Tag Archives: Bags

Boho Repro: Fashion Week Street Style – Clutch & Pose

We’re midway through fashion month, so let’s give all those genetically and economically blessed fashionistas the attention and kudos they’ve been screaming out for, on the sidelines and on the streets of New York and London. Despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Lust No More: Zara Recreates Charlotte Olympia, Mary Katranzou & DVF Must-Have Summer Clutches

While we’ve been lusting away at the borrowed and gifted clutches in the hands of famous people, Zara has been working like a page of ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’ to create bags inspired by top designers. Though I hate … Continue reading

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Boho Repro: JLo Gets Down with the Common Woman in Topshop (and Gucci)

Golf applause to JLo for pulling together a look that not only harks back to where she came from – “THE BRONX” – but for stylin’ up a high street must-have for a dinner date with Casper the Friendly Peanut … Continue reading

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BOHO REPRO: KIRSTEN DUNST MARRIES MINIMALISM & RETRO IN PROENZA SCHOULER & DIOR

A big thank you to Kirsten Dunst today for serving up a look that perfectly straddles modern minimalism and retro at a screening for her forthcoming movie Upside Down in Hollywood last night. Not long off the plane from Paris … Continue reading

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BOHO REPRO: AMY ADAMS’ J MENDEL MOODY FLORAL PERFECT FOR SPRING WEDDING

I must applaud Amy Adams for taking a risk at the very ‘ladies who lunch’ luncheon for Oscar nominees at The Beverly Hilton yesterday afternoon. Alongside a host of gals in chic afternoon smarts (adorably wonky J-Law excluded), The Master … Continue reading

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FROM RUNWAY TO RETAIL: HEDI SLIMANE’S SAINT LAURENT DROPS ONLINE, BUT HAS IT FALLEN FLAT?

27 items from Hedi Slimane’s first collection for the house formerly known as Yves Saint Laurent have popped up on Barneys.com. Featured on the retail giant’s site are sculptural mini dresses, and minimalist separates along with a handful of understated, … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR, NEW CAPSULE COLLECTION: PRABAL GURUNG X TARGET

Before you: a sneak peak at Prabal Gurung x Target capsule collection featuring digital print, bright and quirky short pieces, and – according to Harper’s Bazaar – all the “trappings of a great love story.” The collection will be available … Continue reading

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SHOPAHOLIC: HOLDALLS FOR THE HOLIDAYS – UPGRADE THAT HAND LUGGAGE

If you’re planning any jaunts over the holidays, home to the family or off to some crazy (party or romantic) destination, you might want to give your travel luggage a bit of a facelift. On the internet researching clutch bags, … Continue reading

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TODAY I WISH I WAS WEARING: MODERN SHERLOCK HOLMES – VICTORIAN-LITE ANDROGYNY

Based on a little something I’m working on (to be shared later), I’m all inspired by Sherlock Holmes today. Capes are a big deal right now, and I thought about a pants look that’s sensible, chic and dramatic would be … Continue reading

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BOHO REPRO: HOW TO HAIL A NEW YORK CAB – WITH OLIVIA PALERMO

Could Olivia Palermo be more achingly chic? Would you say that the socialite/actress/stylist/blogger/designer/modern Audrey Hepburn had any trouble getting a cab on the streets of New York City yesterday. I think not. I am seriously crazy about her effortlessly cool … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: CHANNELING MARC JACOBS & ELVIS, K-STEW PROVES THAT SHE IS ALL THE LIMELIGHT

My eyes are hurting. Kristen Stewart is to blame. She’s one cheeky b*tch. I can’t imagine her fans (or humiliated ‘boyfriend’ Robert Pattinson) were best pleased with her so obviously flaunting her scandal with a huge ‘up yours’ to all … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: KERRY WASHINGTON DEBUTS MARY KATRANTZOU’S ‘WISH YOU WERE HERE’ SPRING VIBE IN LA

There’s nothing to my mind that can make even the most stoic of gals go girly than whimsy. And no gal can do it as well as Mary Katrantzou. The Grecian/Brit designer cunningly channeled ‘Wish You Were Here’ with postcards, … Continue reading

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SHOPAHOLICS: DOROTHY PERKINS FLASH SALE ALERT – DESIGNER-LOOK SHOES & BAGS FOR A SONG

