Do you carry a laptop on your daily commute? All it takes is one crowded train ride to realize you need ample protection. But, laptop security doesn’t need to come at the price of style. You need a bag that can handle your commute, offer total peace of mind, and store all your stuff, all while looking good doing it.
Stains are the bane of many a designer bag addict’s life – they are impossible to completely avoid unless the only reason you bought that pricey tote is to keep it in its dust bag at home.
While nothing beats a professional cleaning, sometimes, a few common household items may be all you need to save that expensive purchase from being marred by makeup, ink, food or wine.
On an otherwise still morning near Mount St. Helens’ Johnston Ridge Observatory, it was hard to miss the sound of more than 100 motorcycle engines raring up Spirit Lake Memorial Highway.
Clad in leather jackets and sunglasses, the bikers made the roughly 60-mile ride Saturday morning from Kelso for what they hope to be only the first year of the annual Deputy Justin DeRosier Memorial Ride.
There are no rules now, which means everything is wrong. Our fashion experts are here to help, with consulting from the Goldman reporting team.
Is this the nail in the business suit’s coffin? In a memo circulated internally to Goldman Sachs employees on Tuesday, the financial firm said that it was loosening its approach to office attire, moving to “a firmwide flexible dress code” and asking employees to “dress in a manner that is consistent with your clients’ expectations.” Two years after J.P. Morgan made a similar announcement, the time-honored banking uniform of suit and tie is beginning take a back seat to business casual.
Whether you're planning an overnight getaway or travelling for work, store you stuff in a stylish holdall
Overnight bags – or valises, to give them their fancier name – can be just about any sort of bag that holds a night or two’s worth of luggage. Trolleys, holdalls and duffle bags all fit the bill, providing a range of options to suit a variety of lifestyles.
Keep all your beauty favourites in a chic and sophisticated carrier. Ditch the bottom of your handbag as makeup storage with one of these cosmetic carriers
Carrying your favourite beauty products around with you at all times can be tough. Not only do they constantly get lost in your Mary Poppins bag, but often times they can get damaged. If you are the type of person who is always rooting around at the bottom of your handbag for your mascara or eyeliner during rush hour, we think it’s time for you to invest in something to put them in. Helping preserve your brushes is key, as is ensuring your pricey serums and day creams stay intact. After all, what’s worse than opening your bag to find everything wet, sticky and ruined?
When it comes to function and comfort and all-around style, no weekday bag beats the humble backpack.
Carrying a briefcase to work everyday is a lot like daily driving a 1983 BMW: it’ll look cool, sure, but hot damn is it ever a major pain in the ass. Briefcases are, by their nature, unwieldy and cumbersome and a strain on your arms. At best, they’re useful as a confidence-boosting prop when you’ve got a job interview or big meeting to nail and need to convince others (and, more importantly, yourself) that you’re an honest-to-god adult. But most of the time, you should haul your stuff to and from the office in the same thing you’ve been using since grade school: a simple, ever-convenient backpack.
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