I love a good satchel and the Emile is an oldie but goodie. I love the cute shape and the tiny handles. The leather has a nice texture and seems pretty sturdy. I also love the version with gold hardware.
Sadly, I don’t own this bag. But, if you do – I would love to hear more about your likes and dislikes. My favorite mini satchel is the Pashli which I wrote about last week.
Sorry this post is a little bare, but I promise I’ll be back next week with more inspiring content. (Someone suggested sketching out the essentials of my make-up routine!)
Today’s Fashion Illustration:
3.1 Phillip Lim $$$ Pashli Mini
This is one of my favorite bags. It’s nothing new, but it is tried and true. I love everything about it: the durability and texture of the leather, the gold hardware, the straps, the size, the styling… I could go on and on. Continue reading →
I’m so excited about today’s post because I recently replenished my skin care stock and I’ve been sticking to my regimen pretty religiously (so far.)
It’s no secret that Koreans make some pretty good beauty and skin products. (Refinery29 / Allure) And, while there is one Japanese item on my list – I mainly stick to my motherland’s offerings for “the 10 steps.” (For more details on the routine, I like this write-up from Into the Gloss.)
Those of you who know me in real life had to know a Physique post was coming up! I am obsessed and I have to tell the world.
There are a lot of reasons I wanted to “get in shape:” to be stronger, have more energy, look great in my wedding dress, etc.
After failing to find programs that made a difference – a colleague’s recommendation influenced me to give (pricey) Physique57 a try. A little less than thirty days before my wedding, I booked my first class.
As you may know, my feet are ridiculously small. I read a lot of petiteblogs, but so far none of them rival the child-size-ness of my feet. I own these shoes in size 4.5!
Sometimes, when purchasing sneakers at the less expensive kids’ price, this is awesome. Other times, when I can’t find a grown-up-lady shoe to save my life, it is so frustrating and depressing I want to crawl into a shoe-less-land and give up. (So sad!)
Seriously, here is a typical example of me shoe shopping:
Today’s Fashion Illustration: black slashed jegging $ AEO
Ok, I love these jeans. Imagine my surprise when Refinery29 posted about a black slashed denim trend. Guys! I am on trend!! Haha.
Let me tell you about these jeans. I recently went into Blue & Cream on 1st Street to try on shoes. The (too cool for school) store associate comes over and goes, “I love your jeans. We have those here, the Rag & Bone.” Aaaaand I had to say, “Oh, thanks! Actually, these are from American Eagle.” I believe she replied by saying she didn’t like AE jeans and walked away.
I’m not going to knock Rag & Bone jeans; I’m sure they’re amazing. For $395, they should be. But, I can’t knock my AE jeans either. I mean – they fit great, feel good, cost me less than $39.95 and I guess look like they’re worth more!
Are you on top of this black slashed denim trend? If so, did you go for luxury or affordability?
Hi friends. If you’ve stuck around – you’re my hero! Thank you for continuing your support. Posts will now appear regularly on Wednesday’s!
Now, in the words of Physique57 instructors, “Let’s get right into this!”
Temperatures are dropping quickly and I’m reaching for more and more layers each day. I’ve also been working out each morning and have to strategize pieces that can handle being stuffed in my gym tote.
These days, it seems the leather moto is an on-trend must-have. The price tag can average well over $300; so I see it as something of an “investment.” For what you could end up spending, this jacket should last forever.
I’m not sure about tailoring leather, so I wanted something that looked great off the hanger. (A tall order for a short girl.)
My hunt for the perfectly proportioned piece lasted two years. (My friend, also spent a year choosing her leather love.) But, it was well worth it!