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Fri 08.29
Top 5 Quirky Items to Liven Up Your Fall Wardrobe

Top 5 Quirky Items to Liven Up Your Fall Wardrobe

By now you’ve either bought or added booties, a coat, and something burgundy-colored to your fall fashion wish list. What about a few more unexpected pieces, though?

Mon 08.11
3.1 Phillip Lim 31 Second OMG Pouch, Sexy Wallet, and Cash Only Crossbody

3.1 Phillip Lim 31 Second OMG Pouch, Sexy Wallet, and Cash Only Crossbody: Word Up

The king of streetwear reigns on. In the time of hashtags galore, endless abbreviations, and tweets and retweets, Phillip Lim is leading the pack once again, thanks to his new trio of bags that are as much a commentary on our current culture as they are comment-worthy.

Mon 07.14
Top 5 Two-Tone Prints

Top 5 Two-Tone Prints: What’s Black and White and Right All Over?

A printed bag in black and white may seem specific, but this is the most versatile color scheme you can ever find…

Thu 03.27
Smythson Quentin Jones Collaboration

Smythson x Quentin Jones Panama Collection: Artistic License

Some collaborations are nothing but a natural fit. Smythson’s latest Panama Collection marks the second capsule partnership between the leather company and artist Quentin Jones. Best of all, I love Smythson and their clean, simple shapes readily lend themselves to artistic embellishment.

Thu 12.26

Proenza Schouler PS11 Chain Wallet: Errand Girl

Just last week, Tina sang the praises of the wallet-on-a-chain, and now I’ve got the fever, too. The Proenza Schouler PS11 chain wallet just might be my favorite member of the chain gang.

Tue 12.24
Kendall Conrad iPhone 4 & 5/BlackBerry Case

Kendall Conrad iPhone 4 & 5/BlackBerry Case: Fun Size

I was just talking about the sleek ease of wallets on chains, and now I’ve found something even slimmer – an iPhone clutch! This is sure to illicit delight from the tech-savvy Bag Snobs in your life.

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.

Thu 12.19
Top 5 Wallets-on-Chains

Top 5 Wallets on Chains: Chain of Command

I lost my wallet during NYFW (it was stolen at an event out of my mini bag right in front of me!). My ID, all my credit cards, and not to mention the my entire cash supply for Fashion Week: gone. Kelly gave me one of her company credit cards (we share bank accounts!), but how do you fly home without an ID? Luckily, a good Samaritan found my wallet on a sidewalk, with the ID and cards strewn all over the place (cash gone, natch).

Mon 11.18

Snob Travel Essentials

Travel trends may come and go, but necessities are necessities. You don’t just want to look good at the airport, you want to be prepared and comfortable for a no-fuss flying experience. Check out these Snob Essentials for your next jet-set!