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Masterpiece Co. Surpass No. 12160 Bag

26 November 2012, 15.28 | Posted in Accessories, bags | No comments »

Masterpiece surpass Masterpiece Co. Surpass No. 12160 Bag

Osaka based Masterpiece Co. caught my eye recently on a visit to Odin in NYC. The rugged appeal mixed with the versatility and functioanality of the bag designs make them items we’d gladly steal from the boys. The Surpass bag (above) in camo completely won me over.  See their complete collection here and more angles of the Surpass on the flip.

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Alexander McQueen First Special Edition X-mas Clutch

23 November 2012, 19.38 | Posted in bags | 2 comments »

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Alexander McQueen reveals its very first special edition clutch in celebration of the coming holidays. The knuckle ring theme remains the same but it’s set in a snowflake inspired design, encrusted with Swarovski crystals. Via Vogue U.K.

Preview: Angel Jackson Spring 2013 Lookbook

23 November 2012, 14.00 | Posted in bags | No comments »

Angel Jackson SS13 9 Preview: Angel Jackson Spring 2013 Lookbook

If I were to put together my must haves for 2013, a bag from the Angel Jackson Spring 2013 collection would have to be on the list. High quality yet affordable is what the brand stands out for. We have a first preview of the Angel Jackson collection featuring a range of unique colored bags made of leather and snake leather, beautifully presented by rising model Grace Bol. The lookbook as well as the collection deserve a big double YES!

Check out the lookbook on the next page.

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Vans Women’s Holiday Collection

20 November 2012, 14.17 | Posted in bags | No comments »

Vans Holiday 2012 1 Vans Womens Holiday Collection

This Holiday, Vans presents a women’s accessories collection including some cute bags, purses and clutches in black and red. Next to a selection of women’s shirts and outerwear pieces it is especially the heart purse that has caught my eye. Appearing all but too girly at the first view, the purse shows it’s effect with the right styling as seen on the outtake of the Vans lookbook featured on the next page. The Vans women’s Holiday collection is now available  from Vans.com

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Basso & Brooke x Cambridge Satchel Co. Bags Now Available

19 November 2012, 19.24 | Posted in Accessories, Art, bags | 1 comment »

CSB1 540x451 Basso & Brooke x Cambridge Satchel Co. Bags Now Available

The bags we all coveted during their Fall 2012  runway a few months ago are now available on Pre-order at Basso&Brooke’s webstore. See more colors on the next page. Only 100 bags per color will be made!

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H&M x Margiela: The Two Items That Sold Out The Fastest

19 November 2012, 18.40 | Posted in Designer Collaboration, Sneakers, bags | No comments »


Not saying this is a scientific study but at least at the H&M store located in the Columbus Circle mall in Manhattan, the staff uniformly agreed that the red high-top sneakers and the red “Candy Wrapper” clutch (a “re-edition” from the Spring 2010 collection–see the original here) basically blew out and were gone not long after the store opened.

Me personally I hate high-low designer collaborations and feel like they’re good for the low brand but are a long-term terrible for the high brand (I’m waiting for Alber Elbez to one day admit this). All that blah-blah-blah aside, as it happens I was in Manhattan on the day of the launch and decided to check it out. Giant failed snob that I am, I proceeded to buy three items and would have bought more but was just coming off off a budget killing CL sample sale and simply could not.

My sense at the time–and WWD has since confirmed this–was that this collection wasn’t as big  a hit as past collabos. For as much as Kanye and A$AP have made Margiela a household name for the fashion conscious youthful masses, a lot of the cuts were simply too big, boxy or artsy, making them conceptually tough for many to visualize fitting in with their wardrobes.

On a related side note….how hot is the color red lately??

See the “Candy Wrapper” clutch on the next page.

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Valentino Rockstud Bag & Sandals Spring 2013

19 November 2012, 18.11 | Posted in Shoes, bags, sandals | No comments »

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If I were to put together my own “favorite things” for 2012, something from the Valentino Rockstud collection would have to be on the list (as evidenced here). As such, I was delighted to see while leafing through my Bergdorf Goodman Resort Collections magazine that Valentino is continuing the collection for Resort 2013. Often designers believe that have to jump to the next new thing so it’s a relief  to see a designer find new interpretations of a genius idea rather than abandon it in the name of staying relevant.

See a pink pair of Rockstud sandals on the next page.

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Mini Version of Chanel Hula Hoop Bag For Retail

15 November 2012, 13.40 | Posted in bags | 1 comment »

Chanel Miniature Hula Hoop 1 Mini Version of Chanel Hula Hoop Bag For Retail

While most of us were doubting that the huge Hula Hoop bag, that was shown on the Chanel runway this year, will ever be put in production, Mister Karl Lagerfeld certainly was already about to cook up a plan how to make the bag capable for commerce. I never underestimated Karl’s sense of humor behind the creation , which by the way captured more media attention than any other item from this years fashion week, but when I saw this miniature version of the Hula Hoop bag I was indeed somehow surprised. The 24 centimeter mini version will be available for purchase in all Chanel shops starting Spring 2013.

Take a closer look on th enext page.

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YMC x M.Hulot

12 November 2012, 15.49 | Posted in bags | 1 comment »

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The UK based accessories brand M.Hulot just landed its debut collection for YMC online. The high quality bags are known for the fine Italian leather that designer Anna Kreeger works into beautiful classic bags that don’t need more than just a little bit of color to attract the attention of bag lovers. Highsnobette is a big fan already! The whole collection is featured on the next page and is available for purchase over at YMC.

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Charlotte Olympia ‘Big Kiss’ Clutch

08 November 2012, 01.56 | Posted in Accessories, Fashion, bags | No comments »

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Because sometimes all that is needed is a big kiss, Charlotte Olympia’s lip-shaped clutch warms the heart. It’s a piece that can be viewed with a  surrealist Schiaperelli eye or just that little girl inside all of us . Always one who celebrates humor, Charlotte Olympia always has accessories that inspire and delight. See more images on the flip, from Net-a-porter.

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