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Italian Shoe Round-up

Italian Shoe Round-up

Italy is the land of  all things beautiful and tasty—intricate gold jewelry, sharply tailored men’s suits, lucious linens, and of course, artisinal leathers transformed into amazing shoes and bags. During fashion week Milan is buzzing with buyers, editors and influencers who are franetically racing from fashion show to previews ( and if lucky enough, a...

Van Cleef and Arpels Little Creatures

Van Cleef and Arpels Little Creatures

  One of the requisites of making adorable jeweled creatures for Van Cleef & Arpels is to let childlike fancy guide the designs. VCA entrusts Nicolas Bos, Creative Director and chief imaginary officer with this job so that jewelry groupies will grace their lavish salons. What better story to re-tell in gemstones than the biblical...

“Dizaind” Let’s You Create Your Own HandBag

“Dizaind” Let’s You Create Your Own HandBag

DIY is where it’s at and face it— You Tube instructs everyone from a plumber to a rocket scientist  to be a fine artist or fashion designer.  No longer do we have to stay in our lanes.   Style conscious people—practically the entire universe—want a personalized approach to almost everything they purchase. Individuality is key.  It’s that...

90’s Reboot

90’s Reboot

Maybe its our need to have hands on i-phone at all times but the 90’s icon is back in a big way starting with Chanel. When Karl Lagerfeld coughs everyone listens and for his spring runway models sported them as they walked down the floor of the Grand Palais in Paris. Crunchy men never really...

8 Great Pieces/Rethink Pink!

8 Great Pieces/Rethink Pink!

Get over the feeling its for the little ones, the girly hue continues right into fall’14 from its debut last fall. Somewhere I read that pink lipstick is a good shade for women of a certain age. With that in mind more is more; a pink coat? Why not? The color of roses, the blush...

Year Of The Snake

Year Of The Snake

Its the year of the snake for Bulgari, the Italian jeweler, who  opened their archival vault releasing  bedazzled  serpent time pieces.  On 57th street in NYC, a massive glittering reptile clings to the facade in celebration.     What a sight!  Owning one of these pets will set you back a few years of your...

Run Thru Rejects

Run Thru Rejects

At magazines, fashion editors have “run thru’s”. These meetings show the fruits of 2 or 3 weeks of “calling in” samples before the page is photographed. It is the time where you back up your idea with actual stuff. Until you confirm that the items will be for sale at a retailer you don’t know...

STUD FINDER; Punk’s Revival

STUD FINDER; Punk’s Revival

I can’t say its original but the mood is decidedly hard-edged for fall 2012 with nail-heads, grommets, and punk-rocker studs decorating bags, shoes and jewelry. It all started when Valentino came out with those studded shoes that wrapped around the ankles. And then Mr Louboutin served up some of his own … or was it...

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