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Mon 02.08
Chinese New Year Bags

A Bag for Every Sign: Happy Chinese New Year!

Today officially marks the first day of the Year of the Monkey! My son was born in the Year of the Golden Monkey, so I’m naturally biased towards this sign. Monkeys are most creative and intelligent, and they’re also known for being playful, enthusiastic, and highly social. This is the Year of the Red Fire Monkey, and it’s being said anything can happen in 2016, particularly when it comes to personal endeavors. Might I suggest acquiring a new bag as your first personal endeavor of the new year?

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Fri 02.05
Sofia Richie x Hermès and Tommy Hilfiger

Sofia Richie x Hermès and Tommy Hilfiger: Business Casual

Yet another Insta-famous kid sibling is stealing the spotlight. Nicole Richie’s 17-year-old sister, Sofia, was snapped leaving Craig’s Restaurant in West Hollywood this past week, and I couldn’t help but notice. The navy velvet Tommy Hilfiger bomber jacket, breezy cropped trousers and minimal top to match, zebra-striped slip-on kicks, and, of course, shrunken white Hermès Kelly, carelessly left wide open for maximal nonchalant appeal: I’m really digging her look.

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Fri 02.05
Tom Ford and Burberry to Sync Runway with Retail Cycle

Tom Ford and Burberry to Sync Runway with Retail Cycle

For those looking forward to Tom Ford or Burberry’s Autumn/Winter 2016 runway shows this upcoming Fashion Month, I have some disappointing news: they won’t be taking place until September. The upside? You’ll be able to buy the pieces as soon as the models step off the catwalks! It’s crazy to think that every brand isn’t doing this yet, but I have a feeling many will soon be shifting runway and retail to coincide over the next few years.

Thu 02.04
All About My Black

All About My Black: Style and Substance

Rose quartz may be my favorite on-trend color that’s always tempting me, especially as of late, but like a pretty appetizer instead of a robust meal, I still easily tire of lightweight colors of little substance. That’s why black is my mainstay entrée.

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Thu 02.04
Valentine’s Day Giveaway

Valentine’s Day Giveaway: Nancy Gonzalez Pink Crocodile Saddle Bag!

Whether you’re happily (or unhappily) single, dating, engaged, or married, there’s one thing that will bind us all together this Valentine’s Day: the love of bags! And if Cupid’s arrow strikes just right, you might get to take home one of the best. To celebrate the holiday, Nancy Gonzalez and Snob Essentials are giving away a sweet treat in the form of this glossy pink croc saddle bag.

Wed 02.03
Jimmy Choo Candy Lenticular Printed Acrylic Clutch

Jimmy Choo Candy Lenticular Printed Acrylic Clutch: I’ve Got My Eye On You

There are seemingly endless incarnations of the Jimmy Choo Candy clutch. The dense little acrylic box has been adorned with images ranging from an icy cocktail to glowing graffiti spelling the word “yes” to the Union Jack flag, just to name a few. But this latest trumps them all when it comes to coolness. Depending on how you look at the clutch (printed on a lenticular lens), the oversized ’80s-inspired eye opens wide and closes shut.

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Tue 02.02
Saint Laurent Cabas Rive Gauche Small Tote

Saint Laurent Cabas Rive Gauche Small Tote: Winning the Primaries

I know pastel colors are the thing this season (and I thank Pantone for the sudden omnipresence of Rose Quartz and Serenity, a fresh take on sky blue), but I still love a good bold color story. Which is why I’m serving one up right now!

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Mon 02.01
How to Do Chic Maternity

How to Do Chic Maternity: Anne Hathaway x Marc by Marc Jacobs

Anne Hathaway’s been out of the limelight lately, as she prepares for the arrival of her first baby, but all it takes is one stellar red carpet appearance to remind the world of just how chic and fabulous you really are – especially when pregnant. There’s nothing wrong with plain old maternity wear for these occasions, but I love when women make non-maternity clothes work in spite of their growing bellies…

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Fri 01.29
Frugal Friday Who What Wear x Target

Who What Wear x Target: I’ll Have What She’s Wearing

Some fashion collaborations prove when you dream big and work even bigger, anything can happen. The unexpected yet totally logical union between Who What Wear (yes, the world-famous style blog that documents anything and everything women, famous and otherwise, are wearing, or should be wearing) and superstore Target is one of those unique few.