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Women Aren't Enough for Rebecca Minkoff

By Sasha on
(Photos courtesy of Rebecca Minkoff) Rebecca Minkoff has a successful women's handbag and clothing line under her belt. She has the most fashionable celebs placing orders and carrying her bags around town. But it's not enough for this style star—Rebecca wants to take men's accessories by storm as well.In Spring of 2011, Rebecca is launching Ben Minkoff, a line of luxury men's bags and accessories inspired by her grandfather who fought in World War II. The designs seamlessly blend heritage...Read Full Story

Rebecca Minkoff Loves the Challenge of Ready-to-Wear

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images and Courtesy Rebecca Minkoff) Rebecca Minkoff can trace the impressive trajectory of her fashion label back to a seminal product: The Morning After bag. Big enough for all the essentials but small enough for a night out, the bag quickly found favor with stylish celebrities like Blake Lively, Ashley Greene and Keira Knightley, among others.Minkoff credits the success of the Morning After with giving her the freedom to launch an apparel extension for Spring 2009. "I love bags...Read Full Story

The Making of Agyness Deyn's Studded Clutch

By Chloe Harris Frankeny on
Model Agyness Deyn carried Rebecca Minkoff's studded Fling minaudiere to a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund event in November 2008. Agy is loyal client and one of Rebecca's personal style icons! (Getty Images) Rebecca Minkoff was first noticed as a designer when her 2001 "I Love New York" T-shirt made an appearance on the The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. After months of furiously sewing the tees, Rebecca threw in the towel and began making handbags—the process was less demanding of a young and...Read Full Story

VIP Giveaway: Rebecca Minkoff's Morning After Clutch

By Chloe Harris Frankeny on
(Courtesy of Rebecca Minkoff) We here at StyleBistro have been so fortunate to work with such incredible celebrity guest editors in celebration of our launch. Guest editor Rebecca Minkoff, who is known equally for her classic, subtly subversive handbags and the stars who tote them, is giving away her most iconic piece: the Morning After Clutch.The MAC was, in fact, the first bag Rebecca ever made: It was created as a solution to her own personal need for a lightweight carryall. Apparently...Read Full Story

Retail Detail: Rebecca Minkoff's Favorite Shops

By Sasha on
(Photos courtesy of Rebecca Minkoff) StyleBistro guest editor Rebecca Minkoff designs some of the hottest handbags around. Her designs are favored by the most stylish celebs like Sarah Jessica Parker, Alexa Chung and Blake Lively. Rebecca let us in on where she derives the inspiration for her collections and where she, as a designer, loves to shop. The NYC-based designer loves to travel and constantly takes pictures of her surroundings where the different colors and cultures inspire her...Read Full Story

Signature Dish: Rebecca Minkoff, StyleBistro Guest Editor

By Alicia Dennis on
(Kelly Stuart) Rebecca Minkoff's luxe leather handbags have become a celebrity staple: They've been spotted on the arms of Whitney Port, Rachel Bilson and just about every woman with a role on a CW television series. To help us celebrate the launch of StyleBistro, Rebecca shared her thoughts on celebrity designers, her own fall wardrobe and what she keeps in her highly covetable handbags. Here are a few of the highlights from our chat:SB: What's in your own handbag right now? I have my...Read Full Story

Rebecca Minkoff Shares Her Celebrity Style Icons

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty) These days, it seems like all of Hollywood's hip young things have been spotted toting Rebecca Minkoff bags: Blake Lively, Alexa Chung and Amanda Seyfried are all fans. The NYC-based fashion designer, who had her first taste of celebrity exposure when actress Jenna Elfman wore her apparel on Dharma and Greg, is most thrilled to see her work on a particular type of woman: I think Alexa has great style. Sienna Miller and Kate Bosworth. I think that [their style] is quirky and its...Read Full Story