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Mon 08.17

Manic Monday: Club Going Up On a Monday

The ubiquitous ILoveMakonnen song may be about “working Monday night” and the “club going up on a Tuesday,” but I’m switching it up! Turn your Manic Monday into Monday Fun Day by getting dressed to the nines and going out in full-force.

Mon 08.17
Frugal Snob’s Five Essentials

Frugal Snob’s Five Essentials: Under $200 and Almost Too Good to Be True

We have been preaching to invest in the Five Essentials for years now, but when I say invest, I do not mean go clean out your 401K. There are so many incredible Frugal Snob options that will give you the same versatility and functionality of a well-edited bag wardrobe.

Thu 08.13

Top 5 Unexpected Canvas Bags: Yes We Canvas!

As we head towards the end of summer (noooo!), there is one thing we don’t need to leave behind. While nautical prints and caftans will have to move to the back of closet, there’s a certain fabric that gets to remain front and center: Canvas.

Tue 08.11

Top 5 Tweed Bags: Separate the Tweed from the Boys

There’s something so timelessly sophisticated about one of fall’s favorite fabrics, tweed.

Mon 08.10

Manic Monday: Seeing Stars…And Spots…and Other Stuff!

How is it already Monday again? I’m not going to opine on why the weekend goes by in the blink of an eye, while a workday can feel like an eternity. Instead, I’m going to distract myself with a bunch of bags that have me all starry-eyed.

Thu 08.06
Top Chinese-Influenced Bags

Top Chinese-Influenced Bags: The Emperor’s New Bags

Five-thousand-plus years of culture, and the Chinese are trending once again. Throughout history, much has been borrowed by Western cultures from the Chinese in the realms of both fashion and technology. But never has it been as revered as it is today!

Mon 08.03

Manic Monday: The Great Escape

It’s a Monday in August, and if you ask me, that’s barely a Monday at all. Except try telling that to yourself now that you’re sitting at your desk dragging yourself back from a weekend beach jaunt…

Thu 07.30

Top 7 Supremely Stupid Bags: Dumb and Dumber

Pushing the envelope is a must. As a designer, you should always strive to create something unique and personality-driven. But it’s possible to push the envelope past the point of no return. And as a designer, you should also know when to stop.

Thu 07.30
Altuzarra Fall ’15 Ghianda Knot and Bullrope Hobo Bags

Altuzarra Fall ’15 Ghianda Knot and Bullrope Hobo Bags: Mused and Amused

Calling all modern boho muses! Along with all you classic Snobs who have always harbored a bohemian style fantasy. With his first – and impressively original – foray into bags, Joseph Altuzarra is redefining a current and effortless breed of chic.