Don’t get bogged down by all the red velvet and emerald sparkle that abounds this time of year. There’s no need to get dressed up like a Christmas tree for the season’s cocktail fetes! Instead, make a statement courtesy of eye-catching (not eye-assaulting) pieces with subtle yet strong details.
Whether your family and friends have been naughty or nice this year, the season of giving compels you to get them something special, and I have just the thing for Shoe Snobs! Since Charlotte Olympia’s Kitty craze seems to grow with each season, the designer will be releasing a holiday gift set that all the cat ladies out there (and even the dog people) are sure to covet – the Cat Nap.
It’s always nice to keep a smile on your face, but what about one on your clutch? Faces seem to be surfacing all over bags, some barely visible and others plain as day like on Acne’s Akoya clutch (ivory on shopbazaar.com for $850, marbled blueicon on My Theresa for $850).
Halloween gives you the opportunity to dress up as someone (or something) else, but does that right extend into everyday style? Charlotte Olympia certainly thinks so! The Queen of Kitsch leads the pumpkin pack with her love ‘em or hate ‘em holiday accessories. Naturally, her Kitty flats made their way into the collection, updated with red crystal eyes and sharp fangs.
Now that we’ve seen all of the gorgeous new creations come down Paris’ runways, let’s take a look at what the chic attendees were toting. Because as magical as a show is, the way a bag translates into our real lives is far more important. A recurring character on the scene was Charlotte Olympia’s Time Piece clutch (at Neiman Marcus for $1,276).
This sandal is straight out of a fairy tale. With the sparkling canary satin and crystal-encrusted tiara, it’s the modern Cinderella slipper.