In 2010 alone, 1.6 million new cases of breast cancer were discovered worldwide, and yet I have to admit that the disease was an abstract concept to me until a close friend was diagnosed last year. Watching her fight (and WIN!) has been one of the most inspiring experiences.
Okay, now that we’ve complied our wish lists for Spring 2014, let’s focus on the present – autumn! The hottest look of the season? Red tartan à la Stella and Céline. Just don’t wear multiple pieces together – you’ll look like a Scottish Halloween costume gone wrong.
Anne Hathaway has an easy, confident style that’s hard not to adore. She’s always carrying something unique – this time it’s Freedom of Animals’ black and teal Melia. Besides its standout look, the bag is also noteworthy for being vegan-friendly. Its NYC-based brand constructed it from vegetable-dyed, recycled faux leather and lined the interior in organic cotton.
Ahhh, I love Stella McCartney! It’s guilt-free shopping in so many ways from that fact that it’s all undeniably chic down to her use of biodegradable materials. Her new Winter campaign will be unveiled in the September issues of all our favorite glossies, but here’s a sneak peek for Bag Snob readers.
Teres Kids makes clothes specifically for tots with tactile sensitivities, like those with skin allergies, autism, or eczema. But who doesn’t love super soft clothes? One of my daughters even hijacked an old pajama top that I was throwing away and now wears it as a giant nightgown! So while Teres Kids has 100% cotton … Continue reading Teres Kids T-Shirts: Going Soft
Cigar boxes came back into fashion years ago, and since then, literary Snobs have been coveting Olympia Le-Tan’s book clutches like they were rare editions themselves. The classics have been on heavy rotation in street style photos, but the prices are just ridiculous. Playing on our sentimentality to get us to pay top dollar is … Continue reading Olympia Le-Tan Jane Eyre Embroidered Clutch: Book Bag
Happy Earth Day! In honor of the occasion, I’d like to spotlight a great vegan bag – Heather Belle’s Audrey fold-over clutch. Faux is hard to pull off, but designers like Stella McCartney have shown that it can be done. Heather’s spacious bag (it can even hold your iPad!) is hand casted and painted by … Continue reading Heather Belle Audrey Fold-Over Clutch: Faux Realism
What do A-list celebs like Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson, and Sienna Miller have in common? They’ve all been toting Stella McCartney’s newest must-have bag, the Bailey Boo, and if you’ve been drooling over the bag like I have, you’ll be happy to know it’s finally available! The faux python bag comes in an adorable shoulder … Continue reading Stella McCartney Bailey Boo: So Faux, So Good
It’s great to see the sights, but it’s even better when your bag is a sight to behold, as well. Ultimately though, when you’re exploring a new place, you need convenience above all else. Fortunately with these styles, you don’t have to sacrifice fashion or function. Their zippers and pouches are key for keeping your … Continue reading Best Sightseeing Bags: Trip Advisor