Snob Essentials » Bag Snob http://www.snobessentials.com A Selective Editorial On All Things Snob Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:11:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Jason Wu Christy Polished-Leather Shoulder Bag: Thing of Beautyhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/jason-wu-bag-thing-of-beauty.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/jason-wu-bag-thing-of-beauty.html#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:00:34 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63526

Backstage at the runway show for his Spring ’15 collection, Jason told me he wants to make beauty cool again. Crazy trends and the desire to be edgy have been surpassing grace and beauty in the fashion race as of late, and he’s out to change that.

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Web Snob September 19, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fashion-news-september-19-2014.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fashion-news-september-19-2014.html#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:00:27 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63506

Today's fashion news includes Milan Fashion Week and theft at Saks!

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Maiyet Embroidered Venus Clutch: Goddess of Lovehttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/maiyet-embroidered-venus-clutch-goddess-love.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/maiyet-embroidered-venus-clutch-goddess-love.html#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:00:21 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63498

Glistening, abstract stripes of gunmetal, steel blue, and cool gold beadwork on pristine black silk: this gorgeous piece is just what the season calls for. So gorgeous, in fact, that I’m inclined to say it doesn’t even matter which season we’re talking about.

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WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie: The Era of Simplicityhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/want-les-essentiels-de-la-vie-era-simplicity.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/want-les-essentiels-de-la-vie-era-simplicity.html#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:00:47 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63485

This Fashion Month, we’ve watched street style stars attract camera lenses with everything from McDonald’s-inspired bags to little Karlitos. You rarely find minimalism outside of Lincoln Center, but at the end of the day, that’s what we really want and that’s what designers Byron and Dexter Peart offer with their latest collection...

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Fall with Forzieri: Marni Leather Trunk Bag Giveaway!http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fall-forzieri-marni-leather-trunk-bag-giveaway-2.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fall-forzieri-marni-leather-trunk-bag-giveaway-2.html#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:30:42 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63475

We’re on to our third Forzieri giveaway bag, and we think you’re going to like it. No, not like – love. I make no secret of my Marni obsession, and Tina was equally enamored with Consuelo Castiglioni’s colorblocked Trunk back in April. Now we’re giving away the bike culture-inspired bag in black!

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Fendi Baguette Metallic Fur Monster Bag and Mini Peekaboo Bag: Beauty and the Beasthttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fendi-baguette-metallic-fur-monster-bag-mini-peekaboo-bag-beauty-beast.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fendi-baguette-metallic-fur-monster-bag-mini-peekaboo-bag-beauty-beast.html#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:30:28 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63462

I am completely bipolar when it comes to Fendi bags. Or is Karl the bipolar one? Now that I think about it, the latter is the more likely option. Someone please tell me: How did these two bags come out of the same house?

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Web Snob September 18, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fashion-news-september-18-2014.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fashion-news-september-18-2014.html#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:00:46 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63446

Today's fashion news includes fashion week updates!

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Carven Metal-Framed Leather Shoulder Bag: A Classic Frame of Mindhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/carven-metal-framed-leather-shoulder-bag-classic-frame-mind.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/carven-metal-framed-leather-shoulder-bag-classic-frame-mind.html#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:00:31 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63423

Every once in a while you’ve got to ignore the visual noise and go back to basics, and electing a simple, elegant bag is never a bad idea. You’re never going to regret investing in something classic. And Carven’s structured frame is as classic as silhouettes come, so much so that it feels almost vintage...

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You’re Invited: Tom Ford x Bergdorf Goodman Handbag Boutique!http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/youre-invited-tom-ford-x-bergdorf-goodman-handbag-boutique.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/youre-invited-tom-ford-x-bergdorf-goodman-handbag-boutique.html#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:00:32 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63417

What’s more glamorous than celebrating Tom Ford’s new handbag boutique at the poshest department store in the world?

