The only reason I want to hear about cold weather nowadays is because of the related gear (read: bags) and threads. Otherwise, I really don’t about the chilly days and nights of winter, as layers are only so much fun for a Florida guy.
Put away your slouchy hobo for the time being: it’s hip to be square. You might not be going anywhere, but it’s time to start toting a suitcase: it’s all about structured totes that look like classic luggage. And in some cases (like See by Chloé and The Row), they actually function like a piece [...]
All you snobs know I’ve long been a fan of Madrid-based luxury house Loewe and their understated way with luxury, so it’s about time they finally hit the American big leagues on Net-a-Porter! No surprise their bags are already selling like hotcakes on the site. If you’re still new to the lure of Loewe and [...]
Downton Abbey is back on PBS this Sunday, and I can’t wait! My biggest burning question – will Lady Mary and Matthew really get married?? What will she wear for the wedding? As early 20th century British aristocrats, the star-crossed couple is always dressed to the nines. And with this season kicking off the 1920s, [...]
Roger Vivier’s Prismick bag launched with much aplomb last year. A classical flap style complemented with modern prisms and versatile gold chains, it exudes easy elegance. I have the lovely aubergine suede-and-leather version, a Christmas gift from Vivier, and I can’t stop carrying it. For me, it’s the new Chanel 2.55, a bag that demands [...]
Finally, a bag from Balmain I can get behind! The partnership between wunderkind artistic director Olivier Rousteing and Parisian-chic jewelry designer Aurélie Bidermann has proven to be a great thing for the brand. It also proves, once again, less is more. Who needs studs and shock value when you have an inherent sense of cool? [...]