Is there anyone in this world that doesn't love a woven bag? I'll see your woven bag and raise you a little flair. Just like I love sparkling embellishments in the winter, I'm living for boho-chic adornments this summer. Unlike embellishment, where my philosophy is always the bigger the better, when it comes to scarves, …

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The mini bag is back, and it's this traveler’s dream come true. After a particularly terrible experience losing my luggage on the way to Barcelona, I have resisted checking a bag at all costs. Thanks to the limitations of a carry on, bringing more than one bag is usually out of the question. Sometimes I’ll …

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‘Tis the season of the espadrille! With acutely-modern metallic leather Guccis and pompom-accented Aquazzuras, it’s easy to forget just how long this shoe has been around. The style dates back 4,000 years. Some of its best iterations come from Pyrenean Catalonia (Spain – France) and the Occitania region, where the footwear has been made since the 14th century. While the term “espadrille” is French, it has roots in the Catalan language, deriving its meaning from espart, a tough Mediterranean grass used to make rope. Clearly, today's designers have a rich history to draw upon, and they’ve immersed themselves in it to create some of the most gorgeous espadrilles yet. Whether you like yours embroidered or crafted from classic canvas, flat or towering, inexpensive or investment-worthy, there’s no shortage of shoes to pick up for summer!
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I remember in the ’90s, I wouldn’t wear a skinny jean if you paid me (well, actually, that would have depended on your price). It was all about a hip-slung bell-bottom or a nice, stiff boot cut – thanks, Earl Jeans. Now, the great thing about the 21st century, and the fast-paced digital information age that’s come along with it, is trends never really die or fade into obscurity because they keep coming back so quickly. So much so that even some of the trendiest of trends have evolved into bona fide classics.
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