Snob Essentials http://www.snobessentials.com A Selective Editorial On All Things Snob Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:06:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Saint Laurent Cassandre Small Tassel Crossbody Bag vs. Maison Martin Margiela I.D. Bracelet Clutch: The Medium or the Masses?http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/saint-laurent-cassandre-small-tassel-crossbody-bag-maison-martin-margiela-i-d-bracelet-clutch-medium-or-masses.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/saint-laurent-cassandre-small-tassel-crossbody-bag-maison-martin-margiela-i-d-bracelet-clutch-medium-or-masses.html#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:00:24 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62474

Recently, Cathy Horyn succinctly wrote of her longtime nemesis, Hedi Slimane and his accomplishments (or lack thereof) at the house of Yves Saint Laurent: "In two years as creative chief, he has barely broken a sweat as he fetches another pussy bow from the ’60s time capsule."

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Lanvin Private Embroidered Clutch: Privacy Pleasehttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/lanvin-private-embroidered-clutch-privacy-please.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/lanvin-private-embroidered-clutch-privacy-please.html#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:00:05 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62470

Fact: An elegant and timeless clutch is never wrong. Another fact: Lanvin excels at creating elegant and timeless clutches, pieces that are as refined and nuanced as they are quietly evocative of the house and the distinct brand of femininity they represent.

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Web Snob August 29, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/fashion-news-august-29-2014.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/fashion-news-august-29-2014.html#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:00:27 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62462

Today's news includes fall fashion and NYFW!

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Top 5 Quirky Items to Liven Up Your Fall Wardrobehttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/top-5-quirky-items-liven-fall-wardrobe.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/top-5-quirky-items-liven-fall-wardrobe.html#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:00:06 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62459

By now you’ve either bought or added booties, a coat, and something burgundy-colored to your fall fashion wish list. What about a few more unexpected pieces, though?

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Spring into Action: Edie Parker Flavia #Hashtag Clutches Giveaway!http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/spring-action-edie-parker-flavia-hashtag-clutches-giveaway-2.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/spring-action-edie-parker-flavia-hashtag-clutches-giveaway-2.html#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:00:30 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62453

Only a couple of days left to enter the giveaway! With the help of sponsors Edie Parker and Spring, we have not one, but two customized Flavia #Hashtag clutches – one in pearlescent white and another in navy!

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Kitchensurfing Wants To Match You With A Personal Chefhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/kitchensurfing-wants-match-personal-chef.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/kitchensurfing-wants-match-personal-chef.html#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:22 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=61082

A few weeks ago a friend posted a picture on Instagram of a little girl saying "Do I cook? I don't know...do you build houses?" It made me laugh and think about Kitchensurfing, an awesome website that is continually expanding to new cities. Basically the site matches you with a personal chef that fits your taste buds.

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Miu Miu Women’s Tales: Don’t Kill the Messengerhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/miu-miu-womens-tales-dont-kill-messenger.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/miu-miu-womens-tales-dont-kill-messenger.html#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:00:37 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62423

The latest films from Miu Miu’s series Women’s Tales are out today, and to mark the occasion, the brand has released a special app that ties in with Miranda July’s hilarious short “Somebody.” I’ll let you watch the movie to find out exactly what it does, but trust that it’s quirky and good for a laugh!

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Camila Coelho Interview: Watch and Learnhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/camila-coelho-interview-watch-learn.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/camila-coelho-interview-watch-learn.html#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:45:02 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62412

If you’re a fan of YouTube beauty tutorials, odds are you know about the talented Ms. Camila Coelho. MakeUpByCamila2 has well over half a million subscribers, and that’s not even including the ones keeping up with her Portuguese channel, which has about a million more!

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Taga Bike-Stroller: Transforms Your Lifehttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/taga-bike-stroller-transforms-life.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/taga-bike-stroller-transforms-life.html#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:45:12 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62404

It's insane how smart this stroller is. I'm going to have another baby just so I can use it! Okay, not actually, but why do all the fun, ingenious inventions come about after they are worthless to me? Well, if you have a tot, you're in luck, and I highly highly recommend you get this.

