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Wed 07.22

Frugal Celebs: Hollywood Intuition for Target

One of the good things about living in a boring place like Ithaca, where I lived for four years while I was at Cornell, is having easy-access to Target’s designer collaborations. Whereas in major cities/online the few covetable items would fly off the shelves, I could always leisurely shop in the Ithaca Target. Even, a […]

Wed 07.15

Eva Longoria with “Annie” clutch from Adriana Castro

I just got a swatch book from Adriana Castro to order my Tina clutches from– it has more colors than you can imagine and in multiple treatments of crocodile skin. I am so overstimulated I had to lie down after going through the book. I have zero self control and really want every single color […]

Fri 07.03

The “Tina” Clutch by Adriana Castro

The lovely Adriana Castro bestowed an incredible honor on me– she named the hottest bag from her Spring 2010 line after me!  That has got to be the highest honor for a bag snob!  Anyone who has met or shopped with me knows my tendency to shout “that is so ‘Tina’, I must have it!”. […]

Tue 06.23

The “Loren” Hobo by Adriana Castro

Adriana Castro has a habit of naming bags after her friends (I just found out she designed a “Tina” clutch for Cruise 2010!) and why not? Our girlfriends inspire us and this is a great way to celebrate a friend! The “Loren” hobo was designed for a dear friend of Adriana’s, Loren Ridinger, a successful […]

Tue 03.24

Adriana Castro Shop Opens at Henri Bendel

Stop by Henri Bendel and check out Adriana’s line of exotic bags. Or go to her website here if you don’t live in NYC.

Thu 03.05

Adriana Castro Coco Clutch

I reached out to all of you to ask for bag donations on behalf of one of my favorite charities, Heroes and Handbags, and one of the first people to step up to the plate was Adriana Castro. She sent a beautiful Coco crocodile clutch in the most luscious purple-ish lavender color that I know […]

Fri 01.30

Adriana Castro Exotic Extravaganza Giveaway!!

UPDATE: Congratulations to Kathy D. of Shelby, N.C. for winning the Annie clutch and Frank P. of Dallas, TX for winning the Meissa Hobo. Thank you Adriana Castro for the sponsoring this fabulous giveaway. Bag Snob readers get 30% all merchandise with code “ACBAGSNOB“.

Fri 01.23

Adriana Castro Meissa Python Hobo plus exotic extravaganza giveaway!

UPDATE: Congratulations to Kathy D. of Shelby, N.C. for winning the Annie clutch and Frank P. of Dallas, TX for winning the Meissa Hobo. Is it bag buying time yet? You do not need an excuse to treat yourself to this fabulous magenta python hobo, the Meissa, from Adriana Castro (we’re giving away the violet […]

Mon 12.29

Adriana Castro Ostrich Hobo

As we head in to a new year, one of my resolutions (along with the usual dieting of course) is to edit my bag purchases. Even with all the advice I give about choosing wisely, I still end up buying emotionally and on whim, but hey I’m a girl and I am human so those […]