My favorite handbag

As I get older, I have learned the importance of a good handbag. In an ideal world I would be walking around with a Chanel on my arm for every occasion, but I'm still working on that one. Even if you're not ready for THAT kind of investment every woman should realize that a good handbag can make you feel more powerful and confident (in addition to more organized)! Stacia Friedman of NYCityWoman just published, A Bag For All Seasons, where she dives into what makes a great bag. Click the link to learn more about my favorite and how you can score yourself a designer handbag without breaking the bank! #Amen

Shop With Val makes her Houston debut!

With a little help from the lovely and talented writer and Houston blogger, Julie Lauren, Shop With Val is proud to have made her debut in the Houston fashion world. Thanks to Julie, Houstonians can now learn more about how Shop With Val got its start and how I'm bringing the best of NYC to Texas. Check out my interview here. Thanks, Julie!