Category Archives: Handbags and accessories

STYLE LEADER: Oscar de la Renta Spring 2012 bag collection

Oscar de la Renta Spring 2012 Bags

HANDBAG ENVY: Oscar de la Renta Spring 2012 bags…

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PHOTO: Oscar de la Renta

“Oscar,” said the golden girl C.Z. Guest, “Doesn’t even understand what bad taste is.”


STYLE LEADER: A look at the man and his eponymous fashion label…

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ISLAND LIFE: Style for a resort holiday

Sophisticated beach fashion

A beachy life: When we have a resort holiday, I’m a big fan of colourful kaftans, oversized beads, wide-brimmed hats, and cashmere wraps. Take a look at some ideas which might inspire you…

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STYLE LEADER: Headscarf chic

PHOTOS: Hair trends - headscarves

HEADSCARF CHIC: Apparently it’s a “new” fashion trend, but to me, it’s always been a fashion staple – I spent my first proper paycheck on a Hermes silk scarf!

Here’s a look at headscarf style, including lots of different ways to wear headscarves…

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A BALLERINA LIFE: Ballerina chic

Ballerina chic - - Tory Burch

A look at luscious ballerina style…
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ON SALE: Genuine Hermes black box calf Kelly bag

ON SALE: Hermes black box calf Kelly bag


Hermes black box calf Kelly bag, now $5900 (was $13,800)

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LUSCIOUS TRAVEL: Beige and brown weekender bags


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My friend Jenny is after a nice beige/brown overnight bag, so here are some suggestions I’ve come up with for large totes, holdalls, duffel bags and small suitcases…


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SHOP THIS LOOK: Kate Middleton’s sparkly silver beaded necklace from Zara

Kate Middleton in Roland Mouret and Zara

RECREATE THE LOOK: Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, added some Princess Mary of Denmark-style to her look for the Mandela film premiere in London last night, with her Roland Mouret dress and £19.99 Zara beaded necklace.

Find a similar necklace with my suggestions below…

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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Gifts for women $50-$100

PART 3: Luscious gift ideas for women this Christmas, priced $50-$100

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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Gifts for women $20-$50

PART 2: Luscious gift ideas for women this Christmas, priced $20-$50

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