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.
Have you dreamed of strutting down the sidewalks in red-soled Louboutins? Or do you wish you could channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw with a perfect pair of Manolos? Don't think their price point is out of reach, because you can get a pair of pre-loved discount designer shoes for far less than your rent check. Companies like ThredUP and Vestiaire Collective are making luxury shoes, handbags, and accessories more accessible to all of us.
Every month we're picking our favorite finds of pre-owned, great quality, designer bags, shoes, and more... but you're going to have to hurry to snag them before someone else scoops them up!
Editors' Top Finds
I spied these pearl letter flats and knew in an instant this would be my next DIY. Here's how to make them.
Making leather jewelry doesn't have to be complicated. With this DIY tutorial, you can use tiny bits of leather scraps to make a pair of statement earrings. The mod-inspired vibe will add a pop to any outfit!
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.
When we want to dress up or make an outfit look a little nicer, a pair of sky-high heels is usually the first place we turn. But whether you're battling blisters, walking a ton, or just bored with your heels at the moment, there are times when a comfortable pair of flats is too good to pass up. Luckily, there are some amazingly fancy flats out there, so your outfits (and feet) don't have to suffer. Leave your pumps at home and slip on a pair of sophisticated pointy-toe flats, pretty leopard loafers, or chic ballet flats—we've got 20 perfect pairs for you to choose from!
Stitching up a party skirt is easy to DIY with the help of some readymade yardage from the fabric store that comes pre-hemmed and with an attached elastic band.
In under 15 minutes, you can upgrade a pair of basic heels with sequin trim. The end result is a budget-friendly fashion project just in time for your next big party.
Keep your walking art on display with this wall-mounted shoe holder! What better way to make sure you don't forget about those lime green heels you didn't need. You can proudly display them on your shoe shelf, which also doubles as home decor.
Jewelry designer Hera Arkarakas wants her designs to empower women. With afforadable pieces that are both classic and trendy, she creates designs that appeal to all types of women. Hear her thoughts on trends for 2013 and see some of her pieces below.
The BRCA test, a major breakthorugh in genetic science, can detect if a women pre-disposed to the breast cancer gene.
Style is second nature for superstar Jessica Alba. Nobody does laidback luxe better than this actress and business woman. Check out our guide for getting Jessica's edgy leather and plaid look.
The famed muppet is fronting Kate Spade New York's holiday line as well as introducing her own, and it promises to be nothing short of perfection.
Who doesn't love a sleek pair of high heels? We all love them (or love to hate them), and you shouldn't have to choose between style and comfort. These tips will be lifesavers... or should we say feet savers!
"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.
This just in: Women finally have their own funny corner of the internet, and it's called WhoHaha.
Christian Louboutin rarely worn "Bianca "heels in navy blue
Gucci pumps in monogrammed canvas with a horn horsebit. rnWooden heel. rnThe shoes are in good condition but they have been worn.
Cute Silver Sandals with Bow Fits 36.5-37.5
Scarpa con tacco e plateau CASADEI. Prodotto utilizzato solo per shooting esterni, come si può vedere dalla suola in cuoio. La pun...ta della scarpa è aperta e la pelle ha un effetto scamosciato al tatto. read more
Gorgeous Gucci black and gold pumps, in good condition
Jeffrey Campbell's in pelle in buono stato!
Leather and suede. Adhesive insole applied on the heels to reduce to n. 36 (removable but much sticky)
Very beautiful Christian Dior court shoes, consisting of leather and straps. A very beautiful, couture model. Leather in a crocodi...le print, and a snakeskin print on top of the foot. Leather with a white marble print inside the shoe. Front platform: 3cm high. Hardly worn at all. In good condition. read more
Absolutely divine heels by Marni and very rare! Plateau heels and incredable design. Only a few are made! Worn a few times but in ...a perfect condition read more
GUCCI Oxford style pumps in black leather, size 39. LIKE NEW, never worn but poorly stored. Small zip on the side marked Gucci.
Gucci Pumps -Condition: Good Condition -Retail price: 850 $ -Size: 36.5 -Color: Brown -Material: Leather -Made in Italy -Dust Bag
Elegant Marc Jacobs Mary Janes with heels, two-tone blue and black patent. 9-cm heel, true height 7.5 cm because of the 1.5-cm pla...tform. Light scratches in two places. read more
Rag & Bone black calfskin Trafford slingback sandals styled with contrast lacing. Brand new in box. Authentic. Money back guarante...e. With another pair of black laces for replacement. 4" (100mm) heel, approximately. Peep toe, adjustable slingback strap, self-covered chunky heel, white flat shoelaces, tonal hardware. Lace up; fastens at ankle. Cushioned footbed. Stitched leather sole. Imported. read more
Tacones peep toe con plataforma interior piel negra talla 36,5, puestos solamente una vez
YSL Charlotte 85 Pump in black crocodile print black leather with wooden square heel. Very comfortable and worn only a few times. ...There are only very few marks fron wear, sold with original box and dustbag. read more
Casadei mary jane, Stesso model in black with croc print. Very good condition, worn only once. Come with original box and dustbag.... read more
decolletes casadei stampa pitone taglia 37 1/2 usate alcune volte. nessun difetto particolare alcuni minimi segnetti d'uso.
It is a pair of brand newmarc jacob leather shoe that comes with a box.
Bellissime scarpe di Paul Smith in vitello nero. Mai indossate! Con Fringe di ricambio color oro.
Maison Martin Margiela MM6 wedge shoes in neon pink and beige leather (wood heel). Size 38, fits 38.5.
Marc Jacobs brown patent leather pumps Almost never worn. With straps.
Givenchy grey high heels with hidden platform. New and unworn, only tried on in the store (there is minor rubbing on the leather o...f the left heel from handling in the store), otherwise no signs of wear. Grey soft leather upper, beige leather lining and sole. Size 37, run true to size. Heel height 12cm, 2cm hidden platform in the front. No box, but will be sent carefully packed. read more
Décolleté Prada in pelle nera stampa cocco, usate solo una volta. Complete di cartellini, tacchetti di ricambio, dust e scatola
Gorgeous Nicholas Kirkwood pumps. New. Impeccable condition. Stressed front and heel. Button closure at the ankle. Stressed strap.... Size 35. Runs big. Can be suitable for a size 36 or a small 37. I wear size 36 or 37 depending on the brand and they fit me. With box and dustbag. read more