For now, we shall overlook the fact that Dorothy Perkins are in bed with the Kardashians, peddling their kraptackular Kollection from next month. The people at DP must have known I was p*ssed off at them (having made them stand in the … Continue reading

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TODAY I WISH I WAS WEARING: RETRO-PUNK-ROCKABILLY SECRETARY CHIC

The graphic print trend is going nowhere, thanks to Prada, Anna Wintour and, most recently, Victoria Beckham. I pulled an affordable retro-centric pencil skirt to evoke VBs lady-like Prada take-off Wintour earlier today. The impact of that H&M skirt stayed … Continue reading

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KATY PERRY KNOCKS IT OUT OF THE PARK ON DATE – PITY ABOUT THE DOUCHEY CATER WAITER ON HER ARM

Seriously girls, how uninterested are we in Katy Perry and John  Mayer as a couple. One has inundated us with ‘behind the scenes’ details in a vanity project documentary film of recent (not to mention exposing sensitive souls to global … Continue reading

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BOHO REPRO: THE VICTORIA BECKHAM WEARS PRADA

She might be the sorriest of sorry-guts in her fame, frame and face, but Victoria Beckham turned out a KILLA look this week, in London trying to escape her demons for very important fashion business meetings and high-end vintage shopping. … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: WHEN GOOD SHOES HURT GREAT PEOPLE – CATE BLANCHETT & ROGER VIVIER

Dear, oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Such is the rarity of Cate Blanchett’s red carpet appearances, we tend to swing between taking anything we can get, and being disappointed by too-high expectations. In the words of the Fug Girls, … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: SALMA HAYEK SHOWCASES STELLA MCCARTNEY’S LADY-CURTAINS

Salma Hayek, when your male fans said they wanted to see less boob and more of your lady-curtains, I don’t think this what they had in mind. At the premiere of her movie Here Comes the Boom, luxury fashion’s mommy … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: DIANE KRUGER DIPS INTO ANISTON’S WHEELHOUSE FOR CHANEL ANNIVERSARY

I do love me some Diane Kruger red carpet action first thing in the morning. Though it usually has the effect of a double espresso, this morning it was more like a microwaved cup of warm milk that had developed a layer … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: NAOMI WATTS GOES TO MARCHESA FOR ’80S ‘DYNASTY’ POWER GLAMOUR

What do you know – it’s Nicole 2.0! Hollywood’s shy and unassuming ‘spare Kidman’, Naomi Watts, hit the red carpet in Madrid last night for the premiere of The Impossible, an account of a family caught in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. … Continue reading

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BOHO REPRO: PARIS FASHION WEEK STREET – PRINT MIXING & MATCHING, FUN FUR, & EARLY VALENTINE

Politics and gimmickry aside, it was a sorry adieu to Paris Fashion Week in many ways. The delight of seeing new designs and their creators in their natural habitat is so satisfying, as is the chance to watch the fashion … Continue reading

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BOHO REPRO: GWYNETH PALTROW STEPS BACK A SEASON AND A COUPLE OF DECADES TO PROMOTE PREGNANCY PERFECTION

Memo to Gwyneth Paltrow: Look at the calendar. It’s October, and you’re 40. At the risk of engaging ageism: COME ON, Gwyneth, just because you can pass for a 16-year-old, that doesn’t mean you should. Paltrow got her sweet’n’high’n’mighty on … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: SOLANGE KNOWLES, PLEASE PUT THE FASHION DOWN AND SLOWLY STEP AWAY FROM THE CLOSET

Holy House of Dereon, what is Solange wearing? To the “Everything Or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007″ premiere hosted by Vanity Fair at the Museum Of Modern Art in New York City last night the ‘fashion’ Knowles yet again … Continue reading

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KARL LAGERFELD DESIGNS ANOTHER SPECIAL EDITION T-SHIRT – I WONDER IF HE DOES ‘I’M WITH STUPID’ TOO

We’re going to have to get Karl Lagerfeld set up with his own t-shirt printing shop. Fresh off his own KARL  label and Olympic t-shirts, he’s gone and sketched ANOTHER one – this time for his pet consultancy, Fendi. The top celebrates … Continue reading

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