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Web Snob August 28, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/fashion-news-august-28-2014-2.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/fashion-news-august-28-2014-2.html#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:45:46 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62380

Today's fashion news includes the best dressed at the Venice Film Festival and a controversy surrounding one of Zara's latest pieces...

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Zero + Maria Cornejo Ima Bag: Zero the Herohttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/zero-maria-cornejo-ima-bag-zero-hero.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/zero-maria-cornejo-ima-bag-zero-hero.html#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:45:13 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62385

I am in love with this brand for the subtle genius in their effortlessly cool and unpretentiously modern designs. Zero + Maria Cornejo’s ready-to-wear is inventive, flattering, and special – and it has been for 15 years.

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Snob Essentials Fall 2014 Collection Launch: Falling for Europehttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/snob-essentials-bags-fall-2014-collection-launch-falling-europe.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/snob-essentials-bags-fall-2014-collection-launch-falling-europe.html#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:45:55 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62354

We are so excited to be returning to HSN to share our Fall 2014 collection. From imagination to inception to hands-on production, creating our second set of Snob Essentials has been a labor of love, tears, and laughter (literally).

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Nails Inc. Brings Us Kale-Infused and Alexa Chung Inspired Polishhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/nails-inc-brings-us-kale-infused-alexa-chung-inspired-polish.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/nails-inc-brings-us-kale-infused-alexa-chung-inspired-polish.html#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:00:34 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=61075

Get these $15 babies now!icon Nails Inc. has just released two new collections, and they're the most exciting polish happenings announced for fall by far. I had a chance to preview both the brand's Nailkale and Alexa Chung lines and sure they may be a bit gimmicky but the colors and formulation quality are awesome.

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Kirna Zabete Sale: Up to 75% Off!http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/kirna-zabete-sale-75.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/kirna-zabete-sale-75.html#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:00:18 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62339

The Wednesday blues getting you down? Fight them off with some cure-all shopping! Kirna Zabete has marked down its sale items up to 75% off, making it 100% guilt-free. Stock up on last-minute summer essentials, or ready your wardrobe for fall with blazers, jewels, and form-fitting Roland Mourets.

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Prada Leather Fringe Shoulder Bag: Fringe Dayhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/prada-leather-fringe-shoulder-bag-fringe-day.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/prada-leather-fringe-shoulder-bag-fringe-day.html#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:00:28 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62343

Ahhh, Wednesdays! AKA “Hump Day,” or as some like to call it, "WTF Day." Instead, I prefer to sidetrack myself from the weekly grind (and the rut that comes with it) and think of Wednesday as my favorite day of the week to indulge in a new favorite bag.

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Web Snob August 28, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/fashion-news-august-28-2014.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/fashion-news-august-28-2014.html#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:00:37 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62334

Today's fashion news includes answers to your NYFW questions and ScarJo's political t-shirts!

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Saint Laurent Paris Metallic Leather Ankle Boots: How the West was Wonhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/saint-laurent-paris-metallic-leather-ankle-boots-west-won.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/saint-laurent-paris-metallic-leather-ankle-boots-west-won.html#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:30:17 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62329

As soon as I saw these unapologetically gold boots, my first thought was, buy now! Every season I get a new pair of booties, and it’s not the first time that Saint Laurent’s Paris have been the ones...

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L’Oréal Professionnel Absolut Repair Lipidiumhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/loreal-professionnel-absolut-repair-lipidium.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/loreal-professionnel-absolut-repair-lipidium.html#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:00:37 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=60710

The last time I used a L'Oreal hair product I felt like I was washing my hair with Tide. It was a soapy, overly-lathered, big mess...the products also kind of smelled like Tide. At about $3.99 for a shampoo and conditioner you can't really complain, but needless to say it was not an experience I want to replicate.

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Snobgrams 8-27-14http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/snob-essentials-instagram-8-27-14.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/snob-essentials-instagram-8-27-14.html#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:00:11 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62297

This week on Snobgrams, Tina celebrated her birthday with a cake in the shape of our Snob Essentials Circle Tweed bag and accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, while Kelly took some fun polaroids with her hubby and brunched with our Snob Essentials Vienna Circle Daily bag!

