Can I express my undying love for Balenciaga and the genius (or God, as I like to think) that is Nicholas Gesquiere? The resort collection makes my heart skip.
Petal pusher. Slouchy, organic 3.1 Phillip Lim lipstick "orchid" bag for Fall 07. Imagine that rich red with your fall browns and dark denims. Magnifico!
Another ring that has caught my eye is this wooden gem from Something's Hiding In Here. Handmade in Philidelphia. (Check out their totes too!)
French brand Artysm has the dopest mens streetwear. I especially love their woven and double duty pieces.
About face. You might discover the secrets of European women's skin with these Egg White Facial Soaps from Sweden (love the packaging!). Lather up, ladies.
I've been following Mich Dulce since the opening of Store For All Season and her S/S 07 collection is my favorite yet!
i had to go a little higher end with this post (it is notCOUTURE after all): johnny cupcakes cupcake and crossbones pendant, carved out of wood with mirrored gold...will the cupcake craze ever end? i hope not
when gucci jumps on the 80's retro-comeback, i find it so hard to resist...i can already feel these on my feet and know that i must obey the fashion
Shift into high gear with this jeweled tone Fall 2007 dress by Diane von Furstenberg available at Neiman Marcus.
This necklace from byJeannie jewelry features a brass razorblade and swarovski crystal. I love the knot detailing and the blade is unexpected!
This dress looks really comfortable being made from bamboo jersey. A little bit of modern casual. The ties can be wrapped in different ways. Designed by Lara Miller
This earrings by Jib & Genoa are to die for. The mix of art deco with a touch of asian design is really unique.
A versatile bamboo sweater that ties in multiple ways. Designed by Lara Miller
Pop punk, please. The Libertine collection for Target's GO International line just launched online (in stores Sunday 7/15). The silk scarves are standout pieces. Check the goth 'Cornucopia' print!
Calling Coco. Balenciaga at 50% off? It's true! Hurry and snap up this bold Balenciaga medium-sized teal matelasse handbag.
Also from Sabrina Dehoff's Little Helper's Collection - White Little Ghost No 023.
the little black dress as interpreted by james perse...i adore the pockets and plunging neckline
The Loves Me Loves Me Not Belt from Peter Som. Tacky or quirky?
Part go-go, all logo. Something in me is drawn to these bling-bling Gucci 'Britt' Flat Boots now on sale at Bluefly.
Coming Fall/Winter 07 ~ White Cane Label... a line coming soon as an "advocate designed to empower an independent lifestyle and to promote better services for the blind and visually impaired."
Eyes wide shut. Stuffed white leather bunny mask on a 8ct gold chain by Sabrina Dehoff. Not sure what to think about this one...a little eerie, a little whacky.
Open boot season is nigh. I MUST HAVE these Miss Sixty (with a very sensible 3-inch) Cone Heel Boots in brown. That roundy-pointy toe! That heel! ack! I have that ache in my heart again...
Ooh-la-la! Christian Dior has been putting out some very heavy, masculine accessories lately, so this feminine gold "Oui" ring is a nice surprise. How sweet is that tiny diamond dotting the "i"?
NotCouture (still in beta) makes NEWSWEEK!
The Onitsuka Tiger Scribble series looks great - millimeter paper printed onto the shoe and then the design entirely printed onto it in a scribble design!
From Sarah Hood Jewelry, the second ring in a series of three that show the decomposition of a Chinese lantern pod.
These bloomeralls look fun and are perfect for the summer. So comfortable but stylish!
The unexpected. I love the simplicity of this red button ring by Yarborough. From afar it looks like a stone, but aha! it's a leather button!
I love how Zucca can take such a basic wardrobe staple like the striped tank and elevate it into a statement piece.
Old loves die hard. Remember the Fendi B Bag? Go for the next best thing with this vibrant Fendi Silk Blouse with Patent Leather Belt (with iconic B Bag buckle!). Ha! it's only a few $100 cheaper...
These shoes are made from one piece of leather, that has been cut and folded into a shoe.
Lolita unleashed. Target does it again and again. The highly anticipated line has just released images for the 2008 Erin Fetherston collection. This one breathes life into Nabokov's little temptress.
I loved Derek Lam's handbags when they first came out- that double ram head is stellar! Looks the most stunning on the clutch, now 1/2 off at Luisa Via Roma!
Arbor belts ~ gorgeous in Bamboo, Ravenswood, Koa, Eucalyptus, and Bolivar.
A fantastic layering option for fall - the short sleeve or sleeveless sweater. This navy blue one from Chloe has cute little toggles closing the shawl collar
Headhoods offers up various heads printed on hoodies --- finally a hoodie that you should wear
I'm much more of a "fall clothing shopper" so I'm excited that F07 is slowly creeping into stores. Loving the stand-up cowl neck on this alpaca Chloe sweater. It looks great with a mini skirt.
Hiroshi Kure's affinity towards skulls shows in his jewelry collection, Driftwood.
We're barely done with summer and here comes Burberry Prorsum S/S 2008 inspiring clothes-lust with their ultra vivid menswear.
I know what boys like: boys like ... bikinis. This bikini by Harajuku has such a innocent, vintage feel.
BC shoes are comfy, affordable, and they last forever!
Free Bird. Let these cute, punky earrings fly you through Summer. Double-sided hand-cut leather birdies each dangling on their own chain from Stockholm-based designer Flamingo.
Seem to be going on a black theme with these last posts so I'm going to include this puff-sleeved, scoop necked cashmere sweater by Miu Miu. A Must Have for fall - and SO Simple, Luxe & FLATTERING!
Super Sunglasses, the hottest new sunglasses out of Italy, handmade. Here is a preview of next season models - a classic revived!
We got the jazz. I just bought these Repetto Fonteyn Jazz Shoes -- unbelievably comfy and they have a cute perforated star on the toe! Since I've put them on, I can't stop doing jazz hands.
Awesome safety pin closure on this Alexandre Herchcovitch linen jacket