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Wed 06.03

Botkier Venice Satchel

If you missed our live chat with Monica Botkier this morning don’t worry. We will have the entire transcript up this afternoon for your perusal! Monica shared with us her story of balancing life as a female entrepreneur, designer, photographer and mother to two bouncing babes! We will also have sneak peeks at many of … Continue reading Botkier Venice Satchel

Tue 04.07

Frugal Snob: Botkier Runway Hobo

The long hobo is tres chic with the young gals and Botkier is right on with this Violet Hobo with cute pleated pouch pockets and a simple and functional shoulder strap. OK, so it’s black and looks blah and boring in a picture, but on the body, you get the advantage of the flattering lengthening … Continue reading Frugal Snob: Botkier Runway Hobo

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 … Continue reading Frugal Snob: Shopbop Pre-Spring Sale

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 … Continue reading Botkier Gemma Clutch

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 … Continue reading Look Alike of the Week: Botkier vs. Burberry

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 … Continue reading Ten Bags under $1,000

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 … Continue reading Botkier St. Tropez Tote

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 … Continue reading 5 Bags Under $500 – Spring 2008