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In another line of fortunate events, I passed by Boxpark in trendy Shoreditch while I was in London. At first, I didn’t know what it was, but the many signs told me that it was the world’s first pop-up (temporary) shopping mall. They offered well known and smaller brands, and Read more →

Art for all


Traipsing around London, I kept coming across cool graffiti and posters and stickers adorning walls, doors and sign poles. I rarely saw things painted over or torn down, which is a nice way for London to support the arts – even if it is a little illicit. There was also Read more →

Taking the LBD seriously


I happened upon this exhibit on a long walk from shopping on St. Honoré to Trocadéro park the other week. On one side of the street was a lovely view of the Seine and Eiffel Tower, on the other side was Andre Leon Talley’s name and the words “Little Black Read more →

Work it in

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Hi again, mostrendies! I think it’s cliche to encourage people to work out for the summer to get the bikini body they want. Shouldn’t a bit of self-consciousness be encouragement alone to hit the gym? No, I think it would be a good idea to have a big exercise push Read more →

It’s time for the mini

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No, ladies. Not miniskirts. The mini bag. I have always been a fan of big bags for one simple reason: you can bring lots of things with you. Sunscreen, hand sanitizer, wallet, sunglass case, tissues, lip balm and hand lotion are just some of the things that I find handy. Read more →

Judging the book by its cover

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I’m all about packaging. Call me materialistic, call me too visually oriented. On days like these, when I am pleasantly surprised by detail, I feel it’s necessary to share with our mostrendy readers. Clare Vivier is a leather goods brand based out of Los Angeles. The French designer’s brand is Read more →

Met Gala madness

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I was pro-punk for the Met Gala this year, only because it forced the usual fashion suspects out of the box a little. It’s nice to know that fashionistas are still open to pushing the envelope these days. More or less. While the theme was superfun: Chaos to Couture, not Read more →

Lanvin for Life

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The blue forget-me-not color of Lanvin packaging is hard to miss. Neither is the exquisite satin bow that is included on many of the boxes. It is safe to say that almost any girl would be elated to receive a gift housed in such a pretty box. Even if it Read more →