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Mon 08.24
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Top 5 Manic Monday Bags: Multi-Texture Madness

This week, I’m all about bags that make me want to reach out and touch them – and then keep carrying them well into the fall season. A little bit of texture can go a long way, and a lot can go even further.

Wed 08.19
Lanvin Sugar Mini Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag

Lanvin Sugar Mini Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag: Gimme Some Sugar

If there’s any brand that can give me a craving for something sweet, so to speak, it’s Lanvin. There’s nothing saccharine about this Sugar; it’s all real and ready to go.

Mon 08.17
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Manic Monday: Club Going Up On a Monday

The ubiquitous ILoveMakonnen song may be about “working Monday night” and the “club going up on a Tuesday,” but I’m switching it up! Turn your Manic Monday into Monday Fun Day by getting dressed to the nines and going out in full-force.

Fri 07.31
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Top 5 Chic, Comfortable Shoes: Body and Sole

Last week I covered artistic heels that have zero regard to comfort. Well, it’s Friday now, and I’m past the point in the week when I’m going out of my way to impress people! It’s time to find the best of both worlds.

Mon 07.13
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Safety Pin Jewelry: Pin-Up Girls

One of fashion’s most exciting aspects is the creative spirit of turning the ordinary into something much more, like the everyday, mundane safety pin. It’s not hard to see how they would inspire designers, especially clothing designers who use safety pins daily to drape, cinch and perfect.

Wed 07.08
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Trend Alert: Harem Pants

Yesterday, I talked about the revival of vibrantly-patterned, pegged pants. Well, with the good comes the…not so good. Yes, harem pants also seem to be having a moment. It’s a trend that just won’t seem to go away.

Tue 06.23
Christian Louboutin Rougissime Clutch

Christian Louboutin Rougissime Clutch: Weave and Ease

It always excites me when Christian Louboutin cooks up a great (read, somewhat restrained and sophisticated) new bag, and this one is the pinnacle of unfettered chic.

Mon 06.22
Barneys Sale

Barneys Sale: Just in Time for Summer

Now that it’s officially summer, the days are longer than ever – and the prices of your favorite spring bags and shoes are lower than ever! In my opinion, it’s a winning combination that ought to be milked.

Tue 06.16
Lanvin Sugar Mini Quilted Suede Shoulder Bag vs. Roger Vivier Prismick Bag

Lanvin Sugar Mini Quilted Suede Shoulder Bag vs. Roger Vivier Prismick Bag: Look-Alike of the Week

Is imitation really the highest form of flattery? Or is it just plain annoying. When I happened upon Lanvin’s Sugar version of the Roger Vivier Prismick bag, I thought to myself, “Oh, Roger Vivier is reissuing my Prismick shoulder bag in the exact same color. How odd and unoriginal.”