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Snobgrams 9-17-14http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/snob-essentials-instagram-9-17-14.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/snob-essentials-instagram-9-17-14.html#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:30:05 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63399

This week on Snobgrams, Tina got ready for the Snob Essentials Spring 2015 Collection and paired old jewels with new!

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Jean Paul Gaultier Black Leather Shoulder Bag with Metal Detail: The End of an Erahttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/jean-paul-gaultier-bag-with-metal-detail-the-end-of-an-era.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/jean-paul-gaultier-bag-with-metal-detail-the-end-of-an-era.html#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:30:40 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63409

Now that Jean Paul Gaultier has announced the house is shutting down all operations except for haute couture, perfume, and some collaborations, this bag will soon be a collector’s item.

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Alexander Wang Runway Canteen Bag: Utility Roomhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/alexander-wang-runway-canteen-bag-utility-room.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/alexander-wang-runway-canteen-bag-utility-room.html#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:30:29 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63393

The word “utilitarian” gets thrown around a lot when talking bags, but Alexander Wang is taking it literally this season.

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Rihanna Wins Fall: The Coziest Outfit Everhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/rihanna-wins-fall-coziest-outfit-ever.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/rihanna-wins-fall-coziest-outfit-ever.html#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:30:39 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63383

This outfit makes me want to go pick a few pumpkins, then go sip on an appletini while curling up next to a fire. Is it just me? Rihanna is wearing the coziest outfit ever, draped in a Stella McCartney Long-Sleeve V-Neck Chunky Sweaterdressicon and carrying the corresponding Stella McCartney Crossbody Bag (they’re sold together!).

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Snob Quiz: Fashion Week Historyhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/snob-quiz-fashion-week-history.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/snob-quiz-fashion-week-history.html#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:30:25 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63192

NYFW has officially wrapped, but Fashion Month has only just begun! Prep for the madness by testing your knowledge of everything from model stats to runway mishaps to over-the-top show sets (three words: Chanel Shopping Center). Will you know enough to earn a front row in Paris or will you get left behind in the […]

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Web Snob September 17, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/web-snob-september-17-2014.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/web-snob-september-17-2014.html#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:00:30 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63366

Today's fashion news includes a sexist dress code and an unexpected incident at the LFW Topshop show.

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Narciso Rodriguez Lygia Leather and Suede Colorblock Clutch: Detail-Orientedhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/narciso-rodriguez-lygia-leather-suede-colorblock-clutch-detail-oriented.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/narciso-rodriguez-lygia-leather-suede-colorblock-clutch-detail-oriented.html#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:00:27 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63353

I love everything about this simple, easy clutch. It’s got the pared-down unfussiness of a pouch, but with high levels of detailing, it instantly feels like so much more.

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Snob Essentials Leopard Anna Satchel: This is Faux Realhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/snob-essentials-bag-this-is-faux-real.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/snob-essentials-bag-this-is-faux-real.html#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:00:05 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63344

As seen in the latest issue of US Weekly, our leopard Anna satchel is a must to splurge on! And by splurge, I also mean nab for a seriously accessible price tag.

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Web Snob September 16, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fashion-news-september-16-2014-2.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fashion-news-september-16-2014-2.html#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:00:54 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63314

Today's fashion news includes more London Fashion Week!

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Exclusive Look at Up-and-Coming Brand BLACKSEA’s Spring 2015 Collectionhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/exclusive-look-coming-brand-blackseas-spring-2015-collection.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/exclusive-look-coming-brand-blackseas-spring-2015-collection.html#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:53 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=61948

A good friend of mine, Jane Lerman, quietly started her own line of handbags as a creative side project. She runs her own PR agency and showroom, and her handbags quickly caught the eye of not only friends like me, but editors and bloggers who were coming to her office to pull looks for various shoots.

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Top 5 Shearling Bags: Warming Trendhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/top-5-shearling-bags-warming-trend.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/top-5-shearling-bags-warming-trend.html#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:00:41 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63306

Fur bags are an inevitability this time of year. And although it makes no physiological sense to provide your bags with warmth, especially fuzzy, furry, luxurious warmth, the look certainly does feel right for the season.

