Snob Essentials

Style Snob: Adding Spice to Lemon-Meringue Jeans

My favorite pairs of everyday pants have the ability to look great with something overtly complicated but are also so much more than just a plain pair of jeans. I say, why not ask more of your pants?! Ultra-flattering denim brand DL1961 has granted my wish. Their Angel jeans, in an almost-cropped ankle cut with … Continue reading “Style Snob: Adding Spice to Lemon-Meringue Jeans”


Amanda Wakeley Silk-Chiffon Shawl: Knot So Fast!

How ingenious to put intricate knots in the middle of an otherwise ordinary, though perfectly nice, silk-chiffon shawl. At first glance, it looks like the knots are just a stylistic option (anyone can tie up their scarf, right?), but then you see it is a specific design element at play. Just as Amanda Wakeley describes … Continue reading “Amanda Wakeley Silk-Chiffon Shawl: Knot So Fast!”


Gucci Fall 2011

Color, thy name is Gucci. That seemed to be the mantra for the 1970s collection Frida Giannini presented on Wednesday–during the iconic Florentine brand’s 90th anniversary year no less. While the Gucci woman continues to be sleek and subtle during the day–the coats were sumptuous, the tailored pantsuits gorgeous, all in a mix of black … Continue reading “Gucci Fall 2011”