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Wed 04.09
Balenciaga Ostrich Tube Round L

Balenciaga Ostrich Tube Round L: Riding the L Train

Balenciaga just got serious. The words that come to mind upon first impression of this top-handle tote? Incredible. Beautiful. Classic. Decadent. This is, of course, Balenciaga’s big answer to the Birkin, but knockoff or tawdry imitation it isn’t. Thanks to their signature tube-shaped hardware, it’s merely a dutiful nod to the holy grail of bags, one that shows nothing but respect.

Tue 04.08
Top 5 Cloudy Bags

Top 5 Cloudy Bags: Pale Gray is the New Dark Gray

Whether you’re going totally casual or out for a luxurious evening, pale gray is color to be in right now – and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. The right shade of gray is always chic and exact. There is such a sense of polish and clarity in wearing steely gray, especially when you do it with utmost confidence. For the warmer months, you ought to consider it your ultimate neutral.

Mon 04.07
Rochas Cardinale Leather Tote

Rochas Cardinale Leather Tote: Ahead of the Curve

Working pastels into your repertoire is an obvious necessity come spring, but that doesn’t mean you necessarily feel like you need a round bag right about now. If you’re unsure, I’ll make it easy for you to decide: the answer is YES.

Mon 04.07
LUXE DH Giveaway

LUXE DH Giveaway: Fendi Selleria Hobo!

Round two of our LUXE DH giveaway has begun, and this week the object of our affection is a pebbled leather Fendi Selleria hobo! With a petal pink butterfly appliqué, the bag offers a delicate touch of spring to contrast its basic black backdrop. This is perfect for Snobs who want to give a nod to the new season without getting too frou-frou or flowery.

Mon 04.07
Top 5 Multi-Band Rings

Top 5 Multi-Band Rings: The More, the Merrier

From nail to midi rings, it’s clear that excess is in when it comes to decorating your digits. Rather than throwing on all of your favorite pieces and hoping for the best, get the job done right in one fell swoop. Multi-band rings create a put-together look without requiring you to actually spend time putting together your accessories.

Fri 04.04
Proenza Schouler Minaudière Silver-Tone Box Clutch

Proenza Schouler Minaudière Silver-Tone Box Clutch: Closing the Deal

What’s the latest from our beloved Jack and Lazaro? This season, Proenza Schouler takes their signature metal fold-over clasp and appropriates it on a hard-case minaudière. The result is nothing short of magical.

Fri 04.04
Black and White

Black and White: The Dynamic Duo

Graphic black and white was last year’s biggest spring trend. Actually, it was probably the biggest trend of the year, one that has stuck around and likely won’t go anywhere too soon. Because really, when is the classic duo not in style?

Thu 04.03
Valentino Rockstud Crossbody Bag

Valentino Rockstud Crossbody Bag: Cut the Compromises

Those looking for a compromise best look elsewhere…and who’s really looking for a compromise, anyway? We make concessions and sacrifices when we have to, and when Spring 2014 Valentino has the last word on the matter, you don’t have to make either.

Thu 04.03
Nicholas Kirkwood Laser-Cut Leather Pumps

Nicholas Kirkwood Laser-Cut Leather Pumps: The Art of Floral Arrangement

It looks like Alaïa might have some competition in the laser-cutting department! From a distance these Kirkwoods seem as if they might be constructed from sweetly scalloped lace or cork, but closer inspection reveals luxe, nude leather. The spiky metal heel and pointed toe make for a shoe that’s somewhat different from your usual, light spring fair, and I mean that in the best way.