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Mon 04.27
Edie Parker The Oscar Bespoke Clutch

Edie Parker The Oscar Bespoke Clutch: Say My Name

My name in Chinese means graceful beauty. My father named me, and throughout my childhood, I always asked him why. It’s possibly the most old-fashioned name in the Chinese language, and it’s the polar opposite of me in my youth…

Fri 04.24
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Top 5 Morning-After Bags: Working a Double

The best times are often unexpected: once in a while, a night is so good it takes you right into the next morning. Lo and behold, the sun is up and you’re still in your cocktail attire.

Thu 04.23
Top 20 Summer Bags Under $200

Top 20 Summer Bags Under $200: A Free for All!

Well, not exactly free. But this ample selection of covetable bags, all comfortably priced under $200, is enough to make you feel like you’re getting a steal or two…or ten.

Wed 04.22
Derek Lam 10 Crosby Kenmare Zippy Clutch

Derek Lam 10 Crosby Kenmare Zippy Clutch: Pack the Pouch

Easy to pack, easy to carry, and easy to love: I always have a fat stack of pouches close by, whether I’m carrying my biggest tote or going light and unhindered.

Tue 04.21
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Tom Ford Lipstick Minaudière: The Essential You Never Knew You “Needed”

I’m a sucker for a fun fashion gimmick, but I have to admit I’m a little taken aback to find the above one from Tom Ford (this kind of creative design kitsch is more Chanel, no?).

Fri 04.17
Top Pieces of Wearable Art

Top Pieces of Wearable Art: Super-Fine Art

Wearing your art (or your favorite artists) on your sleeve is not a new concept. But never before have art and fashion been more fluidly fused.

Fri 04.17
Scarlett Johansson x Roger Vivier Prismick Mini Beads Clutch

Scarlett Johansson x Roger Vivier Prismick Mini Beads Clutch: Pretty in Prismick

Not only is Roger Vivier running the streets, it’s taking charge of the red carpet too! Scarlett’s intricately-beaded clutch is a work of art in its own right, but what has me reeling is the mix of hues.

Thu 04.16
Perrin Paris Spring ’15 Bags

Perrin Paris Fall ’15 Bags: Attitude Adjustment

If Perrin Paris looks fresh to you this season, it’s because Michel and Sally Perrin’s über style-savvy, 23-year-old daughter, Chloe, has taken over as the brand’s director, a company that’s a century-old and originally founded upon their meticulous leather driving gloves.

Wed 04.15
Balenciaga Frame Leather Clutch

Balenciaga Frame Leather Clutch: Frame-Changer

Leave it to Alexander Wang to rethink and revamp the way a frame bag should look. I love the level of ingenuity and original design at play. The silver bar looks crazy-modern, while Balenciaga’s bicycle-inspired theme continues, with a polished roller chain…