They’ve become the go-to blog for bags, and now they’re translating those sensibilities into their own handbag line. On May 15, the duo behind the Web site Bag Snob — Tina Craig and Kelly Cook — will launch a bag line on HSN.
The collection, called Snob Essentials, follows the duo signing Beanstalk Group as their licensing agent last year. The agency later sealed a deal with Artisan House to produce the entire line for two years, which will be sold exclusively in the U.S. to HSN for the spring 2014 season; it will expand distribution to other retailers for fall. HSN has already ordered 6,000 bags for the American market. The European e-commerce site Luisa Via Roma has ordered 700 pieces in all styles. The collection will range in retail price from $68 for a smaller bag to $108 for a tote.
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