Small Chanel Boy bag

Chanel Boy Bag Review – Mad about the Small Boy?

May 2nd, 2020 Handbags Unwrapped 21 min read

Chanel Boy bag or the Classic Flap? That is the question… Even though the Boy was only introduced in 2011, the style has quickly achieved the status of an icon. Designed by Karl Lagerfeld and named after Boy Capel, the now legendary love of Coco Chanel’s life, the bag encapsulates masculine chic conveyed through rigid structure, boxy shape and sharp corners. Chanel bag lovers are…

Valentino and No. 21 shoes

True to size? – The designer shoe fit conundrum

Apr 7th, 2020 Shoes Unwrapped 20 min read

It has been a little while since my last post but the gloomy world news of the past few weeks centered on Coronavirus have been quite distracting and unconducive to fashion blogging, at least in my case. However, while withdrawal and procrastination are the natural compulsions in times like these, I have finally decided to shake off the feeling of inertia and, instead, focus my…

Gucci Ace sneakers

Gucci Ace Sneakers Review – The luxe comfortwear dilemmas

Mar 9th, 2020 Shoes Unwrapped 12 min read

The trend of designer trainers and sneakers has been around forever but it has really caught the momentum in the last few years with all major fashion houses like Chanel, Gucci, and Valentino throwing their weight behind comfort shoes reimagined as luxury footwear. Mad as it sounds, the idea of selling casual footwear as a high-ticket item has turned out to be a true stroke…

Chanel two-tone pumps 2019/2020 Cruise

Chanel Two Tone Pumps Review – Is Mary Jane here to stay?

Feb 12th, 2020 Shoes Unwrapped 20 min read

I was quite late jumping on the Chanel two-tone pumps bandwagon but when I first saw the shoes a few months ago I could not help but think Chanel, what hast thou done?! While intrigued by the edgy silhouette and bold colour range, I felt somewhat uncomfortable with the fact that the design was a complete departure from everything I have always loved and valued…

Gucci tights brown and black

Gucci Tights Review Part 2 – Black vs Brown GG Logo

Jan 27th, 2020 Accessories Unwrapped 15 min read

Those of you who follow my posts will know that I have already written an extensive review of the brown logo version of Gucci tights earlier last year. However, as I have not dedicated a separate post to the black Gucci tights, and I keep receiving questions about them, I thought it might be helpful to compare these two styles and let you know which…

Louis Vuitton New Wave camera bag

Louis Vuitton New Wave Camera Bag Review

Jan 13th, 2020 Handbags Unwrapped 19 min read

I have recently treated myself to a Louis Vuitton New Wave Camera bag in baby blue, or Bleu Porcelaine as it is officially known, which prompted me to write this post. It has been a while since I purchased my last LV piece which at the time was the iconic Alma bag. It is not that there was anything wrong with Louis Vuitton bag designs…

Gucci Jordaan Ankle Boots

Gucci Jordaan Ankle Boots Review – The Shy Classic

Jan 12th, 2020 Shoes Unwrapped 14 min read

I have had a pair of Gucci Jordaan ankle boots on my mind for a while but, equally, for a long time I could not decide whether to choose them over the ever-popular Gucci fringed, double G boots. For one thing, the fringed boots have been receiving far more love and attention among the online fashion community whereas there have been virtually no reviews of…

Red bag

Why You Need A Red Bag In Your Life

Dec 11th, 2019 Handbags Unwrapped 7 min read

I know this may sound ludicrous, but it took me some years to mature to the decision to buy a red handbag. Although I have dreamt of adding a red beauty to my collection, I was not entirely convinced if I had enough attitude to pull it off and whether I could actually find anything in my closet to coordinate with such as daring, statement…

Charlotte Olympia kitty flats feature image

Charlotte Olympia Kitty Flats Review – The Purrfect Ballerinas

Dec 3rd, 2019 Shoes Unwrapped 18 min read

When I first came across Charlotte Olympia kitty flats some years ago, I instantly fell in love with them. And let’s face it, as a person completely obsessed with both shoes and cats I stood no chance of being impartial to these feline-faced beauties. They looked stylish, fun and effortlessly glamorous so I knew there and then that, eventually, they would find their way into…

Hermes Kelly 32 Bag

Hermes Kelly 32 Review – The Everlasting Style Icon

Nov 19th, 2019 Handbags Unwrapped 23 min read

I declare my love for Hermes Kelly 32 bag. This infatuation came quite unexpectedly and I still cannot rationalise it. As a long-time devotee of Birkin 35 due of its size, functionality and, of course, the wow factor I was not prepared that there might exist another bag that could possibly come anywhere near such a magnificent accessory. And yet, Hermes Kelly 32 bag is…