I have been an active member of Overpackers Anonymous for as long as I can remember. It started at eight years old when I moved to the United States from Taiwan. The transition definitely affected my tendency to stock up—being uprooted from the only home you’ve ever known to a foreign country and not speaking a word of the local language is beyond traumatizing. Therefore, wherever I went, I packed everything with me.
Finished your spring cleaning? It’s time to reward yourself – and more importantly, your closet. We have just the thing! With the help of Avenue 32icon, we’ve rounded up all of the must-have items for the new season – a statement-making bag, wallet, set of colorful sunnies, an ultra-luxe candle, and a pair of headphones that will take you through all of your warm weather strolls in style.
Whether you love loud colors and prints or muted pastel hues, click on over to the Saks Fifth Avenue Friends and Family event to get 25% off your spring shopping!
Beat the Monday blues with a Neiman Marcus sale! It’s far more energizing than a cup of coffee and will keep you going throughout the whole week (or at least until your package arrives in the mail!). Now through Tuesday, get 25% off sale items online and in-store.
There’s hope yet for true elegance on the streets during Fashion Week! It’s thanks to the discerning eye of fashion photographer Lee Oliveira and my chic friend Jane Keltner de Valle (the Senior Fashion News Director of Teen Vogue).
The best prize at last night’s MTV Movie Awards came from none other than Narciso Rodriguez. In line with Jess’ eco-friendly empire, he made this black, crocheted clutch from aluminum soda bottle tops and named the bag after her! It’s no wonder why this woman would inspire designers – she’s a perpetually stylish muse.
Nothing can make a bigger splash in your spring wardrobe than an ethno-chic accessory, whether it’s bold in print, color, or an indescribable sense of charm. Here we play with all sorts of influences – gypsy, Roman, Grecian…the inspirations may be localized, but the appeal is global.
These aren’t exactly the typical vacation must-haves that you can throw in your raffia tote and leave on the beach while you wade out into sea. They’re more like what you’d be wearing while lounging on the deck of a 210-footer out on the ocean! Would you indulge in these luxe accessories for your next tropical getaway?