Wow, we certainly learned about our readers' handbag love with this Good Questions thread! We have the exact same issue, so we were happy to read all of the ideas, thoughts and general musings on the subject. Becky linked us over to her "purse room," which shows her affection for and organization of this very addiction-inducing accessory. While there's no way we'd ever have space for this type of display and order, we loved seeing her's.
We also love that Becky has a thing for chairs in her purse room:
Thanks to all the other commentors who gave great tips and links to some interesting products out there. This comment thread reminded us what a lively bunch you all are...It wouldn't be true Apartment Therapy without all of your creative brains behind the blog.