I'm obsessed with these Dior sunglasses (available at MyTheresa). The unique, oversized mask design showcases beige acetate frames and tonal lenses. This style is available in two lense shades - rosy pink and beige. These neutral DiorSoLight sunglasses are a statement. LOVE!
The Balenciaga logo-printed cotton shirt (available at MyTheresa) is available in many colors this season and perfect for layering or worn alone and oversized for a chic-comfy look. This one is my favorite colors for summer - the turquoise shade is gorgeous and looks great against sun-kissed skin. I would don this cotton shirt over a neutral summer dress.
These Off-White black zip tie jelly sandals (available at Farfetch) bring me back to the eighties. I used to wear jelly shoes when I was little and love seeing old trends reinvented. These sandals are reminiscent of the typical Canadian-style sandal and I highly suggest donning chic socks under these rubbers. This modern design is easy-going and fashion-forward.
I'm a HUGE Chloé fan, but as of late, have been exploring other designers (tryna mix it up). My attempt to change has failed, cause the Chloé Spring/Summer collection is perfection AND I'm obsessed all over again.
This Chloé Tess shoulder bag (available at MyTheresa) embodies the brand. This bag evokes a Western vibe and pairs with the bohemian Chloé look perfectly. The flap has embossed brown leather and dons the signature circular hardware. The Tess style is a cult-classic and this season it combines neutral shades with a pop of turquoise. It's a MUST HAVE!
This brass and blue lacquer femininities earring reinterprets a historical Chloé symbol. The earring is sold separately and features a hand holding a gold-tone chain and blue lacquered horse. This single earring is bold, feminine and unique.
I was almost too late to indulge in the newest coveted style from Louis Vuitton. I was perusing Instagram and saw two of my favorite fashion bloggers donning this bag - Of course, I had to have it! As many of you know, snagging a "limited availability" item at LV can be challenging and although my LV-angel was unable to procure the bag, I was able to purchase one of two left in the United States (with the help of 1-866-VUITTON and my husbano). I'm a happy girl!
The giant/mini monogram canvas features the signature motif in neutral shades. I love the beige, white and green combination. The colorblocking is brilliant and gives this belt bag a unique, fun vibe. This Louis Vuitton Bumbag is also available in red, pink and white.
This Louis Vuitton Bumbag (available at LouisVuitton) just landed a spot on my go-to handbag shelf. If snagging this bag is any indication of my fashion luck this summer - it's gonna be a good one!
I'm obsessed with these Dior sunglasses (available at MyTheresa). The unique, oversized mask design showcases beige acetate frames and tonal lenses. This style is available in two lense shades - rosy...
I love the PVC fashion trend. Transparent PVC accessories bare all, leave nothing to the imagination and captivate onlookers. Suitable for skinnies only, PVC clothing is risky on even the perfect body - it sticks to your skin and if you sweat, it's gonna show (gross)! PVC transparent bags however, are the easier choice for this trend.
PVC, also referred to as shiny vinyl can be produced in any shade and is not necessarily transparent. Often confused with patent leather, this synthetic material has high fashion potential, but be careful, it can look kinda trashy if not donned properly. Here's a few designer PVC accessories for inspiration..
This black and gold-tone Dolce & Gabbana Gomma + Ricamo PVC Bag (available at Farfetch) is perfect! AND I WANT IT! The black PVC cage design has pom pom embellishments and a gold-tone D&G logo plaque on the front. Stripped down to the bare vinyl cage, this handbag reminds me of vintage plastic shopping totes, but of course the D&G design is high fashion and probably not meant to hold groceries!
I have respect for anyone who dares to wear transparent shoes. They look insanely uncomfortable and don't most feet sweat - I just imagine my feet sliding around (eww). KKW dons transparent shoes often and makes it look effortless (there must be a secret). These Yeezy Season 8 PVC Pointed Pumps (available at Farfetch) are simple and modern.
These graphite-gray semi-transparent pumps have a soft branded insole and three small holes along the side for ventilation (brilliant). These high-heeled shoes are gorgeous and blend nicely with the modern, monochromatic fashion theme.
