All posts tagged: luxury fashion

time is the new luxury

time is the new luxury

The fluorescent bulbs flickered and let out a hum. The sound of keys repeated like rain falling on the earth. A faint smell of coffee and someone’s perfume lingered in the air. I stared blankly at the white wall. Once a source of inspiration, it seemed so empty in the moment. Redundancy is creativity’s mortal enemy, but avoiding redundancy is often a lack of structure and discipline. Where does one really find balance? The endlessly growing pile of magazines and spreadsheets didn’t look much different than the year before. There were a few extra documents showing areas of growth in the past year. A few new processes had been made to create a higher level of efficiency and accurate testing. We were watching some new brands and following this year’s marketing trends. Things were progressing forward as they should be, but something was missing. A lack of excitement perhaps, lost sight of the high aspirations for each year. Strangely, those aspirations were met and exceeded, only the vision was lost. It was another day at …

luxury fashion blogger travels to costa rica

Costa Rica sunshine and the true meaning of luxury

Something about the sun warms not only our skin, but also the soul. Hello blog world. The last couple of months have taken me to Nashville, Vegas, Atlanta, Milan, Lugano, and Costa Rica. Wrapping up an intense travel season, I have a moment to reflect on the adventures had and memories made. Here’s another snippet from Costa Rica – an annual international travel tradition with myself and a few friends. photography:JOSH WOLFE MUSIC | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | denim shorts:LEVI | location:VILLA TRANQUILA, COSTA RICA   Each year, we choose a new destination where we enjoy all of the local food, sights and leisure we can soak up in 10 days. Each a true luxury to experience, this was no exception. Our caravan of 18 companions flew into San Jose, where we spent a night at a resort enjoying late night bites, a local casino, and a night view of the tropical poolside. The stop was quick, as the earliest shuttle transported us to the beaches of Tamarindo early the next morning. With such …

luxury chunky sneaker style by jeffrey campbell from shopbop

that extra chunky sneaker style tho

Like it thick? The biggest statement of 2018 fashion trends (pun intended) is an exaggerated, extra chunky sneaker. Luxury fashion leader Balenciaga paved the streets extra wide with the launch of their now infamous Triple S Trainers for women. Now sold out in stores and across nearly every site across the web, if you were lucky enough to get your hands on a pair, hold on with a double grip. Missed out? Fret not. Fashion is an evolution, and Balenciaga took a leap on this one that started a wave of changes throughout the fashion universe. Prada, Maison Margiela and Gucci were quick on the draw with their own iconic chunky sneakers, and fast fashion brands like Jeffrey Campbell and Acne were close behind with an array of “dad shoes” styles in every color and height to suit your desires. photography:KUNDAN KUMAR | camera:iPHONE X | jeans c/o:PARKER SMITH | sneakers c/o:SHOPBOP   Looking for something minimal and white to offset the fast fashion trend with something more sustainable for seasons to come, I wasted …

tips for shopping cyber weekend sales

5 tips for scoring Luxury fashion cyber weekend steals

If your a sucker for a luxury steal, get excited about the year’s biggest online shopping event where you’ll be able to score your luxury wishlist at fraction of the cost! As a supporter of a minimalist lifestyle, Black Friday and Cyber weekend sale events are not about loading up on a bulk of whatever low-price items I can get my hands on. It’s about collecting a few new key luxury fashion pieces that have been on the wishlist for a capsule collection that I’ll be able to incorporate into countless outfits in my existing wardrobe. Working as a luxury fashion blogger, people often remark that while they would love to share a similar style, it’s difficult to acquire so many luxury pieces. However, if you’re deliberate about your purchases, consider your cost-per-wear and leverage important tips for buying luxury fashion, you can build your collection at a steal, and develop your wardrobe over time. Having said that, I’ve been eyeing some of my favorite pieces from my go-to luxury retailers, and already shared a …

t&n ballet flats review

everyday luxury | T&N ballet flats review

Simplicity is a rare treasure in life. Webster describes it as the “the quality of being easy to understand or use.” It’s a natural component of what one would consider an everyday luxury of the minimalist. Straightforward, understated, and a support of one’s lifestyle. T&N is one brand that captures the essence of just that. In this T&N ballet flats review, we will cover just what simplicity in footwear means for you, including a detailed personal review of my experience with the comfort, quality and components of their classic ballet flat. About T&N It’s always a paramount preface for me to start all product reviews with an introduction to the story behind the brand. There is a lot you can understand about a product line or collection if you first understand the concepts and principals they were built from. I encourage you before making any purchasing decisions to first research into the brand’s history, get in the head of their designer, and then dive deeper into what brands align with your lifestyle priorities. T&N was …