Editor picks

  • The Daily Front Row | May 9, 2013

    Matcha Maker

    WHAT: Prestat Matcha Green Tea Chocolate Thins...WHY: Let's take an oh so brief and delicious break from more fashion-crazed matters to share a truly unique, utterly addictive treat from the British chocolatiers at Prestat (even the Queen likes their sweets!). These green tea disks are constructed of chocolate and kissed with Earl Grey tea notes; that flavor combo is a match(a) made in heaven. Truly. Besides being ridiculously pretty,...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 8, 2013

    Chic Chirps

    WHAT: Two Birds & Water Pearls Ring by Simon Sato...WHY: A bird bath has never looked so enticing: this resin and sterling silver ring is oh so whimsical, thanks to a duo of perched chirpers on a crystal ball-esque orb, atop a slew of teensy pearls that jangle around as you gesticulate. Given that it's from the MoMA, it's none too surprising that the translucent digit-donner, sourced from Japan,...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 7, 2013

    Major Facets

    WHAT: Tara Pump by Miista...WHY: Get a little quartz-crazy with these gloriously busy Miista pumps, full of too many riveting details to take in upon first glance. To wit: satin imprinted with a lavender-tinged rocky pattern. Ankle straps. And, perhaps most entrancingly, those faceted, color-blocked, oh so angular heels. Those heels are a bit like that paperweight you can't stop fondling on your desk, a tad stained glass-esque. Excuse...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 6, 2013

    White Out

    WHAT: Clare Vivier for goop Exclusive Monogrammable Clutch...WHY: Crisply white, with a bit of nautical-inflected preppy punch thanks to a simple, streamlined navy stripe: meet your new summer carryall. This leather Clare Vivier clutch gets the customized treatment with your initials, upping the must-and-lust quotient of the designer's covetable, sleekly chic wares. Plus, it's Gwyneth-approved, given its exclusive status to the most beautiful woman in the world (re:...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 3, 2013

    Eames Goes Extreme

    WHAT: Eamz Jessie Fluo Mix Nappa by United Nude...WHY: Despite the iconic designer namesake—Charles and Ray Eames—don't expect to be sitting much in these sublimely absurd, elegantly odd United Nude kicks. They simply bode better for strutting, non? The collage of neon-hued Nappa leather and elastic lends a pieced-together effect on the vamp. Out back, the trippy illusion heels ensure a memorable exit. Every. Single. Time...AVAILABLE: $335, UnitedNude.com...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 2, 2013

    Inner Circle

    WHAT: Tambour bag by TL-180...WHY: Round out your summer wardrobe with this TL-180 purse. The Italian brand, cooked up by design duo Luisa Orsini and Antonine Peduzzi, created a bag that can easily transition from day to night. Combine classic leather with feisty python and you've got a statement piece with a unique circular shape to stash all your stuff inside. Also of note: all the excellent goodies on...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 1, 2013

    Soul Searching

    WHAT: Salvatore Ferragamo L'Icona Vara WHY: In celebration of 35 years of their iconic Vara, Ferragamo has created the L'Icona Vara, which can be customized in multiple color combinations, monogramed with your initials and even come in an exclusive summer floral design. With 10 colors to choose from like classic black and white to brights like citron, turquoise and lava, plus your own initials engraved into the sole, you can...

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  • The Daily Front Row | May 1, 2013

    Mellow Yellow

    WHAT: Opening Ceremony Woven Spazzolato Heel Sandals...WHY: Summer cocktail parties just got a seriously bright boost with these sandals, which kinda riff on the Vuitton checkerboarding we all can't get enough of. The Opening Ceremony kicks are the perfect mix of laid-back cool and eye-catching style. A peppy blend of bold yellow, neutral white, and a chic wooden heel you'll actually be able to walk in. All in all,...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 30, 2013


    WHAT: J. McLaughlin Bamboo Clutch in Aqua...WHY: What happens when you meld the chic vacay vibe of bamboo, its texture showcased via a super glossy finish, with an irresistible pastel hue that'd be quite at home by the seaside? This delightful J. McLaughlin clutch, which more or less epitomizes spring. It's quite the stalk-worthy piece. So, ready, set, shoot! We could go on with the bamboo-themed double entendres, but...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 29, 2013

    Catching Shade

    WHAT: Dasha Zhukova x Illesteva WHY: Russian socialite, fashion designer and former magazine editor, Dasha Zhukova partnered up with Illesteva to design this pair of darling sunnies, which also come in pale pink. Each pair are handmade in France using a mix of acetate. Snatch them while you can, only 200 of these limited-edition shades will be made.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 26, 2013

