There were a lot of great contenders, but the snob votes are in and we pronounce Alexander McQueen’s Heroine mini the “it” mini bag this fall. Heroine’s miniaturized structured shape has been seen on the likes of Zoe Saldana and Sienna Miller who chose to wear them crossbody.
Some bags come and go as blips on our fashion radars, but a Chanel flap bag will always be in style and our generous friends at Vaunte want you to have one! They’re sponsoring the giveaway of a vintage classic flap bag in petal pink caviar leather (the retail value is $4,400).
Nubby knits have never looked so seductive. No exaggeration. I am OBSESSED with cableknit embossing on the latest Chanel Boy, out of the Pre-Fall collection, which Karl aptly unveiled in Linlithglow, Scotland back in December. The location dropped a hint: the entire collection is inspired by Scotland…
To prepare you for this weekend’s Memorial Day celebrations, Shopbop has discounted hundreds of new items up to 40% off. From small pouches like 3.1 Phillip Lim’s snakeskin 31 Second ($280) to Botkier’s full-size satchel ($276.50), there’s a summer bag for every occasion. Shop the sale here!
Coco Chanel’s quilted flap bags were inspired by tile floors in the nunnery where she was raised (it’s also where she learned to sew). Since the original, the quilted handbag hasn’t just become a classic: it’s one of the most iconic, statement-making bags of all time. This season, quilting stays strong, while receiving a modern … Continue reading Top 5 New Quilts: I’m In Stitches
Been fighting the urge to get a Chanel Boy bag? The latest crop will only have you crushing harder, so here’s my advice: give in now! Karl’s super structured pieces are better than ever. They’re the perfect alternative to the classic flap bags for the younger set – with toned-down quilting (when there’s any at … Continue reading Chanel Spring 2013 Boy Bags: That’s My Boy
There are few things more charming than catching someone blush, and finding the pale color grace bags is equally enchanting. Like the blush that rushes into your cheeks when you’re excited, this color is quite a tease – there’s just the tiniest hint of pink. For the most part, the shade is really nude or … Continue reading Best Beige Clutches: Caught Blushing
If for some reason you didn’t have faith in Diane Kruger’s brazen sense of personal style – and her ability to make almost any look successful – here is a true testament of her joie de vivre when it comes to getting dressed. Leaving the Chanel Spring 2013 Haute-Couture show at Grand Palais in Paris … Continue reading Diane Kruger Wears Chanel: Bon Chance!
With the holidays upon us, nothing is scarier than the concept of giving the right bags to the right people. Gifting is a strategy sport that requires more cunning and direction than one of the team variety (I like to affectionately refer to it as the fashion playoffs). As a guy in fashion, there’s a … Continue reading The Best Bags for the Best Girls: Holiday Gifting Done Right