Don’t you just love it when brands that you thought dropped off the face of the earth make a full-force bounce back? To name a few, Birkenstocks, Keds and now JanSport, have all jumped back into the spotlight all in the name of fashion
Bag: Furla Cortina L Top Handle Bag Price: $698 via Neiman Marcus Why It’s the Bag of the Week: As fall descends upon us, it’s important to remember to keep lighter neutrals around among our navys and greys. They’re just as versatile in cold weather as they are any other time of year and add much-needed visual contrast to a darker wardrobe. For three figures, this Furla bag looks like a million bucks.
While it’s not at all unusual for brands to use hardware to identify their work, McQ does this with more than the average buckle or stud. The razor blade is the company signature, and here it’s been inverted so that the negative space in the center (see below to get a better idea) becomes the YT’s simple key-shaped accent. Read the full post McQ Alexander McQueen YT Textured Leather Tote: Turning the Hardware on Its Head which appeared first on Snob Essentials .
Over on TalkShoes , we are making room for animal printed shoes in our closet, because this fall, they just feel perfect .
In his seasons at Balenciaga so far, Alexander Wang has set a sporty but intensely luxurious precedent for himself, generally cast in neutral shades and finished with inventive-but-modern hardware. Balenciaga Spring 2015 very much follows in that short tradition, with top-handled frame bags that might also be clutches
In Raf Simons’ relatively short time at the helm of Christian Dior , the brand’s handbags have been resurgent; where Simons’ predecessor, John Galliano, was happy to adorn and re-adorn Dior’s classic shapes toward the end of his tenure, Simons has gone about reinventing them with new details, introducing a handful of completely new lines in the process. For Spring 2015, the brand’s accessories staff is turning its attention to shoulder bags
This week flew by! We hope you had a great one. It’s our last PurseForum Roundup of September, and we’re going out with a bang–a whole heap of reveals, plus a peek at one of our favorite threads! This week, we reveal some small bags from
When it comes to shoppers, it’s time for canvas to move on over and make room for wool! At least that’s how I feel when I look at this Marni. While chilly weather doesn’t necessarily require a wool bag, there’s no denying that this has the right look for the season. Broad stripes give it an energized feel that I love
Here’s Kourtney Kardashian , out and about with her sister Khloe, shopping for furniture in LA while Kris, Kendall, and Kimye take in Paris Fashion Week . Kourtney is carrying the Proenza Schouler PS1 Backpack, and it looks quite roomy. You can find it in black for $2,150 at Saks
Brand blogs can be a little dry and sales-y, but some designers and retailers do a much better job than others of offering insight, news and behind-the-scenes peeks into the fashion world. Bergdorf Goodman’s blog, 5th/58th , has long been one of the industry’s best and one of our personal favorites, but even we were blown away by the beautiful photo series that BG recently published, which details the intricate process of assembling a Christian Dior bag. Bergdorf recently opened a new, in-store Dior handbag boutique at its Manhattan flagship, and although details on the photos are scarce, it appears as though the retailer sent a photographer to the designer’s French handbag atelier to create this series for the occasion