Lately I’ve been preoccupied with vintage (mostly jewelry, but anything fashion-related will do), and if the shows in Paris, Milan and New York recently were any indication, I’m not the only one. Midcentury shapes and colors are all the rage, and now’s the time to get in on the trend before it trickles down to the masses.
Actual vintage shopping can be difficult – it takes an impeccable eye to weed through the racks and boxes of crap to find a gem, and even when you dedicate some time and thought to it, there’s no guarantee that you’ll actually find anything you want to wear or use. That’s where vintage revival pieces come in, and my current favorite is the Sondra Roberts Pleated Box Clutch. The color, shape and materials are perfect for the tailored looks that will be coming our way in about six months. (more…)