From the streets to the shore, the ultimate urbanista designer, Monica Botkier, gets beachy for Spring/Summer 2013. It looks like the New York City native has been catching weekend flights to Miami. The juicy colors of the instant-classic Valentina ($195 for the hipster, $295 for the shoulder) have me positively drooling – and seeing some … Continue reading Botkier Spring 2013 Collection and Sale: Take It to the Beach
Satchel Hellooooo, Brando! It’s only fitting that one of the most attractive bags of the season has the same name as one of the most swoon-worthy movie stars of all time (and arguably the hottest). Botkier has done it again for Fall. Also like Marlon in his prime, this bag also looks strong and durable. … Continue reading Botkier Brando Satchel and Crossbody: Hey, Handsome
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 … Continue reading Monica Botkier Collection: Back to Her Luxe Roots
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 … Continue reading Botkier Spring/Summer 2012 Collection: Botkier’s Spring Fling
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.
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 … Continue reading Botkier Misha Collection: What’s in a Frame?
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 … Continue reading Botkier Resort 2012 Collection: Defying Gravitas
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 … Continue reading Memorial Day Sales!
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, … Continue reading Botkier “Isla” Shoulder Bag: La Isla Bonita