ANTHONY VACCARELLO PUTS HIS OWN BRAND ON HOLD TO FOCUS ON SAINT LAURENT

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Anthony Vaccarello. Photo: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

 the brand, is taking a break. The designer announced on Tuesday morning that he has put his sexy womenswear line on hold to focus on his creative director role at  His namesake label, which launched in 2008, has no plans to show during Paris Fashion Week.

"This adventure has been amazing but I now feel the need to fully focus on this new project," said the designer in an official statement. Vaccarello's final fall 2016 collection is currently available at select retailers.

With Fashion Month approaching, Vaccarello is one of three newly hired creative directors who will showcase their first collections for major French fashion houses, including for Dior and  for Lanvin. He also joins a string of designers who have recently shuttered their eponymous businesses for new jobs at big brands. According to  Jarrar closed her six-year-old label once she landed at Lanvin. 

Last year, Sébastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant put their young label  on hold to focus on revamping Courrèges, a 54-year-old brand. Around the same time, Kris Van Assche  for his creative director role at Dior Homme. Jonathan Saunders also bid farewell to the  at the end of 2015. Though his departure stirred rumors that he was likely going to Dior, Diane von Furstenberg surprisingly announced in May that the Scottish designer was hired as DVF's 

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Win an Hermes Birkin

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Holiday Giveaway

To kick off the holiday season, we’ll be offering one of our best giveaways to date – an Hermes Birkin! What better way to begin the New Year than with the world’s most coveted accessory? This is truly the Holy Grail for us Bag Snobs. Bella Bag has generously sponsored the giveaway of a 35 cm gold with gold hardware (value: $9,250) that’s guaranteed to coordinate with pretty much everything in your closet, which is convenient because you’ll never want to put it down!


By participating in the contest, you’re agreeing to opt in to receive e-mail newsletters from Bag Snob and our sponsor, Bella Bag. To double your chances, follow the vintage bag retailer on Facebook and Twitter. The contest will end on December 31st at midnight when a random computerized drawing will select the winner. U.S. residents only, please. Thank you to Bella Bag for sponsoring such a gorgeous giveaway. The pre-owned bag purveyor has a showroom in Atlanta, but their website is just as much a mecca. Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent…it’s a treasure trove! And did I mention their Black Friday specials are still available?
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Hermès Crocodile Kelly Backpack ($4,000): An unusual Hermès is the backpack. With elegant croc texture, this is a far cry from the simple backpack you toted in high school.
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The Ultimate Guide to Fall's Hottest Denim Trends

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This Fall, the huge selection of denim silhouettes may include the best styles you've seen in a while. From the tried-and-true favorites to the runway styles on the rise, the washes and treatments are next level and all so very lust-worthy. Set your sights on a new pair with a style and fit that hugs you in all the right places.

  • Flared Jeans
  • Colorblock and Two-Toned Jeans
  • Wide-Leg Denim
  • Patchwork Jeans
  • Undone-Hem Jeans
  • Floral-Embroidered Jeans
  • Kick-Flare Jeans
  • Skinny Jeans
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    The Best Color Correctors For Every Skin Tone

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    Unless you have a degree in fine arts, color correcting is somewhat baffling. Every beauty supply store is filled with options ranging from green to peach to purple where previously there had only been skin-toned products. Rather than assume there is a growing portion of the population with a green complexion (there is not), get on board with these genius products that can do everything from conceal dark circles to redness. First things first? Learning which hues work best with your complexion. For example, peach-tone concealers work best to cover dark spots on fair skin tones, while those with deep skin tones have to opt for bright orange instead. Green and yellow concealers cater to every skin tone seeking to correct  redness that might be a result of acne or rosacea. Peruse this guide to find which products best address your concerns and suit your skin tone.color-correctors-redness-all-skin

    Concern: Redness

     

    Best for: All skin tones

    Yellow concealers combat wild redness across all skin tones, but green caters better to any intense redness.

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    Concern: Dark Circles and Dark Spots

    Best for: Fair skin tones

    Peach tones help those with lighter skin tones cover up any dark spots or dark circles.