    Friendly Reminder

    WHAT: Comes With Baggage Clutch WHY: Style maven Lori Levine (just check out that closet) has created a new hangbag line of one-of-a-kind reclaimed vintage clutches, which each have caligraphied cheeky notes like this featured clutch. Who doesn't need a purse that also reminds you not to shop? Get yours signed, sealed and delivered.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 25, 2013

    Bowed Over

    WHAT: Penhaligon's Lavandula Eau de Parfum...WHY: Femme and tastefully frilly? Opt for traditional accoutrements with a south of the Mason-Dixon flair, even in the fragrance department (which definitely counts as an accessory in our book). Even though the brand is Brit, Penhaligon's vibe with this bow-adorned bottle lends a subtle Southern twang. Oh so O’Hara!...AVAILABLE: $135, SaksFifthAvenue.com...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Boom Box

    WHAT: Stellé Audio Couture Clutch by Rebecca Minkoff WHY: Looking for the perfect statement accessory for summer? Look no further. This emerald stingray clutch is not only eye-catching, it's ear-catching too. This accessory is actually a portable speaker system that connects to your device through Bluetooth so you can literally, march to the beat of your own drum. If only this had been available to Madonna in the 80's.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 24, 2013

    Many Moons

    WHAT: Lulu Frost Muse Bracelet...WHY: The Baltimore buzz! The Charleston! The Bunny Hug! Jazz up your wrist region with a ‘20s twist and plenty of joie. Just clasp on this decidedly Deco, crystal-encrusted piece by Lulu Frost, rife with a quintet of crescent-shaped sparklers. Is that a full moon (or five)? Oui!...AVAILABLE: $288, Shopbop.com...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 23, 2013

    Spritz Blitz

    WHAT: Charlotte Olympia Perfume Clutch in Pink WHY: Sometimes an accessory's prime purpose is to deliver a healthy dose of tongue in chic. Next on your lust list, if it isn't on it already: this faux fragrance bottle-shaped carry-all from Charlotte Olympia. Faceted enamel gets topped off with a cheeky crocheted and tasseled atomizer, in a rosy hue. Just be careful toting this one through a swank department store if...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 22, 2013

    Future Focused

    WHAT: Charlene Court Mounted Fluorite Octahedral Ring...Sleek and sculptural, the futuristic bride is no space cadet! WHY: Paging sci fi babes and/or those in the market for a statement piece to put any and all other supposed statement pieces to shame: behold this Charlene Court digit-donned masterpiece. Sleek and sculptural, the chicette flaunting this angular stunner, available in clear or lavender stones, is no space cadet. Enjoy, Barbarella!...AVAILABLE: $650,...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 19, 2013

    Shape Shifter

    WHAT: Walter Steiger Tadpole Floral-Print Curve-Heel Sandal...WHY: There's no need to grade these Walter Steiger sandals on a curve. The striking architectural shape mixed with the soft floral design clearly adds up to an A+! That uniqueness factor is owed to the eye-catching, curved signature horn-shaped heel! Talk about bending the rules. The crinkly floral pattern and punchy blue piping are the perfect spring wardrobe pick-me-up, non?...WHERE: $795, BergdorfGoodman.com...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 18, 2013

    Pool Party

    WHAT: Ippolita Large Turquoise Lollipop Ring WHY: Cut to look like the rippling waves of water in a pool, this natural turquoise ring from Ippolita's Stella collection will make the perfect statement for Spring. This sterling silver ring lined with diamonds will have you diving into summer in style.

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 17, 2013

    Heavy Lifting

    WHAT: Reece Hudson Bowery Oversized Clutch...WHY: This acid yellow hued beauty isn't for light packers or the proudly minimalist types who insist upon toting the lipstick-phone-credit card trinity for nights carousing around (and don't need to carry anything else, as they're bound to remind you, again and again). All the better as far as us Mary Poppins-esque chicettes are concerned. The envelope silhouette gets spiced up with scalloped quilting...

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  • The Daily Front Row | April 16, 2013

    Slip Into Spring Stripes

    WHAT: Tod's Striped Smoking Slippers...WHY: Slide right into Spring's (and Fall) black and white trend with Tod's preppy-chic smoking slippers. While you might not be lighting one up in these classically casual-chic flats, you will definitely be on fire. Try them in blue and white, or perhaps red and white. Or, better yet, just grab all three styles! Perfect for a stroll around the Hamptons this summer, non?...WHERE: $465,...

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