The Clash, Sex Pistols, and Ramones are my top three favorite punk bands. Givenchy, Chanel, and Dior are my top three favorite couture brands. So what happens when these two worlds collide? I get excited! That’s why I’m thrilled about this year’s Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute exhibit. “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” explores the way punk
Tuesday evening’s opening of the exhibition Dress Gatsby in NYC was one for the books. Hollywood starlets and fashion’s elite converged to celebrate Miuccia Prada and Great Gatsby costume designer Catherine Martin’s collaboration, turning Prada’s Soho store into a museum of the film’s finest costumes.
This is one of those bags I wish I could redesign: so close to perfection, yet too far away to enter the realm of real desirability. Dries van Noten reaped inspiration from a simple place – a barred window – and the result? A lattice cutout flap I love. Paring down to only a panel [...]
This season, there’s one big question: to Lego or not to Lego? Colorful Legos are the biggest craze in bags since, well, leather. Remember the Lego Hermès Birkin, circa 2012? One year later, and the Lego reigns supreme, executed by the house of Chanel and indie artists alike. Chanel’s creations (below), as seen in the [...]
This Jil Sander clutch is basically perfection. The minimalist design is ladylike yet modern and has everything you could want, including a deceptively large leather-lined interior (luxury inside and out!) that can hold all of your essentials and then some. The bag has a metal frame, so to prevent lost circulation in your wrist Sander [...]
It’s sample sale season, ya’ll! Even if you don’t live in NYC- you can shop the sales on line. Barneys Warehouse has a new selection of bags on sale that just can’t be missed. If there’s one you’ve been fantasizing about, but weren’t ready to commit to, it’s now or never! Personally, I’ve been longing [...]