I'm a huge fan of printed clothing and accessories, especially if the message is meaningful. This MM6 Maison Margiela Charity Capsule Shopper Tote (available at Farfetch) is one of many pieces in the latest charity capsule collection in support of the French charity Aides. Mason Margiela is a long-time supporter of the non-profit organization. 25 years ago these words appeared on t-shirts; THERE IS MORE ACTION TO BE DONE TO FIGHT AIDS THAN WEAR THIS T-SHIRT BUT IT'S A GOOD START". The t-shirt has been reinvented every year and this season, the important message appears on garments, cuffs, bags and the classic t-shirt.
This Junya Watanabe Comes des Garçons PVC Tote (available at MyTheresa) has a PVC lining and removable drawstring canvas pouch. This tote is perfect for anyone that prefers to keep their handbag essentials a secret. The vinyl tote has JWCDG printed on the front and the canvas pouch dons Junya Watanabe Comes des Garçons. This tote is simple, neutral and perfect for summer.
The Boyy Deon PVC Belt Bag (available at MyTheresa) is fun fashion! The contemporary PVC bag design is cute-chic. This PVC belt bag has leather trim, an adjustable strap and dons the signature ring detail. This bag is perfect for festival season.
The Mason Michel Julianne PVC Bucket Hat (available at Farfetch) features a transparent, croc-embossed pattern and logo plaque. This hat is the perfect high-fashion accessory to keep your hairstyle intact while you go about your day in less than desirable weather. The oversized brim will keep the rain off your hair and face. I have to have this innovative PVC hat!
I love the PVC fashion trend. Transparent PVC accessories bare all, leave nothing to the imagination and captivate onlookers. Suitable for skinnies only, PVC clothing is risky on even the perfect...
It's still freezing AF outside, but I'm looking forward to layer-free, sunlit days AND am already curating the perfect wardrobe for Spring/Summer 2019. My fashion vibe remains similar to previous years, but my upcoming Nashville trip has inspired me to don free-flowing silhouttes, feminine prints and more color. AND, I've lost a lot of weight, so I'm inclined to show off this summer.. Neutral shades, a pop of amber, printed tops and casual handbags are on my must have list.
I'm obsessed with Chloé sunglasses - it's an addiction! These Chloé Willis aviator sunglasses (available at MyTheresa) are amazing! The gold-tone frame, amber lense and pink marbling across the bridge and on the ear pieces are the perefct color combination. These glasses are slightly oversized - love that! I'm a huge fan of aviator sunglasses - the silhouette makes everyone look better.
This Dolce & Gabbana Belezza black logo-print PVC tote (available at Farfetch) is super fun and perfect for summer. Transparent handbags are tricky - you gotta be mindul of what you put in there, but a cute cosmetic bag will personalize and elevate the "everything is on-display" look. This tote is also available in transparent-black, yellow, pink and blue. LOVE! AND WANT!
The Haider Ackermann handwritten tank top (available at Farfetch) is perfect for layering and will create a cool juxtaposition against feminine silk pants (next on my list). The Haider Ackermann brand has a few handwritten t-shirts, tanks and sweatshirts all doning different print, either in white with black print or black with white print. This unque style adds a little badass vibe, laid-back vibe to any look..
The Chloé Spring/Summer 2019 collection is everyting I love about fashion AND Chloé. The cool-girl vibe is feminine, chic and free-spirited. These bohemian-style Chloé wide-leg trousers (available at Farfetch) are gorgeous. The multi-colored, silk trousers are high-waisted and have an elastic waistband. These pants are perfect for summer AND will look great with the Chloé Willis aviators, D&G tote and Haider Ackermann printed tank top! It's the perfect wekeend look!
It's still freezing AF outside, but I'm looking forward to layer-free, sunlit days AND am already curating the perfect wardrobe for Spring/Summer 2019. My fashion vibe remains similar to previous...
I LOVE this Fendi Peekaboo mini pocket suede handbag (available at Fendi). The Peekaboo style is one of my favorites and the reinvented bag with exterior multipurpose pockets is brilliant. The juxtaposition of the soft and luxurious suede and smooth, structured leather gives this bag a feminine, military vibe. The green leather against the sand suede with gold-finish metalware is the perfect color combination.
