Francine Ballard's Rantings of the Accessory-Obsessed.
Speaking of new Fall bags…. here are some of my favorites I’ve been browsing and lusting after lately. I just can’t decide which to pursue!
(clockwise from top left)
Gunmetal leather goodness from Phillip Lim, bordeaux nouveau vintage styling from Miu Miu, a toffee colored tote from Margiela, and a classic red leather saddle bag from Ralph Lauren.
Could I have them all please? -RS (All screenshots via Saks.com)
Fashion news flashes:
Arizona Muse has been tapped as the new face of Estee` Lauder. She joins an illustrious roster of models including Elizabeth Hurley, Carolyn Murphy, Hilary Rhoda, Constance Jablonski, Liu Wen and Joan Smalls. (Image via fashiongonerogue)
Ralph Lauren is launching a quartet of fragrances for women called “The Big Pony Collection” to be sold exclusively at Bloomingdales. Pop your collars and head over if you want to smell preppy.
Florence-based fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo closed the year 2011 up 69.8%. And look, they don’t even deign to dabble in social media! -RS (via WWD)