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    Concern: Dark Circles and Dark Spots

    Best for: Medium skin tones

    Light orange shades are ideal for those with medium/tan skin tones when it comes to keeping dark spots and circles at bay.

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    Concern: Dark Circles and Dark Spots

    Best for: Deep skin tones

    Deep oranges and red concealers work best for those with very deep skin tones.

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    Concern: Dullness

    Best for: Fair skin tones

    For covering any dullness, those with light skin tones should apply pink-toned concealers.

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    Concern: Dullness

    Best for: Medium and dark skin tones

    Medium/tan skin tones should consider purple concealers for hiding any sallowness in their face.

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    Victoria Secret: Introducing NEW Fragrance

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    A little playful, a little naughty. Always exciting.

    Pink with black, all tied up.

    Instantly recognizable, universally covetable.

    Forever Sexy.

    In creating this fragrance, our perfumers were inspired by the duality of the corset— the interplay of delicacy and strength. The end result is Forever Sexy, a unique combination of weightless florals and tantalizing warm notes.

    Italian Belladonna Orange sparkles with energy. A hint of Creamy Coconut gives Solar Gardenia and Jasmine Petals an ethereal effect.

    Our Golden Amber accord—a VS exclusive—blends with woody notes to anchor the fragrance in deep sensuality. Warm and captivating, Forever Sexy has a second-skin effect that’s undeniably addictive.

    Forever Victoria’s Secret.

    Because sexy is always the perfect accessory.

    THE COLLECTION

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     EAU DE PARFUM, ROLLERBALL

    Forever Sexy. Forever Victoria’s Secret.

    FRAGRANCE LOTION

    Luxe lotion for rich moisture and sensual scent.

    FRAGRANCE MIST

    Sheer fragrance mist offers a lighter rendition of the sensual scent.

    FRAGRANCE FAMILY: Warm

    NOTES: Belladonna Orange, Solar Gardenia, Golden Amber

    WE LOVE…

    The combination of delicate tulle and ultrasexy corset lacing up the back of the bottle. Inspired by our lingerie, it’s passionate, playful and totally iconic.

    FUN FACT:

    Our exclusive Golden Amber accord is one of the most expensive ingredients in a perfumer’s palette, giving this fragrance a luxe, deep warmth.

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    The Bag Trend Every Busy Girl Loves

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    Handbag trends are taking a turn for the luxe this fall, though a busy girl favorite remains prevalent for the season—backpacks. No longer exclusive to middle-school students, a sleek pack slung over your shoulders is a pragmatic alternative to totes and carryalls. The key to ensuring grown-up vibes? Choosing styles that employ structure and elegant details (namely forgo the key chains, buttons and patches). From minimalist to bohemian to embellished, here are 15 sophisticated backpacks for every style and budget.Backpacks LeadCharles Keith Two Way 800

    Two-Way Backpack, Charles & KeithZara 800

    Velvet Backpack, Zara

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    • Mini Backpack, Loeffler Randall
    Michael-Kors-800
    • Dalia Large Leather Backpack, MICHAEL Michael Kors
    DVF 800
    • Love Power Backpack, Diane von Furstenberg 
    Front Lapel MANGO 800
    • Front Lapel Backpack, Mango 
    Elizabeth-James-800
    • Pebbled Leather Backpack, Elizabeth and James
    Coach 800
    • MINI Turnlock Rucksack, Coach 
    Fernwah MANU 800
    • Fernweh Mini Leather-Trimmed Suede Backpack, Manu Atelier
    Marc Jacobs 800
    • J Marc Backpack, Marc Jacob
    Rebecca Minkoff 800
    • Moto Backpack, Rebecca Minkoff
    Gucci 800
    • Soho Textured-Leather Backpack, Gucci
    Von holtzhaun 800
    • The Bucket Backpack, von Holzhausen 
    Alexander McQueen 800
    • Small Studded Leather Backpack, Alexander McQueen 
    The Row 800
    • Leather Backpack, The Row


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