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Victoria Beckham Bag sells out in minutes

22 Dec

I’m the biggest fan of Victoria Beckham, style wise and fashion label wise. She recently launched the beautiful bag collection and two of the designs hit Net-a-porter today.

Apparently, this one here sold out in minutes.

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Victoria Beckham Leather and nubuck shoulder bag £1700

 

Why am I not surprised? Viva VB!

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Around the world in a state of fashion forwardness: Louis Vuitton

15 Dec

You can’t expect anything less than exquisiteness where Louis Vuitton is concerned. This editorial is decadently chic, the pictures should be blown up to life size posters, framed in glass and put up in a gallery.

The photos were inspired by Louis Vuitton’s 2.011 city guides, illustrated by Ruben Toledo. The fashion spread was in In Fashion magazine. Love Love Love.

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Pictures via Beautiful Life

The Luxe edit: Crème of Spring 2011 Bags

20 Nov

Spring 2011 is looking awfully beautiful for fashion. But then, it was pretty obvious from the Fashion weeks. I’ve been looking at the accessories over and over and it’s a deluge of beautiful pieces to choose from.

Talking about the bags, it is a sea of endless possibilities ranging from clutches to totes to the new small bag. I already did a previous post on my top 40 Spring 2011 bags. Right now, i’m awed by these pieces I consider pure art. My favourite is the Lanvin with a bronze leaf detail.

 

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Lanvin

 

 

 

Spring 2011_Giambattista Valli Bag

Giambattista Valli

Spring 2011_Chloé Bag

Chloé

Spring 2011_Bulgari by Matthew Williamson Bag

Bulgari by Matthew Williamson

Spring 2011_Jen Kao Bag

Jen Kao

Spring 2011_Leiber Bag

Leiber

Spring 2011_Marni Bag

Marni

Spring 2011_Nina Ricci Bag

Nina Ricci

Spring 2011_Missoni Bag

Missoni

Spring 2011_Miu Miu Bag

Miu Miu

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Marni

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Nina Ricci

Spring 2011_Nancy Gonzalez Bag

Nancy Gonzalez

Spring 2011_Roberto Cavalli Bag

Roberto Cavalli

Spring 2011_Mulberry Bag

Mulberry

Spring 2011_Oscar de la Renta Bag

Oscar de la Renta

Photo credits to Style.com

 

The Sleek Victoria Beckham Bag Collection

16 Nov

When Victoria Beckham launches a bag line, what will you expect to see? Structure, minimalism, solid colours, functionality. Yeah, quite reflective of her clothing line.

She’s created this classic collection in collaboration with stellar accessories designer Katie Hillier. Each bag is supposed to represent 24 hours in the day of Victoria Beckham, so there’s the large travel bag and the Victoria bag for everyday.

And as with all things VB, I am smitten.

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Glam structure to the max: Palmer & Sons No 18 Leather Rucksack

28 Oct

Now this is one beautiful work of art.

Made with lush havana brown leather with brass rivets and a handmade cocobolo handle, what says luxury luggage better than this. You could argue how much the bag would hold; it was designed to carry laptops, cameras and books, which is perfectly fine.  But who says it can’t be put to even more glamorous use.

Structure is definitely beautiful.

Palmer & Sons No 18 Leather Rucksack

Palmer & Sons No 18 Leather Rucksack Palmer & Sons No 18 Leather Rucksack

You can see more or grab one of these beauties on the No 18 Leather Rucksack on the Palmer & Sons site.

 

Via Fashionising

Bag Lurv: Miu Miu Natté and Patent Leather Handbag

20 Oct

I love how Prada has these metallic florals on most of the pieces in the fall collection. This bag is simply gorgeous.

Miu Miu Natté and Patent Leather Handbag

Miu Miu Natté and Patent Leather Handbag

 

Image via InStyle

Style Statement: Tailored Wide Leg Pants

20 Oct

The wide leg pants made a come back on the runways with Fall 2010. It was actually the season of tailored evening pants, with peg legs, straight pants; all quickly giving the dear dowdy harem pants a boot.

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Chloe Fall 2010

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Phillip Lim Fall 2010

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Gucci Fall 2010

These tailored pants are beautiful because they give you a polished, sleek chic look. I particularly love the high waisted, wide legs, not only do they minimise the bum but they give a super leg lengthening effect, particularly when paired with skyscraper heels.

And they won’t be going anywhere soon, they were all over the runways for Spring 2011, inspired by the seventies. I found an interesting piece on NY Times Fashion & Style talking about how to wear this look. Got me thinking about how i’d wear it.

Look 1 would be wool and silk blend top tucked into high waist wide leg pants,  high heels and bag; finished off with gold plated cuffs

Tailored Pants

Look 2 is more formal, wide leg pants worn with white shirt and plaid jacket, with my favourite bag du jour and high heels of course

Tailored Pants