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Tamara Mellon Elixir Eyelet-Embellished Leather Bucket Bag: Eyelet of the Tigerhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/tamara-mellon-elixir-eyelet-embellished-leather-bucket-bag-eyelet-tiger.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/tamara-mellon-elixir-eyelet-embellished-leather-bucket-bag-eyelet-tiger.html#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:00:45 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63302

Mini-bucket bags are my latest obsession. There is just nothing sweeter than an eye-catching little bag dangling from your arm. Tamara Mellon has added an element of spice to that sweetness with her Elixir bag.

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Emmy Rossum x Snob Essentials Croco-Embossed Pouch: Caught Red-Handbaggedhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/emmy-rossum-x-snob-essentials-croco-embossed-pouch-caught-red-handbagged.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/emmy-rossum-x-snob-essentials-croco-embossed-pouch-caught-red-handbagged.html#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:00:50 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63267

The ever gorgeous Emmy Rossum rung in her 28th birthday this weekend with none other than the wine-hued Snob Essentials croco-embossed pouch!

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Fall with Forzieri: Marni Leather Trunk Bag Giveaway!http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fall-forzieri-marni-leather-trunk-bag-giveaway.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fall-forzieri-marni-leather-trunk-bag-giveaway.html#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63262

Didn’t win the Aspinal of London clutch? No matter! We’re on to our third Forzieri giveaway bag, and we think you’re going to like it. No, not like – love. I make no secret of my Marni obsession, and Tina was equally enamored with Consuelo Castiglioni’s colorblocked Trunk back in April.

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Web Snob September 15, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fashion-news-september-16-2014.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fashion-news-september-16-2014.html#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:00:24 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63248

Today's fashion news includes style inspiration from around the world: New York to London to China!

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House of Holland: The Bold Standardhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/house-holland-bold-standard.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/house-holland-bold-standard.html#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:30:23 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63222

After an exhausting (albeit exciting) week running from show to show in NYC, I’m ready for a little levity, and who better than Henry Holland to provide just that?

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Web Snob September 12, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fashion-news-september-12-2014.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fashion-news-september-12-2014.html#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:00:14 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63191

Today's fashion news includes more updates on NYFW!

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Louis Vuitton Celebrating Monogram: One, Two, Three, Logo!http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/louis-vuitton-celebrating-monogram-one-two-three-logo.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/louis-vuitton-celebrating-monogram-one-two-three-logo.html#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:00:49 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63179

I’m having a monogram moment. This is no doubt due to Petite Malle mania, but even more so because of Louis Vuitton’s latest collaborations. In honor of its 160th birthday, the house is celebrating the iconic LVs with the help of six art and design legends.

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Marc Jacobs Spring 2015 Show: Watch It Live!http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/marc-jacobs-spring-2015-show-watch-live.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/marc-jacobs-spring-2015-show-watch-live.html#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:00:05 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63150

Catch the Marc Jacobs runway show live!

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Top 5 Checks: Get Checkedhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/top-5-check-print-get-checked.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/top-5-check-print-get-checked.html#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:45:31 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63120

Check marks the spot! It’s crazy what a few finely placed lines can do to your wardrobe. This is minimalist design with maximum effect, and a timeless one at that. The print on that black and white Balenciaga? It was inspired by one of Cristóbal’s archival prints.

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Fall with Forzieri: Aspinal of London Trunk Clutch Giveaway!http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fall-forzieri-aspinal-london-trunk-clutch-giveaway-2.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/09/fall-forzieri-aspinal-london-trunk-clutch-giveaway-2.html#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:45:40 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=63099

Have you entered to win our Forzieri giveaway? I reviewed this playful, little Aspinal of London clutch last month, so it’s exciting to know that one lucky Snob will be taking it home – or rather, taking it out!

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