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Mon 02.29
LGS Redefines Re-Commerce

LGS Redefines Re-Commerce: The Boy That Got Away

The business of re-commerce is bigger than ever, thanks to social media and technology. With so many sites around, it’s hard to navigate and zero in on the best. I recently discovered LGS in Dallas (and Chicago!), founded by two childhood friends, Brielle Buchberg and Lindsay Segal. LGS is Brie and Lindsay’s joint vision: A curated designer retail experience and consignment boutique rolled into one.

Thu 02.25
Nancy Gonzalez Make It Yours Event at Bergdorf Goodman

Nancy Gonzalez Make It Yours Event at Bergdorf Goodman: What’s Yours is Yours

If personalizing your bag felt like a new trend a year or two ago, now it’s essentially a must-do. We are living in the age of the bag accessory, but not all charms are created equally. Nancy Gonzalez just gave the rest of the best a run for their Snobbiness with the their new chain charms, launching today at their Make It Yours Event at Bergdorf Goodman in New York.

Fri 02.19
Marc Jacobs Fall 2016 Collection

Marc Jacobs Fall 2016 Collection: Dark Moon Rising

I ended the most stressful New York Fashion Week (having my bag stolen and being stranded without ID and money accounted for most of the stress!) on a high note, literally. With the high-pitched sound of a pinging bell, to be exact. And another. With each chilling ping, I was blissfully liberated from the tribulations of the week and pulled further into Marc Jacobs’ beautifully haunting, Tim Burton-esque world, with odes to Beetlejuice and Corpse Bride alike. Marc usually puts on a grand show: One season it was life-sized pink Barbie houses, another warranted a world premiere at the famed Ziegfeld Theater. Marc is, if nothing else, the greatest showman on earth. But he is much, much more, like one of the most creative and talented designers on the planet.

Fri 02.12
The Biggest Trend in Bags Today

The Biggest Trend in Bags Today

Right now, the overarching trend in bags is everything optimistic and fun. It’s not the shape that makes a bag a must-have anymore. Instead of specific silhouettes, it’s all about the vivacious and expressive. Think details that catch the eye for bags that are personality-driven and tell a story – so you can tell your own story with your bag. What’s not to love about that?!

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The Biggest Trend in Bags Today
The Biggest Trend in Bags Today
The Biggest Trend in Bags Today
The Biggest Trend in Bags Today
Thu 02.11
Marc Jacobs J Marc Aged Python Shoulder Bags

Marc Jacobs J Marc Aged Python Shoulder Bags: J Marcs the Spot

Some runway bags don’t translate well to real life. But Marc Jacobs is one of the few designers who can successfully bring the dream to reality. His Spring ’16 bags are just as enticing a prospect to carry all day, every day as they were when we first saw them swinging from the arms of models back in September at the Ziegfeld.

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Marc Jacobs J Marc Aged Python Shoulder Bags
Marc Jacobs J Marc Aged Python Shoulder Bags
Marc Jacobs J Marc Aged Python Shoulder Bags
Wed 02.10
The Best Striped Bags

The Best Striped Bags: Put Your Best Stripe Forward

Stripes: No longer relegated to sports or prepsters, the fashion set has claimed them for our own. And trust we have really run with them. This season, almost every major designer has gone stripe-happy, but I can say with confidence that none have done it as well as Gucci. Can I just say Gucci, Gucci, Gucci is all I dream about? Every. Single. Day. Never would I ever think that stripes, chains, and bows could be so well-executed. But here they are, along with my other favorite stripes of the season!

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The Best Striped Bags
The Best Striped Bags
The Best Striped Bags
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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.

Thu 01.14
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The Hermès Birkin: A Better Investment than Stocks or Gold?! YASSSS!

I’ve long preached the gospel of the Hermès Birkin (and all things Hermès, for that matter). During the lean real estate years, I convinced my husband that with my bags, I was liquid, whereas he owned land, an acquisition with a price that just wasn’t stable.

Wed 01.13
The First Annual Snob Award Winners

The First Annual Snob Award Winners

The votes are in! Scroll through to find out which designers you’re awarding with the year’s top honors…

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The First Annual Snob Award Winners
The First Annual Snob Award Winners
The First Annual Snob Award Winners
The First Annual Snob Award Winners