It can be confusing and frustrating shopping for a leather bag. There are many low-quality and fake leather bags on the market. Furthermore, many leather bags' hardware breaks within a season or two. To help you learn how to know the difference between a high-quality leather bag and an overpriced piece of garbage, we have gathered information from expert leather craftsmen to help you understand what goes into making a leather bag.
Constancia Bags is born in the heart of Tuscany, from the passion and tradition of full grain vegetable tanned leather. A leather shop that is attentive to the smallest details of its creations, to development, design and workmanship, in order to guarantee the best to the final recipient, and to generate something unique and original, using only quality leathers.
They endeavour to make the ordinary extraordinary and the everyday timeless. Rooted in deep heritage, they represent over 130 years of British luxury leather goods at their most refined, with an enduring dedication to unrivalled craftsmanship. Smythson has long catered to the highly discerning, from European Royalty and the Indian Maharajas to the likes of Grace Kelly, Katharine Hepburn, Claudette Colbert and Vivien Leigh. Influential figures, leading extraordinary lives, from Sigmund Freud to Sir Winston Churchill, recognised the timeless purity of tr heicreations.
For his debut men's effort, Demna Gvasalia paraded coats and suits with fridge-wide shoulders — alongside suffocating, shrunken styles.
German-born luxury brand MCM celebrated its 40th Anniversary in style last night with a very special evening in its hometown of Munich, Germany. Founded in 1976 in the Bavarian capital’s hedonistic heyday, MCM owes its inspirational founding elements to the city – which has long combined a passion for glamour, music, fashion and travel with traditions of high quality craftsmanship, refinement, opulence and good design.
Sun and fun are key words for the Spring/Summer 2017 FENDI Men’s Collection designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi. Playful and energetic. Soft and almost ‘washed’ materials together with welcoming shapes define an easy, relaxed silhouette apt for long days spent outside, lazily. Coats, parkas and blousons are fluid, shirt-jackets are firm and pragmatic, shorts bare legs. Silk tracksuit and quilted caftans for a zing of exoticism.
FASHION WORLD TOKYO is Japan’s largest fashion trade show and held twice a year in April and November. The show gathers all kinds of fashion wear, bags, shoes, fashion accessories, fashion jewellery, men’s fashion, textile and OEM/ODM products from around the world. With 850* exhibitors & 28,000* visitors, the next FASHION WORLD TOKYO [2016 NOVEMBER 7th to 9th ] provides the fashion industry with abundant opportunities to expand their business in Japan & Asia.
JEFF.LTD is a company that is true to the original materials and gives priority to the design, avoiding unnecessary functionality. That's why it can't be swept away by the easy changing trends in modern society and its authentic brand's value is long-lasting.
Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals is a partnership inspired from the shared love for sustainability, conservation and design. It consist of three new black and white styles, including a circle bag, a bucket bag, and a belt bag (price range $280-$380), made of 100% recycled polyurethane, reprocessed zippers, and organic lining.
Freedom of Animals is a New York-based sustainable and cruelty-free luxury handbags line, created by stylist Morgan Bogle in 2013. The eco-friendly accessories are made of high quality leather-or-PVC-like fabrics and materials, comprised of post-consumer polyurethane and organic cotton.
CH Carolina Herrera Fall-Winter 2015/2016 Men's collection offers: classic menswear looks mainly in navy blue, gray, green and camel, combined with practical handbags, leather gloves, stylish scarves and sport style shoes.
The Bird of paradise is the key motif of this mid-seasonal collection by the Italian fashion house and designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has been at Fendi for 50! years. He describes the pieces as 'pleasant aggressively' - soft but graphical. We would say that they are both sophisticated and comfortable - relaxed luxury.
Most of the famous designers already presented their Autumn/Winter 2015-2016 collections. So we can define the fashion trends of the handbags. We selected some of the most outstanding models presented during the Fashion Week in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
CHARLES & KEITH AUTUMN 2015 puts a contemporary spin on a host of wardrobe energizers. Modern sophistication meets wild west influences that seek to update the distinctive attitude of the adventurous in renewed dandy silhouettes and refined sportif.
Five successful designers, including Thomas Tait, Marco De Vincenzo, Nicholas Kirkwood, MGSM Massimo Giorgetti and Paul Andrew, by now well-established names on the fashion scene, also thanks to their participation at several of the world's most authoritative, important competitions, have chosen to work with five emerging talents, namely Carlo Volpi, Maria Sole Cecchi, Fernando Jorge, Martine Rose and Matteo Lamandini.
