The Latest “Snob” Bags
Thu 04.10
Helmut Lang Argon Tote

Helmut Lang Argon Tote: Now You See Me

There’s nothing like a good peek-a-boo bag for summer. Suddenly, you’re showing a bit more skin, and it feels right that your bag gets in on the airy, revealing action, too. But like with your sundress and shorts, you don’t want to show too much. The best bags merely hint at being bare, without giving it all away.

Thu 04.10
Nancy Gonzalez Crocodile and Canvas Tote

Nancy Gonzalez Crocodile and Canvas Tote: Take It to the Beach

Did someone say beach? It was very likely me who uttered the magic word. I am so ready for the shore and sea after what very well has felt like the longest winter known to man (and Snob) since the Ice Age. I’m really not exaggerating – we had golf ball-sized hail strike Dallas in April!

Wed 04.09
Ethno-chic Accessories

Ethno-chic Accessories: Going Global

Nothing can make a bigger splash in your spring wardrobe than an ethno-chic accessory, whether it’s bold in print, color, or an indescribable sense of charm. Here we play with all sorts of influences – gypsy, Roman, Grecian…the inspirations may be localized, but the appeal is global.

Wed 04.09
Sarah Jessica Parker x Elisabeth Weinstock United States Crossbody

Sarah Jessica Parker x Elisabeth Weinstock United States Crossbody: Surviving the Urban Jungle

Nobody rocks a crossbody like SJP! The busy mom of three walks her kids to school and gets her own groceries so she knows all the best hands-free bags out there, and her latest find is just as stunning as it is functional – the Elisabeth Weinstock United States crossbody.

Wed 04.09
Balenciaga Ostrich Tube Round L

Balenciaga Ostrich Tube Round L: Riding the L Train

Balenciaga just got serious. The words that come to mind upon first impression of this top-handle tote? Incredible. Beautiful. Classic. Decadent. This is, of course, Balenciaga’s big answer to the Birkin, but knockoff or tawdry imitation it isn’t. Thanks to their signature tube-shaped hardware, it’s merely a dutiful nod to the holy grail of bags, one that shows nothing but respect.

Tue 04.08
Beach Accessories

Beach Accessories: Luxe Lounging

These aren’t exactly the typical vacation must-haves that you can throw in your raffia tote and leave on the beach while you wade out into sea. They’re more like what you’d be wearing while lounging on the deck of a 210-footer out on the ocean! Would you indulge in these luxe accessories for your next tropical getaway?

Tue 04.08
Top 5 Cloudy Bags

Top 5 Cloudy Bags: Pale Gray is the New Dark Gray

Whether you’re going totally casual or out for a luxurious evening, pale gray is color to be in right now – and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. The right shade of gray is always chic and exact. There is such a sense of polish and clarity in wearing steely gray, especially when you do it with utmost confidence. For the warmer months, you ought to consider it your ultimate neutral.

Tue 04.08
Gucci Fringe Bags

Gucci Fringe Bags: Fringe Benefits

I like fringe; I really do. Actually, back in high school, I had a rather serious habit of dousing myself in fringe. A black fringe leather jacket, circa 1990? Check. White fringe leather boots, circa 1991? Double check!

Mon 04.07
Rochas Cardinale Leather Tote

Rochas Cardinale Leather Tote: Ahead of the Curve

Working pastels into your repertoire is an obvious necessity come spring, but that doesn’t mean you necessarily feel like you need a round bag right about now. If you’re unsure, I’ll make it easy for you to decide: the answer is YES.