Bag It Up

The Traveling Black Purse: 5 More Ways to Raise Your Handbag Game

Let your accessories take center stage by styling a simple handbag.

01/15/2016 By Beth Muecke

Houston Design

Jonathan Blake Switches Gears and Takes the Road of Accessories

Known for his evening wear, this designer now wants everyone toting his handbags.

12/18/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Bag It Up

The Traveling Black Purse: 5 Ways to Raise Your Handbag Game

Why should your little black dress have all the fun? Let your accessories take center stage by styling a simple handbag.

12/09/2015 By Beth Muecke

Q&A

From Houston to Italy: Patricia Nash's Design Journey

After two decades designing bags behind the scenes, former Houstonian Patricia Nash is building her own accessories empire.

10/21/2015 By Sara Samora

Trend Piece

20 Hot Fall Handbags Under $200

There's never been a better time to be a bag lady.

09/25/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Want/Need/Love

The Ultimate Travel Purse

Houston-based Baliloca has designed a handbag that frees your hands and keeps you safe.

07/27/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Want/Need/Love

New In Town: Mansur Gavriel Handbags

The newest beautiful bucket bags to hit Houston are at Tootsies.

07/23/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Clutch City

Dream Weaver: Rattan Makes a Comeback

The wicker excesses of the ‘80s are far enough behind us for stylish, eco-friendly rattan to make its triumphant return.

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Slideshow

Eight Amazing Locally-Designed Handbags

Further proof, if any was needed, that H-Town handbag designers know their way around a nice piece of leather.

05/03/2015

Clutch City

Slideshow: Eight Amazing Locally Designed Handbags

Further proof, if any was needed, that H-Town handbag designers know their way around a nice piece of leather.

05/03/2015 Photography by Audra Oden By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Made in Houston

Escape to Marfa with Elaine Turner's Resort Collection

Think matte gold, woven texture, and plenty of python.

02/17/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Style and the City

Where to Wear: The Oversized Leather Tote

Anywhere you need to carry more than a conversation, from an edgy art opening to Flock's Beastly Brunch.

02/06/2015 By Niki Fanara

Slideshow

Grab That Bag

In 2015 put your money somewhere smart, like one of these ladylike satchels.

12/31/2014

Want/need/love

Pop Rocks: Gienia Launches in Houston

The California-based brand debuts in Houston with gemstone jewelry, stingray purses, and interesting objects.

11/21/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Current Event

Hayward Trunk Show Happening Now!

If you like fancy things and Hollywood, head to Atrium right now.

05/21/2014 By Katie McNew

Local Spotlight

Local Designers Launch Banana Fiber-Based Handbag Line

A trip to India reveals an underused textile.

05/08/2014 By Peter Holley

Wearable Art

Hanh Tran's Painterly Clutches

One-of-a kind handbags from a true Houston talent.

03/24/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT

Game of Thrones Star Totes Houston-Made Clutch to Golden Globes

The connection between H-Town and the House of Targaryen? A pink python clutch.

01/14/2014 By Peter Holley

New Year, New Look

Three Investment Pieces for 2014

Where smart fashionistas will put their holiday cash.

01/02/2014 By Sarah Gabbart