'An iconic blend of casual sophistication, expressive volumes and a touch of graphic Modernism that California dreams are made of', says the brand's statement about Lebanese designer's latest collection.
'Folk reverie' is the theme of Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2015 collection. 'Pre-collections are becoming increasingly important for the brand. Our customers are constantly looking for standout and unique pieces', said the designer, who presented lots of fur, lace, florals and full skirts.
'Elegant, yet easy-going; crisply chic, but casual… Berluti's new Fall/Winter Collection combines savvy silhouettes with comfortable materials. For a wardrobe with tailored spirit, but a sporty personality', says the note for the brand's latest creations.
'Exquisite, light, and travel-friendly fabrics from Vitale Barberis Canonico (Italy) and Holland & Sherry (England) make our new collection indispensable for every occasion. Worn by trailblazers from Cary Grant to Chris Bosh, the windowpane check is the mark of a man unafraid to stand out'.
"Top Vague" is the masterpiece of the Spring/Summer collection. Featuring the sophisticated "Lace Leather" detailing with embedded crystals and a scalloped vamp, this look is a tour de force that will gather admirers far and wide.
For Fall-Winter 2015/16, Peter Dundas explores a glistening starry night, celebrating the symbols of astrology and the unforseen powers they behold. The dandyism of Jimmy Page and the glam-goth style of Stevie Nicks electrify the looks and set the vibe. Graphic black and white undulates at the center of this collection, marking it with a modern urbanity, while also rendering homage to Emilio Pucci’s own black and white collection of the late 1950s.
Today in Japan, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo (MBFWT, March 16-21, 2015), his creations presented Japanese designer Keita Maruyama. The designs are colorful, fresh, comfortable, modern and eye-catching, combined with interesting artistic accessories - hats, bags, belts, gloves, earrings and high-heel boots with fringes.
Today, during the Paris Fashion Week (March 3-11, 2015), Louis Vuitton fashion house presented its latest womenswear collection full of fur, animal prints, miniskirts, and leather.
Made-to-order is a production approach where items are not manufactured until a confirmed order is received - nowadays this system is getting more and more popular, because it saves money, time, space and worries to the manufacturers and fashion retailers and gives customers the feeling of uniqueness. Today, we are going to present you 10 made-to-order fashion products, which offer high quality and personalisation...
Maxi rose prints and naïf children's drawings mixed with 60s silhouettes, pastels and traditional black are the key elements of Dolce & Gabbana Fall-Winter 2015/2016 women's collection, dedicated to mothers and motherhood.
Miuccia Prada: 'The collection is full of references to real and fake. The collection is about impossible beauty and the cliche of what women like. Yes, there were princesses on the catwalk, but I hope there was irony there'.
The Philipp Plein woman for pre-fall 15 is wrapped in dreamy muted shades of lavender, gray, violet, foggy white and sky blue, along with pastel pink and jet black. Sophisticated looks in coordinated skin tight studded leather pants and matching jacket under a fur vest or slim tailleur with zipper accents.
For the February edition, the show's two forums, Display and Jewel Case, located at the heart of the show, will present the key directions of a richly inspiring Spring-Summer 2016, through a selection of the best developments and innovations from the exhibitors.
As in a Hemingway novel, intense and vibrant solo characters make up the story of a new collection that focuses on the need to outline the essence of male beauty - virile and sensual, but with an underlying softness.
On Tuesday (February 3, 2015), the Spanish casual clothing brand Desigual, which is famous for its patchwork designs, intense prints, innovative graffiti art, asymmetrical designs and flamboyant splashes of color, presented its latest men's fashion collection during the 080 Barcelona Fashion week (February 2-5, 2015).
Lanvin Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection offers: linear, military, minimal, gray silhouettes, a variety of textile patterns (tweed, flannel, Prince of Wales check, hounds tooth), all-in-black looks, embroidery, metallic details and little chains, layering.
Last night (January 19, 2015) Italian fashion label Brioni presented its Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection in Italy, during the Milan Men's Fashion Week (January 17-20, 2015).
'Expert Italian tailoring - an intrinsic part of the house's DNA - merges with sportswear to create a new archetype of the male wardrobe, acquiring an unprecedented, impalpable consistency unbound to seasons', Massimiliano Giornetti, Creative Director at Salvatore Ferragamo.
A mixture of the regal elegance of Rajasthan, Northern India and that of the Air Force.
Girly, fresh, colorful - these words best describe the newest Patrizia Pepe collection.
