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Maison Martin Margiela

Top Untraditional Jewels: Talking Body

Rings that just sit on one finger are so passé. A plain, dainty anklet is old news. And what’s a stud earring without an accompanying cuff?! Okay, I’m kidding, but the point is: There’s a genuinely new shift in motion. Jewels have gone the way of the unconventional…

Top Pouches with Punch

Top Pouches with Punch: What Your Bag is Missing

If you have not adopted the use of a pouch that can be transferred from bag to bag, you are seriously making your life very difficult. The catch-all essential, for everything from receipts to lip gloss to keys…

Maison Margiela Leather Handbag

Maison Margiela Leather Handbag: Building a Mystery

What a magnificently ingenious bag! I love it when Maison Martin Margiela shows the simpler side to their aesthetic and applies their kooky creativity to function with a real purpose.


Maison Margiela Mini Grained-Leather Bucket Bag: More Bang for the Bucket

Maison Margiela has been headed in an encouraging direction in recent months, and a bag like this proves they’re showing no signs of slowing down their promisingly pared-down streak. This bucket is surprisingly (and pleasantly) simple for Margiela…

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.

Maison Martin Margiela Convertible Metallic Python Shoulder Bag

Maison Martin Margiela Convertible Metallic Python Shoulder Bag: Arm Candy

Who else would come up with such a shape, let alone get away with it? Outside-the-box design is what we’ve come to expect from Maison Martin Margiela, but we can’t take that for granted…