Beaded/Embellished
Wed 07.02
Prada City Calf Medium Bucket Bag

Prada City Calf Medium Bucket Bag: City Slicker

When it comes to bucket bags, the pendulum swings back and forth on the age-old shape, from petite and sweet to bigger and boxier to as streamlined possible. However it’s approached, the bucket bag is not an easy style to carry off. The key to success is in keeping it small (to avoid awkward slouching and general sloppiness). Now Prada has revamped the style for 2014.

Tue 07.01
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Fringe Factor

When it comes to fringe, there’s a fine line. Everyone is doing it now, and you can always bet designs run the gamut from good taste to bad form to just plain ugly looks…

Thu 06.26
Luisa via Roma Firenze4Ever Style Lab, Part 4

Luisa via Roma Firenze4Ever Style Lab, Part 4: The Snobs Take Italy

I always look forward to perusing the latest from Luisa via Roma for our Firenze4Ever Style Labs, but shooting our Snob Essentials bags made the experience even more special…

Tue 06.24
NET-A-PORTER Clearance

NET-A-PORTER Clearance: Up to 80% off!

Block out your lunch break right now. You have shopping to do! The NET-A-PORTER U.S. sale clearance has begun, and the items discounted are nothing to scroll past…

Thu 06.19
Summer’s Spectator Sports

Summer’s Spectator Sports: Get Your Head in the Game

You’ve got a full social calendar this summer, and few of those events are harder to shop for than the athletic variety. Half the time you’re just trying to relax with a beer and the other half the time you’re expected to dress to the nines. Suiting up for the occasion is a game in itself!

Wed 06.18
Luisa via Roma Firenze4Ever Style Lab

Luisa via Roma Firenze4Ever Style Lab: Catching Fire

Each season, we are invited to Luisa via Roma’s Firenze4Ever Style Lab. We happily accept without hesitation, not only because it’s a great excuse to visit our favorite Italian city, but to see the amazing people of Florence who have become like family to me. Not to mention the fact that it’s fun!

Wed 06.18
Okapi Bags

Okapi Bags: Lucky in Luxury

Back in 2008, painter Hanneli Rupert launched what is now seen as one of Africa’s first luxury bag brands – Okapi.

Tue 06.17
Barneys New York Studded Simple Tote

Barneys New York Studded Simple Tote: Easy Totes It

As much as I love cute statement bags, sometimes you just need simplicity – a tote that not only coordinates with everything, but carries it all too. “Simple” is in this bag’s name, so that was a good enough start for me!

Tue 06.17
Thalè Blanc Flutter of Hope Perspex Clutch

Thalè Blanc Flutter of Hope Perspex Clutch: Take Wing

It’s almost as if this bag was made to make me – and you! – smile: it’s not just in my favorite color, the butterflies have just inspired me to break into a grin!