Vibrant and energetic, the menswear wardrobe is saturated in shades inspired by exotic tropical fruits. Effectively capturing the optimism of the season, two key Fashion Colors land in the form of Mango Lassi orange and Papaya orange.
Earlier this year, 40 years after his debut, designer Giorgio Armani presented his Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection, named 'Echos of Armani' during the Milan Fashion Week. It responds to Armani's design philosophy in creating simple wearable timeless silhouettes, a.k.a easy elegance.
The counterpoints of the city and the seaside, the North and the South of France, are presented as a journey from one to the other in the clothing. Starting with the formality of elegant and urbane navy suiting – the clothing of the society gentleman – with a focus on the tuxedo and traditional pinstripe, there is a movement towards the nautical.
The monologue opening the Spring 2015 fashion show takes its full meaning looking at the diversity of this astonishing collection. From lace dresses matched with clerical collars to cropped velvet trousers, or the architectural heels in the shape of the Louis Vuitton monogram flower, we discover a forward thinking wardrobe.
House of Holland Girl is cool, confident and savvy and wear labels without letting them wear her.
The event was full-on energy from the beginning, with free runners using the show’s set for a parkour performance to kick off the show. They were celebrated by an audience waving foam boxing gloves and wearing athletic tanks for Team Wang and Team H&M. The global H&M audience was invited to participate through a live stream hosted on hm.com and alexanderwang.com.
Fur and knits are the key elements of Fendi Fall-Winter 14/15 menswear collection, designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi and presented in Milan earlier this year. It is graphic, luxurious, stylish and pragmatic.
CHARLES & KEITH WINTER 2014 draws inspirations from the past and merges it with ideas of the future. Time is held suspended under a slate of accents and natural palettes.
Elemental- Wood-printed and gold plated detailing, smooth matte marble swirl textures mixed with neutral tones are the unlikeliest of elemental combinations created in the form of statement top handles. When mixed with neutral tones, mid-heels and loafers exude the characteristics of a rustic wintry mood.
Italian fashion house Etro surprised the audience at its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 fashion show with a collection of characteristically British suiting.
These season's theme is: Treasure searching in the ocean / Hidden beauty of the underworld!
The theme of the collection is 'Travels through 18th century Italy'.
This season the reference is to the Spanish invasion of Sicily, which began in the 15th century.
Earth, Wind & Fire is the new line of technical fabrics presented exclusively by Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of the oldest woollen mills in the world, at the 19th MILANO UNICA (9-10-11 September 2014).
In the new Marc Jacobs' store will be paid not with money but with posts on social networks.
Next week in Manhattan will be opened a new store of the brand. The customers will pay with posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instragram. For each publication, the customers win credits and they will be able to buy perfume, manicure, coffee or bag.
Givenchy presented its new autumn - winter bags collection.
If you have never fell in love with the model "Antigone" then its exotic new version will surely change your mind. In the collection you can see animal print, stylish design and simple chic. Particular emphasis is on the snake and crocodile leather.
US designer Alber Elbaz and Dutch designer Lucas Ossendrijver presented Lanvin Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection yesterday (June 29, 2014) in France during the Paris Fashion Week.
'You know men don't change every season, we are stubborn. What changes in life is the way we live', said Ossendrijver after the show.
Gucci's designer Frida Giannini offers maritime style to the gentlemen for the hot season of 2015. She presented brand's collection on June 23, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
The colors are mainly white, navy blue, red and beige.
Elena is an Italian fashion brand, which offers to its customers high quality handcrafted leather goods with care for little details.
With passion for Skiing and golf, Elena wants to bring passion in life of those who appreciate the Italian aesthetic.
The starting place of Designers & Agents, over 15 years ago; D&A LA takes place in the landmark New Mart Building located in the heart of the downtown Los Angeles Fashion District at the Intersection of Ninth and Los Angeles Streets. Designed by famed architects Curlett & Beelman, the first high rise to be built in the downtown Los Angeles area and originally an apparel manufacturing facility, is known today for not only its notable tenant roster but also its proprietor, The Ben and Joyce Eisenberg Foundation. A charitable trust with the provision that all profits be donated to several pre-selected charities, primarily in the fields of medical research and the care of children and the elderly.
Medium sized models are dominating in Spring-Summer 2014 handbags fashion trends. There is a variety of types, which are modern during this year's hot season - hand-held, cross-body, frame bags. Of course there is something for big handbags' and clutches' fans, too.
Let's take a look at seven of the Spring-Summer 2014 top bag trends...
