Splurgeworthy! The New IT Bags From Amsterdam

Meet Hester van Eeghen, designer of to-die-for luxury bags. PLUS: 15% off your splurge!

Splurgeworthy! The New IT Bags From Amsterdam

Meet Hester van Eeghen, designer of to-die-for luxury bags. PLUS: 15% off your splurge!

-Harvey Helms

Hester van Eeghen

All my girls know that as your Cyber Main Gay, I take the subject of accessories very seriously. They can make or break any look. Especially when it comes to hand bags and totes — business or casual. I’m always on the hunt for the latest and greatest in work bags because so many of the accessories I see for women in the work place look … well … like a boring man should be carrying them. Many of my clients work in the legal profession, so I’ve had to find options that are beautiful and functional, saying “confidence and style” without being over the top. Fortunately for me, I have global girlfriends! My friend Debbie Ruth, whom I met through author and screen writer Tracey Jackson, introduced me to the new IT bags that are just beyond delicious.

Ladies! Meet Hester van Eeghen!  The hot accessory guru from Amsterdam!

Here’s the Tea and Back Story! About seven years ago, Debbie stayed in a small, chic hotel in Amsterdam, whose yummy gift shop carries Hester’s bags. Debbie is always on the hunt for great bags, especially for work and voila! She found Hester! Needless to say, Debbie either made a return trip once a year or had traveling friends stop in Amsterdam to bring her the latest and greatest.

Fast forward — like so many successful women I know, Debbie knew that her love of these bags was also her business dream of a lifetime! Debbie is now working with Hester to make these bags available in the US!

Who is this design wizard? Hester van Eeghen is regarded as one of the most influential Dutch designers of the century, with designs that are coveted globally with a cult-like following. Made of the finest grade Italian leathers, HVE handbags are designed in Amsterdam and handcrafted in Italy by the most skilled and sought-after hands in fashion. Hester’s creations are characterized by architectural shapes, use of vibrant colors, and inventive functional systems. The design elements in her work are beauty, passion, shape, color, surprise, and exceptional quality.


Now Girls! Hang on to your fashionista hats! Here’s the best news ever! YOU CAN TAKE 15 % YOUR TOTAL Hester van Eeghen US online boutique purchase (www.HVEUS.com), now through August 31, 2011 by entering this exclusive BettyConfidential promo code at checkout: “HarveySentMe”

I love a deal on everything gorgeous!

Take a look at some of these Must Have  yummy pieces! Plus an exclusive Fall Sneak Peek!

Well ladies, there you have it! If any of you have discovered other secret treasures please dish! We all need to be in the  know! Also, if any of you are carrying any of those boring man bags I mentioned…well..you know what to do. Replace them!



 Harvey Helms is a beauty culturist and writer, drawing on 30 years of experience in cosmetics, fashion and design. Harvey has held positions ranging from Global Director of Beauty for Revlon Cosmetics to Executive Director of Special Events for Donna Karan Beauty. Harvey currently lives and works in Silicon Valley, where he just finished writing his first book in a trilogy of three: an engaging tell-all on the fashion industry. Follow Harvey on Twitter.com/HarveyHelms .

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