A couple weeks ago, Vlad and I were in Texas for SXSW and attended the conference’s panel on Global Digital Trends for the Luxury Consumer. It wasn’t a fashion-specific panel, but during the talk, one of the presenters mentioned a recent Business Insider article about consumer perceptions of Louis Vuitton in China.
This isn’t an April Fools prank; over on TalkShoes, you aren’t seeing double. We want to know if you think these Valentino lookalikes are “inspired” or just straight-up copycatting. We also couldn’t think of a better way to start our week than with this colorful pair of Paul Andrew pumps. You’ll also want to see the five chunky-heeled boots we can’t get enough of, all under $500! Leave it to us to notice this tiny shoe flaw on Bella Thorne’s Jimmy Choos, and in case you missed it, be sure to read the five TalkShoes posts that were trending this month!
No one would describe me as a maximalist. I carry a Mansur Gavriel bucket bag almost every day, which is almost the same as wearing a sandwich board instructing people to ask me about my love for minimalism. I’ve had aspirations toward maximalism in the past, though, and I still very much appreciate the variety that it brings–as much as I love a simple, perfect bag, I also want crazy, jewel-covered bags to be available.
I am constantly updating PurseBlog Picks with my favorite items and the latest submissions have been filled with pretty pastels for spring. From light pinks, yellows, blues and more, I’ve added the best items to the PB Picks page that I’m currently coveting and I’m sure you will be too once you see them!
Not long ago, I wrote about how obsessed I am with the Mark Cross Grace Box Bag, so you can imagine how delighted I am to bring you this sneak peek of the brand’s Grace bags and beyond from Fall 2015.