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Tue 04.10

Monica Botkier Collection: Back to Her Luxe Roots

Designer Monica Botkier has always marched to the stylish beat of her own bag’s drum. It’s an interesting move for her to go up-market, when everyone else is scrambling to do high-street collaborations or creating bridge lines. After acknowledging that Monica’s core-line prices have gone down a lot, she realized there are a lot of […]

Thu 12.15

Botkier Spring/Summer 2012 Collection: Botkier’s Spring Fling

I just can’t decide what’s more enticing about Monica Botkier’s latest Spring collection: her playfully chic bags or the fact that she shot the coolly alluring advertising campaign herself?! Yes, Monica is a woman of many aesthetic talents, and she was a successful fashion photographer before her bag line became one of the best accessible […]

Mon 11.28
Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday: The Real Deals

Ready, set, shop! It’s that magical time of year – when the holidays warm our hearts, and the sales light my fire. But where to begin?! With markdowns hitting all the major retailers, from NET-A-PORTER to Barneys to ShopBop, scoring bargains on the best Snob bags can be as overwhelming as it is invigorating.

Mon 10.03

Botkier Misha Collection: What’s in a Frame?

Monica Botkier is sticking to her tried-and-true brand of edgy-ladylike cool, but fall’s release of the Misha collection reflects a new direction for the independent accessories brand. With minimal body and strong hardware, these three new styles possess a relaxed yet no-nonsense vibe and suggest sleek durability. When it comes to the Misha, whether it’s […]

Tue 06.28

Botkier Resort 2012 Collection: Defying Gravitas

Botkier does accessible luxury for the energetic girl who shows no sign of slowing down – and neither does the label. Their latest resort collection doesn’t show us anything earth-shattering, but it is a spirited showing with a youthful approach. There is a substantial selection of everyday neutrals, but it’s the super-vivid brights that caught […]

Mon 05.30

Memorial Day Sales!

Happy Memorial Day! Nothing kicks off the summer season quite like Memorial Day sales. With such amazing advancement in technology, you no longer have to choose between sun or store– you can shop online while at the beach! From Marc Jacobs to Alexander Wang, there are so many hot bags on sale. I’ve had my […]

Fri 04.29

Botkier “Isla” Shoulder Bag: La Isla Bonita

Here we have your quintessential everyday shoulder satchel with enough subtle highlights to make it anything but typical. Just look closely and you’ll see what I mean. The wrinkled leather has a hint of metallic sheen to it, for a delicate sparkle that catches both the light and your eyes. With an extremely flat silhouette, […]

Thu 03.24

Botkier “Charlotte” Satchel: The Cure for the Common Everyday Bag

Here is one of the best Botkier bags ever. Monica Botkier designs her bags with “on-the-go lifestyle of New York women in mind,” but the “Charlotte” would suit almost any woman anywhere. Pebbled leather in this warm grey is the most amazing everyday option for ultimate versatility and reduced wear and tear. You’d have to […]

Fri 03.18

Botkier x Lake Bell for Oxfam

I love any excuse to buy a cute bag, but supporting Oxfam is a great one! The collaboration of the “Lake Satchel is a natural fit; Lake Bell’s downtown-cool vibe jives with Monica Botkier’s urban-chic bags. Buttery caramel suede is juxtaposed with smooth cocoa leather – so enticing I don’t know if I want to […]