It’s rare that the diamond-encrusted version of something costs less than its original version, but Hermès is a rare company indeed. It’s worth noting, of course, that the diamond-encrusted versions of the brand’s popular Birkin, Kelly and Constance bags are meant to be worn around one’s neck and are therefore very small, but still: diamonds.
A lot of you responded with your own tales of woe when Megs wrote about getting caught in the rain with her pale pink Givenchy Antigona, so I suppose it shouldn’t surprise anyone that The Handbag Raincoat exist and is available to purchase at Shopbop in three sizes.
When the Fendi Bag Bug came along a few seasons ago, it practically created its own fashion category: the bag accessory. Although bag charms had had pockets of popularity here and there, especially in Asian markets, a high-end worldwide trend like the one going right now is something of a first, and consumers have more options than ever.
Even as an American customer, British stores are some of my favorite online shopping destinations, both for inspiration and acquisition, and the MATCHESFASHION.COM Shoe and Bag Guide is here to do both. British style has such a sense of boldness and fun to it, which leads to different stock choices, even when it comes to the sites’ buyers making selections from US brands.
Despite all the beautiful new spring stuff that’s flooding into stores right now, this time of year is kind of a bummer when it comes to shopping. The selection is the best that it will be all year round, but there’s limited joy in buying sundresses and sandals when I still have to climb a grimy snow mountain to hail a cab outside of my apartment.
We’re all well-acquainted with the metallic, sequin-covered ensembles that usually characterize New Year’s Eve fashion. Because we’re always fans of being a little bit more creative, we’ve thought about the aesthetics that characterize some of the US’s and Europe’s style capitals and taken the liberty of assembling the best accessories for NYE celebrations in each locale.
Perhaps one of the only bummers about being an early adopter to a new iPhone is the near total lack of great cases that will fit a brand new model on the day it debuts. That happens for a reason. Apple is loath to give out its measurements and specifications on a redesign to too many people before the new phone debuts; the more people you tell, the more likely that one of them will spoil the surprise.
One of my favorite things is finding new designers. Kendra Scott is far from new; in fact, Scott has made quite a name for herself with her highly covetable jewelry, but her foray into leather goods is new to me. I was recently introduced to Kendra Scott Beauty Bags and instantly fell in love.