Aug 152018

Over the past few years, there has been a rise in affordable designer handbags. Most of the It bags that you see all over your Instagram feeds all fall in the $300 to $600 bracket. And the bags that are selling the fastest all have one thing in common: a croc-effect finish. Lisa Aiken, Net-a-Porter’s fashion director, said at her F/W 18 trends presentation that this trend is only going to get bigger this fall and that the key is that it photographs well.

“Lots of contemporary brands are working this into their collections but it still feels super premium,” says Aiken. “It’s something you’d have and treasure for a long time.” Staud’s croc-effect Bissett bag always sells out very quickly, and Rejina Pyo‘s and Nanushka‘s bags are all in a luxurious soft brown croc-effect leather. 

Style Notes: Lisa Aiken previews one of the best upcoming bags of the season—an oversize croc-effect tote from Nanushka. 

Style Notes: We told you croc effect is photogenic. This Nanushka belt bag looks just as tempting as the pancakes. 

Style Notes: This super-glossy Rejina Pyo box bag was a real hit when Browns Fashion sent it to the office for us to play with. 

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This post originally appeared on Who What Wear UK.

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Aug 142018

Sam Smith Heads Out of LA to His Next Tour Stop!

Sam Smith is on the move!

The 26-year-old “Too Good at Goodbyes” crooner was spotted departing from LAX airport on Monday (August 13) in Los Angeles.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Sam Smith

Sam is getting ready to perform in St. Paul, Minn. on Tuesday night (August 14) as part of his current The Thrill Of It All Tour.

Sam‘s been grappling with a sticky situation online: he was recorded saying he doesn’t “like Michael Jackson” while on a boating trip with his friend Adam Lambert, which has caused both backlash and defense from fans on social media.

Sam Smith Heads Out of LA to His Next Tour Stop!
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