Satchel was my kind of thing like 20 years ago? Ha. But somehow, the appeal lessened down the years and it took me a lot longer to want to get hold of the classic Cambridge Satchel, often described as “The Brit It Bag”. But I jumped at the chance when I saw this pink shimmering bag in metallic leather at Shopbop and decided to get it with the gift certificates I received as part of my monthly fashion collaboration with the online store.
Are you a shoeaholic? You are? Well, I admire you. Because I find it difficult to buy shoes. Nah, I am no Miss Big Foot. Neither am I Miss Tiny Dainty Feet. But I just have very specific (read: boring) ideas about them. One, they must show my toes. Two, they must be comfortable to walk in. Three, they must look good on my feet. Four, they should make me look taller. Five, they must not cost too much. With these sort of criteria, I somehow end up buying similar looking shoes after awhile.
I realized that we have very talented ladies in the blogging circuit and I’m not talking about makeup skills or photography flair. I’m talking about ladies who are gifted with deft fingers to handcraft works of wearable art like this colorful nest of what looks like eggs but are really skittles! Delicious looking? You bet! And no, you can’t eat those skittles because they’re baked from clay with no sugar added. Ha!
It’s no secret that I love handmade jewelry but within the category, my heart goes to those that are vintage inspired, particularly those that look rather aged. There’s just something enchanting about them – maybe it’s because of the antique feel, perhaps it’s due to the nostalgic inspiration or it could be just the dreamy appeal – I’m not exactly sure. But one thing I know is that they make great conversation pieces because they usually look quite unique.