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Tod’s Spring 2016 Bags

How Tod’s Got Its Groove Back

Alessandra Facchinetti seems to have hit her stride at Tod’s. After three years as Creative Director, she’s beginning to infuse her own personality into the brand, and it has an effect that leaves me rejoicing. As should we all! It’s understandable why she would want to get her feet wet first before presenting a collection this different from Tod’s usual fare. After all, she was let go as Creative Director at Valentino in 2008 because she didn’t represent enough from their archives (because eschewing creativity for a ready-made formula is surely what got Valentino the success it enjoys now). But now that Alessandra has proven she can properly pay homage to the Italian fashion house, she’s ready to bring it into a new era.

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Tod’s Spring 2016 Bags
Your 2016 Daily Bag

Your 2016 Daily Bag: One and Done

No matter how many you have in your arsenal, there is always that one bag you use more than any other. Investing in this elusive bag doesn’t come guaranteed. It’s more of a hit-or-miss process, and bags can surprise you. The one you think you’ll use all the time can end up in the back of your closet. You might go through a few so-called daily bags before you actually find the one that works for everything, and the one styled to keep you happy and chic all year, both in a single package.

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Top Bag-Inspired Accents

Top Bag-Inspired Accents: All About Ornaments

Dangling bag-themed decorations feel perfect for this time of year. They’re like tiny ornaments. I mean, how amazing would it be to have an entire tree trimmed with these cuties? Each one of these, from bag charms and key chains to brooches and earrings, is great as a gift, but I’ve already got my Christmas gifts covered. Which means I’m getting these for myself! Good things do come in small, bag-shaped packages.

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The Snob's Definitive Designer Directory

The Snob’s Definitive Fashion Designer Directory

Can’t keep up with who’s designing for which brand? In the high fashion world’s ongoing game of musical chairs, it can be overwhelming to keep track of the creative minds behind the brands.

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Tod’s Small Shark-Leather Bag with Gommini: Making the Rounds

This Tod’s bag is so very interesting, but I’m not sure that’s entirely a good thing. Interesting doesn’t necessarily mean perfectly gorgeous. I do love the plump, rounded shape, but with the rounded flap to go with it and the rubber gommini outfitting the corners, this kind of looks more like an armadillo than a chic bag.

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Best Bags to Gift for Father’s Day

Best Bags to Gift for Father’s Day: Man’s Best Friends

It’s that time of year again! Time to pay homage to the men in our lives in the best way we know how: by updating his carryall collection. Whether he’s a bag enthusiast or tries to shove everything in his pockets each time he leaves the house…

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Tod’s Medium Cape Tote: The Caped Crusader

This singular new bag from Tod’s heralds a new chapter for the brand. The Cape is well worth the wait, after the house took a long hiatus from new styles that got my attention. For a huge Tod’s fan like me, this is all too exciting.

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Tod’s Leather Shopper

Tod’s Leather Shopper: A Subtle Celebration

Here’s yet another easy tote for the holidays!

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Tod’s Military Metallic Tote

Tod’s Military Metallic Tote: Metallica Fan

The military bag may be a trend recently set by Marc Jacobs with his Spring ’15 show and his army of women in uniform, but you can get in on the upcoming trend right now. As it turns out, Tod’s is one step ahead with their Military tote, at once chunky sleek, functional and full of whimsy.

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