This small handbag has two compartments inside, separated by a stiff partition. The Peekoboo style comes with a detachable crossbody strap - I like to accessorize my handbags with straps from the Fendi Strap You collection. Of course, I gifted this Peekaboo handbag to myself!
The word "Clothing" in many languages listed down the front of this Vetements t-shirt (available at MyTheresa) and up the back is intriguing. The super oversized cotton t-shirt makes a simple statement - clothing! Tucked in high-waisted trousers or worn loose over fitted pants with chic high-heeled booties, this t-shirt says "cool girl".
I'm obsessed with these MIU MIU pink fur slip-on sandals (available at Farfetch). The printed cotton vamp dons white mohair giving these sandals a flirty, feminine vibe. I love the contemporary, feminine spirit of this brand AND have to have these sandals..
Another one of my favorites is Moschino. The brand is playful and synonymous with the bear print. The 3D-like "This Is Not A Moschino Toy" print against the pink t-shirt dress (available at Farfetch) is feminine, but with a little edge - a safety pin infected bear is kinda morbid! I love this shade of pink and am a huge fan of the ever-changing bear print. Moschino t-shirts and t-shirt dresses are high-quality. The cotton is medium weight and soft. I may or may not have a few!
I'm a sneaker kinda girl and usually opt for basic white kicks, but I'll make an exception for these Moschino logo print sneakers (available at Farfetch) . These basic white leather sneakers showcase the Moschino logo along with the leather and white rubber sole. Moschino is one of the few brands that print the logo on the clothing and accessories that I will wear. I would pair these sneakers with chic sweatpants or a t-shirt dress. Maybe even with a super-feminine Zimmerman dress.
One of my first brand obsessions - Jil Sander. I've since moved on, but this Jil Sander transparent shopper tote (available at Farfetch) has sparked my interest again. This grocery bag-like tote has a front zip pocket, with the Jil Sander logo. Transparent bags are tricky - you gotta be mindful of what you display in there. I suggest a neutral cosmetic bag to hold all of your handbag essentials. I gotta have this one..
I LOVE this Fendi Peekaboo mini pocket suede handbag (available at Fendi). The Peekaboo style is one of my favorites and the reinvented bag with exterior multipurpose pockets is...
I LOVE sweaters and boots. Summer is fun and I don't mind the barely-there outfits, but the heat is exhausting. I'm happy to invite Fall/Winter and the clothing, but will probably be complaining come March..
I LOVE sweaters and boots. Summer is fun and I don't mind the barely-there outfits, but the heat is exhausting. I'm happy to invite Fall/Winter and the clothing, but will probably be complaining come...
I'm obsessed with Fendi Rockoko boots and impatiently wait each season for the new color schemes and unique embellished styles. There's never a season that I don't fall in in love with another pair of Rockcoco boots (or two). This sock-style boot pairs perfectly with chic joggers (my favorite) and elongates your legs with skirts and dresses. They're surprisingly comfortable and of course, high-quality.
This season, I have two pairs on my wish list, but if I have to choose, imma opt for the logo lace-up style. The signature FF motif detail and contrasting stripe along the collar give these boots a sporty vibe. I'll don these navy blue boots with stylish navy, grey and Burgundy joggers. This color scheme is available in navy blue with a red stripe or black. This color scheme and design is also available in the FF knit sneaker style. Both styles are available at Farfetch.
I recently discovered Fiorucci and love the angels print on the t-shirts and sweaters. I'm not a crop top kinda girl, but this Fiorucci green and white striped cropped t-shirt paired with the somewhat high-waisted Fiorucci black joggers is really flattering and fun (available at Intermix and revolveclothinng.com). Both don the Fiorucci name in pink (I love anything pink). I never wear black, but this styling (seen on revolveclothing.com) is sporty and cute - the perfect loungin' around outfit.
Another one of my favorite brands is Mother. The casual brand is predominantly denim and trust me, Mother jeans are amazing. The fit is perfect and for 'older' women, the high-waist style is really flattering.
