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Literally. Raf Simon’s Fall/Winter 2014-2015 haute couture collection for Dior is filled with silhouettes inspired by court fashion of yore (think voluminous skirts with side hoops).

It’s interesting to see how he interpreted 18th century style to fit with today’s context. Fresh and unique!

christian-dior-couture-fall-winter-2014-2015-raf-simons-sleeveless-dressMy favorite look is this one! This sleeveless dress with asymmetric hem does not have the pannier thingy going on, leaning more towards a 1950s silhouette. It’s so pretty!

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Did you get something for you mom for Mother’s Day? My mother had been looking for a simple, medium-sized crossbody bag for the longest time, so I just got her one, albeit a little bigger than what she wanted. She also wanted the bag to come with an external pocket at the back, but I couldn’t find one with that in time, sorry mom.

And then I chanced upon this good-looking Palette cross-body bag by Angela & Roi. How did this manage to escape my radar? This vegan leather handbag is actually perfect, size-wise and feature-wise (it has a little pocket at the back).  I love the Palette Wine cross-body!

This bag comes in many pretty colors. Each color represents support for different cause, e.g. blue for colon cancer, so when customers purchase a blue handbag, five dollars will automatically be donated to Colon Cancer Alliance.

angela-roi-vegan-leather-cross-body-handbag-colorsAngela & Roi Palette cross-body bag, $65, color + cause supported: Red (HIV/AIDS), Green (Anxiety/Depression), Light Brown (Cancer), Purple (Alzheimers), Black (Melanoma), Wine (AIDS/HIV), Orange (Kidney Disease), Blue (Colon Cancer).

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They also have other types of bags, also in quality vegan leather, such as this square tote bag. The Square Plum Tote, $148, is another one that caught my attention.

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Angela & Roi vegan leather square tote handbag, $148. Mandarin Orange (kidney disease), Navy (Colon Cancer), Wine (HIV AIDS), Plum (Alzheimers), Gray (diabetes), Dark Green ( Anxiety & Depression).

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Help! It’s been a few months now and I still can’t get my mind off these pretty pastel clutch bags from Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2014 ready-to-wear collection. I especially love the ombre ones!

From top: The Petal clutch bag, in embossed dégradé  leather, shown in White/Pale Grape, White/Light Mint, White/Bright Lemon. . The Petal in sheer vinyl with flowers, shown in Pale Lilac, Pale Cameo Pink and Light Turquoise. $1250, comes with a slim shoulder strap.

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I made the mistake of clicking the “Recommended Products” link…. and now I need the cashmere knit cardigan, double angora and wool shell coat and an English lace trench coat, in pale lavender please.

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