Out with the old and in with Pantone’s color of the year: Radiant Orchid! We’ve been inspired by the endless hues of this year’s enticing and confident color. From Hermès to Nancy Gonzalez, you can spot 2014’s color in an array of gorgeous totes, shoulder bags, clutches, and jewelry at Portero.com.
Shop our inspired collection here: http://bit.ly/19XvCfH
Right out of the box — one of the pristine black Birkins that you can find on Portero.
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Win your dream bag! We’ve partnered with PopSugar and ShopStyle to giveaway this pre-owned red Hermès Kelly. The bag has been around since 1935. Originally known as the Sac à Dépêches, it was renamed the Kelly in 1956 after Princess Grace Kelly carried it to discreetly cover her pregnancy.
Enter the sweepstakes here.
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The Hermès Birkin HAC is short for Haut à Courroies, which means high belts in French. These Birkins are slightly taller with shorter straps. Designed in late 1800s, they were designated for transporting riding gear. Today, the larger bags are ideal for travel. Bon weekend!
Shop all Birkins here.
A vision in white: A Hermès Bolide in leather and toile.
Toughen up a vintage watch — such as this Cartier Tank — with a Hermès leather bracelet. (This one is a Double Tour Rivale.)
We though you could use a mid-week pick-me up: This Hermès scarf can brighten up any doldrums. Wearable art, for sure. (Spotted in Milan by our director of handbags Elizabeth Bernstein.)
A red Balenciaga bag with an orange Hermès Cuff de Chien (CDC) — the ultimate rockstar look.
These Hermès horses signal something divine is about to gallop into your closet. Giddy up!
This week, Elizabeth took some inspiration from one of her own outfits — white, red and orange with a splash of turquoise.
While white is always the go-to hue of summer, it’s easy to pep it up a bit with a smattering of dramatic hues.
“All white is beautiful in the summer but can definitely use some spice with your accessories,” said Elizabeth, who obviously practices what she preaches. “Jewelry, bags and watches in bright sunny and electric hues can completely transform your breezy beach look into something extravagant and exciting.”
Pictured here, from left to right: Hermès Orange H Victoria Bag, Hermès Geranium 40cm Togo Leather Kelly Bag, Hermès Orange H Crocodile Collier de Chien Bracelet, Bottega Veneta Orange-Red Woven Crossbody Bag and Bottega Veneta Yellow Woven Leather Hobo.
“All are statement pieces and look great against your white backdrop and that perfectly bronzed tan — SPF not included.”
Shop all brights here.