These Mother no zip misfit pants are the perfect combination of camo and stripes (kinda my thing this fall/winter). You can barely see that there are stripes in this photo, but there is a blue, red and blue stripe along the sides. The pants are medium-weight and soft. There is a zip fly with button closure and elastic leg opening - love the jogger style. The fit is nice (size-up) and the color scheme is perfection. YES, I have a pair and waited for months to get them (pre-ordered). These pants are available at motherdenim.com and revolveclothing.com.
These Fendi ColibrÌ slingback pumps are gorgeous (available at Farfetch). The houndstooth pattern on the toe cap and checkered pattern on the toe, along with the Fendi hearts embroidered detail on the slingback strap and silver-tone heal are the perfect juxtaposition. There is also a pad on the slingback strap and hiking hardware, giving these high-fashion slingback pumps and sporty vibe. There is so much going on with this design and I LOVE IT!
AND, the other Fendi Rockoko boots on my list (available at mytheresa and Fendi) - these boots don the stitched Fendi name and crystal-embellished hearts. The contrasting cream hue and black and will look great with just about anything you wear this fall/winter and especially elevate your party look. I've been drooling over these boots for weeks.
I'm obsessed with Fendi Rockoko boots and impatiently wait each season for the new color schemes and unique embellished styles. There's never a season that I don't fall in in love with another pair...
I'm a little obsessed with Gucci these days. I can't afford any of it, BUT a girl can dream.. This Gucci oversized cotton t-shirt is perfect (available at Mytheresa). There is an adorable fawn print on the front and a floral print with a lady bug on the back. The green Gucci lettering is a nice contrast from the pink. This oversized t-shirt would look great with blue jeans and strappy, high-heel sandals.
Gucci's leaf-brocade lace bomber jacket (available in major department stores and Farfetch) is feminine and sporty. The striped hem, cuffs, baseball collar and chest patch say "I'm a cool girl" and the delicate lace is pretty and refined. Along side the Gucci lettering, the floral, embroidered appliqué chest patch is consistent with the collection. I like the red piping along the shoulder line and green piping down the zipper. The green, white and red stripes and red and green piping represent the Italian flag . There's a lot of detail in this design - LOVE! There are matching flower-lace jogging pants with red and green piping and striped cuffs - SO Erika Girardi.
I'm coveting these Dolce & Gabbana Amore flared jeans (available at Farfetch). I haven't worn flares in years, but love that the trend may be on the way back in. The three shades of blue denim and denim patches with red stitching give these jeans a fun, loving, 70's vibe.
I was just in Nashville and had an amazing time. I had hoped to get cowboy boots, but didn't get a chance to go shopping - probably for the best! When I saw these Fendi pink crocodile-embossed ankle boots (available at Fendi), I was happy that I missed out on the cowboy boots in Nashville. This cowboy bootie design is gorgeous. I'm obsessed with pale pink shades and this color is perfect. The low boot leg is nice, cause I'm short and the heel is the perfect height. I NEED THESE BOOTS..
I just learned that Gucci has a décor collection and I want everything! The collection is fun, glamorous and way outta my budget. There's candles, dishes, folding tables, gorgeous chairs, panel screens and cushions. I have a Toy Poodle named Teddy Bear, so of course I'm coveting this Gucci embroidered needlepoint teddy bear cushion (available at Gucci) - SO CUTE! The misspelt 'Guccy' lettering references hashtags on social media. AND it's pink (well, on one side). This Gucci décor collection is inspiring me.
Yup, another Gucci design on my 'must-have' list. This Gucci Florentia tote bag (available at Farfetch) is perfect for fall/winter travels. The red and black gingham pattern reminds me of the classic hunters flannel shirt. This is labeled a mens tote, but anyone can don this oversized, wool bag. Like many designs in this collection, there's a floral appliqué. The Florentia L'orta Di Giove slogan references Florence and part of the Boboli Gardens of Palazzo Pitti.
I'm a little obsessed with Gucci these days. I can't afford any of it, BUT a girl can dream.. This Gucci oversized cotton t-shirt is perfect (available at Mytheresa). There is an adorable fawn print...
