Introducing Prada Ribbon Bags

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In collaboration with Prada.

Lately, I’ve been fully immersed in the world of Prada. I owe you all a post on the bag I’ve been carrying since having Millie (it’s Prada nylon and not technically a diaper bag, more on that to come soon), and recently I fell for the Prada Plex Ribbon Bag. I just really love a good Prada bag, and I’m excited to expand on my recent coverage of one of these bags to give you more of a look into the newest collection from the brand, Prada Ribbon Bags. Including jewels, metal and a bowling bag, here is a look at the newest range of handbags from Prada.

PRADA METAL + JEWELS RIBBON BAGS

prada metal ribbon bag in white + black + marble gray $2,280

Everything about the Prada Ribbon line is oh-so-Prada, with a strong, modern, eye-catching touches with reminders of Prada’s penchant for Deco-inspired graphic prints. Miuccia Prada said that for her Spring 2017 collection, she wanted to simplify and declutter, which can be seen in the clean lines of the bags. There’s something so satisfying about a tightly designed new bag that offers an intriguing element, and that is precisely what the Ribbon bags do.

prada jewels ribbon bag in black + jade green $2,840 – prada metal ribbon in marble gray + jade green + black $2,280

When Vlad and I saw first saw these bags, I spent time playing with the long leather loop, sometimes tucking it in so it wasn’t as bold and other times leaving it to hang long like the attention-getting runway styling. Tucking the loop under only works on the Plex Ribbon bag, as you can slide the loop into the plex closure, while on other versions, the mechanism to open and close the bag is a bit different.

prada jewels ribbon bag in black + begonia pink $2,840

There are several different design options when it comes to the shoulder bag, including an ornate, jeweled metal turnlock closure and a modern floral print, as well as clean pairings of color and simple hardware. Each shoulder bag offers an optional shoulder strap–some leather, others chain–which allows each bag also to be carried as a clutch. I love this version of the bag; it’s just the right size and it stands out as a fashion accessory that easily stands differentiates itself from others on the market. I already sung my praises for this bag, and after seeing additional renditions, I find myself really loving the simple metal clasp with the beautiful begonia pink and black print.

prada metal ribbon bags in mango + black, begonia + black $2,400

The interior of these bags provides plenty of space, with two inside pockets, one with a zipper closure. I find most Prada bags to make a lot of sense when it comes to interior storage, and while these bags aren’t huge, how owners will use the compartments and carry the bags was clearly taken into account. Dimensions of the leather versions with the metal clasp are 11″ x 6.2″ x 2.3″, which means the bag is long but sits close to your body if you’re using the shoulder strap (or under your arm, if you’re carrying it as a clutch). The jeweled version is a bit smaller and obviously a tad heavier because of the embellishments. Prices range from $2,160 to $3,450 at Prada.com.

PRADA BOWLING RIBBON BAG

prada bowling ribbon bag in fire engine red + garnet + sunny yellow
$2,160 via prada.com

The next style in the Ribbon line is the Prada Bowling Ribbon Bag, and I was pretty excited to see this one in person after seeing it on the runway. While I love Prada’s signature textured Saffiano, the brand’s smooth calf leather is some of the most supple and durable out there. In fact, I constantly hear people asking me to feature other Prada leathers aside from Saffiano, so here it is. I’ve held this bag, I’ve played with it, I’ve noted the size and usability–it’s just right. The leather smells so good–it’s that reminder you get when you open up a new bag and let the smell consume you. This bag has that.

prada bowling ribbon bag in fire engine red + garnet + sunny yellow
$2,160 via prada.com

The top handles are one way you can carry the Bowling Ribbon Bag, or you can use an optional leather shoulder strap as well. While there’s an all-black option, I’m drawn to the colorblocking options more. The red, maroon and yellow combo is quite lovely, as is the geometric floral print, if you want to make more of an impact. The interior has just enough space for everything you need, and because the shape is east/west, you don’t have to worry as much about losing everything inside of the bag. Two inside pockets, including one with a zipper closure, and overall dimensions are 11.4″ x 7.6″ x 6.6″. The Ribbon detailing you’ll find on this bag hangs from either side, showcasing a different look on an otherwise simple, clean design. Prices are $2,160 for leather and colorblocked leather and $2,400 for floral print.

prada metal ribbon bags in begonia + black
$2,400

Prada Ribbon is precisely what I love about handbags: it’s wearable while offering a trendy touch. I, like many of you, own plenty of straightforward everyday bags, but sometimes all I want–and what my collection needs–is a standout seasonal piece that I can still go back to for years to come. The Prada Ribbon line offers it in an eye-catching clutch/shoulder bag combination or luxurious everyday satchel.

prada metal ribbon bags in mango + black, begonia + black $2,400


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5 VINTAGE LOUIS VUITTON BAGS AVAILABLE NOW AT NASTY GAL

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Earlier this week, Nasty Gal launched thirty pieces from its vintage Louis Vuittonselection that goes from the 1980s to 2000s. With looks selling out fast, the entire range features prices as low as $350 up to $3,450. The lineup also includes limited edition collaboration pieces from Sprouse, Kusama and Murakami. Check out five vintage Louis Vuitton bags available now at NastyGal.com.

Vintage Louis Vuitton Gold Monogram Lockit Bag

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Vintage Louis Vuitton Shopping Tote Bag


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eBay’s Best Bags – September 17

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Wednesday has rolled around once again, and that means it’s time to start shopping for the best bags oneBay! We found cute crossbodies from Balenciaga and Proenza Schouler, plus some great finds from Marc Jacobs and Hermès. It’s time to add some new bags to your collection for fall, so happy shopping!

Disclaimer: As always, caution is crucial when buying from third party sellers. Although we strive to find the best auctions to feature, we don’t endorse or guarantee any eBay sellers or auctions, and therefore cannot guarantee the authenticity of any particular piece. For more info, please refer toeBay’s purchasing guidelines and policies.


Marc Jacobs Antonia Satchel

Marc Jacobs Antonia Satchel


Prada Vitello Daino Hobo

Prada Vitello Daino Hobo


Proenza Schouler PS1 Pouch Crossbody Bag

Proenza Schouler PS1 Pouch Crossbody Bag


Louis Vuitton Monogram Empreinte Citadine GM Tote

Louis Vuitton Monogram Empreinte Citadine GM Tote


Furla Appaloosa Large East-West Tote

Furla Appaloosa Tote


Balenciaga Hip Crossbody Bag

Balenciaga Hip Crossbody Bag


Chanel Classic Flap

Chanel Classic Flap Bag


Louis Vuitton Tulum PM Bag

Louis Vuitton Tulum Shoulder Bag


Loewe Leather Satchel

Loewe Leather Satchel


Céline Trapeze Bag

Celine Trapeze Bag


Hermès Whitebus Tote



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30 Great Work Bags – No Obvious Logos, No Crazy Colors

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eBay’s Best Bags and Accessories – March 4

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The Bags and Style of the 2016 Veuve Cliquot Polo Classic

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While we love sharing the bags people carry, it’s more fun to see the ensembles put together for an event like this. Everyone goes all out, wearing outfits you’d rarely see elsewhere, including massive hats, dapper suits and sundresses in soft shades that you rarely see as part of NYC’s style landscape. If you want to order a bottle of the iconic and highly loved Veuve Cliquot Yellow Label Champagne, you can do so on Amazon for $65. Delve into the world of Champagne, rosé and polo in our photos below!

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