Polka dots are always a nice way to add something eye-popping to a neutral wardrobe without moving into the terrifying, alien world of prints and colors. Also, I’m kind of preoccupied with finding the perfect silk polka dot blouse (like this one) and it’s nice when shopping guides can be 90% self-serving. Double also: polka dot Docs. More
Yesterday, our shopping guide was, apparently, a little too season pushy. While we were scouring the internet for nude shoes worthy of an outdoor cocktail party, it was pouring outside our window. Today, we’re being a little bit more realistic by rounding up cool, striking, interesting umbrellas. Granted, some people are the kind that always lose things like umbrellas or sunglasses or what have you, so if you’re one of them, maybe sticking with the cheapy $6 street vendor umbrellas is the way to go. If you’re a little more mindful of your things, however, a nice umbrella is a really good accessory: it keeps you dry, won’t break in a stiff breeze, and can be a cool personal touch. More
Hot on the news today that Gisele Bündchen will be the face of Balenciaga’s Spring 2011 campaign, I await the inevitable ink spill regarding the resurgence of so-called “curvy,” “voluptuous,” or even “healthy” bodies on runways and in blue chip fashion campaigns. The alleged return of womanly bodies More
A few dozen hallowed Italian houses–including Alberta Ferretti, Pucci, Etro, Max Mara, Missoni, Moschino, and Ferragamo–got together and re-designed the Italian flag, for the flag’s 150th birthday.
This is not as cute as the Karl Coke can, but, really, nothing is. Still, the Moschino bottle combines whimsy and flair with a little hint of Minnie Mouse.
So many great sales going on today! I am all about accessories lately – jewelry, belts, scarves – just adding on a fun accent can completely bring your outfit to the next level. Keep this in mind when browsing today’s … More