Adriana Castro
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 […]

Wed 10.15

Obsessive Lesson on Crocodiles

Adriana Castro Saiph Clutch, Caiman fuscus crocodile, $1550; Chanel Matte Alligator $39,450 So it turns out that croc bags are extremely environmentally friendly. Crocodile farms are required to release 10% of their population back in to the wild. This is significant because in the wild only 5-10% of crocodile eggs reach maturity (they lay about […]

Mon 10.13

Adriana Castro Mintaka Tote

This is the bag I had when I was quoted by Fashion Week Daily at the Gen Arts Eco-Friendly Fashion Show. I was worried about being insensitive but it was perfect with what I was wearing and besides, I just got it so I had to take it out! How could you blame me, what […]