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Mon 01.06
Stella McCartney Beckett Hobo

Stella McCartney Beckett Hobo: Red Means Stop…and Stare

We may have questioned the originality of Stella McCartney’s Beckett bag, but the Beckett hobo? It’s in a league all its own! This comes down to the Brit designer’s incomparable use of faux leather. A great hobo is hard to find. A vegan one? Even harder.

Fri 12.27
Tod’s Horse Grand and Alo Striped Shoppers

Tod’s Horse Grand and Alo Striped Shoppers: Off to the Races

Emphasis on the word “off.” Simply put, Tod’s has gone off the rails for me. What was once a classic brand that offered me timeless investments (take this python beauty back from 2011, for example) appears to have run off and joined the circus. Or the horse show.

Fri 12.20
Graphite is the New Black

Graphite: Iron Snob

Forget what the TV show says – graphite is the new black. The hue is softer yet just as sophisticated and edgy, especially when you take the all black everything philosophy and remix it with this dark gray.

Tue 12.10
The Color to Swatch

The Color to Swatch: Radiant Orchid

Have you heard? Pantone has revealed the color of the year for 2014 – radiant orchid! We already saw it on quite a few Spring 2014 runways, but before you can get your hands on those looks, I’ve rounded up a few to get you through winter.

Mon 12.02
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Paula Cademartori Faye Leather, Suede, and Calf-Hair Handbag: Catch Her If You Can

Paula Cademartori is a name you need to know. Since debuting her brand in September 2010, the up-and-coming designer has won accolades among the fashion elite, dazzling us with distinctive, personality-driven styles. Now her Faye handbag gives even more reason you should keep an eye out for her.

Wed 11.27
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Top 5 Suede Must-Haves: The Year of the Camel

I recently invested in a shearling camel coat from Burberry and as a result, I am now consumed with all things camel. Think buttery and luscious camel: is anything more luxurious-looking? It’s also very high-maintenance, but so are all great things in life!

Wed 11.13
Top Superiorly Studded Bags

Top Superiorly Studded Bags: I’m Seeing a Pattern Here…

Studs on bags are nothing new, and neither are prints and patterns. While the combination of the two may not be brand-new, per se, there’s something about a bag that sports a deliberate arrangement of studs that feels deeply cool and refreshing right now.

Thu 11.07
Trend Alert

Trend Alert: Perfectly Perforated

A brass bag sounds like a heavy hindrance, yet thanks to a little perforation, Reece Hudson’s evening clutch will keep you moving around at warp speed all night long. Perforated bags took back the night and the day this year with a trend that will be holding strong all the way through to the new year and beyond.

Thu 10.17
Web Snob

Best Grays: The New Neutral

While black and white may be on trend, it’s their middle ground that I’m finding even more versatile. Just look to Saint Laurent’s suede Lulu bag (on Farfetch for $2,141.48) for proof. You could wear this to work with fall burgundies and cobalts, then break it out come springtime with a green party dress.