The Accessory That Will Never Go Out of Style

Mary Poppins, a notable literary character, took an under appreciated accessory to an entirely new and iconic level. This "golden ticket" may be stuffed away and long forgotten in your coat closet or storage. But after experiencing an epiphany of sorts, I'm here to tell you try reconsidering  your lost treasure as a go-to accessory that's reasonable for each and every day of the year.  You may be thinking that I'm referring to that bottomless carpet bag with the floral print and vintage appeal, but you would be surprisingly mistaken.  I am referring to one of the most iconic accessories that her character encompassed- the simple, yet majestic, black umbrella with the out-of-the-ordinary parrot head handle.

Why Your Oversized Tee Isn't Just For Catching Up On Beauty Sleep

We have been instilled with the idea that well-tailored garments are a necessity in creating a neat, clean and polished look. While I love a pair of pants with a hem that would give Fred Astaire a run for his money, I have an secret love for a garment that's not only aesthetically appealing, but also appealing in terms of comfort. Hence, the oversized tee. Strictly sleepwear? Only worthy of DIY projects including paint and plaster? On the "must burn in a massive bonfire" list?

... or, worthy of a coveted spot in your closet right next to your favorite silk Balmain blazer?

The Bag Lady: The Good, The Bag & The Ugly?

I would like to believe that every woman has been complimented on her handbag at least ONCE in her lifetime. If not, send me a photo and let the dialogue begin. A handbag is a woman's weapon in a sense... It embodies all things that she finds necessary to go about her daily life in pursuit of joy and happiness.. Cheesy? Realistically, if you think of the objects that you actually choose to put into your handbag, would you not be slightly distraught if you didn't have them? While Alexander McQueen makes fierce clutch that's perfect for evenings out in the city, Balenciaga makes an array of carry-on-travel-worthy handbags that are optimal for the everyday working woman with a never-ending to-do list. 

Chanel Cruise 2015: The Catwalk of Clichés and Stereotypes

Just days after the debut of the Chanel Cruise 2015 collection in Dubai, fashion enthusiasts around the world are weighing in with their thoughts and opinions. The show was said to have been a further confirmation of Dubai's presence as a fashion hub in a global market. The question is, was the collection a genuine form of art, or merely a tacky marketing technique?