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Mon 03.31
Christian Louboutin Leopard Bags

Christian Louboutin Fall 2014 Collection: Season of Change

Bon voyage, studs, grommets, glitter, and heavy-metal hardware, and bonjour, clean lines, smooth metal, and pristine cutouts! From spikes to structure, I like the direction Christian Louboutin bags are headed for Fall 2014.

Thu 03.20
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Top 5 Spring Pumps: The Higher the Heel, the Closer to God

The higher the heel, the closer to god? Absolutely! Just don’t tell your chiropractor I said that (tip: Pilates and yoga strengthen your core and back, making heels easier to maneuver). I’ve been wearing them since I was 17. When I graduated from high school, I tossed my flats and never looked back. Pumps were a part of my daily uniform at USC and continue to be today.

Tue 02.25
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Top 5 Perfect Polka Dot Bags: Crazy, Spotty, Cool

Right now, it’s all about polka dots on everything from sundresses to stilettos, but you know I have a special place in my heart and closet for bags. A smattering of spots can serve a real purpose. Take a boring, serious bag and add the right kind of dots – whether magnified, hardware-decked, perforated, or perfectly wacky – and bam! Suddenly you’ve got something cheerful and delightful for summer.

Fri 02.21
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Top 5 Ice Cream Parlor Pastels: Sweet Talk

There’s no need to wait for Easter to get a basket-worth of sugar-sweet confections. Pastels are where it’s at this season, even for girls whose daily uniforms consist of black, gray, and more black.

Wed 01.29
Crystal Heft

Crystal Heft: Boldly Embellished Shoes

Spring is the time to come out of your shell (or more likely, your cocoon of coats), leaving your shyness behind, and there is nothing shy about these crystal-encrusted shoes. Certainly nothing comfortable either, but the girl who wears these couldn’t care less about that. They’re hefty in weight and in price.

Thu 01.23
Battle of the Totes

Battle of the Totes: Jessica Alba vs. Reese Witherspoon

While Jessica Alba has been seen carrying her red Saint Laurent Sac de Jour (at Barneys New York for $2,950) all over LA, this casual airport outfit is probably the best way she’s styled it yet.

Fri 01.10
Top 5 Metallic-Tipped Shoes

Top 5 Metallic-Tipped Shoes: Shoeshine

The Polar Vortex has us all feeling a little under the weather. Fight the gloom with some shoeshine! From classic cap toes to angular slices of silver to the thinnest gold rims, there’s a tip for every taste, whether it’s cold, hard metal or simply metallic leather.

Tue 01.07
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Top 5 Mondrian-Esque Bags: Primary Election

There is color-blocking as a trend, and then there is color-blocking as a concept. While the former has been done to death, a geometric combination of shades inspired by artist Piet Mondrian are feeling right at the moment.

Thu 12.12
Top 5 Festive Clutches

Top 5 Festive Clutches: Tis the Season to be Folly

Embrace the folly, and the jolliness will follow. All the exuberance that comes with the holiday season allows for a sense of play. Go ahead, break the rules and make a fashion faux pas on purpose. When done right, your tongue-in-cheek blunder can be the ultimate exception.