Admit it: There’s a very real thrill to mixing simple and chic. Who hasn’t paired a designer handbag with a thrift-store dress and beamed with pride at their own style wiles? Well, we’re taking that concept from the closet to the kitchen and jazzing up basics with one clutch ingredient that takes it over the top. That’s right, just throw a little bit of luxe in the mix, and humdrum becomes haute cuisine. Because there’s nothing better than a simple classic ... except a brand-new splurge. Why not have the best of both worlds?
We haven’t met a designer collaboration we didn’t like. So, ever since we first glimpsed Aldo Rise’s partnership with London-based Ostwald Helgason last Fashion Week, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the moment we can finally get our mits on the goods from the duo’s dive into the handbag-and-footwear realm. Well, the read
We’ll never stop shopping at our favorite big-box stores. But, sometimes, it’s those smaller, hidden gems that feel infinitely more special. Combine that under-the-radar quality with an ethically sustainable business, and you have South Carolina-based Proud Mary — an e-boutique that works exclusively with artisans read