Archive for May, 2010

Shopping At Scotland for Chloe Vermillion Red Marcie Tote – The Must-Have Perfect Red Bag

Posted in Chloe, Handbags & Accessories with tags , on May 29, 2010 by Alan + Mei-Mei the pug

Ok girls, we all know know how hard it is to find the perfect RED color bag! either they are too orange, too dull looking or the design is just ugly! but this season, the house of CHLOE has presented this perfect RED bag that every fashionistas all over the world are all trying to land their hands on one of this “Vermillion” red color Marcie Tote!

I am so excited to introduce you our newest contributing editor “Becky” from Glasgow, Scotland! She is gonna share with us about this newest Must-Have “IT” bag – The Chloe Marcie tote in the beautiful “Vermillion” Flame red color!

I’m a massive Mulberry fan. I was in a dept store in my home city Glasgow,Scotland checking out the newest Mulberry styles. To be honest I was horrified. The colours are fabulous but the new Spongy Patent Leather is not my cup of tea. As I walked out, I looked around properly for the first time in ages. Vermillion Marcie was just above eye level and she stopped me in my tracks.

I think of Paddington & Silverado when I think of Chloe and they aren’t my thing. I briefly had a Bays and a Saskia but sold them on. So I wasn’t prepared for the elegance and simplicity of the lines of Marcie. The leather is so soft and strong and luscious. The colour is so uncompromisingly RED. And what in the world can you say about Marcie handles. Utterly sublime!

I went home and googled for pics and info and went back the next day, half hoping it was a fleeting fancy rather than a falling in love! However I knew this was it and I also knew I did not have anywhere near that amount of disposable cash.

So I went home again and looked at all my Mulberrys and decided to sell some of them to fund this. I have to add that because I looked at Marcie, I looked at all of the Chloes, and saw a Large Nutmeg Paraty which broke my heart with its beauty. Which one?? Marcie or Paraty?

Well I went home and pulled out all my bags, sold £2000 plus of them, and bought both Chloes!! Luckily at 20% discount that day.

I sold some beloved bags to fund this I can tell you. However most of the sales were to girls on The Purse Forum and the pleasure I have got from their pleasure has only added to my happiness with Marcie and Paraty.

It is very hard to find a fabulous Red bag that doesn’t wear you.  I think Marcie is that bag because she lifts your spirits just too look at her and lifts your outfit without overwhelming it.   –  Becky

Thanks Becky! for your insightful report of your lovely Vermillion Red Marcie tote!! If you are interested in getting one of this fabulous Chloe Marcie tote, click here to visit CHLOE official website for boutique near you! if you live in USA, contact my favorite Chloe Boutique @ Las Vegas ask for store manager “Kymmie”, tell them Alan from Fashionistas Daily sent you, she will take great care of you!

Chloe Boutique @ The Shoppes at the Palazzo
Store manager: Kymmie
3327 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
tel: 702-266-8122
fax: 702-266-8133
email: LasVegasPalazzo@Chloe.com

After seeing this beautiful bag, we just have to show you Chloe’s Fall-Winter collection, it’s fabulous!

 

Until next time, be well and look fabulous!

XOXO

Alan + Mei-Mei the pug

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Shopping for Balenciaga Giant Covered Moutarde Yellow City Bag in NYC

Posted in Balenciaga, Handbags & Accessories, Uncategorized with tags , , , on May 21, 2010 by Alan + Mei-Mei the pug

Each season, the house of Balenciaga always comes out with mouth-watering, irresistible colors for their super chic handbags that all of the fashionistas just have to collect them all! But for the spring-summer 2010 collection, there is a color that just captures my eyes! The “Moutarde” yellow, it is a warm, buttery, mustard color that is just like a ray of sunshine that makes you smile each time you look at it!

As we all know, the fabulous Balenciaga bags comes with various sizes “City”, “Work”, “Weekender”, “Day”….etc and available in various hardware such as “Giant Gold or Silver hardware”, “Classic hardware”, “Giant Rose Gold hardware”…etc and the bag we are featuring is the “Giant Covered Hardware” in the “City” size.

The bag is made of soft vintage crafted lambskin with the leather covered metal hardware. Top zip closure, hand stitched handles with 4.5” drop. Removable shoulder strap about 8.2” drop, at the front there is a zip pocket with leather tassel. It also comes with a leather framed hand mirror, inside of the bag has canvas lining with interior zip pocket with Balenciaga embossed leather tag. The measurements of the bag is 15” W x 9.5” H x 5.5” D. Made in Italy. $1945 USD

So, one day I was talking with my friend Mrs. L ( she was my first friend whom I met at Parson School of Design NYC, we met in the elevator while moving into the dorm over her fabulous summer white Chanel bag! Yes, that’s how a true fashionistas met and started a beautiful friendship! Haha) on the facebook about this fabulous color and she told me that she is going to the Balenciaga boutique in NYC to get one of this “Moutarde” yellow color “City” bag. So we asked her to document her shopping trip and share the fun with our readers!

