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Wed 03.23
What’s in My Bag?

What’s in My Bag?

I’ve been fortunate enough to work with some of the best photographers in the fashion industry, and one of my favorites is none other than my dear, dear friend Lee Oliveira. All you need to look to are his multiple titles to understand the breadth of his talent. As a stylist, art director, photographer, and contributor to the New York Times, Lee is the man behind so many of the beautiful images we rip out of magazines, save to our Pinterest boards, and share with fellow fashion lovers.

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What’s in My Bag?
What’s in My Bag?
What’s in My Bag?
Wed 03.23
Top 5 Bags with Buckles

Top 5 Bags with Buckles: We Just Click

The buckle: It’s one of those details that alternates between existing for purely functional reasons (read: to keep your belongings from flying out of your bag) and strictly decorative purposes (hefty hardware, anyone?). The best buckles do a bit of both: They hold it all together and they polish up and punctuate an otherwise unfinished bag. Here, my favorite buckles of the moment…

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Top 5 Bags with Buckles
Top 5 Bags with Buckles
Top 5 Bags with Buckles
Top 5 Bags with Buckles
Tue 03.22
Top 5 Pink Shoes

Top 5 Pink Shoes: You’re Making Me Blush

There is no other color as polarizing as pink. While many women love it (Barbie, Elle Woods, and myself included!), others prefer more neutral hues. Even the women who wear LBDs every day, never thinking of slipping on frilly pink dresses, find themselves longing for a flash of the tint here and there, though. And whether in pastel patent, fuchsia PVC, or blush glitter, these girly shoes are just the right amount of pink to feed that craving.

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Top 5 Pink Shoes
Top 5 Pink Shoes
Top 5 Pink Shoes
Tue 03.22
These are a Few of My Favorite Things

These are a Few of My Favorite Things

With buds blooming and birds chirping, spring is the freshest season, so it’s only natural that it makes us yearn for a fresh crop of pieces to revive our wardrobes. I like to shake up some of my old favorites with instantly beloved new additions, as seen on this outfit. Denim skirts are the style du jour, and Dior’s embroidered A-line is just the right amount of pretty, especially paired with my trusty Prada platforms in royal purple suede, off-the-shoulder Johanna Ortiz top (nobody does puffed sleeves and ruffles like the Colombian designer), and Are You Am I Lilou choker, by blogger-turned-designer Rumi Neely.

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These are a Few of My Favorite Things
Mon 03.21
Dior Diorever Bag

Diorever: A Bag Forever

Amidst rumors swirling about Jonathan Saunders for Dior, along with speculations of many other possibilities for a new creative director, one thing is clear: the brand is always stronger than the man. And when the brand is great, the brand will go on! This fact is evidenced by the newly launched Diorever bag, a modern take on the classic structured handbag. I’ll be getting the bag this week at the Dallas launch – and I can’t wait!

Fri 03.18
Frugal Friday

Frugal Friday: 9 Bags That Won’t Break the Bank

I’ve combed the Internet far and wide to find you the best frugal bags the web has to offer. Guess what? There’s so much to pick from! I managed to narrow them down to a hefty nine favorites, each with something different to offer. I found them; now you go get them. And speaking of shopping smartly, Tibi’s sample sale kicks off on Monday, so be sure to strike their site for deep discounts on Pre-Fall, Fall, Holiday, and some Resort pieces, all at up to 70% off.

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Frugal Friday
Frugal Friday
Frugal Friday
Frugal Friday
Thu 03.17
Celebrity Looks of the Week

Celebrity Looks of the Week: Cast Your Vote!

By now, many of you have thought about who you will vote for in the upcoming presidential election, and while that is most certainly a civic duty to embrace, the race has obviously gotten tense. Give yourself a quick break from the fray by voting on something a little more fun: the best celebrity look of the week. Each woman carried a great bag, but all were styled differently – some glammed up and some more casually…

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Celebrity Looks of the Week
Celebrity Looks of the Week
Celebrity Looks of the Week
Celebrity Looks of the Week
Wed 03.16
Top 6 Green Bags for St. Patrick’s Day

Top 6 Green Bags for St. Patrick’s Day: It’s Good to be Green

You may notice that not all of these bags are green. Don’t worry; your vision isn’t failing you. Rather than find the best emerald gems to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, I rounded up some of the most eco-friendly…

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Top 6 Green Bags for St. Patrick’s Day
Top 6 Green Bags for St. Patrick’s Day
Tue 03.15
Top Striking Straps

Top Striking Straps: What’s in a Strap?

Or should the question be, “What’s in the rest of the bag?” Because when the strap is all you notice, it might seem like the strap is all that matters. Not quite, although a strap can make – or break – a bag. Success lies in the perfect balance. When your bag’s strap is striking, its body needs to be neutral and measured, not too much of anything, so the spotlight remains where it should. Then again, it can’t be too much of nothing, either. I’m not interested in boring bags! Here, straps with the right stuff and bags to match…

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Top Striking Straps
Top Striking Straps
Top Striking Straps
Top Striking Straps