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Function first: Hermès Birkin 3-in-1



Hermes Birkin 3-in-1 bag

The iconic Hermès Birkin has had a pragmatic update – and I prefer it.

The Birkin 3-in-1 is a capacious boxy leather vessel in its raw state, but with the added canvas pocket-flap, takes on its usual recognisable form. Use the pocket-flap portion on its own and it serves as a slender but good-sized clutch. Yours for $14,400…

Hermes 3-in-1 Birkin AW21
Hermes Birkin 3-in-1 pochette AW21

Back in the real world, I’m still most enamoured with my Porter Force cross body bag*, not least since discovering the inner orange nylon compartment is completely detachable, so serves as a separate pochette. The whole thing is a joy. Buy it here*.

WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGES: Hermès Birkin 3-in-1 by New York Times; Vogue, Gaspar Ruiz Lindberg for Vogue
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Gentlewoman style: Mackintosh AW21



Mackintosh AW21 womenswear

Going into AW21 (the clocks go back in two weeks!) and Mackintosh* has the #oldmoneyaesthetic nailed. Time to bust out the Hermès scarf and riding boots…

Mackintosh AW21




 

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WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGES: Mackintosh AW21 womenswear
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On my radar: Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace



Jane Fonda roller skating at Flipper's

On my wish list: a new book about roller skating.

I remember reading about Flipper’s, the short-lived LA roller disco (owned by Liberty Ross’s dad) a few years ago. There was talk of a film and then… nothing. Instead, we have this great softback from Idea Books, “Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace” (launching October 15th), documenting the rink, the scene and the free-living era – accompanied by some fantastic pictures of course. (more…)



At Miu Miu SS22 normcore meets corporatecore – complete with New Balance 574s



Miu Miu SS22

Loved the subverted normcore-meets-corporatecore vibes at Miu Miu SS22. The perfect coat, chinos, shorts, button downs and New Balance trainers, all in deconstructed proportions and styled with Miuccia-approved grey socks. And for after work, the chicest appliqued silk skirt suits and shift dresses.

Vogue described it as a ‘back-to-work wardrobe for the post-pandemic age’. As discussed here a year ago and again a couple of months ago, it’s a sign that young office workforce enterers want their slice of the corporate-wear life – but make it Fashion. (more…)