A new workweek calls for a new nail color. Today I’m all about Chanel. For their latest set of polishes, the French label has taken to the skies! Naturally, blue comes into play, but this is no boring sky blue. Magic is modeled after the deep color of daybreak, and while it’s a great hue for winter, the jet black Cosmic is far more unique – and more far out for that matter…
A cosmetics bag that can pull double duty as clutch is not only handy, but economical. While these may look like pouches and wristlets, they’re priced as cosmetics cases, a confusing yet very exciting realization. It’s a trick designers are playing with us. I’m here to help you game the system, though, and work on a New Year’s resolution – to be a better Frugal Snob for 2014!
I lost my wallet during NYFW (it was stolen at an event out of my mini bag right in front of me!). My ID, all my credit cards, and not to mention the my entire cash supply for Fashion Week: gone. Kelly gave me one of her company credit cards (we share bank accounts!), but how do you fly home without an ID? Luckily, a good Samaritan found my wallet on a sidewalk, with the ID and cards strewn all over the place (cash gone, natch).
In her time, Coco Chanel hated mini-skirts and blue jeans. If she were alive in ours, would she have fully approved of the Métiers D’art Pre-Fall 2014 collection? While I’m not so sure, she did love doing the unexpected, so perhaps the answer is yes!
Just one more week until Chanel unveils the 2013/14 Métiers d’Art collection in my adopted hometown! As excited as I am for the show, I’m just as thrilled to see Karl Lagerfeld’s new film The Return. It features Geraldine Chaplin as Coco Chanel, a role that according to Karl required her to be mean, as Coco had a mean streak herself.
Auctions are some of the best places to find unique pieces, and Heritage Auctions, the “World’s Largest Collectibles Auctioneer” has more than a few exotic, noteworthy collectibles from the likes of much-loved brands Hermès, Chanel, and Cartier. It’s time to make your list for Santa – just make sure he knows the bidding ends on December 9th and 10th!