2013 May 23
WHAT: Dareen Hakim Le Parisien Clutch
WHY: Remember this name: Dareen Hakim. The Beirut-born designer launched her eponymous handbag line for Spring 2013, and bag ladies are going gaga over her oversized "Le Parisien" clutch. The sleek envelope silhouette is inspired by—you guessed it—the City of Lights and comes in your choice of embossed ostrich or a leather and cobra combo. Loving!
AVAILABLE: $285, DareenHakim.com
2013 May 22
WHAT: Holst & Lee Hodge Bracelet
WHY: When it comes to arm parties, no one brings as much punch as designers Natalie Holst and Rochelle Lee. The Southern transplants, now based in New York, have created a cult following from their brightly hued stackables topped off with a signature brass block clasp. The best part? Each bracelet is handmade in the U.S. of A. Bellissima!
AVAILABLE: $160. ShopLatitude.com
2013 May 21
Plates That Pop
WHAT: Lichtenstein Dish Set by Barneys
WHY: Although the late artist, Roy Lichtenstein was famous for his Pop art paintings, he also produced other pieces like this dish set based on his 1966 series, Dishes. In partnership with Barneys the Art Production Fund and The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation, Barneys has created a series of must-have items from beach balls and towels to homeware items like glasses based on his Paper Cup series to the above dish set. From each sale, Barneys will donate 25 percent to the Art Production Fund. Now that's something to dish about!
WHERE: $265. Barneys.com
2013 May 20
WHAT: Manolo Blahnik Anda Stilleto by Rolando Santana
WHY: Getting your summer party wardrobe ready? If you are looking for sizzle factor, look no further. Slip into these shimmery silver stiletto Anda sandals by designer Rolando Santana for Manolo Blahnik. Bust out these sexy Blahniks for your next evening soirée "Anda" you'll be stepping out in style.
WHERE: $895. Rolandosantana.com