AA would call this enabling, but I call it giving my friends another shove toward the precipice because they deserve to have purses that don't crumble right after the two-year mark. (I don't do gentle nudges, if you can't tell.) That's why these 10 standout bags come with my not-so-subliminal messaging, although you'll see they can do their own persuading just fine.More
"Intrecciato." Sound it out, 'cause you're going to get so many questions from all the other Sophisticated Gentlewomen who want to know the proper terminology for "braided leather."
Bottega Veneta leather shoulder bag, $3,666; mytheresa.com.