Monday, January 9

Top-down weather, patio lunching and afternoon yoga...

Things to look forward to this Spring/Summer

Couture houses deviate from the norm as classic favorites are updated in whimsical printed fabrics. (Balenciaga & Chanel)

Collecting miniatures: micro-clutches and tiny totes in exotic skins. (Prada, Hermes & Marc Jacobs)

Chanel combines a soft leatherboot with a summer-ready thong.

Phoebe Philo's last collection at Chloe.

Rope details carried over from last year's Cruise Collections. (Prada)

Best-selling shapes are renewed with a certain casual chic. (Dior)

Old favorites are adorned with leather cut-outs. (Fendi Spy Bag with Wisteria details)