John Lewis Turns 150 Years Old

John Lewis is celebrating its 150th birthday this year. The venerable British department store chain, founded in 1864 as a drapery store on London's Oxford Street, has now sold to roughly 6 generations of shoppers. To put it in perspective, when John Lewis opened his Oxford Street store, London's population was … Continue reading

Mens Designer Camouflage Looks for Spring

Camouflage is one of those prints which always seems to be around in fashion, just like florals, paisley and stripes. But this doesn't mean it is always "in fashion." The life cycle of a fashion trend works like this: designer sees a print they like (or devlops one) which they … Continue reading

Bicycles & Bike Accessories

The Dutch are known for having a penchant for bicycles. Just about everyone cycles in Holland…commuters, students, mothers with toddlers, senior citizens, school children, bar hoppers, club owners, police officers, government ministers, competitive cyclists, and the list goes on. It is estimated there are more bicycles in Holland than there are people. The … Continue reading

Spring 14 Trend: Royal Blue Accessories

Head into any department store or fashion boutique and you'll undoubtedly find a fair share of blue accessories; bags, shoes, jewelry, even cosmetics ranging from cobalt to royal to imperial blue. The image below happens to be from a high end shop in The Hague, which carries brands such as Jimmy … Continue reading

Sarah Jessica Parker and Nordstrom Team Up

Sarah Jessica Parker, best known for her playing Carrie Bradshaw, the fictional New York relationships columnist and over the top fashionista, has created a capsule collection which launches this week exclusively at select Nordstrom stores as well as on Nordstrom.com. As one would expect, the mini-collection is focused primarily on two … Continue reading