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jetset // where to shop in porto cervo.

Posted on July 13th, 2016

The shopping in Porto Cervo is pretty impressive, with typical European houses like Louis Vuitton, Prada, Valentino, Miu Miu and Brunello Cucinelli, mixed with smaller boutiques that cater to travelers looking for something unique, local and different.


One of those shops is The Dope Factory, founded by Davide Bortolazzi. The impressive buy and breadth of brands speak to his passion for heralding up-and-coming designers. My favorites: DAMIR DOMA pants, Redone Levis and an awesome D.Gnak shirt. This is a must-visit, and say hi to Robby when you’re there.

What I did find special at Hermes is their best selling Collier de Chien, but in raffia and brown leather as a cuff. The Porto Cervo store also had a one-of-a-kind H belt buckle, hand-etched and Southwestern in feeling. I haven’t been able to get either off my mind..

Of course the first pair of sunglasses I try on at Apres Ski are DITA and $$$$$. But they also carry brands on the lower end and are just as on-trend. Apres Ski hails from Greece and also carries my favorite panama hats from De punta en blanco.

It was refreshing to visit these shops and discover something new or revisit a brand that I hadn’t seen in a while. In the US, specifically in NYC, everything is more of the same, and the in-store experience not as fun. But maybe that’ll change when I go back a year from now, and find the old new again.

Keep hours in mind when you head over to shop. Most of the stores are closed mid-afternoon but stay open until midnight. Hermes is open all day.

want // saint laurent palm bomber.

Posted on February 12th, 2016

My love for warm khakis and earthy tans, and browns adorned in glitter continues. How does Hedi Slimane always know what you want, before you even know you want it? As trendy as this is.. there’s just something about it that draws you in. Could it be LA calling me back?

want // AMI alexandre mattiussi.

Posted on December 28th, 2015

Urban florals for an NYC guy.

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want // ssense selects.

Posted on December 26th, 2015

Maison Margiela, Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Comme Des Garçons, Givenchy and April77.. the best of the SSENSE sale:

want // black friday allsaints leather.

Posted on November 26th, 2015

I am all about AllSaints‘ aesthetic, though sometimes it is difficult to justify the $$ price tag. You and I are in luck, because basically everything on site (including leathers and coats, minus handbags) is 30% off. AllSaints rarely has sales on their leathers and coats, outside of their seasonal sales, where popular sizes xs, s and m are always sold out. Go wild! Here are my three favorite leather jackets: