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All The New Hermès Colors of Spring/Summer 2022, Part II
In part I of this article, I explored the new and returning leather colors for Spring/Summer 2022. Now comes the fun part; coordinating with the silks and cashmeres of the season! Putting It Together So as mentioned in part I, instead of focusing on the color family names, I grouped scarves together by the dominant […]
The Best Bags of Paris Fashion Week Fall 2022: Day 7 (Part I)
The street-style snaps continue to roll in, and I don’t know about you guys, but I just can’t get enough! On day 7, we had two sets of eyes out and about in Paris to see what street-style stars were carrying (and wearing). The style in Europe is truly unmatched, and we’re walking away with […]
Dior’s Fall 2022 Bags Focus on Iconic House Emblems
Creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri has revitalized Dior, exploring the House’s most celebrated emblems while finding new ways to incorporate them into her collections throughout her time at Dior. The designer continues to push boundaries, and last week Grazia Chiuri and the team at Dior presented one of its edgiest collections yet, bridging the gap […]
The Gucci Ophidia Offers Classic Elements Updated with White Leather Trim
At its core, Gucci remains one of the most storied fashion Houses of all time. However, with Creative Director Alessandro Michele at the helm, past codes are constantly being reinvented through a contemporary lens. Within the collection of Gucci Aria, the classic Gucci Ophidia line evolves by pairing the instantly recognizable GG Supreme canvas with […]
Chanel Fall 2022 Is an Ode to Tweed
With the closure of the Grand Palais for renovations until 2024, a new, temporary building has been erected to host some of the major events typically held in the Grand Palais. Called the Grand Palais Éphémère, the venue was designed by architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. One of the most iconic events held in the Grand Palais […]
The Best Bags of Paris Fashion Week Fall 2022: Day 6
If you’ve been following along on our fashion month journey, you’ve seen our street style roundups from both NYFW and MFW. Sadly, this adventure has come to its inevitable end, and we’ve reached our final destination: Paris. There have been so many great bags and we’ve already seen quite a variety of them at that, […]
Fresh Florals Breathe New Life Into Louis Vuitton Monogram for Fall 2022
It was a lovely afternoon with Louis Vuitton at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris yesterday. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful city that is Paris, it’s likely that you visited the museum, or at least were recommended to do so. Housed in a former railway station, the museum itself is home […]
Icons Are Reinvigorated at Loewe for Fall 2022
Fashion. It’s meant to elicit a reaction, to make its wearer portray a message to those around them, and Loewe’s latest collection is all about pieces that entice a response. Show notes describe the RTW as “primitive with the thrill of kink.” One of Jonathon Anderson’s edgiest collections for Loewe yet, the Fall 2022 runway […]
The Best Bags of Paris Fashion Week Fall 2022: Day 5
There are entire books, Instagram accounts, and more dedicated to the unique art of Parisian style, and rightfully so. In an iconic league all its own, the French certainly know how to bring a certain je ne sais quoi, as they say, to their street style looks. These days, the stunning cafe-lined streets of Paris […]
All The New Hermès Colors of Spring/Summer 2022
It’s that time again! I love when the days start to get a bit longer, the days just a bit warmer, and the new colors of spring/summer start arriving in the shops. I had such a great response to my color articles from 2021, I am making this a regular seasonal article, with tweaks as […]
The Best Bags of Paris Fashion Week Fall 2022: Day 4
While Parisian style is iconic on its own, the streets of Paris are a bit changed right now as the fashion-goers have taken over for Paris Fashion Week. As we continue our coverage with our photographer Alyssa across the globe, make sure you check back daily to see the outfits and bags of the show […]
The 10 Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of March 4th
We’ve made it to the end of the week, and as on most Fridays, we are here to celebrate another long week with a fresh set of bag deals. We’ve skipped a few Fridays while keeping up with fashion month coverage, but we’re taking a quick break this morning. If you’ve missed us, you’re in […]
For Chloé Fall 2022, Gabriela Hearst Melds Historic House Codes With Modernity
Creative Director Gabriela Hearst and her team at Chloé continue to pave the way towards a more sustainable Maison, utilizing boundary-breaking techniques and providing an example for other major luxury houses in the future. This commitment to the environment meshes seamlessly with Chloé’s free-spirited, boho aesthetic. This season, Hearst explores Chloé’s most iconic and historical […]
The Best Bags of Paris Fashion Week Fall 2022: Day 3
Fashion month is on to its final city, and we touched down just in time to catch the bags on day 3 of Paris Fashion Week. The City of Lights always brings the bag heat, no matter what the temps actually have to offer. Furthermore, we saw a slew of lust-worthy outfits, some wearable, some […]
CC 148: The Collector Aiming for a Birkin 30 for Her 30th
In today’s installment of Closet Confessionals, we meet a handbag collector who began collecting bags wtih the purchase of her first designer handbag. That purchase, a Prada Galleria, helped commemorate CC 148’s very first adult job, and also jump-started this handbag lover’s collection. These days, this lawyer, who hails from Austin, Texas, has amassed a […]
From the Runway and Ready for Pre-Order: The Bottega Veneta Kalimero Bag
Matthieu Blazy’s runway debut for Bottega Veneta gave us a first look at the new, #NewBottega, showcasing the power in simplicity and reinventing iconic House codes. Bags from the runway proved Blazy’s Bottega is all his own, and fans are now seeing the brand through a new lens following Daniel Lee’s departure. Intrecciato, Reinvented There […]
I’m Falling in Love With Coach
Living in a South Asian country with counterfeits galore, I was well-acquainted with Coach’s signature C’s long before I knew anything about the brand or about counterfeits in general. And hence, imagine my surprise when I discovered the Internet and subsequently stumbled upon a picture of Anne Hathaway’s Coach Gigi tote from Bride Wars. Overjoyed […]
The Best Bags of Milan Fashion Week Fall 2022: Day 5
Ok, ok, I’ll admit it. We lied to you when we said you were looking at the last from Milan Fashion Week. We’ve got one more batch of photos for you to ooo and ahh over, but after this, we are finito, as they say in Italian! So grab a nice cup of hot espresso […]
At Prada, House Emblems Are Given New Life for Fall 2022
These days, it’s become almost customary for brands to look within their archives for inspiration and reinvention, and for Prada, it’s become a routine practice at that. Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons further delve into their modern exploration of emblematic House codes, with a continuation on the reflection of humanity and how it is fundamental […]
I Really Love the Fendi Fendigraphy Bag
Seeing a bag in person as well as seeing that same bag be carried on someone is typically the combination that sells me on it (that is such an obvious statement, I know). We are all visual by nature, wanting to see how something looks and works when deciding if it is the bag for […]
The Best Bags of Milan Fashion Week Fall 2022: Day 4
Milan Fashion Week came in like a lion, but it’s going out like a (very fashionable) lamb. On day 4, we saw more of the same (Prada Mini Cleo, we’re looking at you), models running to and fro sans a bag at all, and a couple of mysterious carries thrown in there too. MFW Was […]