Spring may seem far away, but we’re always shopping a season (or two) ahead and have already spotted a big trend to watch – winged accessories. While the butterfly is nothing new in fashion, its incarnations are getting more and more intricate from Bottega’s abstract patchwork or Sergio Rossi’s filigree heels. Which wings will you be flying with this spring?
Leopards and tigers and prints…oh my! My animalia obsession has just reached an all-time high. There was a time, not even too long ago, when animal print was considered downright outlandish and at times, tacky. Especially leopard (which I, for one, love). Blame sitcoms and their over-the-top stars, like Fran Drescher of The Nanny and Peggy Bundy of Married With Children!
Forget the clutch for now. It’s the pouch that’s the real fashion-editor favorite of the moment. Why, you ask? Pouches are easy to grab, more low-key than their structured counterparts, and instantly make you look like an insider. And don’t think they’re meant to be reserved just for day (while they do make for perfect street-style photographer fodder).
Moms-to-be always ask about diaper bags, but what about those nine long months of being pregnant? Don’t get me wrong: I loved being pregnant, so I’m not talking Grace Kelly “hide-the-bump” types of bags. Instead, the stylish kind that make you feel pretty, even if that’s their sole purpose.
And the butterflies and the spiders…I don’t know if it’s a certain creepy-crawly holiday coming up or Damien Hirst’s buggy Prada bags, but my mind’s been stuck on insect-inspired fashion lately, ranging from the pretty to the eight-legged variety and beyond.
I got this outfit early in the season and can’t stop wearing it! I’ve worn it everywhere and for everything from photo shoots to Instagram selfies. I don’t think I’ll stop anytime soon, either. I just ordered Jerome Dreyfuss’ Carlos tote to complete my uniform.