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Fri 10.17
Roberto Cavalli Bag

Roberto Cavalli Orb Gold Metallic Leather Clutch: Party Animal

Who knew I was a sucker for amphibians? We know (and sometimes love) Roberto Cavall for his enduring passion for wildcats and jungle creatures, but apparently his appreciation of animals reaches all over the kingdom. These frog toggles are just too cute to take a pass on.

Fri 10.17
Christopher Kane Bag

Christopher Kane Safety Buckle Leather Tote: Playing It Safe

I will always love the use of cool hardware, especially on a super-functional tote. The “safety buckle” motif is now almost as famous as the designer himself, Christopher Kane, or at least intrinsically linked to his designs, from his wild, belted dresses from Spring ’07 to this season’s smaller, sleeker bags.

Thu 10.16
The New Hoop

The New Hoop: Cure for the Common Earring

The hoop earring is as generic as it comes – almost as common as the stud. It first appeared roughly four centuries ago in Asia, so I’d say it’s about time we give the style a new look! From prim and proper mini hoops to the shoulder-scraping, there’s been no dearth of sizes, but what about shapes and materials?

Wed 10.15
IIIBeCa by Joy Gryson Church Street Cross Body Bag

IIIBeCa by Joy Gryson Church Street Cross Body Bag: Nice and Easy

It may seem like summer just ended, but the truth is that the holidays are already creeping up on us. Soon you’ll be even busier than you are now, and for times like those, you want to streamline everything, including your bag!

Wed 10.15
Saint Laurent Lulu Bunny Glitter-on-Leather Bag

Saint Laurent Lulu Bunny Glitter-on-Leather Bag: Party of Fun

Other than the fact you’re inevitably going to end up with traces of fuchsia glitter all over yourself, this is the best holiday bag ever. If there was ever a fun party bag made exclusively for the eternal little girl who happens to be all grown up on the outside, Saint Laurent’s Lulu bag is it. Even the name connotes youth and frivolity.

Wed 10.15
Valentino_Bag

Valentino Bird Embroidered Suede Shoulder Bag: What’s Good for the Goose is Good to Gander

We’ve become so accustomed to the spectacular embroidery and detailing showcased on Maria Grazia’s and Pierpaolo’s epic dresses for Valentino, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to see similar work on one of their bags. But that doesn’t make taking a gander at this bag any less special…

Tue 10.14
Trend Alert

Trend Alert: Hair Accessories

Scrunchies may be a thing of the past (for now…), but if you trust the Fashion Month runways, hair accessories are about to be bigger and brighter than ever!

Mon 10.13
Botkier New York Giveaway

Botkier New York Giveaway: Halloween Treats

Come Halloween, tots will be stocking up on bags of candy, but for us Snobs, there’s nothing sweeter than just plain old bags! Well, there’s actually nothing plain about these bags…

Mon 10.13
Nina Ricci Ecrin Leather Box Clutch

Nina Ricci Ecrin Leather Box Clutch: Layers of Luxury

Classic elegance never goes out of style, and Nina Ricci’s Ecrin clutch exudes just that. But this piece isn’t as typically timeless as it might seem at first glance. On the contrary, its brand of classicism is modern and distinctive. Best of all, it feels new, so you won’t want to wait on it.