Fendi

Ma’am, your purse is open




It’s kind of stupid but I secretly like the wonkiness of these half-open-half-closed handbags. Fendi came first with its Peekaboo (now in umpteen sizes, finishes and colours), followed by Celine with this zippy number (above). It’s part of the whole ‘I’m so busy I just don’t care’ thing that’s going on and is popular with the type of girl that throws her coat over her shoulders because she doesn’t have a spare second to put her arms in the sleeves. (more…)



can the mule be cool?




Anna’s footwear of choice looks to be returning from the fashion doldrums. Spotted at Fendi and Prada, it’s the latest bad-taste shoe to be reincarnated as the subversively cool option. What do you say – eek or chic?

Prada

Fendi

For the record, Carine says eek…

[IMAGE CREDITS:
Top photo: The Sartorialist
Bottom photo: Melanie Rickey
Other images: Style.com]



Introducing Browns’ ‘Melissa’ handbag (and some other nan bags I’m eyeballing)




During my recent two-day residency at Browns, alongside the Club Monaco knits and Celine sunglasses, I couldn’t help cuddling a particular little lady-bag in pebbled grey leather. It turned out this classic, structured number is a new member of the Browns family – the very first own-label handbag. (more…)



Oh for a rummage through the archives



Some of my favourite twitpics from the Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty Met Ball:


Madonna in Stella McCartney. This reminds me of a very similar gown I have by Stella McCartney from her Chloe days, in black with short puff sleeves. The cut is incredible and I think Madonna looks beautiful here (more…)