Vintage

Gucci Large Top Handle

The moment I spotted this large top handle satchel from Gucci I thought of a great find from the back corner of your favorite vintage store. Imagine digging around for a secret treasure and finding an old bag with perfectly worn in leather, just worn enough to where it is still in great condition. I … Continue reading “Gucci Large Top Handle”

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Rachel Roy in Salvatore Ferragamo

When it comes to style, Rachel Roy has an understated chicness about her that is truly unparalleled. While her height and slim frame undoubtedly help her fit into even the most outlandish of outfits, it’s her accessories–shoes, jewelry and lady-like bags–that she counts on for that perfect exclamation point. Case in point: at a book … Continue reading “Rachel Roy in Salvatore Ferragamo”

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New Fashion Features on eBay and Tips from Celeb Stylist Annabel Tollman

eBay recently launched a new fashion channel and to celebrate it celeb stylist (think Scarlett Johansson and the Olsen twins), Annabel Tollman hosted a small dinner at one of my fave NYC restaurants/bars/hotels, The Crosby Street Hotel. In addition to the visual changes to shopping fashion items on eBay, Tollman and a slew of other … Continue reading “New Fashion Features on eBay and Tips from Celeb Stylist Annabel Tollman”

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The Original “Concertina” Wooden Bag

Left: Vintage 1940’s Concertina bag; Right: Stella McCartney Accordion Bag It is no secret that designers shop vintage stores for inspiration, and some might even get away with an exact knockoff. But you only need to go as far as picking up the book, Handbags: The Power of the Purse to see the original “Concertina” … Continue reading “The Original “Concertina” Wooden Bag”

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Vintage Chanel Backpack

The next trend will be backpacks. Remember Prada’s ascent to greatness was all due to those nylon backpacks? After that, everyone else started doing them! Yes, including Chanel. Well, get a jump start and be way cooler than everyone else with a Vintage Chanel backpack in this season’s color, yellow! You will be the fashion … Continue reading “Vintage Chanel Backpack”

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Frugal Snob: Go Vintage with Portero

I’m getting kind of bored with Fall bags already, it’s the end of the season and everything is starting to look alike to me. One way to get out of the funk is to shop vintage. This Chanel with the swirl stitching is so edgy and cool because it looks vintage, and you get a … Continue reading “Frugal Snob: Go Vintage with Portero”

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