The American actress Michelle Williams for the second time became the face of French luxury brand Louis Vuitton and posing for its summer campaign sitting on colorful suitcases and bags.
On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014, the luxury label FENDI, whose Creative Director is Karl Lagerfeld, will open its first boutique in Germany. The boutique is 365 square meters large and is located in Maximilianstraße 12-14 in a historical building from the 19th century. The hosts, Pietro Beccari (Chairman and CEO of FENDI), Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi will personally welcome the guests at the opening.
Famous Italian fashion house Missoni known for its colourful knitwear designs presented its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection on February 23, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
'A very feminine girl in men's oversize outerwear', said brand's designer Angela Missoni about her new collection before the show's start. But the main accent was the innovative way in which the designer worked her textures - mostly via pieces that look woven but are actually knits.
The world famous fashion duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana presented brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection yesterday (February 23, 2014) during the Milan Fashion Week.
Key words were:
Hoods, Fairies, Flowers, Helms, Keys, Fireflies, Enchantments, Elves, Animals, Dreams, Secret garden, Romantic, Tchaikovsky.
Christopher Bailey (the Chief Creative Officer of Burberry) presented his womenswear collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 yesterday (17 February, 2014) at the London Fashion Week.
Bailey's inspiration for his work was the Charleston Farmhouse in Sussex, England - the place was home to artists like Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant.
The Fall-Winter 2014/2015 menswear collection of the famous French fashion house Louis Vuitton, presented on January 16, 2014 during the Paris Fashion Week, is typically luxurious.
It's very gentlemanlike - silhouettes are clean and classic, the color palette includes lots of deep blues, some beige and bronze, gray, brown, camel, eggplant purple, burgundy and inevitable black. In contrast with sleek silk in garments are used alpaca and vicuña.
Fashion designer Axel Hardy (Axinia Hadzhieva) creates unique and cutting-edge clothing made of personally developed yarns from organic cotton, linen, silk, soy. Her garments present Bulgaria in Europe's fashion world for years. In December 2013 the models were shown at the exhibition in O2 Arena in London, UK.
In his Fall-Winter 2013/2014 Haute Couture Collection, Jean Paul Gaultier employs richly saturated shades of black, red, and gold along with a dizzying array of big cat prints on coats, jackets, tights, cuffs and scarves.
It's about the powerful woman - bold, daring and impressive - combination of a modern Mata Hari, a Parisian femme fatale, a fashionable Catwoman.
Key ingredients are statement shoulders and tight waists.
La Garçonne style - the independent female archetype of the 30s, whose sense of liberation reflected in 'borrowed-from-the-boys' wardrobe with a sense of softness - that's the key of Giorgio Armani's Womenswear collection for Fall/Winter 2013-2014.
During the fashion show models were dressed in cropped, fluid pants, often sat at the hip and streamlined cropped or longer jackets, fastened with one or two gumball-size black buttons.
The palette is formal in black, white, light purple, gray and silver.
The Christian Louboutin Fall/Winter 2013 Accessories collection comprises of bold colours and even bolder heel heights.
It includes diverse and alluring male and female shoes and bags.
Key elements of the collection are: deep jewel tones, tartan fabrics, delicate lace and strong silhouettes. Christian Louboutin relies on many decorative elements to add a dash of dazzle to classic shapes.
Women handbags for cold season of 2013/14 are totally different in size, shape, material, texture and color. So, every lady will be able to find her own type of accessory, which is both modern and personal.
Let's take a look at some of the Fall-Winter 2013-2014 top trends...
New Dolce & Gabbana Fall-Winter 2013/2014 kids collection includes beautiful dresses, tops, skirts, outerwear and eye-catching accessories, like sunglasses, bags and tiaras - to make young ladies stylish, modern and elegant.
The world famous Italian fashion brand offers some really impressive girls wear outfits.
This collection presents floral dresses, lace dresses, bright knitted cardigans, cozy suits and eye-popping outerwear, like coats and trenches.
Welcome to the world of Malo, the venerable Italian cashmere brand loved for its impeccable quality, detail and design. Each and every piece of Malo cashmere is created with a respect to the knitwear heritage and extensive know-how of this Florence based house.
Exclusively for Bulgaria the newest shoes and bags collection for Summer 2013 by Sara Pen was presented during the Festival of Fashion and Beauty in Varna, Bulgaria.
The event was a real provocation for fashion and beauty lovers, with the attractive styling of the models and the unique accessories of Sara Pen.
