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Mon 04.11
Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER

Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER: The Trends Justify the Means

If you haven’t used post-spring cleaning closet restocking as an excuse to buy new shoes yet, then I have another reason for you: the latest trends. Block heels from the likes of Mansur Gavriel, metallics via laser-cut Alaïas, and most prominently, lace-up shoes that climb like vines along your ankles are the styles at the top of every fashion girl’s shopping list this season, and NET-A-PORTER has them all. Put those winter boots away until next year and indulge in my new favorite shoes below…

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Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER
Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER
Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER
Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER
Fri 04.08
Top 5 Heavenly Handbags

Top 5 Heavenly Handbags: Get Victoria’s Secret Angel Style for Less

Off-duty model fashion always piques our interest – especially when covetable bags are involved – and few models get more photographer attention than Victoria’s Secret Angels. Their individual styles aren’t just on display in lingerie and swimwear shoots; they’re even more prominent in everyday moments. From Adriana Lima’s well-priced basic black tote to Alessandra Ambrosio’s on-trend Fendi to Candice Swanepoel’s classic Chanel Flap, there’s enough variety to suit every personality – and with the frugally-priced alternatives I found, every budget as well.

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Thu 04.07
11 Spring Bag Trends You Need to Buy Right Now

11 Spring Bag Trends You Need to Buy Right Now

New, now, and not to be missed: You don’t want to jump on every trend the Spring ’16 collections have to offer – because in the age of social media saturation, trends are a dime a dozen. You’ve got to be selective. That’s why I’m stopping just short of a dozen…

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11 Spring Bag Trends You Need to Buy Right Now
11 Spring Bag Trends You Need to Buy Right Now
11 Spring Bag Trends You Need to Buy Right Now
11 Spring Bag Trends You Need to Buy Right Now
Wed 04.06
Valentino Spring ’16 Hand-Painted My Rockstud, Embellished Lock, and Laser-Cut Leather Bags

Valentino Spring ’16 Hand-Painted My Rockstud, Embellished Lock, and Laser-Cut Leather Bags: Get With the Tribe

When Valentino executes excess, it’s always elevated, and it always exudes the highest level of craftsmanship. An exotic, hand-touched mood has struck for spring, and it’s materialized in the form of intricate laser-cut details and a well-traveled tribal motif. I have to say the house has outdone itself.

Mon 04.04
Shopbop Friends & Family Sale:

Shopbop Friends & Family Sale: 25% off Summer Essentials

Sure, we feel refreshed and renewed at the start of the week, but there’s still that sense of dread knowing that the beginning of another five days of work has just begun. Thankfully, we have the good people at Shopbop trying to make your afternoon break just a little better, courtesy of early access to their Friends & Family sale. With the code INTHEFAM, you can get 25% off full-price or sale items, ranging from a summery clutch to colorfully beaded sandals to an on-trend velvet choker (long live the ’90s!).

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Fri 04.01
Frugal Friday

Frugal Friday: Ladylike Top Handle Bags

By the time Friday rolls around (and it sure took its time), you feel tired and frazzled, but much like the weekend, another bag is always waiting to offer you a sense of renewal. Plop down that less-organized-than-it-was-on-Monday work tote and get yourself one of these ladylike top handles. You can’t help but feel sophisticated and put-together with polished accessories like these – even if you’re in your sweaty yoga pants.

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Thu 03.31
An Interview with Chris Benz

An Interview with Chris Benz: Bill Blass and Beyond

When it was revealed last year that Chris Benz, he of the neon mesh details, gutsy tropical prints, and skewed ladylike designs (he launched his own line when he was just 25 years old in 2007, and it lived for five years), was taking the helm at Bill Blass, it came as something of a surprise. But then again, who better to revive the all-American sportswear label than the Seattle native, who could make sequins feel streetwise and ruffles feel anything but retro? We got the honor of interviewing Chris, right in time for the release of the Spring collection, featuring breezy shopper totes and sporty duffels, easy slip-on sneakers, and lots more to covet in a perky citrus palette.

Wed 03.30
Fashion’s New Darlings

Fashion’s New Darlings: Off-White, Marques’Almeida, Courrèges, and Malone Souliers

Where’s Vetements, you say? Trust Demna Gvasalia’s renegade brand has earned a top spot on this list, but unfortunately, it already feels fashion victim-y, thanks to the nearly instantaneous onslaught of social media posts and copycats. And honestly, the jeans are rather unflattering (I actually returned the pair I bought), as are most other pieces. Overhyped? For sure. Meanwhile, there are many other worthy new fashion darlings to consider…

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Fashion’s New Darlings
Tue 03.29
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BOYY Fall ’16 Collection: Boyy Meets World

Few brands can pull off a bag punctuated by a gigantic, belt-like buckle. Then again, BOYY isn’t your average brand. The brainchild of Jesse Dorsey and Wannasiri Kongman grabbed our attention a couple of years ago, thanks to their label’s way with strong, masculine lines and decidedly un-precious details. I have two BOYY bags myself, and I’ve always loved the duo’s unique take on classic styles.

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