french chic ~~ longchamp le pliage (personalized) bag

As you know from my summer recap post, we spent quite a bit of time in Europe this past summer.  It was a dream vacation–it really was.  I was so caught up in the moments that I didn’t even think about shopping for souvenirs until we were past the first week of our travels.  Thus, […]

chic ~~ should it have a price tag?

Brace yourselves.  It’s time for a chic rant. Obviously, I have a thing for all things “chic” since I have incorporated the word into my blog title.  I love chic!  Naturally, I am drawn to articles and information that promotes the concept and celebrates it.  But this does not mean that I seek my inspiration […]

chic ~~ alviero martini 1a classe back on my radar

Do you know the name Alviero Martini?  Or maybe  Alviero Martini 1A Classe ?  Does this help?: (via alviero martini) I remember these iconic bags from the early 90s.  I always loved them whenever I saw them…which wasn’t often but enough for an impression to form on my mind.  That unique, vintage map design seared the memory […]

chic ~~ fall handbags for you

Are you surprised I am not writing about Fall handbags for moi?  Well, in truth, I did buy one for the season…my longed for Coach New Willis in Cognac (at the MOST amazing deal ever!).  I am very pleased with it…the color, the quality.  However, I really think the Classic (vintage) Coach Willis is superior […]