Phillip Lim and his partner and chief executive officer Wen Zhou chose to hold their 3.1 Phillip Lim pre-fall appointments for press and retailers at their store on Great Jones Street, a symbolic shift of venue for the brand. "The word is transformation," Lim said. Like many others in fashion, Lim has been reevaluating his working ways. "As a brand, we've been going through a shift in terms of what's important to us, meaning a more conscious way of working. I call it 3.1 Sustainable Balance because it's about giving the customer the promise of expanding her wardrobe while bringing in more sustainable clothes a more sustainable way of working. At the end of the day, I have to make clothes.
Mini bags have been making waves in the handbag world for a while now, and I hope you love the trend, because it's not going anywhere anytime soon. After the short-lived trend for massive, overly heavy, totally unwieldy oversized bags, the trend pendulum swung toward minis, and all of our arms and shoulders rejoiced. I love everything about mini bags, from the compact size, to the long shoulder strap, to the fact that my favorite designers have all designed pint-sized version of my favorite bags. With winter here, a mini bag is even more important as you spend more time out on long winter days. I rounded up the 18 Best Mini Bags of Winter 2019 in the best shades to add