Patricia Field for MCM at Saks

MCM, the Munich based luxury bag line, has paired up with the vision behind the looks of Sex and the City to create a limited edition, signature bag line exclusively at Saks. The first designs are inspired by Martine, an artist and longtime friend of Ms. Field’s. MCM has given Martine’s drawing, in this case a woman’s face, their bag as a canvas. The bold, ragged lines run across and over the MCM logo. There are several bag shapes, from the uber ‘it’ drawstring... Read More

The Bucket List

No we aren’t going to give you a list of things we want to do before we die. Instead, we’ll let you drool ten times over, for one of our favorite bag trends! The bucket bag has been around for a while, and like the hobo, it’s a bit more fun and tends to lend your outfits a touch more edge with its unusual drawstring shape. We’re inclined to favor the Alexander Wang “Diego” version, but if you aren’t into carrying around a dumbbell with a huge price tag, might we... Read More

Designer Exclusives

Exclusive. Exclusivity. Exclusiveness. Being New Yorkers, we PLEATers have a love/hate relationship with the concept of exclusivity. Unmarked doors, unlisted phone numbers, velvet ropes, and closed guest lists are about as rare as a cabbie telling you his meter is broken. In fact, it’s probably easier (and less likely to cause bodily injury!) to sneak into the mayor’s office than past the scary clipboard “hostess” at Le Bain. And being in fashion, god forbid you... Read More