Sun of a Beach

Designer Melina Pispa and stylist Ellie Rountou are behind the Sun of a Beach brand – a premium line of beach towels, which is exclusively designed for the style-savvy beach bum. They are always on the look out for truly special prints to give character and colour to their 100% Egyptian cotton towels that extend

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The Muses

Today, the Internet spilleth over with stories about Jane Birkin’s request that Hermès stop using her name on crocodile Birkin bags. In the flurry of articles, actual specifics of Birkin’s plea may have been missed: Birkin was presented a video by PETA that showed unethical practices being used on a crocodile farm in Texas, to

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Vivier Heritage

Roger Vivier is looking to its heritage. The Parisian shoemaker is launching a capsule collection made of selected archival pieces designed by its creative director Bruno Frisoni. The limited-edition Caprices line includes, among others, the brand’s signature Miss Yon pumps festooned with bird feathers, the Bug evening tube clutch with its chic insect appliqués and a

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Farfetch x LACMA

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s 50th-anniversary festivities are continuing with a partnership with luxury e-commerce marketplace Farfetch. A series of Los Angeles-based designers — including Anita Ko, Cathy Waterman, Clare Vivier, Greg Lauren, Gregory Parkinson, Irene Neuwirth, Jennifer Meyer, Monique Lhuillier, NewbarK, Rodarte and The Elder Statesman — have each created an exclusive

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Blahnik does Bags

   Do you ever imagine what Sex and the City would’ve been like if Carrie had been obsessed with bags instead of shoes? We might have endured all manner of groan-provoking bag-related puns—exclamations of “tote-ally,” promises of “cross my body, hope to die,” or price-tag defenses of “don’t kill the messenger.” Maybe it was all

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Mina Miyaki

So fresh n so cute, sums up the playful bags designed by New York-based Mina Miyaki. Mina was born and raised in the North of France. Her mother was a master seamstress and a New York City native, and so she spent much of her childhood watching her mother design and create wardrobes from scratch,

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Color for a Cause

We’re always looking for ways to give back with bags, and so when we discovered handbag designer ANGELA & ROI’s policy of donating to non-profits that support health issues, our interest piqued. Not merely eco-friendly, these bags are stylish and philanthropic as well! In the founders’ words…”We believe that businesses can use their resources to

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Imaginary Del Rey

Lana Del Rey serves as an artistic muse to many, and James Franco is no exception. The actor and filmmaker co-wrote a new book devoted solely to his famous friend titled Flip-Side: Real And Imaginary Conversations With Lana Del Rey. Franco teamed up with writer David Shields for the 100-page book, which debuts in March

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Mansur Gavriel Fall 2015

Sartorial minimalists and devotees of the coveted Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag, prepare for your next great accessory crush. With the debut of the brand’s Fall 2015 lookbook, Mansur Gavriel informed consumers of two fresh, new bag designs, each as lustworthy as the company’s iconic Bucket Bag. And, according to the exclusive Style.com received from designer

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Brother Vellies

It’s not often that you hear “shoes” and “female empowerment” discussed in tandem, but that’s the subject of conversation at the eclectic South Street Seaport storefront where Aurora James sits perched on an ottoman. “I think it was Christian Louboutin who said he created shoes to lift women up and empower them,” says James, the

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