The first avarca sandal originated in Menorca, a small island in the Spanish Mediterranean, and were made from recycled tires to keep the feet of farmers and villagers cool. Since 1945 Avarcas Pons has specialized in artisan Menorcan sandals for three generations. I bought myself a pair of these years ago when I lived in Spain and I can’t even begin to explain how happy I am that they are available stateside now. Trust me, you will love them!
After seeing a pair of Swarovski encrusted New Balance sneakers, captured via Instagram at last week’s CFDA Awards, I was immediately inspired to DIY my own. I loved how simple the shoes looked – with just the logo covered in subtly colored rhinestones. So why not bling out my recently purchased Nike high tops?!
While designers Marcus Wainwright and David Neville chose to go themeless for their resort collection for Rag & Bone, they let the signature boy-meets-girl tailoring to shine through in a navy, charcoal, bordeaux, and fire engine red. We’re loving the abundance of leather in the collection and the velvet track pants, with military braiding down the side, and coats, with zipper details, are just a glimpse of the supreme craftsmanship we have grown to love from Rag & Bone over the seasons.