If you browse my blog, then you would assume that I already purchased these items (all of them). I can't help myself - by the time I curate an 'I'm Coveting..' list, everything is in my online shopping bag, waiting for me to hit 'complete order'!
I LOVE these Chloé Carlina round sunglasses in silver and powder pink (available at Mytheresa). The braided, fine gold-tone metalwork is delicate and feminine. The frames are round and a bit oversized. The pink gradient lenses are pale and won't protect your eyes from the sun - BUT they look good. I'm a HUGE fan of Chloé sunglasses. The bohemian Chloé attitude is carefree and the variety of 'free spirit' sunglass styles evoke flower child charm.
I had no intention of buying new shoes when I went to Chloé on Madison in New York a few months ago, but you can't argue love at first site. These shoes were meant for me AND they're so comfy. The Chloé River wedge boot (available at Chloé) has a military look, but the corset-inspired lace-up vamp gives a feminine vibe. The laces are leather, so beware - these can stretch and break fairly easily. Pair these wedge boots with a t-shirt dress and the Chloé Roy double clutch handbag.
Yeah, I would go to the ends of the earth to procure a handbag - I had to engage Dutch friends in the Netherlands to get this one. This pink leather micro-bag by Fendi (available at Fendi) is super tiny and embellished with galvanized pearls. I love this Fendi handbag style and am super excited to get my first micro Peekaboo. While it's still on route, I've already made big plans for this tiny Peekaboo handbag.
Each season Fendi brings us new bag accessories - fur pom poms, mini bags (to attach to your bag) and this season, the Fendi Space Monkey (available at Fendi). This little bag accessory dons the signature Fendi print and has a leather headpiece embellished with galvanized pearls. SO CUTE! I put this on my Mother's Day wish list.. I trust my Toy Poodle is gonna come through!
James Smith slides (available at Shop Planet Blue) are simple and chic. The slip-on style comes with a leather or suede vamp and a thin sole. These fit nicely and go great with everything. I have a long road trip this summer and think these will be the perfect slide for those en-route days and site-seeing.
YUP, I have this one too. The Louis Vuitton Hot Springs backpack (available at Louis Vuitton) combines my two favorite LV Vernis leather colors - Amarante and Rose Ballerine. The backpack is small, but spacious inside AND has a pink lining. Backpacks are having a moment this season (especially mini backpacks). I was super lucky to land this bag. I'd seen it on the LV site, but it wasn't available. I casually walked into the Louis Vuitton store in New York some weeks later and there it was! That was a great day, BUT the very reason why I shouldn't visit New York often. I've been selling stuff on eBay ever since, trying to make up for the financial damage I caused!
If you browse my blog, then you would assume that I already purchased these items (all of them). I can't help myself - by the time I curate an 'I'm Coveting..' list, everything is in my online...
The functional bucket bag style handbag is having an extended fashion moment these last few seasons. This style has been around a long time, but as of late, is making a big comeback and gracing the arms of models and celebrities. The bucket bag is roomy and depending on the size can carry lots of day-to-night essentials. This style comes in all sizes - XS to XL. The larger styles are perfect for carrying all your airplane essentials. Here's a short list of bucket bag styles for inspiration.
The Roxy denim cage mini bucket bag by Alexander Wang (available at Farfetch) is cute but edgy. The cage is bleached denim, as well as the denim bike chain style attachment that goes over the round top handles for closure.
Mansur Gabriel is often credited for bringing back the bucket bag (this time). The light pink shade of this leather Mansur Gabriel bucket bag (available at Mytheresa) is perfect for Spring/Summer. This bucket bag is small-medium size, has an adjustable strap and leather drawstring. It's simple, functional and chic.
Jil Sander was one of my first designer obsessions. True to the brand, the esthetic remains simple and chic. This Jil Sander white leather bucket tote (available at Farfetch) is medium-sized and can hold lots of stuff. The structured bag has small top handles and inside pockets. LOVE!
