Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
When it comes to spending a whole bunch of our pretty pennies on our wardrobe, you can bet that we'll be scouring the stores (and the interwebs) for stand-out accessories that are timeless yet still pack a punch: after all, who wants to drop their hard-earned cash on something that nobody will notice? If you've got a membership to luxe e-commerce site Moda Operandi, then you've already become up-close and personal with the gorgeous Marc Jacobs' accessories that just went on sale. Simple shapes and colors so bold and beautiful they make us gasp characterize the designer's resort '12 handbag collection, the prices of which range between $585 and $3,795 .Whether you're window-shopping or making an investment, click through the slideshow to see which bags the head honchos at Moda Operandi are head-over-heels for and why. Sigh, this is what dreams are made of, isn't it?
Pop quiz: How do you get away with wearing jeans (boyfriend-style, no less), a heather gray T-shirt, and classic Timbs when you're hitting the town — or anywhere, really? Like most of life's most pressing questions, Rihanna has the answer: You toss on a really show-stopping coat before you step outside, and you never read
It's hard for a gal to give up her tote bag — so reliable, so sturdy, so easy to fill with one's whole life. But, that's part of the problem: It's hard to resist the temptation to fill our cavernous carryalls with as much stuff as we can cram in (sufficient reading materials, for those long commutes; a snack supply, read