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Crazy about these designer clutch bags

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Compact and glamorous, I am crazy in love with these designer clutch bags spotted in Milan’s high-end boutiques. Styles and trends come and go but a clutch bag maintains it’s petite frame incorporating texture, colour and pretty details. Accessorise an … Continue reading

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‘Mirabilia’ – an Indian reconstruction of Etro paisley

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Etro, one of my favourite (and most vibrant) brands, has collaborated with Indian artists, Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra, to produce the ‘Mirabilia’ collection, a different interpretation of their recognisable paisley print which appears digitalised but full of movement and … Continue reading

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My newest Braccialini art bag: ‘Bouquet’

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It was love at first sight; a perfectly-shaped ‘Bouquet’ black rose-textured leather model with gold metal rings which can be removed allowing the bag to extend for a little more packing space. And even though I am an impulsive buyer, … Continue reading

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Make a difference with a Tommy Hilfiger limited edition bag

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The Tommy Hilfiger boutique in Milan’s Piazza Guglielmo Oberdan was my port of call. The reason? To literally jump while holding the Tommy Hilfiger limited edition bag; a campaign supporting breast health – in collaboration with Elle Italia and supermodels, … Continue reading

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Spotted: new NaraCamicie and beautiful bags at PAM

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    My friend fell in love with the Nara shirt I gave her for her birthday and just as I predicted, she is now hooked onto the brand, visiting the NaraCamicie website often in search of more additions to … Continue reading

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Chromatic Passion from Colombo Via Della Spiga

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For Spring /Summer 2014, this historic brand serves up more exceptionally crafted leather bags and accessories, this time designed by the experienced Gian Luca Lera. I was accompanied around the boutique and introduced to each individual creation cut from crocodile, … Continue reading

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Larusmiani unveils the Contemporary Travels Collection 2014

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This time, I really was blown away by the way in which designer, Alice Etro fused oriental influences into the Larusmiani women’s collection for Spring/Summer next year. Intricate blue prints seen on porcelain vases and floral motifs in vibrant colours … Continue reading

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Modelling for Dellera

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Unlike all the other boutiques in the Quadrilatero which served drinks and finger food during the Vogue Fashion Night Out, the Dellera fur boutique on Via Sant Damiano took a different approach. Each guest was allowed to pick their favourite … Continue reading

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‘Pasta’ bags for every day from Hell’s Kitchen

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Penne, Tortellini, Lasagna and Gnocco – inedible but truly eco-friendly. Not typically Italian in appearance, the bags created by Hell’s Kitchen are every bit Italian in concept; carefully considered materials crafted into quality products that make a stylish statement. The … Continue reading

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Corto’s new bags: NYC clutches and ‘The Bomb’

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The first time I met the young designer, Corto Moltedo, at his boutique in Milan’s Via Santo Spirito, I could not help but throw in a lame joke about how I would only blog in exchange for gifts in the … Continue reading

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Trade relations, my bling Toy Ring and bag/shoe combos

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How incredibly convenient! The day that snowflakes drift through the air is the same day that I get chauffeur driven by Otieno to and from my first and most important meeting of the day. I had arranged for the entire … Continue reading

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Wedding belles in dazzling dresses and ‘Millionaire’ shoes

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Only seven days to go to the first of four of my cousins’ weddings taking place this December. It’s a crazy, hectic month ahead but I am on top of things with my ravishing wardrobe and accessories perfectly planned and … Continue reading

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Woven, bling and art bags that add to Milan’s festive beauty

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Done and dusted! I have worked under extreme pressure to compile the fifth edition of the Montenapoleone Shopping Guide by Where, and I am so proud to know that I can celebrate a full year of the publication which is … Continue reading

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The revamped Colombo Via Della Spiga boutique

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So last night was the eve of Milan Fashion Week and I already had a few parties to attend. What’s wonderful about these few days is that Milanese look for every excuse to celebrate and the launch of a new … Continue reading

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Gianni Dori – The CEO of ‘RODO Firenze’ feeds my addiction to shoes

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While exploring Florence from Palazzo Pitti to the museums of iconic Italian brands, it became evident to me that the city was once a trend-setting centre of fashion and even today, inherent style is showcased in the leather jackets and … Continue reading

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