Céline munchies

Celine large cartable pillow handbagAbove and below are accessories, leather goods and shoes I definitely wouldn’t say no to for this spring and summer. Especially not the large white “pillow” hand bag, nor the “flap pillow” clutch in black. These bags making me think about Pierre Paulin’s Canape sofa in leather, or Vittorio Introini designed chairs for Saporiti from the1970s. Anyway, the suede clutch from Resort 2016 isn’t bad either.

Celine medium flap pillow shoulder bag Celine slide brass jewellry Celine kilt necklace and bracelet Celine resort 2016 sailor clutch suede Celine Resort babouche v-neck slipper Celine resort 2016 linen large canvas bag

Dior heels

Dior spring 2016 shoesAbove and below are the truly dreamy heels from the Christian Dior spring and summer 2016 collection. Patent, pointy, cone heels, and with a bucket detail at the front and on the strap makes these shoes the absolute it-shoe of the season. Also available in flats, similar to the ones Céline showed in their resort collection. This was Raf Simon’s last collection for the Parisian house so they will definitely become collective items. His words about the collection were these among many: “It’s a calm one, and very soft—away from the overdone. I didn’t want to embellish. So I was thinking about the South of France—rainbows and the simple things. And there’s a bit of Victoriana: something of that film Picnic at Hanging Rock. With a slight sexual undertone of darkness.” Dior spring 2016 shoes white

Fall shoes

ShoesSix pair of shoes I wouldn’t mind in my shoe closet for this fall; black leather boots with wooden cone heel from Givenchy, light beige faux-leather boot from Stella McCartney, black kitten heel from Louis Vuitton, beige and black slingback from Chanel, white sneaker from Céline and woven leather slip-on sneaker from Bottega Veneta.

Skinny heels

Vetements heels

 Photography by Joseph Molines for Self Service Magazine.

Skinny heels by French brand Vetements. The brands on everyones lips at the moment. Well not really, but more or less. You didn’t miss Kanye West turning up in one of their oversized hoodies on fashion week in Paris right? Even though the hoodie might not be the to-die piece in their fall collection, I am admiring their aesthetic and how they work with proportions. Several designers in the team have a background at Margiela, so maybe it is not that surprising. And if you look closer at their collections, you will see that there are several signature shapes taken just from Margiela. Anyways, I do like their skinny heels.
Vetements boots

Slip ins

Common Project sandal These sandals from Common Projects have been on my wish list for quite some time. I have a similar pair from ATP Atelier in black leather, which I have been using too much… Even though I love the ones from ATP these however have a better and more absorbing sole so I can walk in them longer distances. I tend to walk a bit too much so I am truly in the need for shoes that lasts. You can find them here. 

Common Project sandals

Anja for Zanotti

Anja Rubik for Giuseppe Zanotti adThe polish super model has teamed up with the Italian designer Giuseppe Zanotti in a collaboration for the brand. The small capsule collection contains not only glamorous shoes but also handbags. The Anja Rubik for Giusppe Zanotti shoes are now available in stores and online, and I must say it’s a great collaboration. It is not that surprisingly though, since Anja has great taste, something that pretty much I guess no one has missed. Her off-duty and street style looks are copied frequently and she tops the best-dressed lists more often than seldom. One of my favorite pieces in the collection is the black laced-up gladiator sandals, that you can find here. Yez, they give me huge cravings… By the way, how stunning doesn’t Anja looks in the ad campaign?

Anja Rubik for Giuseppe Zanotti gladiator sandals

 

Black & White

Black and white shoes FW13 - Altuzarra, Gianvito RossoFor this upcoming Fall, black and white are an huge trend – in pattern as well as in looks. I just love a monochrome look, as you may have realized by now, and to follow up a monochrome look is gorgeous to do it with a pair of shoes in the same color. A white pair of shoes is quite hard to find, but for this Fall season there are going to be a lot of cool alternatives. Like the ankle boots above from Altuzarra with the silver buckle detail or the pumps from Gianvito Rossi. All shoes from Gianvito Rossi Fall and Winter 2013 except for the top ankle boots from Altuzarra Fall 2013.