There are a few items that I deem necessities in my wardrobe (boyfriend jeans, combat boots, a white oversized T-shirt, and a classic black handbag to name a few). Lest I spring for a Chanel quilted caviar flap bag, however (which costs approximately the same as my NYC apartment rent), there seem to be limited options on the market for a sleek, elegant black leather handbag that won’t require me to sleep on my best friend’s couch for a month.
The hard truth of the matter, though, is that a black leather handbag completes an outfit in a way few other trends can. It’s my go-to whether I’m shopping in SoHo or headed to a romantic dinner date. Regardless if I’m in jeans or a silk slip dress, I know I can always count on this staple.
I know the struggle of having a budget that can’t … Read the rest