1. I have become addicted to organizing everything in little pouches in my bag – I love how it looks, and it keeps everything organized. I can switch bags in a hurry, and plus putting items like keys, pens in pouches means less scratches and ink accidents on the inside of my bags! These great Rebecca Minkoff pouches went on sale recently so I wanted to share – I’ve gotten a lot of use out of my own Minkoff leather pouch, and I’ve just ordered the Tokyo version (one of my favorite cities) below for myself too! I think it will be perfect for tucking into my work tote, so I can just grab a smaller bag when heading out to lunch or a coffee.
The pouches are on sale at Nordstrom for 50% off, which is the biggest discount I’ve seen. The Paris version is already sold out but you can check back to see if they restock. I also found it for 25% off here at Piperlime.
2. A few weeks ago in my Blue Jasmine wardrobe recap, I mentioned the designer Zoran (as the antithesis of what Jasmine might wear). I received a few emails and comments about him, and so I wanted to share a few articles about this designer, Zoran Ladicorbic, who sadly stopped publicly producing clothing in 2011. My own introduction to Zoran was very brief – I remember going with my mom while she browsed through the very limited selection at Saks San Francisco and being in a sea of black!
Here’s a great introduction to Zoran, via the NY Times and Cathy Horyn. Then, read on to learn how Zoran “packs”, via Departures. Don’t you wish he was still making clothes for the public? Continue Reading