It's that time of year again: wedding season. If your partner recently got down on one knee and you agreed to take the plunge into monogamy together, congrats! While the wedding may be far off there's still thankfully plenty of festivities to be had before.
Though the wedding dress only gets one big day to shine, you don't need to wait till the big day to wear a chic white dress. Photo announcements, bridal showers, and other pre-wedding celebrations call for gorgeous engagement dresses. There's no better time to wear a LWD, and we found 10 dresses to wear as you celebrate lovey stuff all season.
Tired of spending hundreds of dollars a month to give your lashes that extra oomph you crave? Well, it's time to skip the falsies and incorporate your newest eyelash obsession, lash growth serum. Formulated with follicle-stimulating and fortifying ingredients, these serums take your strays to new heights with just one swipe. From a product that has Meghan Markle's seal of approval to a drugstore alternative for under $10, these are eight best growth serums that'll giving you fuller, longer lashes in no time.
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.
Summer is so close we can practically smell the sunscreen. We're already snatching up swimsuits for swimming at the pool and boating on the lake, and beach bags for carrying our beach day necessities. And that got us thinking about the rest of our waterside ensemble to pull the whole look together: a beach cover-up!
Crochet, kimono, wide-leg pants, or wrapped sarongs, we gathered up 12 beach cover-ups in an array of styles that will look amazing on and off the shore. Scroll down for the winning pieces we pulled and how to wear them with or without a swimsuit!
Chanel, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent. What do all these brands have in common, you ask? Well, for one thing they age like fine wine; the older, the better. While some might consider designer handbags to be frivolous purchase, we consider them an investment piece for your closet and wallet. You see, high-end bags are timeless pieces that are always on high demand. This helps them retain and, often, increase value depending on their condition. While the initial splurge might cause a dent in your wallet, in a few years you can easily resell them for a profit and get most, if not all, of your investment. This spring, put your tax return to go use and treat yourself to a designer handbags. From Gucci to Marc Jacobs, indulge in your handbag obsession with these timeless designers bags that are worth the splurge.
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Navy & Red Color Block Shoulder Bag & Wallet. Freshen your handbag collection with this go-to set that boasts soft faux leather an...d luxe shining details. MKF Collection by Mia K. FarrowIncludes shoulder bag and walletSatchel: 16 W x 12 H x 5 DSatchel... read more
Pink & Green Geometric Artist Circle Shoulder Bag. Decorated with a vibrant pattern, this shoulder bag doubles as a wristlet that ...will allow you to carry everything you need. 9.8 W x 6 H x 1.5 D24 max. strap lengthUncoated canvasZip closureInterior:... read more
Blue Camila Leather Shoulder Bag. Smooth leather lends timeless luxury to this sleek shoulder bag flaunting a removable strap that... effortlessly transforms it into a comfortable crossbody bag. 12.5 W x 9 H x 2.5 D9 shoulder drop23 strap... read more
Black Mia Leather Shoulder Bag. Add polish to your ensembles and keep essentials close at hand with this Euro-chic shoulder bag ma...de of soft and supple leather for eye-catching style and lasting quality. 12 W x 8 H x 3 D7 handle drop18 max. strap... read more
Ricardo Hinojosa of Mexico presents this chic dual-toned shoulder bag crafted from high quality leather. This unique bag features ...a brown and white striped interior with a small zippered pocket on the inside for storing your belongings. Trendy and spacious this bag has an open top with a hook closure. read more
By Ricardo Hinojosa of Mexico this shoulder bag comes to life in espresso brown leather. It features an ample inner pocket that cl...oses with a zipper an external pocket beneath the flap and an adjustable strap. The bag is fully lined in brown. read more
Leather in a rich black color lends a classic sophistication to this shoulder bag from Balinese artisan Ayu Wardhani. The roomy ha...ndbag features a comfortable double strap accented with top stitching as well as a jaunty leather tassel on the zipper pull. A zipper pocket in the fully-lined black suede interior keeps small items close at hand. read more
Rich brown leather lends classic sophistication to this shoulder bag from Balinese artisan Ayu Wardhani. The roomy handbag feature...s a comfortable double strap accented with top stitching as well as a jaunty leather tassel on the zipper pull. A zipper pocket in the fully-lined interior keeps small items close at hand. read more
Perfect for a casual day out this petite shoulder bag is certain to become your favorite accessory. Marisol Monge of El Salvador d...esigns the bag with bohemian style. Featuring light brown stitching and a chain shoulder strap this shoulder bag is crafted from quality brown leather. The handbag can also be carried as a clutch by removing the strap. read more
By Ricardo Hinojosa of Mexico, this shoulder bag comes to life in dark grey leather. It features an ample inner pocket that closes... with a zipper, an external pocket beneath the flap, and an adjustable strap. read more
Golden brocades of paisleys and flowers are fabulous in the design of this handbag by Om Prakash. Sewn with zari metalized threads... they are underscored by a harmonious palette of pink blue red and purple. The shoulder straps and lining are in black. Closing with a zipper the bag has an interior pocket. read more
The weavers of San Andres Larrainzar in Chiapas Mexico use the same techniques their ancestors did to create lovely brocade textil...es. Mayan women have traditionally used patterns very much like the one on this handmade cotton cosmetics bag from artisan Francisca Perez to decorate their clothing. Diamond shapes figure prominently in these enduring designs as they do here in contrasting amethyst and avocado green. The lining is natural cotton fabric; the bag features one generous compartment with a zipper closure and cute tassel pull. read more
