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Thu 07.23
ProenzaSchouler_Moschino_NancyGonzalez_DolceandGabbana_Prada_Chanel_Chain_Wallet_Bag

Top Fanciful Wallets-on-Chains: Chains of Lust

Lately, I’ve been carrying around my wallets-on-chains more than any other bags, especially while traveling. It’s so liberating to know you require nothing more on your shoulder than your cell, ID, a bit of cash, and a credit card or two.

Fri 07.17
AlexandraClancy_Tote_Bag

Top 11 Bags of Texture: Reach Out and Touch Me

Texture is a word that comes up a lot when talking bags. Smooth, grainy, rough, pebbled, furry, plush, soft, rugged…there are endless varieties and almost as many ways to describe them. But some bags out-texture the rest, so to speak.

Mon 11.17
Forzieri.com Fall/Winter Sale

Forzieri.com Fall/Winter Sale: 30% Off Exclusively for Snobs!

Nothing combats a mean case of the Monday blues like some surprise sale action, so to kick off the week right, Forzieri.com is holding a five-day exclusive Snob special. From today through Friday, November 21st, enter the Snob code “SNOB30” to receive 30% your order of at least $500 on all Fall/Winter collection bags and shoes.

Mon 09.08
Mark Cross Grace Studded Patent-Leather Shoulder Bag

Mark Cross Grace Studded Patent-Leather Shoulder Bag: Making Your Mark

Seasons and decades can pass, but Mark Cross’ classic Grace box never gets old. Then again, that’s not to say that some fresh embellishments won’t make the eternal style suddenly feel like a must-have of the moment…

Wed 05.07
Azzedine Alaïa Patent Crocodile Structured Tote Bag

Azzedine Alaïa Patent Crocodile Structured Tote Bag: Emerald City

Behold: the decadent of the decadent. What could be more luxurious than a tote deeply understated in shape, set in polished crocodile? One that’s deep emerald green crocodile. While everyone knows that Azzedine Alaïa knows his way around a mean laser-cut perforation, I believe sumptuous skin combined with a subtle silhouette is where he really shines.

Fri 04.11
Tamara Mellon Attraction Patent-Leather Shoulder Bag

Tamara Mellon Attraction Patent-Leather Shoulder Bag: The Rules of Attraction

You know I love a good pouch. That slim silhouette and slender profile are all I need for my absolute essentials some days, but sometimes you crave a pouch with a little more staying power, so to speak. One that you could technically squeeze a little more into if you needed to, one with a strap. Like Tamara Mellon’s Attraction bag.

Tue 03.04
Valentino Fall 2014 Collection

Valentino Fall 2014 Collection: Rome is Where the Art Is

I say this with confidence: When it comes to mastery of the craft and virtuosity of divine execution, Maria Grazia and Pierpaolo are unparalleled. In a most emotional Fall 2014 show, the pair made their inspiration felt by each and every onlooker: unconventional women deeply rooted in a moment of change.

Mon 01.27
Web Snob January 31, 2014

Marni Metallic Patent-Leather and Satin Shoulder Bag: Flash of Genius

I love a good, simple shoulder pouch for the spring, so that I can be breezy and effortless like the season. But instead of a boring overly-simplified pouch, this has details that take it so much further. The metallic patent flap in silver gives a flash without getting too blingy for the day. The hardware has the slightest industrial feel for fun so it isn’t so serious.

Mon 12.23
Louis Vuitton Louise and Vivienne Bags

Louis Vuitton Louise and Vivienne Bags: How Logo Can You Go?

Check out the latest incarnation of the famed and long-lived LV logo. It has evolved from the allover monogram to an unabashed blast of precision-perfect hardware. Look familiar? It reminds me of the YSL logo clasp. The resemblance is actually uncanny, as it’s essentially the same concept. But something about Louis Vuitton’s initialized closure reads just a tad more grown-up.