New handbags by MAR&MAR

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By Natasha Kowalski in New Fashion on Thursday 27 September 2012

If you’re anything like me, a ‘wow’ factor handbag is an obligatory accessory. MAR&MAR was created by a Sydney-based fashionista whose vision was to create handbags for every occassion, every woman, everywhere. Stylish, designer and functional. they’re made from the finest Italian leather. Their Spring/Summer 2012-13 ‘Dark Angel’ collection is the latest release. My favorite […]

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Okapi: a new line of handbags by Hanneli Rupert

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By Dave Meinert in New Fashion on Saturday 17 March 2012

Hanneli Rupert recently launched Okapi, her new line of handbags. This is a photo-shoot inspired by the paintings of JW Waterhouse that hints she is going to be drawing from her own incredible flair as an award-winning artist, as well as her family’s understanding of the international luxury goods market, to create something unique. The bags are currently sold through her African salon, Merchants on Long.

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Sydney’s Hibernian House Vintage and Retro Sale

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Events on Thursday 3 June 2010

It’s not every day the collective bargain hunters of Hibernian House host their famous discarded clothing sales. The much-loved Sydney event literally pops up a few times a year and features dazzling shoes, handbags, jewellery and heaps of hand-picked attire, mostly under $20. So rush in kids between June 11 and 13 for your chance […]

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Portable Fishbowl

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By Zolton in New Fashion on Thursday 4 February 2010

Take your fish on a walk today. That’s right. Exercise the little bugger and make a fashion statement at the same time with this stylist Fishbowl Tote by designer Michal Shabtiali. Errr, goldfish not included.

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Poupees Russe’s Katarina tote

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By Kira Heuer in New Products on Tuesday 20 January 2009

Lea Nguyen has designed a no excuse handbag, relieving us of that moment when we are at the grocery store and the clerk asks us if we need a plastic bag, only to realize we didn’t bring a handy, re-usable carrier. UGH! The label Poupees Russes, the French name for Russian babushka dolls, offers its […]

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Kara Smith’s vintage-ness

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By Michelle Wilding in New Fashion on Tuesday 14 October 2008

Pioneering Australian designer Kara Smith can definitely give Urban Originals a run for their money. She creates the most innovative handbags for those that truly want to stand out. Detailed with lovely pockets and vintage buttons, Smith’s retro inspired designs literally transform original vintage fabrics into ‘one-off’ clutches, handbags, totes and accessories. I’m in love […]

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