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The man totes that get my vote



However many tote bags I have in my life there’s always room for more. Generally, on the rare occasions I’m doing polished and professional, I use my Chanel Birkin-alike Cerf tote which is a good size, structured and has lots of lovely inner pockets. (more…)



Look book: Sandro AW11




Out of all the mid-priced French brands (Maje, Zadig & Voltaire, The Kooples et al), Sandro is the one doing it for me right now. Autumn-winter 2011 is more boyish than previous seasons which of course is fine by me. The proportions are perfect for my small-shouldered frame and the fit of the tailoring is excellent for the price… (more…)



Who’s buying all the Michael Kors watches?



What's the enduring appeal of Michael Kors watches?

What is the deal with the Michael Kors watch phenomenon? Everywhere I look there’s another small wrist encircled by an oversized gold Kors disc. Beauty PRs and fashion assistants absolutely love them, as do twenty-something city girls. (more…)