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Best Bags at the 2014 Emmys: Hot to the Clutchhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/best-bags-2014-emmys-hot-clutch.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/best-bags-2014-emmys-hot-clutch.html#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:00:58 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62302

See which clutches wowed on the red carpet last night!

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Derek Lam for Mark Cross Totes: A Happy Unionhttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/derek-lam-mark-cross-totes-happy-union.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/derek-lam-mark-cross-totes-happy-union.html#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:00:03 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62225

What happens when two great American brands collide? Such a one-two punch of chic makes my heart palpitate. Derek Lam and Mark Cross have combined their powers for a sweet and seamless union. The totes won't be hitting stores until New York Fashion Week, but we have all the details now.

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Top 5 Capes: Suit Uphttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/top-5-capes-suit-up.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/top-5-capes-suit-up.html#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:00:36 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62242

Capes are for superheroes. And of course, all women qualify as those. The cape has been a thing for a few seasons now but this Fall, it is a must. The best thing about the style is, it doesn't matter what you wear underneath. Well, at least it doesn't matter as much...

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Spring into Action: Edie Parker Flavia #Hashtag Clutches Giveaway!http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/spring-action-edie-parker-flavia-hashtag-clutches-giveaway.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/spring-action-edie-parker-flavia-hashtag-clutches-giveaway.html#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:00:08 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62269

Have you entered to win our latest giveaway? With the help of sponsors Edie Parker and Spring, we have not one, but two customized Flavia #Hashtag clutches – one in pearlescent white and another in navy!

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Web Snob August 26, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/fashion-news-august-26-2014.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/fashion-news-august-26-2014.html#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:00:24 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62250

Today's fashion news includes a makeover for Vogue's website and fall fashion picks from online shopping experts!

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Bottega Veneta Shopping Watersnake-Trimmed Leather Tote: Pale Firehttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/bottega-veneta-shopping-watersnake-trimmed-leather-tote-pale-fire.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/bottega-veneta-shopping-watersnake-trimmed-leather-tote-pale-fire.html#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:00:51 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62235

Some bags make more of a whisper than a shout – but a whisper can be just as effective, and sometimes even more so. Just look to Bottega Veneta for a prime example of a softly beguiling creation. Sure, the design may not be earth-shattering or revolutionary; it is just a shopper tote, after all.

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Snob Essentials Croco-Embossed Magazine Tote: Magazine Maniahttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/snob-essentials-bag-magazine-mania.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/snob-essentials-bag-magazine-mania.html#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:00:27 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62222

I am so proud of our Magazine Tote. The design perfectly fits our needs and speaks to our aesthetics so harmoniously. We wanted a bigger tote for days when we have that need, but it’s not without the details that take our breath away like the front pocket with a removable pouch.

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Chokers: Tighten Uphttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/chokers-tighten.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/chokers-tighten.html#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:00:37 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62217

Every season I’m bowled over by the creations of Vita Fede designer Cynthia Sakai, and Fall 14’s offerings are no exception.

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Web Snob August 25, 2014http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/fashion-news-august-25-2014.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/fashion-news-august-25-2014.html#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:00:04 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62209

Today's fashion news includes all the best and most...interesting looks from the VMAs!

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Flossolution Complete Sonic Flossing & Brushing Set: Toss Your Flosshttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/flossolution-complete-sonic-flossing-brushing-set.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/flossolution-complete-sonic-flossing-brushing-set.html#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:00:28 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62201

"Floss daily," says your dentist. How many of us actually obey? It's not that I don't agree with the benefits. Having healthy gums is actually more important than having healthy teeth because it's easier to fix your teeth. Once your gums recede and deteriorate, all your teeth fall out. Sorry to scare you...

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Snob Essentials Vienna Circle Bag: Coming Full Circlehttp://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/snob-essentials-bag-coming-full-circle.html http://www.snobessentials.com/2014/08/snob-essentials-bag-coming-full-circle.html#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:00:50 +0000 http://www.snobessentials.com/?p=62192

Kelly and I have loved round bags since college. Let's face it: the Chinese have a thing for circles. The almighty perfect circle represents the completion of life, reincarnation, and family, and the process of coming full circle is considered most important.

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