Although color blocking is still a big thing, it’s all about texture blocking now. Adriana Castro infuses both of these concepts in this exciting daily bag of electric blue python with a natural lizard flap and pebbled leather trim. It takes an adept eye to combine so many elements into one tiny bag and keep it looking cheery and bright, instead of cluttered and bogged down.
I’ve fallen hard for fatigues this season. I’m getting everything in the print (of course, wearing it all together would be a serious no-no). Believe it or not, camo is incredibly versatile. I mean, it was designed to blend in! Wallflowers need not apply, though. Camo must be executed the right way and that requires confidence and style.
Every piece in Adriana Castro’s Spring 2013 collection is impressive, but Jackie has caught my eye and won’t stop flirting with me. First of all, there’s the gorgeous shape – a classic top handle with a twist. The zipper goes from the base of one side all the way over to the other, granting you … Continue reading “Adriana Castro Jackie Satchel: Fatal Attraction”
In case you haven’t heard, what with all the recent buzz around ebony and oxblood, purple is huge this season. And shockingly versatile. Not only is it the color of royalty (and the inimitable Prince), it’s one of the snobbiest shades of Fall ’12. Whether you go big and bright or settle on a subtler … Continue reading “Top 5 Purple Powerhouses: No Shrinking Violet”