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Fri 03.13
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Balenciaga Cabas M and Cabas S Leather-Trimmed Canvas Totes: Label Conscious

Is Balenciaga attempting to usher in a new era of label-flashing? Looks like they’re at least giving it a go. I have mixed feeling about these new Cabas totes. On the one hand, a simplistic logo set on beige canvas and trimmed with black leather is so modest and pared-down, it’s chic…

Wed 03.04
Balenciaga Neo Classic Mini Leather Shoulder Bag

Balenciaga Neo Classic Mini Leather Shoulder Bag: Neo Soul

The Neo Classic is one of Balenciaga’s, well, classic styles, but we’re just now seeing it in perfected mini form. The smaller version is so great, so much better than her bigger (and bulkier) sister, which makes for an overwhelming bag that’s heavy thanks to ample hardware.

Mon 03.02
Leather Leggings

Leather Leggings: Go Faux

It would be easy to assume that the best-made leather leggings are the most expensive. This is just not true, though…

Mon 02.16
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Top 5 Wear-Alone Wallets: More than Mere Money-Holders

The realm of the wallet is where I have the most fun: from playful to statement-making, your wallet can be super-specific since it’s usually hidden; then when you pull it out of your bag, you get that little jolt of excitement. This bunch turns the concept up a notch.

Wed 02.04
Top Chunky Heels

Top Chunky Heels: A Weighty Issue

Those with weak ankles, rejoice! And pretty much all of us can enjoy a break from sky-high stilettos. Because it’s all about the chunky heel right now. When working a heel with some heft, it’s important the shoe have some feminine details. Otherwise, the look gets trashy way too quickly.

Mon 01.05
Paneling

Paneling: New Kids on the Block

Colorblock, print block, texture block…whether you like yours via sexy mesh inserts on mini dresses or wool panels on winter coats, I’ve found nearly two dozen pieces to choose from, and some of them are even on sale!

Wed 12.17
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Best Bags to Shop with: Shopper’s Delights

This one’s for all the mall warriors and department store troopers braving the last-minute holiday crowds.

Tue 12.09
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Balenciaga Maillon Trapeze Leather Crossbody Bag: I Just Want Closure

Three words: Such great hardware. Sometimes a genius metal closure is all it takes to fully update a classic shape, and the fastening on this Balenciaga leather crossbody bag is simply amazing.

Thu 12.04
Top 5 Designer Trainers

Top 5 Designer Trainers: The Gym Class

While there’s been no shortage of designer sneakers within the last year, it wasn’t until Mary Katrantzou’s Adidas collaboration that I really got excited about the trend.