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  • The New Cool-Girl It Bag Is...

    Matt Bernson Handbags Fall 2014

    refinery29.com 05 Sep '14, 2am

    They say it's better to do one thing and to do it well, rather than doing many things subpar. Matt Bernson is the exception to that rule. This seasoned NYC-based designer's cult-following shoe label has graced the hooves of the coolest downtown elite for seasons. And, since he's clear...

  • An Anti-Handbag Girl Changes Her Tune

    Why I Was Anti-Handbag - Purses, Accessories, Backpacks

    refinery29.com 24 Aug '14, 6pm

    Photographed by Charles Roussel. Being a purse you can forget about without actually forgetting makes a crossbody a great choice for anyone with my particular, uh, skill for misplacing handbags. Backpacks, of course, take that "forget it" approach to the extreme, as their form puts th...

  • Tom Ford ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    refinery29.com 26 Aug '14, 4pm

    took her turn under the ice bucket , we thought the challenge had reached its apex of fanciness. Here was Nuclear Wintour herself, impeccable bob, signature sunglasses, and designer dress getting utterly drenched — we couldn't help but take a bit of Lauren Weisberger-like delight in t...

  • 30 Sneaky Ways Start Your Fall Shopping Now

    Fall Sneakers - Best Slip-Ons, High-Tops, Laces, Velcro

    refinery29.com 17 Aug '14, 6pm

    A shoe rack without everyday, non-gym sneakers is just sad. And, your heel-sporting feet probably hate you, FYI. But, we have a plan to remedy all of that. Yes, shopping is involved. Whether you're in dire need of some kicks or you're a diehard sneakerhead looking for your next fix, y...

  • The Sneaker Of The Summer Is Meant To Be Messed Up

    White Sneaker Outfits- How To Wear Keds

    refinery29.com 27 Jul '14, 2pm

    There's probably no shoe more popular this summer than the sneaker, in all its forms: From puffy dunks to performance trainers to colorful, patterned, printed plimsolls, the lace-up, rubber-soled shoe is one of the biggest trends of the season. But, if there's one from the bunch that ...

  • Chanel's $3,000 Sneakers Led To Record Sales

    Chanel Couture Sneaker Help Sales

    refinery29.com 07 Jul '14, 3pm

    Chanel’s spring '14 haute couture collection, during which models stomped down the runway wearing the low-tops my parents allowed me to BeDazzle as a second-grader, led to record sales for the fashion house. Okay, okay — the python shoes, created by specialty atelier Massaro and embel...

  • Marc Jacobs Is Totally Fine About Leaving Louis Vuitton. Seriously

    Marc Jacobs Fine About Leaving Louis Vuitton

    refinery29.com 13 Nov '13, 12pm

    Photo: Gregory Place / BEImages. There is no easy way to break up. It is always going to be awkward, sad, and — a teensy bit liberating, if we're being honest. But, as long as you show compassion and respect, these events tend not to be terminal. Case in point: Marc Jacobs, who has re...

  • Surprised? Louis Vuitton Is The Most Valuable Fashion Brand In The World

    Louis Vuitton Most Valuable Brand - Interbrand

    refinery29.com 01 Oct '13, 2pm

    Photo: Courtesy of Louis Vuitton . Among the list of the most valuable brands in the world, the top five don't come as a huge surprise: Apple, Google, Coca-Cola, IBM, and Microsoft, respectively. So, yes, tech rules. But, finding a place at #17 on the lineup compiled by Interbrand is ...