To socialize or talk informally preferably over a drink. Word forms: 3rd person singular present tense hobnobs, present participle hobnobbing, past tense, past participle hobnobbed.
But honestly. Hobnob is a safe space for women who prefer iced coffee over a perfectly curated wardrobe. It’s is a daycare center for women who are intrigued by trends, but also don’t care. It is an open bar for those who swear on vintage Chanel and whose pension funds hang in their closets.
If you’re not online shopping between Zoom meetings, then you’re probably working too hard.
Through the years I can assure you I’ve filled more online shopping baskets, with globally-sourced purchases than you could point your computer mouse at.
Thank god there’s a digital shopping cart insurance policy that doesn’t require collateral (credit) damage.
During these routine searches, I scroll aimlessly through the endless number of online shopping destinations out there. Occasionally I fill up my cart with pre-loved pieces from Vestiaire Collective, other times I venture into Moda Operandi’s pre-sale territory, or I end up scrolling through Instagram for hours trying to find new goldmines, hidden in the cyber-shopping realm.
Just because I’m not rifling through clothing rails, doesn’t mean all the heavy lifting has been taken out of this process. So let me lessen the lifting for you, and share my favorite cyber destinations that I wish ide known earlier, and that never fail to deliver.
If you’re looking for clothing, shoes, and accessories that look like they just came off the runway, for fraction of the price – this is your go-to. Loeil has to be one of the fashion world’s best-kept secrets, so do yourself a favor and proceed here.
Word of advice: don’t leave your shopping cart waiting, their capsule collections sell out quickkkkk.
Can you ever have too many shoes? I think not. Sania D’mina has the prettiest assortment of pumps you will ever set your eyes on. Take a step inside her world and do your feet a favor – they’re the perfect finishing touch to any outfit, day or night.
Like candy, once you take a bite you’ll be coming back for more.
I sure did.
If you’re looking for quality over quantity head on over to Musier, it’s a treasure trove for sassy dresses, suits and real good basics.
The best part of all is that all Musier pieces are made in Paris.
I feel more Parisian already
Can I get a glass of red wine and a baguette over here, s‘il vous plaît?
Cult Aussie label Reliquia is your one-stop shopping destination for vintage-inspired jewelry, frilly sailor collars, colorful purses, and art-deco inspired decor. Note to self: writing this article is getting dangerous.
I just added a set of pastel cutlery to my shopping cart.
I might just have to run and get my credit card.
If you’re on the search for vintage gems, The Wilde Store is the place to score big. They have a variety of high-end designer finds, thoughtfully selected contemporary clothing, objects and accessories.
Life Hack: Shop through their DM. You’ll be the first to get your hands on new arrivals, and pieces that they only offer in store.
I have my eyes on this purple Chanel that will be coming very soon to the site.
If you lean towards bold, avant-garde pieces that will get you noticed, then you’ll love Source Unknown as much as I do. Each week they add new styles of unexpected knits, well-tailored co-ords, and statement dresses with surprise cutouts, you’ll never be bored here.
This is giving me Jacquemus vibes.
What’s not to love?
Lisa Says Gah is everywhere on my feed, I guess all the cool kids are wearing it. Vibrant colors, cute accessories, and shoes that will literally make you go Gah!
Not sure what I want more, this plastic bag that reminds me of take-out, or the green check two-piece.
If you got this far, I can assume you’re spending your time wisely and not glued to your zoom meeting – give your boss my kindest regards!
Hobnob contributor, Caroline Ekberg, was previous Style Editor for Harper’s BAZAAR. She preaches marrying polka dot with plaid and florals with leopard and if you take a peak inside her closet you’ll realize she stores more feather embellished garments than any peacock can carry.
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