I started buying most of my clothing and accessories secondhand two years ago for several reasons: the environmental impacts, the savings and an admiration for old, quality items in lieu of poorly constructed fast fashion. Now, I was realizing the pitfalls of being a vintage hound and frequent thrifter.
With how “in” vintage items have become, expert authenticators say newly made knockoffs of old bags have surged. A new wave of counterfeits are so good they’ve been dubbed “superfakes.” If that’s not crazy enough, good dupes from 30 years ago are still floating around.
A LEGACY IN LEATHER
The leather ski boot played an important role in getting the Limmer business to where it is today. For the elite members of Harvard’s outing club, the top-of-the-line ski boot was a status symbol. “If you didn’t have a pair of his [ski] boots, you weren’t anybody,” says the present-day Peter Limmer. But then, Robert “Bob” Lange, founder of the Lange ski boot company and creator of the plastic molded ski boots still used today, glued strips of fiberglass cut from his boat to his pair of Limmers in order to further fortify and stiffen them. It was the first pair of plastic-reinforced ski boots ever made.
Private jets, fancy dinners and glamorous engagements - travelling a royal sounds like fun, right?
A large part of being a member of the royal family is travelling around the world, meeting world leaders, visiting countries in the Commonwealth and keeping the UK's relationships with other nations strong.
When The Queen travels, she always has a packed schedule of meetings and engagements - and a lot of work goes in to ensuring she is properly dressed.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry met Desmond Tutu in Cape Town, South Africa today — and they brought along baby Archie.
Markle wore a printed blue and white silk dress, For footwear, the Duchess of Sussex went with an old favorite: Manolo Blahnik’s BB pump, a style named after French actress Brigitte Bardot. The pointy-toed heel has a low-cut topline and a 4-inch stiletto heel
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