I often peruse the Louis Vuitton Vintage selection on Farfetch. I can't afford anything, but a girl can dream. The Louis Vuitton Vintage fringed bucket tote is festival-chic. The small bucket bag is structured and dons the iconic Lous Vuitton print under the multicolored fringe with beads. Are you sitting down? You should - this vintage bag (so, it is preowned) costs $8,948!
The camel shade of this leather bucket bag by Mansur Gabriel (available at Mytheresa) is classic. The vegetable-tanned leather is gorgeous and the interior is the same light pink shade as the light pink style. Mansur Gabriel bags are simple but timeless.
This MIU MIU leather bucket bag (available at NET-A-PORTER) is rectangular shaped, with waved edges. The white leather is hand painted and although MIU MIU styles usually don jewels and embellishment, this classic bag only has a little polished silver hardware - 'MIU MIU'. This bucket bag has no closure and a matching zipped pouch inside.
The functional bucket bag style handbag is having an extended fashion moment these last few seasons. This style has been around a long time, but as of late, is making a big comeback and gracing the...
Bomber jackets seem to never go out of style, but this staple jacket had a major fashion moment in 2017. I noticed a surge in mens bombers last year - no surprise, men and bomber jackets go hand-in-hand. In the 50's, this military style (bomber style) jacket made it's way from, well, men in the military to the streets. Bombers made another comeback in the 90's. In 2018, the rebellious fashion attitude has the bomber momentum going strong again.
The bomber jacket is the perfect season transitioning outerwear. Light-weight jackets and layers are suitable for the in-between season. You can pair the bomber jacket with anything - really! Casual looks, day dresses AND even more elegant looks. The bomber adds a roughness and contrast to the 'all dressed-up and goin' somewhere special look'. This urban style jacket is relaxed and evokes a 'cool' vibe.
This Spring, relaxed fit and oversized bombers with graphic logos across the back are on-trend. Yeah, you can opt for the traditional military green, camo and navy fabrics, or you can add a little intrigue as you're walking away. 'You thought I looked good from the front - wait till I turn around'! Arm patches, appliqués and embellished zipper pull tags make this long-time staple jacket modern again.
This silk Valentino bomber jacket (available at Mytheresa) is everything (really, there's a lot going on here)! I love the pale pink stripe with yellow piping along the shoulders and sleeves. The contrast against the olive green satin is perfect. The black and white ribbed trims are traditional and chic. The color combination is genius. The beaded and embroidered butterfly appliqués on the front, back and sleeves are gorgeous. Truly amazing! This reinvented bomber jacket is my favorite this season.
The collegiate varsity inspired Miu Miu appliquéd satin-shell bomber jacket (available at NET-A-PORTER) is sporty and fun. The red and white bouclé 'M' patch and glass-beaded flamingo add a playful vibe to the muted shades navy and antique-rose. This relaxed fit bomber jacket has snap buttons and ribbed trims.
The eagle appliqué on the back of this Off-White satin varsity jacket (available at Mytheresa) is all biker jacket meets bomber jacket. The snap buttons and black and white ribbed trims give this jacket a sporty vibe, while the eagle and flower reference denotes femininity and freedom.
Another one of my favorites - the Off-White camouflage bomber jacket (available at Mytheresa). I LOVE camo and have seen this print up close - it's vibrant and the high-contrast white logo across the back elevates this design. The slouchy fit feels like you're wearing your guys clothes and the O-ring zipper and durable fabrication are the epitome of the bomber jacket.
From the Thomas Maier Spring 2018 collection - this duchess-satin bomber jacket (available at NET-A-PORTER) is anything but boring. The combination of the gray, camo sleeves, and pink and red striped trims is feminine and fun. The pink flamingo appliqué is cute and girlie. There seems to be many bird references this spring.
P.E Nation is a athletic clothing brand AND this red and blue striped bomber jacket (available at Mytheresa) will definitely elevate your work-out look. It's a bit 'loud', so I'd opt for an all black ensemble underneath. The toggle zip is branded with the P.E Nation logo and the red stripes around the sleeves are giving me a race-car clothing vibe.
Bomber jackets seem to never go out of style, but this staple jacket had a major fashion moment in 2017. I noticed a surge in mens bombers last year - no surprise, men and bomber jackets go...