Fri 02.13

Frugal Snob: Shopbop Pre-Spring Sale

Marc by Marc Jacobs Totally Turnlock Patent Faridah Bag,$448 Sale $313.60; Mulberry Roxanne Tote , $795 Sale $556.50; Botkier Ziggy Small Shoulder Bag $450 Sale $135; Kooba Ryder Tote $645 Sale $322. More sale! Shopbop is actually having a pre-season sale, as in Spring stuff is already on sale. I guess that’s how bad things […]

Wed 09.03

Botkier Gemma Clutch

A girl needs her clutches but a girl must have a day to night clutch to get her from luncheon to cocktails without skipping a beat. Not that that necessarily has to happen on the same day, but you never know! I’m on vacation mode so for me, it is an absolute possibility! I’m back […]

Wed 06.11

Look Alike of the Week: Botkier vs. Burberry

Left: Botkier Stevie Satchel $650 Right: Burberry Metallic Satchel: $1,395 I am going to try and be impartial here but would just like to say that I saw Monica Botkier actually carry her well worn Stevie satchel when I interviewed her in New York but have no idea when Burberry launched theirs. I would also […]

Tue 05.20

Ten Bags under $1,000

You asked and we listened. Here are Ten bags under $1,000 that you are always requesting. Not to sound like a snob or anything but who knew this price point was so hard to stay under? I cheated on one bag that was around $1200– it was just too cute to pass up. I noticed […]

Thu 05.15

Botkier St. Tropez Tote

New York native Monica Botkier is an ex-fashion photographer with a keen eye for details. I have often admired her bags at stores, not only for its urban appeal but the price point. It would not be far fetched for me to say that she is one of the best brands in the under $500 […]

Fri 04.04

Saks Bag Event – April 5th

Tue 02.26

5 Bags Under $500 – Spring 2008

For our frugal Bag Snobs and Snobs in training- here is my “Must have” Cheap Thrill bags for Spring 2008. I really think you should try something different and go for a designer that is not on the arm of every mall rat in America (actually, I beg you, please leave the Juicys and Coaches […]

Fri 02.15

Web Snob for February 15, 2008

55 Secret Street says hello to Lancome’s Beauty Bye-Bye – the place to go for your beauty must-haves before they are officially discontinued. Stiletto Jungle shows you how to score 50% off Christian Louboutin shoes. Bag Bliss asks: would you wear a designer-inspired bag by forever21? Bag Snob has the hottest bag of the season: […]

Mon 01.14

Botkier Nightfall Metallic Satchel

I know, $695 is not a cheap thrill to everyone but considering most bags on our site are $1,500-$3,000 the Nightfall Metallic Satchel from Botkier is a bargain! I saw several great Botkier bags this week and had an urge to buy one for my 24 year old niece, this is exactly the kind of […]