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Thu 02.04
All About My Black

All About My Black: Style and Substance

Rose quartz may be my favorite on-trend color that’s always tempting me, especially as of late, but like a pretty appetizer instead of a robust meal, I still easily tire of lightweight colors of little substance. That’s why black is my mainstay entrée.

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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.

Wed 02.03
Jimmy Choo Candy Lenticular Printed Acrylic Clutch

Jimmy Choo Candy Lenticular Printed Acrylic Clutch: I’ve Got My Eye On You

There are seemingly endless incarnations of the Jimmy Choo Candy clutch. The dense little acrylic box has been adorned with images ranging from an icy cocktail to glowing graffiti spelling the word “yes” to the Union Jack flag, just to name a few. But this latest trumps them all when it comes to coolness. Depending on how you look at the clutch (printed on a lenticular lens), the oversized ’80s-inspired eye opens wide and closes shut.

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Tue 02.02
Saint Laurent Cabas Rive Gauche Small Tote

Saint Laurent Cabas Rive Gauche Small Tote: Winning the Primaries

I know pastel colors are the thing this season (and I thank Pantone for the sudden omnipresence of Rose Quartz and Serenity, a fresh take on sky blue), but I still love a good bold color story. Which is why I’m serving one up right now!

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Mon 02.01
How to Do Chic Maternity

How to Do Chic Maternity: Anne Hathaway x Marc by Marc Jacobs

Anne Hathaway’s been out of the limelight lately, as she prepares for the arrival of her first baby, but all it takes is one stellar red carpet appearance to remind the world of just how chic and fabulous you really are – especially when pregnant. There’s nothing wrong with plain old maternity wear for these occasions, but I love when women make non-maternity clothes work in spite of their growing bellies…

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Thu 01.28
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Chinese New Year: The Year of the Monkey

Chinese New Year is coming up on February 8th. Since it’s an auspicious time when wearing the right things will bring you good luck, I’ve gone ahead and rounded up the best and most appropriate pieces for the occasion. And remember, as well, that for the feast, you must eat long noodles (for long life), dumplings (they symbolize money!), and an entire fish served with the head and tail intact…

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Thu 01.28
Top 6 Valentines

Top 6 Valentines: Sealed with a Kiss

Sometimes a kiss is more than a kiss (the best ones are, anyway!). That’s certainly the case with my new NH 1300 necklace from Nouvel Heritage. I love the idea that you never own jewelry; you’re merely holding it for the next generation. And as one of the most sentimental pieces I’ve collected, this diamond-encrusted treasure will surely be passed on and cherished. Not only can you engrave a name on the side of the charm, but it also comes engraved with your – or a loved one’s – pout.

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Thu 01.28
Prada Saffiano Cuir Double Bag

Prada Saffiano Cuir Double Bag: Double Shot

I don’t usually recommend fixing what isn’t broken, but the execution of the new Double (pronounced “dooblay”) bag is nothing short of pure Prada perfection. Now my go-to daily tote is better than ever with an updated look as sumptuous as it is chic. Thanks to the marshmallow cream and caramel version, I’m salivating as I write this, dreaming of my favorite salted caramel sundae that’s totally verboten on my January health kick (I’ll be back to eating steak et frites and cupcakes by February). Until then, the bag will satiate my craving.

Tue 01.26
Your 2016 Daily Bag

Your 2016 Daily Bag: One and Done

No matter how many you have in your arsenal, there is always that one bag you use more than any other. Investing in this elusive bag doesn’t come guaranteed. It’s more of a hit-or-miss process, and bags can surprise you. The one you think you’ll use all the time can end up in the back of your closet. You might go through a few so-called daily bags before you actually find the one that works for everything, and the one styled to keep you happy and chic all year, both in a single package.

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