Happy Day After Valentine’s Day! Whether you are reveling in the love and gifts showered upon you yesterday or are just glad it’s all over, we thought it would be fun to visit some Valentine’s Day reveals around the PurseForum today. We selected the best of the best from Mulberry, Hermès and The Jewelry Box. Of course, there is more to February than Valentine’s Day (thank goodness) and more to this Roundup, including a sneak peak at the Balenciaga Spring colors, fun with Christian Louboutin’s new styles, jewelry from Van Cleef and Arpels and some great ideas for building your wardrobe. Grab some leftover chocolates and join us!
PurseForum member and Mulberry lover Ruby C stole our Valentine’s Day construction-paper heart with her darling Mulberry Woodland scarf, presented to her by her thoughtful boyfriend. Visit her thread to see why this rabbit-themed scarf was the perfect choice for Ruby C! Elsewhere, Sweetyqbk got a great Valentine’s Day surprise this week, and shared this breathtaking Bulgari rose gold ring in the Jewelry Box. On top of that, Hermès lover *Sai* got a nice surprise from her husband and Sales Associate after a rough start at the boutique, visit her thread to see her stack of new treasures! You will find many more Valentine’s Day reveals throughout the PurseForum this week, so pick your favorite subforum and dive right in!
Have you been scanning the Spring 2013 threads? The Balenciaga Spring 2013 thread, in particular, is a feast of color. We love color, and this is the place to be as our members share their latest inside information, and, more importantly, their latest purchases. Member Ciaciasg got our attention with this beautiful Bleu Mineral Town bag, which got us thinking that a rich saturated blue would make a great addition to almost any wardrobe. Will you be adding a colorful Balenciaga bag to your collection this spring? Perhaps in Dune, Rose Corail, Bleu Tropical, or do you need more time to decide?
Christian Louboutin aficionados have also been hotly discussing the spring styles and colors in the the New Styles thread. Even if you are not in the market for a new pair of “CLs,” watching members track down their favorite shoes among the season’s latest offerings makes a great spectator sport. Speaking of which, have you seen the Au Hameau in silver member konfekta24 posted on page 280? Be sure to also stop by 318Platinum’s Valentine’s Day reveal thread, as a pair of fabulous black new-this-spring Pigalles finds a new home with a happy PurseForum member.
Back to the Jewelry Box, a visit to the always-busy Van Cleef and Arpels thread kept us occupied for quite some time. This week, member 628628 shared an epic tale involving three cities and her new holy grail malachite three-motif earrings with a most appreciative audience. Be sure to also have a look at sfshopgirl’s splendidly simple blue porcelain single motif necklace and einseine’s gorgeous Sweet Alahambra earrings in Onyx. This thread is always fully stocked with stunning VCA pieces of every kind, and even if you are not in the market, the visuals are certainly worth a visit.
Finally, we got a nice treat in The Wardrobe’s Outfit of the Day thread, with hellokatiegirl’s fresh and cute outfit perfectly framed by an orange tree in full, glorious fruit. Making this thread a regular stop on your PurseForum visits will offer you endless inspiration! Also in the Wardrobe, a new thread has gotten some nice traction this week and certainly gotten our attention as well. Member BagsNBaubles started the One-ish a Month thread with an interesting premise: to purchase one (or slightly more than one) “thoughtfully planned” wardrobe item per month. The idea is to shop carefully for quality pieces. Members have been giving advice and sharing purchases and tips on paring down their wardrobe to their very best essentials. We will definitely be joining this conversation in the coming weeks, and hope to see you there!