Tue 11.19

TOMS Marketplace: Look Good, Feel Better

The socially-conscious shoe/eye-wear company, TOMS just became a one-stop shop for the holidays by launching “The Marketplace,” an online store that features other brands like TOMS that give back while offering a quality product.

Fri 10.25

Rag & Bone Pilot Backpack: The New School

The chic backpack is gradually becoming less of an anomaly (just look at Marni’s minimalist version) and more of a mainstay in the bag world. Rag & Bone is the latest to hop on board, and their casual-cool sensibility brings the perfect treatment to a streetwise rucksack.

Tue 10.15
Marni Leather Backpack

Marni Leather Backpack: Back It Up, Pack It In

Finding a genuinely chic backpack is no easy task. The ultimate hands-free style is everywhere, but rarely does it look so smart. The key? By channeling the feel of a classic tote, Marni has executed a fully-functioning backpack, breathing sleekness and sophistication into every kid’s favorite kind of schoolbag. But trust this is for grown women only!

Mon 10.07
Chanel Spring 2014 Collection

Chanel Spring 2014 Collection: Art Star

Ever the showman, Karl Lagerfeld didn’t disappoint with the big reveal of Chanel’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection. He conceptualized it as a massive art unveiling, transforming the Grand Palais into a Lagerfeld-laden gallery, full of paintings and sculptures (75 to be exact, imagined by Karl himself).

Wed 09.11
MCM Store Opening

MCM Boutique: An Afternoon at the Plaza

I partnered up with MCM for Fashion Week, so after having tea at the Plaza I stopped into the hotel’s MCM boutique for an impromptu photo shoot. The iconic German brand was a favorite of my aunties in the ‘80s and today’s MCM is better than ever. The familiar logo has been toughened up with studs and embellishments.

Wed 08.21
Kenzo Leather Patterned Backpack

Kenzo Leather Patterned Backpack: Let’s Back Up…

When I was in college in the ‘90s, I carried two different bags to class: a classic Chanel flap topped with gold chains and a nylon Prada backpack topped with gold chains. Needless to say, I didn’t actually carry any books in either in my bags. I held or made a boy carry them. I loved my Prada backpack so much I carried it everywhere, even once on the Great Wall of China.

Mon 06.24
MCM Studded Backpacks

MCM Backpacks: Born Again

MCM resurrects with a rock n’ roll attitude.

Tue 06.04

Top 5 for Father’s Day: A Bag for Dad

The elusive Man Snob bag: it must strike that delicate balance of no-nonsense functionality and style that’s as unique as the man who carries it. Let’s face it: guys have stuff they need to carry around, too! So why not seize Father’s Day as an opportunity to make his life a little easier? Here, a […]

Fri 04.26

Emma Stone Wears Barbara Bui: It’s Good to Be Bui

At first glance, the Barbara Bui Air bag is deceiving.  Just look at Emma Stone, taking a break from filming The Amazing Spider-Man 3 in New York City on April 23rd. With the straps casually bunched in her hand, I thought this was a chic backpack. But it’s something even better! The ever-inspired Barbara Bui offers the […]