2014 January 9
WHAT: Bottega Veneta Snake-Trimmed Intrecciato Leather Shoulder Bag
WHY: What’s black, red, edgy, and thoughtfully practical? This rouge Bottega Veneta bag. The label’s classic woven leather gets an update with a touch of snakeskin and a chunky chain, and it even includes an external pocket for your mini iPad. For the fashion set, this is by far one of the most functional forms of multitasking. Consider us obsessed.
AVAILABLE: $2,650, Net-a-Porter.com
2014 January 8
WHAT: Maison Martin Margiela Lazy Sunday Morning Perfume
WHY: Leave it to the masters at Maison Martin Margiela to recreate the feeling of the ever-covetable Sunday morning snuggle. You know the feeling: you’ve just woken up encircled in crisp (and freshly laundered) linens to a vision of sunlight streaming through your blinds. Right then and there you decide to stay in bed all day, basking in the glory of laziness. Now you can walk around with that scent, regardless of whether it’s 6 a.m. on Monday, dinnertime on Tuesday, or cocktail hour on Thursday.
AVAILABLE: $110, Barneys.com
2014 January 7
WHAT: Nektar De Stagni Drama Crystal and Pearl Earrings
WHY: Why so serious? Lighten up your mood, and your outfit, with these Nektar De Stagni gems. Regardless of whether you're feeling elated or down in the dumps, there's an earring for your emotions. One pearl features a frown face while the other sports a grin. Talk about a healthy balance of emotions.
AVAILABLE: $427, MatchesFashion.com
2014 January 6
WHAT: Charlotte Olympia Cherry On Top Perspex Clutch
WHY: New Year, new accessories, non? Start off by swinging this tart pair of cherries from your arm. Far from an impractical splurge, this stunner boasts ample storage space for the necessities required for a night on the town. Inspired by real-life produce, this bag will stay fresh and ripe right on through the winter chill.
AVAILABLE: $1,595, ModaOperandi.com