October 2007 Archives
Rainy days are no excuse to dress gloomy. We're loving these waterproof rubber rain boots from Kors Michael Kors, a chic step up from traditional Wellies.
$120 at bloomingdales.com
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Foley + Corinna's famed City Tote just got a little sweeter with this black version trimmed with chic, yet subtle, leopard print. Supremely versatile, this tote converts from a super-roomy tote to a slouchy shoulder bag by folding it in half and adding the removable strap.
$485 at shopbop.com
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Planning a weekend (or longer) away this season? Travel in style with these chic accessories:
Stephanie Johnson "Sally" Hanging Trifold w/Bottles
'SALLY' Tri-Fold with Bottles in a signature giraffe print. A hanging cosmetic bag with mirror and 5 large bottles to store favorite lotions and shampoos.
$76 at divadesires.com
for 20% off through 3/31/08, use code STYLEBAKERY
CindaB The Weekender
Hopping off to the beach? Jaunting up to the mountains? Heading to your best friend's wedding? This bag is the perfect size for a couple nights away from home sweet home. And since no gal travels without reading materials, the two outside pockets fit your favorite magazines for easy access on the road. Like all the cinda b duffels, it has a "big mouth" that opens wide to accommodate all those little purchases you make during your weekend away. Available in several colors.
$124 at cindab.com
MadieDeluxe Mirage 'Green Pepper' Cosmetic Bag Set of 3
Why buy just one when you can get three? Two tones of vibrant green are woven into a textured pattern to create a mirage effect on this Limited Edition cosmetic bag set. Fully lined in black water-resistant nylon for easy interior cleaning. Perfect for a gift, for travel, or to update that worn out makeup bag you have been carrying. Other colors available.
$45 at madiedeluxe.com
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This soft wool and cashmere dress is the perfect combination of cozy and chic. Wear it simply with bare legs and flats while the weather transitions to cold. Later, add tights, a belt and pumps and it's ready for work and more. Also in black.
$135 at jcrew.com
Ready to go site-seeing? Here's what's happening this week at our favorite blogs:
Forget the LBD, Bag Snob has the perfect LBT (Little Black Tote!) from Anya Hindmarch.
It's not easy being green. 55 Secret Street braves stormy weather and spilled coffee to see beautiful handmade jewelry and fine crafts at Greenjeans in Brooklyn's Park Slope neighborhood.
Style so inventive that Chanel tried to rip it off? Yep. Stiletto Jungle features the newest bracelets from Jessica Kagan Cushman.
Bag Bliss has fallen for the Limited Edition Handbag by De Couture. Only 50 in the world.
Serious cute overload! Check out Stylehive's slideshow of the most adorable infant and toddler costumes worth awww-ing over.
Beauty Snob gets a moisture boost for wintery dry skin with Awake Polyphection.
Kristopher's tough but no punk, so she loves this Kenneth Jay Lane bracelet.
My Fashion Life meets Abigail Lorick - the designer behind some of the amazing outfits on the new TV series, Gossip Girl.
Papierblog looks at the social implication of high end designers with collections for children.
If you don't happen to live in NYC and missed the Princess Grace 25th anniversary hoopla, no worries. Second City Style has photos of the Sak's window display of unique Princess Grace inspired couture outfits by 6 amazing American designers.
You don't have to fly off to Paris to find some great antique jewelry. The Jewelry Weblog has found it for you at the Paris Hotel Boutique's web site.
At We Love Beauty: Celebrity Stylemaker's top eyeshadow picks for Fall.
See Christina at eBeautyDaily getting rid of her wrinkles with the Rejuvawand home laser treatment.
Not only is this historic double CD a truly amazing listen, but the proceeds support Amnesty International's urgent work in Darfur and other human rights crises worldwide. The CD features 23 iconic John Lennon songs recorded by top artists like U2, R.E.M., Christina Aguilera and Aerosmith. ITunes offers an extended album with 66 songs as well as some videos. For more information on the project and the human rights crisis in Darfur, visit instantkarma.org.
Ballet flats get updated with gold chain embellishment and a bold blue color. Just what your skinnies have been waiting for.
$76 at karmaloop.com
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This season, Hollywould joins the ranks of high end designers churning out affordable collections for Target. We're loving these patent peep toe pumps with the glossy bow at the heel. Pretty, delicate and sexy. Perfect for date night or holiday parties.
$29.99 at target.com