Nothing compares to the out-and-out glamour of the Oscars -- it is truly Hollywood's most-anticipated, star-studded, see-and-be-seen celebrity event of the year. The stars pull out all the stops to look ultra-glam and land on the best-dressed list. Blush, nude and white were the shades of color (or lack thereof) that reigned supreme last night, not unlike last year, along with sparkly metallics and heavily embellished gowns worthy of the movie star set. Statement necklaces were a popular accessory, although I would have preferred a little more from the diamond family. Who were our favs?? Here we go! ...Read more.
What better way to inject pizzazz into your wardrobe basics than a sophisticated take on a boho-inspired, fringe handbag? We love these styles for their polished, yet carefree, flair that says I don't take myself too seriously. Fringe is a major trend this fall and showing up on everything from sweaters and tops to handbags and heels. The great thing about these bags we found is that they marry a classic shape with fun-loving fringe and won't go out of style anytime soon. ...Read more.
The satchel. It's classic, polished, feminine and the perfect contrast to the menswear look that is so haute this season. Plus, in "go-with-everything-in your-closet" black, it will be your go-to bag for years to come. We found five fabulous black satchels, from an investment piece to more affordable versions, any one of which would be a great addition to your fall line-up. A good handbag, particularly a timeless style like this, you will have for a long time, if not forever, so buy the best your budget can swing. A great handbag has the power to up-level even the most basic outfit. ...Read more.