitted blazers, and we think it's a trade up. Get her city chic look with a few key pieces.
Long, bright tassel earrings are the perfect accessory for this year's upcoming summer wardrobe. Using this tutorial, make your own shoulder-dusting tassel earrings to dress up your favorite maxi dress.
Bold jewelry pieces are still very much on trend, but you don't have to go broke trying to stay in style. Make your own statement necklace with this DIY technique that combines woven cord and bright, colorful beads.
Ana Ono Intimates is the first lingerie brand to create garments specifically for women who have had a breast cancer-related surgery, and their recent debut at New York Fashion Week was definitely one for the books.
Mon Purse has given us the ability to design our own handbags, and we aren't sure if we'll be able to stop at just one!
Leather has always been—and probably always will be—a key component of any winter wardrobe. But this season, it seems we’re getting an even heavier dose of Rock ‘n’ Roll. From revised motorcycle jackets and leather-trimmed tees to all manners of perforated and paneled, there’s something for everyone this fall.
Make this simple and chic DIY keychain using rope, leather cord, and a trigger clasp, which you can find at any hardware store. The perfect stocking stuffer for the holidays or personal gift for any occasion!
Forget about bulky sweaters and ski jackets. Jordin Sparks has a more sophisticated way to wear winter: fur-trimmed parka, textured leather leggings, and wedge sneakers. Wear this look when you want to look cool while keeping warm.
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When you're out on the town, don't weigh your shoulders down with a big heavy bag. Pare down your essentials to fit into a trendy--and much lighter--clutch. This leather DIY envelope clutch is a great inexpensive option.
I spied these pearl letter flats and knew in an instant this would be my next DIY. Here's how to make them.
Flat riding boots are forever, and most of us own heeled booties that replace sexy sandals when summer fades. But sock boots are a new (and daring!) boot silhouette stepping out this fall and drop-kicking the classic standbys to the curb.
Strappy sandals by Diesel, several colors on the straps, to wear with a skirt/dress or with jeans/trousers.
Givenchy lace up sandals. Size EU 41 Worn once. New added resole for comfort.
Open toes in black suede, with fringes on the sides. Wedge heels. Worn a few times. Sold with the original box and dust bag. Size ...38. read more
Python-style leather sandals. Heels 11.5 cm, platform 2.5 cm.
95% new, seldom wear because it's too high for me. Bought in Hong Kong store. Olivia Palermo used to wear the same design.
Lola Cruz sandalo in pelle blu scuro, con tacco alto marrone lucido. Parte del cinturino in elastico. Plateau 2 cm. Lunghezza inte...rna circa 25 cm read more
Tan leather Diane Von Furstenberg sandals with stunning detail on straps. Slip on with elastic at the heel. Excellent condition - ...worn only once. Comes with dust bag. read more
Super comfortable wedges. Only worn once.
Indossate una sola volta. Come nuove. Senza graffi e segni di usura. Colore intatto. Acquistate in boutique.
Designer: Barbara Bui Type: Shoes Condition: Very good- minor scratches Color: Tan and Orange Material: Leather Dimensions: Length...: 10" Width: 3" Heel Height: 4" Description: Gold tone hardware Sku: 6956" read more
GUCCI heeled sandals - wood ridged heels - strass application on the frontal strap
Sportmax leather wedges, heel in very light wood, heel height 11 cm, size 36, gum sole; never worn
Beautiful pair of Le Silla bought in Florence for a wedding a few years ago. I only used them for that occasion as I don't wear he...els (I'm too tall). Have been in my closet ever since. Stunning, sexy, never out of style. read more
MIU MIU As new! Pair of sandals in fluorescent patent leather Collector's piece, these sandals come from the Spring/Summer 2011 co...llection Seen especcially on Rihanna. read more
Colour: golden, bronze, copper Main material: leather Season: Spring - Summer Heel height: High (> 7cm) Style: Bohemian Jean Paul ...Gaultier Copper/bronze tone sandals, size 37, 11.5 cm read more
Sonia Rykiel python shoes. Almost new, worn one time indoors. Sold with box.
Heeled chunky buckled sandals. With silver buckles that adjust.
Poco uso, rascada pequeña en un tacón
Sandali alti. Possono esse utilizzati in due modi cioè agganciati alla caviglia e sotto la suola a sabot. Anche se molto alti sono... comodissimi! Color cammello con particolare in pvc color fluo trasparente. Leggeri segni di utilizzo sul davanti, sul platou come da foto. Complete di scatola e dustbag read more
Beautiful cork wedge and leather sandals from BODEN, beige suede and gold leather. Bought last year for approx £100 and worn once ...for 2 hours! Very good condition, will be sent in shoe box but not the original box. read more
Originali sandali in pelle Pink Mochusky taglia 37 1/2, mai indossati ancora con etichetta attaccata alla suola. Scatola e busta p...ortascarpe originali. Meravigliosi, eccellenti condizioni! read more