For a companion with a sleek design this passport wallet is created by Mexican artisan Ricardo Hinojosa. Says the artisan I combin...e tradition and vanguard in useful fashion with labor and techniques from the region. Crafted of leather in a solid brown hue this wallet features a striped pattern across its surface. This tri-fold wallet folds open to an interior with nine slots for holding cards. Two slots lined in a cotton blend offer space for storing paper bills. read more
By Ricardo Hinojosa this generous shoulder bag can hold an abundance of articles. The tote is lined in brown and white stripes and... features three inner pockets one with a zipper. The Mexican artisan selects quality leather in dark brown with zamac studs on each side of the center seam and a triple tassel on the strap. read more
For a companion with a sleek design this passport wallet is created by Mexican artisan Ricardo Hinojosa. Says the artisan I combin...e tradition and vanguard in useful fashion with labor and techniques from the region. Crafted of leather in a solid black hue this wallet features a striped pattern across its surface. This tri-fold wallet folds open to an interior with nine slots for holding cards. Two slots lined in a cotton blend offer space for storing paper bills. read more
By Ricardo Hinojosa this generous shoulder bag can hold an abundance of articles. The tote is lined in brown and white stripes and... features three inner pockets one with a zipper. The Mexican artisan selects quality leather in chestnut brown with zamac studs on each side of the center seam and a triple tassel on the strap. read more
Bring along your personal belongings in style with this soft leather shoulder bag hand-crafted by Balinese artisan Nanan. Quality ...leather is curated from Java and brought to Bali where the artisan cuts dyes and sews it all by hand into this sharp looking carryall. The rich rust-colored leather is contrasted by champagne-colored stitching and features an unlined leather interior. Three open compartments on the inside make organization easy and the bag closes securely with a zipper with a leather pull. read more
This unique and beautiful shoulder bag features an exterior created out of slats of pine wood and stained a dark brown. The interi...or of the bag is lined in black leather and the bag is secured by a stainless steel twist lock. Handcrafted by artisan Oscar Lopez of Mexico the bag has a brown leather shoulder strap with stainless steel chains near where the strap connects. read more
Whimsical male and female figures are crafted as the happy finishing touches of the multicolored braid which accents this 100% cot...ton shoulder bag from Nelson Hernandez and Wendhy Salones of Oaxaca state. The married artisans craft the delightful tote's material using a traditional backstrap loom; thread in pastel yellow carrot apple green and pale blue is incorporated into a cantaloupe-colored background to form the textile's patterned design. The ample interior is lined with nylon fabric in a peach color and closes with a zipper. An additional zippered interior compartment comes in handy for organizing smaller items such as keys or identification. read more
Trendy yet functional this dark brown leather backpack is the perfect accessory for storing all of your belongings. The Brazilian ...workshop of Joao Carlos Silva creates this backpack from premium-quality leather giving it two thick adjustable straps for comfort. It features three exterior zippered pockets and a padded interior compartment for your laptop or tablet.The interior compartment can accommodate a laptop or tablet size of up to 9 x 12 inches. read more
Trendy yet functional this dark coffee brown leather backpack is the perfect accessory for storing all of your belongings. The Bra...zilian workshop of Joao Carlos Silva creates this backpack from premium-quality leather giving it two thick adjustable straps for comfort. It features one small exterior zippered pocket and two large zippered compartments one of which has an interior padded compartment for securing your laptop. read more
By Ricardo Hinojosa this generous shoulder bag can hold an abundance of articles. The open tote is lined in solid brown and featur...es an inner zipper pocket. The Mexican artisan selects quality leather in ash brown with zamac studs on each side of the center seam and a triple tassel on the strap. read more
This wonderful shoulder bag is the creation of Thailand's Chirada. The bag is crafted from a multicolored patchwork of cotton blen...d fabrics with an emphasis on red tones. The handbag boasts braided leather straps as well as jaunty leather tassels on both sides. The fully-lined interior features two open pockets and one zipper pocket to keep small items secure. The shoulder bag closes securely with a zipper. read more
Intricately embroidered with a colorful bird and flower motif on black this lovely cotton shoulder bag is a bright accent for any ...ensemble. Woven leather handles in dark brown and glass bead accents complete the unique look of this accessory presented by Chirada of Thailand. The interior of the bag features three pockets for storing your belongings while the exterior features one pocket for easy access. read more
Flowers with dazzling petals celebrate a fiesta in a design by Raul Ulloa. They are embroidered by hand on a deep green wool shoul...der bag woven on a traditional handloom in a style unique to the Ayacucho region. Fully lined in a brown cotton blend it has two inner pockets. read more
The autumn wind rustles through Solola whispering of autumn in Guatemala. A creation of women from Aj Quen this beautiful handbag ...is crafted of handloomed cotton. Shades of terracotta beige brown and olive crown a base of dark cherry wine. Fully lined the purse features an inner pocket that zips closed. A drawstring with palo blanco wood beads complements the magnetic press button closure. read more