Fendi’s new capsule collection of adorable small leather goods – pouches, a wallet, and an iPad cover – is inspired by the brand’s creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, whose trademark look comprises white hair tied back in a ponytail, oversized sunnies, and high-collared white shirts.
What do you get when timeless aviator shades meet Cartier’s iconic panther motif? These Panthere de Cartier sunglasses, which feature a panther head on each lens. If you like things flashy, there’s a model with gold-tone mirrored lenses. Otherwise, opt for the graduated grey lenses.
Metal sunglasses (price unavailable).
They’ve just come true: Italian jeans and casual-wear brand Diesel has opened a 1,500 sq ft store here at Paragon. Besides the signature rugged and distressed jeans (displayed at the store’s Denim Table and Denim Wall), the boutique is stocked with bags, shoes and accessories. Did you know that the brand’s design team is currently headed by Italian-Japanese fashion director Nicola Formichetti, who’s known for his styling work for Lady Gaga? Diesel is at #02-47A Paragon (tel: 6235-0868).
CAN I GET YOUR SIGNATURE?
Gucci’s all-over GG pattern looks more refined than ever. The brand has launched the Gucci Signature Leather: a shiny and smooth calfskin debossed with founder Guccio Gucci’s initials. The pattern now decorates Gucci’s top-of-the-line products – you’ll find it on the brand’s best-selling shapes and creative director Alessandro Michele’s key designs like the Padlock.
Wear your fave Disney princess
You can with Pandora’s Disney Collection, which features pretty silver charms inspired by these classic tales: Snow White, Beauty & The Beast, Rapunzel, The Little Mermaid, Alice in Wonderland, and Cinderella. From $69 for a silver and glass charm.
Make it your own
Now, when you buy a Burberry’s Heritage Trench Coat, you can add up to three initials inside, on the left, below the final buttonhole. Choose from 15 thread colours. Want to see what the monogram will look like? Preview it at www.burberry.com. The trenchcoats come in five colours (honey, stone, black, navy and red) and four fits (the narrow Chelsea, slim Sandringham, classic Kensington and easy-fitting Westminster). Prices unavailable.
Alix Mini leather cross-body bag, $1,390, from 3.1 Phillip Lim.
A FOR ALIX
3.1 Phillip Lim’s latest It bag, made distinctive by its paperclip-inspired closure, is now available in a mini satchel version. It comes in six colours – tan, black, oﬀ - white, marine, silver and green.
Embellished neporene sneakers, $2,650, and embellished suede espadrilles, $1,660.
BLING ON YOUR FEET
We sure love our casual shoes with glam twists – like the new Prada espadrilles, flat sandals and sneakers decorated with paillettes and beads.