Michael Kors
Fri 11.15

Jimmy Choo Ally Shoulder Bag: Ally or Nothing

The Ally shoulder hits all the right notes. It’s simultaneously striking and chic yet totally restrained. I really have nothing bad to say about it, which is a great feat for Jimmy Choo.

Thu 09.26

Colorful Calf Hair Bags: Snob or Slob?

The rich texture of calf hair makes it the perfect addition to fall accessories, and we’re seeing plenty of it with the animal print trend. But what about colorful calf hair? There was a time when I thought a blue fur bag was unequivocally tacky and belonged on Sesame Street. But tastes change…

Wed 09.11
Michael Kors Spring 2014 Runway Show

Michael Kors Spring 2014 Collection: The American Dream

Nobody does glamorous all-American ease like Michael Kors. Not that looking as good as the glowy models who poured down his Spring 2014 runway (for a hefty 56 looks in total) is easy, but Kors sure makes it look impossibly effortless. And isn’t that what glamour is all about? This year, he had me at the first burst of light and airy fur. Yes, fur.

Thu 08.29
Going Back in Time

Going Back in Time: Iconic Bags of the ‘90s

This was the decade of the it bag. I don’t mean to say that there weren’t iconic bags before – the term “it bag” was coined in the ‘90s! And there were many (yes, Dior is on this list twice – no, I won’t apologize). Which of these styles did you carry?

Tue 08.13
Going Back in Time

Going Back in Time: Iconic Bags of the ‘80s

When it comes to fashion, the ‘80s was all over the place. There were power suit-sporting businesswomen, New Romantics, polo-popping prepsters, and Madonna (a fashion movement in herself). The decade brought us a slew of trends that ranged from shoulder pads to leg warmers to M.C. Hammer-style parachute pants…

Wed 08.07
Best Fall Boots

Best Fall Boots: Ready for Combat

When you’re not strutting around in 5-inch heels, it’s nice to pull on a pair of shoes that actually supports your ankles. So with grunge coming back in style, it’s time to pull your combat boots out of the closet! Wore them out in the ‘90s?

Tue 08.06
Going Back in Time

Going Back in Time: Iconic Bags of the ‘70s

The ‘70s were coined as the “Me Decade,” and this emphasis on individuality brought about a wide range of styles from that of groovy hippies to DVF’s iconic wrap dress to glam rock David Bowie. One movement defined bag design more than any other, though – feminism.

Fri 08.02
Going Back in Time

Going Back in Time: Iconic Bags of the ‘60s

I may not have been around for the Swinging ‘60s (I’m not that old!), but there’s a lot to love about the generation – Twiggy, white go-go boots, Balenciaga, the Beatles, Catherine Deneuve in Belle du Jour, and of course, bags! This was the decade when women finally broke out of the tweed jacket/chain bag combo and embraced their personal style.

Fri 07.19
Going Back in Time

Going Back in Time: Iconic Bags of the 1950s

When first released, this was called the Sac à dépêches. It wasn’t until twenty years later that it became truly iconic when Grace Kelly used it to hide her pregnancy. And so the “Kelly” (inquire at Hermès) was reborn. There are few bags like it. The Fendi fashion top handle ($2,210) gives you a little taste.