It was a perfect Saturday in NYC, and Mrs. L is on her way to the Balenciaga boutique

Here it is, the sunny & happy color “Moutarde” city bag !

Balenciaga boutique in Chelsea, New York City has the most selections of handbags & clothing, also friendly sales person!

Looking fabulous in this uptown chic downtown cool “Moutarde” yellow city bag! Mission accomplished!

Don’t we just love shopping!? If you are interested in getting one of these  “Happy” color “Moutarde Yellow” Balenciaga bags, it is available either at Balenciaga.com or you can call my favorite Balenciaga sales person

Bill @ Balenciaga Boutique New York (212) 206-0872 tell him, Alan from FashionistasDaily.com refer you, he will take good care of you! and help you to locate any special color or style of Balenciaga handbags or clothing you are looking for!

Until next time, be well & look fabulous!

XOXO

Alan + Mei-Mei the Pug

The Fabulous Mulberry Fall Winter 2010 New “IT” Bag – Greta Bags

Posted in Handbags & Accessories, Mulberry, Uncategorized with tags , , on May 19, 2010 by Alan + Mei-Mei the pug

The fabulous Mulberry has something new to wow us again this fall-winter 2010 ! The ” Greta ” bag is recently featured in their new catalog!  With it’s stylish shape and the gold-tone hardware tassel charm dangling at the front, I predict this is going to be every fashionista’s next obsession!

The Greta bags is available in Satchel, Hobo & Tote style! they are all so cute, I want all of them! haha

I just LOVE the beautiful and luxurious lambskin with soft textures and of course being a “Christian Lacroix” fanboy, I just love the luxe vibrant colors that the Greta bag has to offer! ok, without further delay, here are some of the fabulous Greta bags!!

If you are interested in checking out more of the Mulberry fabulous handbags, click here to visit their official website Mulberry.com

Until next time, be well & look fabulous!

XOXO

Alan + Mei-Mei the pug

The Fabulous Mulberry Oversized Alexa Satchel – Inspired by Style Icon Alexa Chung

Posted in Celebrity & Entertainment, Handbags & Accessories, Mulberry, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on May 8, 2010 by Alan + Mei-Mei the pug

OMG!! My Mulberry oversized “Alexa” bag has finally traveled over the Atlantic ocean & arrived to my office today! I am so excited I almost pee on my pants! LOL. It’s just the perfect Unisex bag that’s great for a woman or man to carry!

INspired by UK style icon Alexa Chung’s uptown chic & downtown cool style, this new “IT” bag has been on high demand and sold out at every single store all over the world! Just if you are not familiar with Mulberry bags, The “Alexa” bag is the perfect way to discover this super fabulous band!
 
 
Yes, many people said… “Oh, the IT bag is so over!” well, I said they are so wrong! The “Alexa” bag had started a worldwide frenzies among all the fashionistas! trying to land their well manicured hands on one of this bag! Even tho I have a good collection of high-end bags includes Chanel, Prada, Alexander McQueen, JP Tods, Fendi & Balenciaga just to name a few, but Mulberry has always had a spot in my heart and I can’t get enough of their fabulous bags!
 

My very first Mulberry bag was their signature “Bayswater” bag! it kinda reminds me of the super fabulous Hermes Birkin but without the $15,000 price tag! it’s super roomy, light weight ( Hermes Birkin is heavy!! ). The oversized Alexa bag I got today is an updated version of the “Bayswater” bag with a twist.

” It reflects one of the maor seasonal themes of schoolgirl naivety and effortless charm” , said by Mulberry.

The bag is made of buffalo-leather satchel-style shoulder bag with gold-tone hardware. Mulberry bag has a plaited top handle, a detachable shoulder strap, a fold-over flap with magnetic press-stud fastening buckled tabs, a twist lock fastening at front, tabs at sides to adjust, internal pouch and zipped pockets and is fully lined in designer-stamped gray twill.

• This oversized handbag fits over the shoulder, across the body or can be worn in the crook of the arm.

• Width 15″ / 38cm x Height 12″ / 31cm x Depth 6″ / 16cm

• Handle Drop 2″ / 5cm and the long leather strap can extend up to 50″ long to wear across the body as a messenger bag

Ok, here is a photo of me modeling my new Mulberry Oversized Alexa ! ( I know I am not a model size but just wanna show y’all this pic for the proportion of this bag against to a male fashionista’s body, and it’s truly a fabulous UNISEX bag! )

Click on the video player below to see Mulberry’s Spring Summer 2010 Fashion Show!

 
If you are interested in checking out all of Mulberry’s fabulous collection, Click here to visit their official website Mulberry.com

Until next time, Be well & look fabulous !

XOXO

Alan + Mei-Mei the pug