Immediately after stuffing myself with turkey, I start thinking about gifts. Suddenly, Christmas is less than a month away, and every year it seems to get harder and harder to find unique things for my snobby-chic friends. What do you get the girl who has everything? Something she can make herself, that’s what!
The whimsy of Lanvin is often imitated and rarely achieved. Snobs know that only the real thing will do. When other brands do luxe kitsch, it just looks cheap. I was indignant this last Christmas over a certain $600 Frostie the Snowman change purse (those two zeros should have come after a decimal point!), but … Continue reading Lanvin Sea Breeze Satin Box Clutch: We’ll Always Have Paris
Thanks to Jason Wu for fueling my current clutch craze: his dazzling Karlie bejeweled box clutch had me at hello. Just as the fashion world is obsessed with Karlie Kloss’ new short hairdo, I’m also all about Karlie at the moment! Big bags are sitting tight in the back of my closet, making way for … Continue reading Jason Wu Karlie Clutch: Top Model
At last night’s SAG Awards, Naomi Watts was sheer perfection with barely there makeup and a bold red lip. Her old world glam Marchesa gown and elegant Ferragamo clutch made her into a modern screen goddess. And I was so happy that Jessica Chastain went back to McQueen. Her gold-embroidered Oscars gown last year was such a standout, and … Continue reading The SAG Awards: And the Bag Award Goes to…
This is the perfect example of how a great bag can save any outfit! Jason Wu’s chic Karlie clutch kept eyes away from her strange halter top dress from Cushnie et Ochs (I love Diane, so let’s just call it avant-garde!). The embroidered beadwork on this boxy minaudiére screams star power and she has it … Continue reading Bag Snob of the Week: Diane Kruger
Here’s the recipe for a refreshing take on the black-and-white combo: start with a base of black leather or satin; then add an unapologetic layer of snow-white lace, whether it’s eyelet or laser-cut calf-hair. I love the throwback vibe of pure lace, speaking of garden parties, ladylike gloves, and mint juleps. With a deep, dark … Continue reading Top White-Lace Bags: Black and White Magic
With all the ghastly ghouls roaming around out there tonight, there’s enough scariness going on for one day. I’m countering it with a choice selection of bags yummier than a grocery-aisle’s worth of Halloween candy. Ask any snob, and you’ll get the same answer: she’d rather have a fun bag than a fun-size chocolate any … Continue reading Top 5 Halloween Treats: Tasty Delights
Gloria is one of my all-time favorite characters on TV. I feel a special kinship with her, if merely because I am constantly shouting at my hubby, “I HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS!” If only I had her sexy Colombian accent, too! As Jay’s feisty Latin wife, Gloria loves to have fun, and one of her … Continue reading Getting into Character: The 5 Essentials for Gloria Pritchett