Snob Essentials

Esteban Cortazar Silk-Chiffon Wrap Top: Five Ways to Wear It

Sometimes you see something fab, but then again, you feel like it’s probably way too specific to make it a reality in your life. Take Esteban Cortazar’s cape-like, flowing chiffon top: When you first see it, you might think “one-night stand,” but this is a piece that’s down for some commitment.


Shorts and Tights: Snob or Slob?

Shorts can be summers best friend or your worst enemy. But what about in winter? Do you dare to throw on a pair of tights and brave the elements in the name of half-pants? You decide.

New York Fashion Week Roundup 3

New York Fashion Week Roundup 3: Rachel Zoe, Tory Burch, Elie Tahari, and Kaufmanfranco

Leave it to Rachel Zoe to make sequined sweatpants look sophisticated. Her casual California cool never comes without an air of elegance. We saw the usual suspects (jumpsuits and maxi dresses) as well as some welcome newcomers (long denim skirts and polished laser cut jackets).

New York Fashion Week Roundup 2

New York Fashion Week Roundup 2: Vera Wang, Naeem Khan, Dennis Basso, Timo Weiland, and Mathieu Mirano

For Spring 2014, Vera Wang tackled active wear, and considering she’s Vera Wang, wedding dress designer extraordinaire, it’s less active and more silk gauze. The show started off with a lot of black, and even though it was sheer and soft, the opening numbers felt too somber. Fortunately the tide quickly turned back to the light, airy romanticism we associate with Vera.

DVF Spring 2014 Collection

DVF Spring 2014 Collection: Easy-to-Wear

Anytime a show is called “Oasis,” expectations are going to be high, but of course DVF had no trouble delivering. From flowing maxi dresses to jean skirts to shift dresses, her Spring 2014 collection was relaxed, yet flattering. What more would you expect from the woman who gave us the wrap dress?

4th of July Looks

4th of July BBQ Look: Red, White, and J. Crew

What are your 4th of July plans?? I’m hosting a BBQ/pool party, so I have to make sure I’m dressed for the occasion (a.k.a. patriotically and comfortably – hosting calls for a lot of rushing around). Just because the look is casual doesn’t mean it can’t be fun, though.