Why should little kids have all the fun when it comes to toting their stuffed animals around? It’s time to bring the zoo with you, thanks to a new bunch of bags that are more suited to hang on a snob’s arm than they are on the shelves at FAO Schwarz (I can’t believe they’re closing!), if barely so.
Last month, I expressed my appreciation of the recent marbleized trend, and this month, my love has yet to dissipate. Especially now that I’ve laid eyes on Balenciaga’s latest Le Dix Cartable bag.
Nicky Hilton Rothschild has had quite the year! First, she had one of the most-talked-about weddings in recent months and now, a bag line. A longtime bag snob in her own right, Nicky has created a playful and stylish collection with Linea Pelle. The capsule line, released in time for Fall ’15, was designed with practical classics in mind, but each bag has Nicky’s unique, topnotch sensibility in tact.
I believe the best things come in small packages. Or at least the chicest things. Mini bags are not only still on trend, they’re smaller than ever. They’re micro mini, and you should think of them as accessories with little function other than aesthetic pleasure.
Meet the new cool-girl bag. The bag for the girl who inherently gets that no waitlist or amount of hype can make you cool if you aren’t already so. Derek Lam 10 Crosby’s crossbody clutch isn’t just the perfect understated, everyday bag. It’s the frugal Snob’s dream come to life.