Snob Essentials
Nina Ricci Metal Frame Watersnake Pochette

Nina Ricci Metal Frame Watersnake Pochette: Water Sign

This Nina Ricci clutch has been framed – and it was an act of genius. You will only fully appreciate it once you see it; a close encounter is the only kind that will do it justice. But you can trust me, it passed the snob test drive.

Five Essentials for the Snob in Her 30s

Five Essentials for the Snob in Her 30’s

When you hit 30, despite all the moaning and groaning, you suddenly seem to know yourself better than ever. What you need, what you want: it’s all within your reach. Bags included! Your 20s are for experimenting; by the time you’re into the next decade, a few investment-level pieces are key. Your essentials should be … Continue reading “Five Essentials for the Snob in Her 30’s”


Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Essentials For the Girl in Her 20’s

Your twenties isn’t the decade for serious, budget-busting investment pieces – save those for your thirties! Rather, it’s a time to build a strong foundation, ensuring you have a bag to suit every purpose and occasion. Polish and simplicity will take a girl far, especially as you pave the way for your future, but don’t … Continue reading “Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Essentials For the Girl in Her 20’s”


L’Wren Scott Eelskin Long Lady Pochette: Goldfinger

Lady clutch alert! This delicious nugget is just like a dreamy piece of chocolate wrapped in 14-karat gold-leaf foil….but even better. Golden eel?! I almost want to eat it. Good thing I can’t because this slim shot of precious metal will come in handy for the holiday season, neutral enough to go with everything from … Continue reading “L’Wren Scott Eelskin Long Lady Pochette: Goldfinger”


Top 5 Desert Flowers: Phoenix Rising

It’s not all about the ocean and surf this summer. You don’t have to get wet, so to speak, to be right-on this season. The languid heat, endless slopes of sand, slithering snakes that lounge and roam, and shocking bursts of colorful flora: the highly dramatic desert makes for a very inspiration – and pretty … Continue reading “Top 5 Desert Flowers: Phoenix Rising”


Balmain Arielle Pochette: Bada-Bling, Bada-Boom!

I used to wear nothing but black. Now I dread wearing black! Maybe it’s a phobia of looking like the Grim Reaper. Or maybe I’m just getting more in touch with my need for flash with age. Either way, Vegas is beckoning! In spirit, that is. Balmain’s brilliantly blingy Arielle clutch is calling my name. … Continue reading “Balmain Arielle Pochette: Bada-Bling, Bada-Boom!”