• Paul Smith Afxa Two Tone Leather Bags

    by C. Gitonga
    March 15, 2012


    Paul Smith is now showcasing bags ($1,775-$2,525) that come in two-tone leather. One bag features brown at the top and navy blue at the bottom, and the other is navy blue with pink sides. They also have zipper or clasp closures, and tan brown handles. These bags are great for any casual day. Which one do you prefer? See more pics below.

  • Burberry Prorsum Large Woven Leather Totes

    by C. Gitonga
    February 1, 2012

    Burberry Prorsum is preparing you for the spring with durable braided tote bags. The first two totes ($3,295) are made of buffalo leather and come in light brown or dark brown. These bags can be paired with a work outfit as well as an outfit for a night on the town. The last two totes ($1,695) have a cream woven center with brown or black trim, which would go great with a casual outfit for a day at the park. All four bags come with a handle at the top, zipper closure, and Burberry Prorsum logo plaque on the front. Are these a must have for the spring? More pics below.

  • Maison Martin Margiela Black Leather Tote

    by C. Gitonga
    December 13, 2011

    Maison Martin Margiela’s leather tote bag ($1,330) is a great accessory for the man-on-the-go. The all around black bag is comprised of soft leather, which makes it fold-able. Inside the leather tote are many pockets for your organizational benefit. The shoulder strap on the side as well as the two handles on the top helps create carrying versatility. This casual bag will go well with a plain tee, jeans, and sneakers. What do you think? More pics below

  • Cast Of Vices Leather “Thank You” Tote

    by Q
    August 16, 2011

    Cast of Vices is offering their interpretation of the well known inexpensive corner store plastic bag with a lightweight black leather “Thank You” embossed shopping tote ($282). Based in Los Angeles, Cast of Vices is known for recreating our vices into pieces of jewelry using items ranging from a cigarette butt to a Vicodin pill as charms on a necklace. This nonchalant tote can be used as an effortless accessory to any day to day outfit. What do you think? See Pics Below.

  • Bottega Veneta Woven Leather Tote

    by Kyle O.
    July 8, 2009


    The Bottega Veneta Woven Leather Tote ($2,291) is a violet-colored 100% nappa bag that has two adjustable woven leather top handles complimented by brass hardware. The inside of the bag is lined in beige suede and comes with one internal zipped pocket.



  • Louis Vuitton Totally Monogram Tote Bag & Twitter

    by Kyle O.
    May 15, 2009




    Louis Vuitton is releasing a Totally monogram tote bag that will only be available online from today May 15 to June 1st. This is the first time Louis Vuitton has released a bag only for online customers. The LV Totally bags comes in three sizes GM, MM, and PM.

    Also Louis Vuitton has just joined their first ever social network site today by creating a Twitter account here. Here’s what Daniel Lalonde, President and CEO of Louis Vuitton North America had to say about it:

    “With this new presence on Twitter, we hope to provide not only additional customer service to our clientele, but also a unique look at all aspects of Louis Vuitton. This new forum will allow us to communicate the extensive characteristics of the brand to a broader group and offer followers an exceptional experience with Louis Vuitton”.


    It seems as though Louis Vuitton is really trying to make a connection with the luxurious internet savy bunch. Also don’t forget to follow us on our own Twitter account WWW.TWITTER.COM/UPSCALEHYPE.


    Totally GM ($1,100)


    Totally MM ($1,000)


    Totally PM ($870)