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 … Continue reading Frugal Celebs: Hollywood Intuition for Target
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 … Continue reading Eva Longoria with “Annie” clutch from 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!”. … Continue reading The “Tina” Clutch 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 … Continue reading The “Loren” Hobo by Adriana Castro
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 … Continue reading Adriana Castro Coco Clutch
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“.
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 … Continue reading Adriana Castro Meissa Python Hobo plus exotic extravaganza giveaway!
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 … Continue reading Adriana Castro Ostrich Hobo