Frugal Snob
Fri 11.21
FoleyCorinna_Hobo_Bag

Foley + Corinna Astor Chain Hobo: A Win-Win

One can never go wrong with a boho-chic hobo. Well, maybe you could go wrong with one on the red carpet or at a black-tie affair, but let’s not split hairs. When it comes to daily life, a good leather hobo is always laidback, inherently comfortable, and can even add an element of effortless glamour. Like this one.

Thu 11.13
Snob Essentials Stocking Stuffers

Snob Essentials Stocking Stuffers: Cardholders and Pouches and Wallets, Oh My!

Think the holiday shopping season is still far off? Think again. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s going to be gift-giving time before you know it. Not to worry. We have plenty of easy-chic holiday gift ideas for you, natch. Let’s start with the small stuff.

Wed 11.12
How to Wear Monochrome Black

How to Wear Monochrome Black: Dark Angel

No matter the current trends, nothing remains more polished and sophisticated than black on black…on black.

Mon 10.20
Birdcage at Lord & Taylor

Birdcage at Lord and Taylor: The Shop-in-a-Shop

How fun is it to host a party for 900 of the chicest New Yorkers? Let’s just say days like these make me love my job! The launch of shop-in-a-shop Birdcage was one of the best events I’ve ever had the pleasure of being involved with.

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!

Tue 10.14
Sarah Jessica Parker x Snob Essentials Croco-Embossed Jewel Box Handbag

Sarah Jessica Parker x Snob Essentials Croco-Embossed Jewel Box Handbag: Carrie On

Had you told me 15 years ago that one day Ms. Bradshaw would be carrying a bag that Kelly and I designed, I would have fainted, which is almost what I did this morning when I saw the lovely SJP with our green Jewel Box!

Fri 10.10
Frugal Friday

Frugal Friday: Luxe for Less

It may not be the ostentatious bait of street style dreams, but there’s nothing more luxe than minimalism. Fashion’s favorite color juxtaposed against decadent, gleaming gold? It’s a simple, yet affecting pairing, and in spite of appearances, not one you need to save up to invest in!

Thu 10.09
Snob Essentials Leopard Print Bags

Snob Essentials Leopard Print Bags: Sweet Spots

Animal-printed calf hair is an autumnal must, but generally you have to cough up big time to get the look. Our solution? Faux-ny pony!

Fri 10.03
Frugal Friday Linea Pelle Hunter Tote

Frugal Friday: Linea Pelle Hunter Tote

It’s been a while since I’ve found myself drawn to a slouchy, effortless tote. The kind you can – and undoubtedly will – use to death, and then will continue to use because once it’s all worn in, it suddenly has a whole new look. But here I am again, and this time it’s Linea Pelle’s frugal find that has demanded my attention.