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Best It Handbags of All Time. Part 2

It Bags- Mulberrry Bayswater

Let’s talk “It” designer handbags… We’re continuing our countdown to the best It bags of all time. In Part I, we started in the 1930s, and now, we begin at the turn of the 21st century. Before then, It bag statuses belonged to either French or Italian houses, but in 2002 that would change. Keep reading to find out more.…

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Designer Handbags

Lady Dior Handbag- A Tribute to Princess Diana

History of the Lady Dior Handbag

Christian Dior’s Lady Dior bag was first crafted on the basis of wanting to successfully create an iconic, recognizable bag, which, in fact, Dior did. Created in 1994, the tote was first called “Chouchou,” which means “Favorite”  in French. In 1995, the First Lady of France, Madame Bernadette Chirac, gave Lady Diana, Princess of Wales, the latest handbag design by Dior. Lady Diana fell instantly in love with the bag; and as the most photographed woman in the world, the…

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Celebrity Inspiration

Jungle Fever

Just when you think animal prints are taking a back seat to newer summer trends, suddenly they’re showing up everywhere again. Here’s Cameron Diaz looking leggy as ever in sequined Pucci at the premiere of Bad Teacher yesterday. She does the right thing by keeping her accessories minimal and keeping the focus on the dress (and those legs, of course!). Both Rosie Huntington-Whitley (above) and Lily Collins (below)  also chose jungle-inspired dresses for last week’s MTV Movie Awards, accenting their ensembles…

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Dior Couture: Simply the Best

I absolutely can not get enough of the images from John Galliano’s Christian Dior Haute Couture show from Monday. Stunning is an understatement–these clothes are pure art and are totally inspired. Galliano’s reference was the fashion illustrations of René Gruau, Dior’s iconic advertising creative director during the 1940s and ’50s. His work was punctuated by light and shade, as well as pencil marks and color washes. Galliano recreated the effect with layer upon layer of graduated tulle, fantastic makeup, and cartoon-like…

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