Phillip Lim is indeed an ode to the land of the rising sun

NEW YORK, United States — Phillip Lim doesn’t subscribe to the tyrannical codes that once applied to being a fashion designer. Lim​ is more dreamer than diva, and he’s the first to admit it. Backstage after his Autumn/Winter 2016 show, he discussed reincarnation and, more specifically, how he feels he was certainly Japanese in a past life. He’s not been there lately — there’s a trip planned for March — but the collection was indeed an ode to the land

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Fashioned hemlines that zigzagged wildly in the s/s 2017 collections

In the world of quack economic theories, the Hemline Index is up there with the Pizza Principle and the Cockroach Theory . The adage goes that skirt lengths rise and fall with the stock market. Skirts were short in the prosperous Twenties and Sixties; in the impoverished Thirties, hems fell. The theory comes apart, however, during the war years, when despite national penury skirts were shorter than they had been before. Then there was the recession of the early Nineties,

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Jil Sander Spring Pyramid 2010 Pyramid Wristlets Showcase

Did you all hear that 49 of the states in the USA have snow right now? All but Florida. Unfortunately and fortunately, Vlad and I are leaving Florida to head back to NYC and I am beginning to remember why I am a Florida girl. Snow looks great in pictures and is great in theory – but I freeze easily. I prefer sun, sand, and palm trees. While I will be trudging through the snow and bundling up in the

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How to Choose The Perfect Tote Bag To Fit For You?

A new bag used to mean a nylon backpack—simple and utilitarian, a perfect canvas for sharpie or white-out scrawls. Now that you’re a grown-up, you need a grown-up bag. The coolest one to carry this fall is a leather tote, consider it the manlier version of your beach bag. Your new one should still be simple and utilitarian, but it should also be an investment, and therefore given extensive consideration. After all, you’ll be carrying it all day, every day.

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Top 10 Favorite Photo Backpacks And Camera Shoulder Bags for Outdoor Photography

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”—Ansel Adams This January issue’s theme was outdoor photography and other than architectural interiors and studio photography, more images are probably captured out of doors than indoors. This column’s focus is on camera bags for landscape, nature, and wildlife shooters, whose needs are different from their urban counterparts. Kelly Moore, for example, manufactures fashion bags and offers the beautifully crafted Woodstock Backpack

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The versatility and easy access of a messenger bag

Chrome’s new Lieutenant rolltop messenger bag combines the versatility and easy access of a messenger bag with the watertight seal of a rolltop backpack to make one tough bag. Doesn’t hurt that it’s got looks, to boot. The interior is fully lined with box-welded, military-grade truck-bed liner to ensure a waterproof seal that Poseidon himself would struggle to breach. This means your 17 inch laptop and other goodies stay dry when it’s wet and miserable outside. Conversely, when it’s warm

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Timbuk2 Commute/Command Is The Most Popular Laptop Bag

If you’re looking for a better laptop bag to carry your gear to class or the office, you could use any old padded bag, or you could use something weatherproof, stylish, and functional. Last week we asked you for your favorites, then looked at the five best laptop bags. Now we’re back to crown the community favorite. It was difficult to whittle down your just shy of a hundred laptop bags to five we could highlight, but of those five,

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Kate Hudson’s Printed Hobo Bag For Summer

Traveling around the globe can be exhausting, especially with a baby, but Kate Hudson’s latest vacation look — white sheath dress, nude pumps, and a one-of-a-kind Simone Camille bag ($985) — proved that the actress has mastered the art of polished travel style. Kate’s outfit was simple on its own, but what really made it pop was the color, texture, and print of her eye-catching bohemian bag. All of Simone Camille’s bags are one of a kind, so Kate’s exact

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Céline Dion Talks Foray Into Fashion in Las Vegas For The Launch Of Her New Accessories Line

Céline Dion joked and occasionally broke into song as she fielded questions from reporters during a press conference in Las Vegas for the launch of her new accessories line. The Céline Dion Collection totals about 200 pieces ranging from totes and clutches to backpacks and suitcases along with small leather goods and tech accessories. About 70 of those pieces were showing at the Project Womens trade show, which kicked off Tuesday in Las Vegas. The singer took inspiration from global

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A Boca police arrest report that A stolen duffel bag with weapons stuffed inside

According to a Boca police arrest report that A stolen duffel bag with weapons stuffed inside was at the center of a car burglary caper in Boca Raton. The bag held a Glock pistol, three magazines of ammo, a hatchet and rope – and it didn’t belong to the man police arrested. The incident happened Monday at about 12:40 a.m. in Mizner Park, when a witness saw someone toss the bag into the bushes. The man who had ditched the bag

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