Mwah Mwah, Miuccia! (AKA Perfection from Prada)

Mwah Mwah, Miuccia! (AKA Perfection from Prada)

I got turned on to two treasures from Miuccia Prada at the end of the summer. While traipsing through the Prada/Schiaparelli show at the Met Costume Institute, I spotted the first – This faaaaabulous quote: “Women always try to tame themselves as they get older, but the ones who look best are a bit wilder. Thinking [...]

Ceci n’est pas un Rolex

Ceci n’est pas un Rolex

Rolex? NOLEX. I was at Alchemist in South Beach when I saw it sitting quietly in a glass display case. “Excuse me — what is that?” A bracelet? A watch? It’s shaped just like a Rolex, but uh, how are you supposed to tell the time? That’s when I first heard of Natalia Brilli. This [...]

I dream of Céline…

I dream of Céline…

I’ve always been a sucker for a platform. The chunkier, pop-ier, and commie-stompier, the better. So when these Céline beauties started walking through editorials and into my dreams in January, my salivary glands went into overdrive. While huge and cartoony, they somehow looked elegant! Streamlined, even!  Like a TGV or a high speed Japanese train… [...]

This bag absolutely killed me…

This bag absolutely killed me…

I almost choked when I first saw it – a perfect, vicious little sputnik-porcupine of an evening sac. I was instantly in love.