Archive for the ‘Fashion & Style’ Category

Perfect Valentine Gift: Burak Uyan Handbag

Every who is updated in fashion trends will tell you that newcomer Burak Uyan is the industry’s newest darling. His high-heeled shoes can be worn without the discomfort and pain, while his rare handbags are made with fine detail. This red handbag, for instance, is perfect as a companion for your Valentine date. It features […]

Gotta Have Them: Alexander McQueen Spring 2011 Clutches

He may have left this world forever, but the legacy of Alexander McQueen remains as the fashion house, headed by Sarah Burton, introduces its clutches and handbags for 2011 Spring/ Summer. Its statement-causing clutches feature McQueen’s traditional skull details as they clash with unlikely materials like leafy and floral accents. One of these purses, which […]

Victoria Beckham Unveils First Signature Handbag

Singer and designer Victoria Beckham introduces her first signature handbag during her New York Fashion Week show. The statement bag, which debuted along with her Spring/ Summer 2011 line, was created in collaboration with Marc Jacobs designer Katie Hiller. “I knew what I wanted, but I needed someone with the expertise, who knew about factories,” […]

Chloé Handbags Go Minimalist

When you are used to Chloé handbags with giant, bedazzled locks back in the mid-2000s, the brand takes a different turn this Fall 2010 as it goes minimalist. Probably as a reflection to the economic and social conditions, these leather handbags continues to impress fashionistas and recessionistas alike, calling it the cure to the “It […]

Hot Trend: Leopard Print Handbags

Leopard prints in handbags–or even animal prints in general–can be a bit polarizing, either you find it fun and glamorous, or cheap and tacky. Nevertheless, these prints are all the rage this fall as many fashion houses are stocking their shelves with the hippest leopard print handbags. Bringing one with you certainly creates a stir […]

Hunt for Free Jimmy Choo Shoes Begins

Fans of Jimmy Choo shoes in London have been checking out their Twitter and Facebook lately for a chance to grab a free pair of Jimmy Choo trainers. All they have to do is to follow, or like for Facebook users, username “CatchAChoo” to catch up with the Jimmy Choo Trainer Hunt. The race offers winners the chance to win a free pair of Jimmy Choo trainers. Fans have to guess where in London are the shoes located using the photos posted on its social networking sites as well as foursquare…

Versace Wins Counterfeiting Case

Versace has won a record compensation amounting to US$20 million in a counterfeit case against several American retailers. The popularly-known luxury brand said the damages awarded by a US court were one of the highest ever obtained by an Italian company in a counterfeiting case brought abroad. The case is about a 2003 complaint that involved more than 70 retails stores in Southern California and Arizona that sell fake products bearing the Versace brand. It eventually resulted to over 1…

Mulberry Beatrice Bag

The Mulberry bag is an oversized hobo made of waxed nubuck leather with gold-tone hardware. It has a patent leather buckle-fastening embellishment with a designer-stamped plaque in front, and reinforced corners at the base. It also has a singled handle with buckle fastenings and a magnetic snap closure fastening at the top. Inside, it has internal pouch and zipped pockets, and black, designer stamped lining. Wear it with a pair of stylishly distressed skinny jeans, high-cut boots, and boyfrien…

Marni Medium Suede Shoulder Bag

Marni’s medium sized shoulder bag is made of mustard-colored suede with silver-tone hardware and two brown leather top handles. It also has a detachable brown leather strap with a buckle to adjust its length. The bag has a light brown piping, pleating at the base, and a zip fastening at the top. Inside it zipped and pouch pockets and is fully lined with light brown shell plastic. Wear it to liven up a simple monochromatic ensemble. The shoulder bag’s dimensions are: Width 16″ / 41cm x Height…

Donna Karan Eldridge Leather Bag

The Donna Karan Eldridge is as versatile as it is stylish. It is a cream and black leather pleated bag with crease print, and gunmetal-tone hardware, two convertible handles, snap fastenings at the top, base and sides, and seam detail at the base. It is embellished with a gunmetal-tone designer metal tag with multi-chain hoop at the handle, and a keyhole detail at the base corners. Inside, it has internal zipped and pouch pockets, and is fully lined. The Eldridge bag is so versatile that you can…