The Smythson Nancy Collection comprises three bag designs all handmade with an elegant vintage leather covered clasp, framed opening, luxurious satin lining and innovative hand pleating.
Last piece on Chanel Parisian Weekend ~ the keira ad is now up for viewing online ~ as are my pics of the interior of Coco Chanel's Apartment! And legendary staircase! And her secret path from the ritz to store/apt/workshop!
J'tote ~ not your average laptop bags...
Sak's latest email blast on Gentleman's Bags has me in bag lust this morning...
db clay launches their latest line of eco-friendly TOPE wallets and their new website ~ i got hands on with two of them ~ and have a 25% off discount for you
Neiman Marcus Beauty Event time ~ online and in store complimentary exclusive pewter tote and goodies.
For anyone curious which fashion bloggers i met in Paris ~ Mary from Stil in Berlin has some great "street style" pics of a few of them
I needed to check on the rumor that the Chanel bottles are the same shape as Plaza Vendome... and also see some pics of the original sketches and evolutions of the bottles.
I learned how Chanel seals their perfume bottles ~ and even tried it myself... it's not as simple as you may guess... Check out the whole process in pictures.
Cleavage Cupcakes and Low Beams will boost and keep you covered
C&C Octopus tank ~ loving the print ~ from their Summer Malibu Collection
Stressed day ~ and on brilliantly packaged masks worth every destressing penny ~ i'm fully backing the vials of blue and cloth pellets of the Skyn Iceland Cool Therapy.
Love the wand/packaging on this Laura Gellar Wonder Wand - gives a hint of highlight and sparkle wherever it goes
On cozy hoodies ~ jcrew has sherpa lined vintage fleece hoodies (they have them for men and women!)
Cute flower rings by Kenneth Jay Lane
Meet my Botkier Camera bag ~ what do you use?
Lamarthe Evasion set of polka dot travel bags [The film is adorable and well done as well ~ with a handbag related moral]
Chanel surprises us with a sneak preview of their latest Coco Mademoiselle
Shu Uemura is bringing back the Japanese Bath in four nature inspired fragrances
Kristopher's giving away some Smart Heel Protectors... interesting slip on (and off when you get where you are going) plastic pieces to keep your heel from getting beat up, and getting stuck in holes
Wellies..... and WELLY WARMERS! Why do they look SO cozy (and i'm sitting here in 70 degree sunshine)
Smashbox & Nordstrom - Gift Certificate for a free full size Fusion Soft Lights in Matrix
Lusterbunny has some super cute porcelain teardrop animal necklaces - also rings, cuff links, etc.
"Not a brain surgeon" Card holder from Paris house... in case there was any question - interior "People believe in medicine, but they don't believe in art without questioning either"
vedaPURE is more than just an adorable logo ~ cute line of products for the whole family (aka perfect gift sets for mom's to be and baby showers)
Juliette Has A Gun is now available in the US! Well at Fred Segal and Henri Bendel at least.
Kind of loving this cozy Carbonella Sweater Coat by Casch Copenhagen over at Anthropologie
At the W store: Tateossian Sexuality Cufflinks - Phrases include: Desperate, Adulterous, Divorced, Married, Available, Swinger, Curious and many others.
Mari Santos does some seriously impressive tshirt surgeries... From giant tee to sexy dresses and tops.
Dolce & Gabbana Metal Corset Belt.... wow. See the lacing on the back too
Adorable Hermes Hippopotamus lock, silver and palladium plated
Variations of the traditional black fleece zip... i wonder if Patagonia's new synchilla plush wrap is a good cozy alternative
Beatrix Ong Glare Heels on sale! Much like the ones i posted as #803, these are on sale too!
Congrats to Robin at Bittersweets on her gorgeous redesign! Also, how cute is this new Baby Vamp Keepsake Ring in a 0 with customized name tag? Adorably edgy baby shower gift.
Over at Doe-SF: charlotte ronson leila wedge - Suede wedge sandal with braided vamp and buckle at ankle. How great is that color? and the embroidery?
Betty Joy's Leather Lariat in Brown/Green ~ something nice and sweet and faux natural about this...
BYOBag to the market is great and all... but back in italy, i remember that when THAT tired, i envied the old ladies with their rollers... this PUMA one is pretty sweet. (and 20% off with BTS20)
Brontibay Paris' Nylon Venise Tote is potentially adorable... maybe a good candidate for my gym bag hunt
Gorgeous truffle satin mary janes - Glare Shoe by Beatrix Ong
I'm so mesmerized by the perceived fragility of these glass bubbles by Crumley... also their peace under fire collection is making the rounds on the internets today
I forgot how much i loved Kiel Mead's Forget Me Not Ring
CUTE Marc by Marc Jacobs Dr Q Delancey Tote
The Mike&Chris "Walker" double breasted long fleece trench Fall 07 will certainly keep you cozy in the coming fall weather - i love the buttons on the scarf too
Mike&Chris make me lust for hoodies... like the fall 07 ~ "simon" double breasted fleece hoodie in nickel
Liking this Mac&Jac houndstooth jacket for fall
Goody Styling Therapy ~ apparently there are now brushes with jojoba oil in the bristles to add shine... as well as others for color protection and anti-dandruff