Camouflage bags are a tricky business. The inherent irony about them is camo print was invented to blend in, but it doesn’t outside of the forest. And no, the urban jungle does not count. Actually, it’s a pattern that’s tough to wear if you’re not basically monochrome and free of other prints.
We may have questioned the originality of Stella McCartney’s Beckett bag, but the Beckett hobo? It’s in a league all its own! This comes down to the Brit designer’s incomparable use of faux leather. A great hobo is hard to find. A vegan one? Even harder.
Another day, another set of designers added to the NET-A-PORTER sale! Now pieces you’ve been eyeing all season from Givenchy, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Proenza Schouler, and Thakoon are discounted up to 50% off. Which are you most excited for? Wait, don’t answer – just go ahead and shop the sale!
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