Valentino My Rockstud Striped Frame and Loewe Amazona 75 Small Leather Shoulder Bags: Pass with Flying Colors
There are girls who get dressed and then just toss a bag over their shoulder as an afterthought. (Clearly, I am not one of those girls.) And then there’s kind of girl who lives – and dresses – vicariously through her bags.
There are many milestones in a young girl’s life that we could talk about: her first period, her first kiss, her first pair of high heels…but given the proximity to beach season, I’m going with her first bikini. My first “grown-up” bikini (I wore two pieces as a toddler) was a red bandeau.
What a way to start the year! We know they can’t all be winners, so it’s only normal that some bags beg the question: Where do we draw the line of bad taste?
It’s that time of year again: The weird in-between when it’s not cold enough for tights to be a necessity, but you still need something to throw over your shoulders, especially for the fancy nights-out. Cape coats and ponchos are great transitional options for this season.
Charlotte Olympia Take Me Away Box-Clutch Bag and Kate Spade New York Hello Shanghai Cruz Mini-Bag: Snob or Slob?
In high school, I discovered that fortune cookies are actually American (it appears the Chinese invented almost everything except these cookies). Growing up, I awaited the close of each meal at my family’s favorite Chinese restaurants for those damn cookies, believing they held the keys to my future.
From demure blush tones to innocent garden hues to quintessential Barbie pinks to searing fuchsias and bold magentas to the perfect shade of lipstick pink: October is the best month to show off your best pinks, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.
What ever happened to good taste? Or at least functionality…? I can’t entirely blame the people at Kate Spade New York for this absurd contraption. I actually fault Charlotte Olympia for paving the way for designers to unleash their tacky sides