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Wed 08.20
Menswear-Inspired Pants

Menswear-Inspired Pants: Anything You Can Wear, I Can Wear Better

The last few seasons have been all about the skirt, particularly the ultra-feminine midi. Now I’m in the mood for the stark opposite – menswear-inspired pants.

Wed 08.20
Tom Ford Natalia Bag

Tom Ford Natalia Turn-Lock Tote: Make Your Trademark

Who needs monogrammed logos and trademark signage when a singular detail is as universally and instantaneously recognized as Tom Ford’s? Indeed, the man needs no introduction, and that includes his bags.

Tue 08.19
Carven Burgundy Leather Chain-Lock Tote

Carven Burgundy Leather Chain-Lock Tote: Locked & Loaded

I need to make an amendment to my Friday post on burgundy bagsthis is one of the top five! Namely because finding a sophisticated tote of this quality under $1,000 just doesn’t happen. With an exterior flap pocket, expandable gussets, and a simple chain lock, Carven keeps the focus on subtle, functional details.

Tue 08.19
Trend Alert

Trend Alert: Go Nude

Trends tend to be on the more flamboyant side. They’re fun flings you can have over a summer then forget, but the latest “it” shoe is no flash in the pan. With just two tiny straps and a thin heel, the sandal is minimalism at its finest.

Tue 08.19
Gary Hume x Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney x Gary Hume Collection: Works of Art

The passionate love affair between fashion and art continues, and the latest collaboration between high-end designers and fine artists is from Stella McCartney and British painter Gary Hume. Unlike the major statement made by Prada’s latest foray into the art world, this collection veers slightly more towards the understated side.

Mon 08.18
Hidden Gems in LA

Hidden Gems in LA: Wanderlust…

I love working with Love Gold, seeking gorgeous jewels from across the globe. The best discoveries tend to be the ones you wouldn’t see in the average boutique, so when I spent a few weeks in LA this summer, I went hunting…

Mon 08.18
Charlotte Olympia Ming Pandora Perspex Clutch

Charlotte Olympia Ming Pandora Perspex Clutch: Fine China

As a kid, I used to get confused as to why dishes were called china, as in with a capital “C,” the country my parents and grandparents were from…

Mon 08.18
The End of Summer Glow

The End of Summer Glow: Get Up & Glow

I switch up beauty routines each season to challenge my skin, testing out new products while also keeping tried-and-true must-haves in the rotation. For over a decade, I’ve hoped that one of these regimens would give me the perfect dewy glow, and with the latest, I’ve finally cracked the code!

Fri 08.15
Top 5 Aubergine Bags

Top 5 Aubergine Bags: Awed by Aubergine

If there’s one thing that makes leaving the summer sun behind more bearable, it’s the rich hues of fall, and none is more tempting than aubergine (honestly, I think I like saying the word more than anything else!).