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Bellum Classics

08 May 2008, 06.06 | Posted in Accessories, Fashion | No comments »

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If There is one  Fashion Pet Peeve I have is to see a well dressed man or woman with cheap,no character timepieceson their wrist.It’sone thing to do it for  the Irony of style …But to rock a thousand dollar suit with nondescript sports watch is just lame….  I confess an  affinity for Fine Timepieces,In apparel  trends can take over quality but for watches I admit that I can be a downright Snob

 Bellum Classics, (That I discovered at Pitch Control) is a collection of vintage Luxury watches that are revamped is a dream come true..Check out the details

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More pics after the jump…

Enjoy

SgP

HighSnobette@hotmail.com

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When High Fashion Takes A Cue From Mr. T

06 May 2008, 18.22 | Posted in Accessories, Fashion | 1 comment »

MR T When High Fashion Takes A Cue From Mr. T

The associations in my mind can be all over the place. In many ways it’s what happens when you watch too much Style with Elsa Clench and the A team!  I was always fascinated by MR.T and his ability to wear sooo much gold. While I have been known to pile on the jewels…Little did I know that Givenchy was going to give me the ability to rock one piece and create the same effect.

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The Givenchy Fall 08 collections is by far a favorite. The lines are clean  and the detailing is amazing. Blouses and leather pants, sharp, are just some of the many amazing highlights. Kudos to Mr. Tisci!!!

givenchy multi strand When High Fashion Takes A Cue From Mr. T

*Givenchy Multi-Strand Necklace= Bling Heaven!!!

Check out more of my faves  after the jump pics from Style.com and view the entire collection Here

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HighSnobettiest: SuperFertile Accessories!!!

05 May 2008, 16.11 | Posted in Accessories, Art | No comments »

The item of the day arrived early today. Once again, one of our amazing readers hipped me up to a line that I definitely should have known about, but pathetically did not. This tip comes from Em, who let me us know that M.I.A. has a sister, Kari Arulpragasam, who does a jewelry line called Super Fertile.

Let me not lie and admit that when I first read about the line, I figured it would likely be a bust. After all, how much creativity can any one family claim?? But as soon as I saw the images, I was stunned and amazed. Kari is as talented at making jewelry as her sister is at making music.

SF3 HighSnobettiest: SuperFertile Accessories!!!

^^Haiti: In honor of my HighSnobette partner in crime

SF1 HighSnobettiest: SuperFertile Accessories!!!

^^I think that’s Sudan on the left and Iraq on the right. I love how she doesn’t disappear women who wear veils. They are right there in the mix, representing.

More images, including earrings on the other side…

Now the other news Em imparted is that M.I.A.has started her own clothing line. Love the woman, but I don’t know about that move. Besides the rag trade being a total grind, when musicians and actresses launch brands, the outcome is akin to athletes who try to be rappers….aka not positive!

Welcome back to another week!

Lois
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Transformer Bag @ Karmaloop

04 May 2008, 19.18 | Posted in Accessories, Stores | No comments »

While doing some browsing on Karmaloop the other day, this Insight Transformer bag caught my eye. Maybe it’s ’cause I’m just back from a trip to Guatamala and something about the pattern had me remembering the trip or maybe I appreciate its multi-functionalality, whatever the reason, I just like it.

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^^A really unique weekend/beach bag that’s eye-catching without being too girly.

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^^Close up on the fabric. See, it’s kind of different–a combo of modern and traditional

A couple more versions of the bag after the flip….

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Elemental Threads: Design your own Bag!

01 May 2008, 19.07 | Posted in Accessories, Art, Other | 1 comment »

If you’ve got this vision for a bag design that you just can’t seem to find anywhere, stop your hunting. At Elemental Threads you can choose from 8 blank bodies on which you can create your own designs.

ElementDesignBag Elemental Threads: Design your own Bag!

So if unicorns leaping over pink and orange butterflies has always been your dream design….get to it, lady!
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Thomas Sabo Charms!

30 April 2008, 16.31 | Posted in Accessories, Shoes, Sneakers | 1 comment »

One of the nicest things about doing this blog is when our readers put us on to amazing things we’d never see in a million years if it weren’t for them. After seeing our charm bracelet post yesterday, reader Bridget let us know about jewelry designer Thomas Sabo, who makes charms like you would not believe. Shoes, purses, dresses, all sorts of trinkets that would melt even the coldest fashionista’s heart melt.

ThomasSaboSneaker Thomas Sabo Charms!

^^Awwwww!

Thanks, Bridge!
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Sinful Things @ Reed Space

30 April 2008, 13.35 | Posted in Accessories, Stores | No comments »

For all you ladies looking to tighten your sin game, Reed Space is providing some assistance with new items from Sinful Things:

RSSindy Sinful Things @ Reed Space

After all, isn’t there a little Sindy in all of us???

Smooches! (And on another note, wheeeee—Samia returns manana!!)

Lo: HighSnobette at Hotmail dot com
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Magdalena Hafner: Charming Charm Bracelet

29 April 2008, 16.47 | Posted in Accessories | No comments »

A while ago I was interviewing a bunch of women for this story on trends and when I asked one of them what her fashion pet peeve was, she told me preassembled charm bracelets. She was like, “How challenged are you if you can’t find your own charms?? I mean, isn’t that the point in the first place???”

All that being said, I STILL like this charm bracelet by Magdalena Hafner if for no other reason that the sports theme is kinda cute, and it is for guys after all and they need help with this kinda stuff.

clip image002 Magdalena Hafner: Charming Charm Bracelet

^^Correction: I THINK it’s designed for men. The website is all in German so in truth I’m just guessing. Anyway, in a way, I think this would look cuter on a chick. If you can’t see, that charm in the middle is a pair of kicks!

Late-breaking update: I have been informed by David of HighSnobiety that this is definitely, definitely designed for women and that hell would freeze over before he or any other man he knows would ever wear it.
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Lanvin – Large Peplum Bag

22 April 2008, 00.38 | Posted in Accessories | No comments »

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Lanvin has been killing it ever since they launched their Pret-A-Porter collection. Men go nuts about their sneakers and we like a loooot their new metallic series of bags. Especially the Peplum Series caught our eyes. Great size, good for a day in town or a night away.

You can now purchase it online at Barneys!
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Mulberry Bag: Fall 2008

18 April 2008, 18.45 | Posted in Accessories, Fashion | No comments »

Okay people, in between the celebrity fixations today, let me squish in a little fashion. Here’s a bag from Mulberry, a lux English label, I spotted on Style.com today. Love the color, the shine and the shape. This is a slick bag! And that’s the label’s theme in general: classic but with an edge.

Mulberry Mulberry Bag: Fall 2008

^^I gotta find a better screen grab program. This one and the Marc Jacobs sneaker one before it are way too blurry!

Lois: Highsnobette at Hotmail dot com
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