MILANOV brand was founded in 2002. Now after 10 years it successfully submitted to the Bulgarian market stylish and quality women's and men's leather jackets, skirts and trousers.
The brand is inspired by nature and presents special models with exclusive design for those of you who choose sports style and comfort in their daily life.
The new Tom Ford handbag collection for Fall-Winter 2012/2013 is offering a variety of lust-worthy accessories worth admiring. Whether we're talking about dresses, makeup or accessories, the Tom Ford label has always been a reliable option for classy alternatives with a high chance of passing the time test. With a focus on high quality, opulent pieces that have modern and edgy touches yet still maintain a classy allure, the high end label has become one of the best acclaimed names in the fashion industry.
Versace Spring-Summer 2013 collection at Milan Fashion Week: Original, attractive, feminine and sexy
Original, attractive, feminine and sexy - those are the words coming to my mind looking at the Spring-Summer 2013 collection of Versace. The models were presented today at Milan Fashion Week.
The colours that dominate in the collection are black, blue, shades of gold and orange. Attractive belts are worn on the lower waist, giving a careless but stylish look. Dresses are short and sexy. A popular look is the one sleeve dress.
The whole glory, passion and emotion of the autumn season can fit into a single bag. This is the message of the designers for the Fall/Winter 2012/2013 season. Plenty of details, prints and all sorts of colors fill the number 1 accessory with indescribable vitality and energy.
Here are the key trends for the bags of Fall/Winter 2012/2013.
The designers of the fashion brand Yves Saint Laurent have recently created a new bag with wool shearling. Though winter is a couple of months away, there is nothing wrong in stocking up the wardrobe with the most exclusive designer accessories.
The bag YSL Cabas is made of beige wool shearling & soft black and brown leather. It can perfectly suit your formal attire. The wool element combined with the black and brown leather adds a classy touch to the look of the bag.
Can the bag look so tasty that you might want to eat it? It is quite possible. This question have may be asked the designers of the brand Judith Leiber, creating the clutch called Butterfly Kisses Crystal Cake.
The cake designed as a tier to tier cascading rainbow of color crystals is embellished with enamel butterflies.
The summer in Colombia is full of fashion. After the recent Fashion Week Colombiamoda 2012, between July 31 and August 3, 2012, in Corferias, the main exhibition and fair venue in Bogotá, Colombia, takes place the International Fashion and leather show (IFLS). It showcases the most comprehensive offering of latest-collection products for professional buyers from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Central America, Ecuador, the Caribbean, Spain, the US, Italy, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. The shows already started and the presented models are for Spring/Summer 2013.
It is still hot outside, but we decided to look at the Fall-Winter season and present to you an interesting and different Versace collection. Usually Donatella Versace designs sexy little dresses in bright colours and with interesting prints, but for Fall-Winter 2012/2013 she focused on dark monochrome colours and gothic elements. Fashion experts say it was kind of tribute to her brother and founder of the brand Gianni Versace.
Versace Fall-Winter 2012/2013 collection abounds with corseted minidresses with crucifixes both printed and made with the use of crystals and sequins, dark turtlenecks and leather pencil skirts, biker jackets and throat-tight coat-dresses.
Rada world, always characterized by several colors and psychedelic materials, create a total white theme with its typical showy chic taste.
Waterfalls of white beads for necklaces together with stress, white plexi flowers alternates to micro waterfalls of white beads and tassels for ear-rings till white crochet mini bag with plexi drops. It’s a white world, made of creativity, fantasy belonging from typical Radà style. Impossible not to be noticed and appreciated!
Very strong shoes and accessories, in classical bourgeois style, reminder of past decades or very extravagant. Le Silla uses all his energy to express the depths of his soul but he also makes attractive and measured offers for different kinds of women.
She’s a Bad Girl with a strongly rebellious streak, perhaps towards crisis, and she wears her shoes as though they were armour to hide her fragility and make her strong and independent. She's elegant but ferocious, a Lady Gaga or a Rihanna who keeps her arms at their feet.
This year a hot fashion trend are oversize women's handbags.
Celebrities like Kirsten Dunst, Alexa Chung and Olivia Palermo are hot supporters of this fashion trend. They love the large bags and buy from well-known designers.
This year the bag will be combined mainly with the jacket and shawl. It will be very trendy to put your shawl around the straps of the bag.
Following styles of jewels, Radà bags present new street style: rough-chic.
Two souls within the same piece. As always, Radà enjoys, and is skilled at, mixing styles like Medieval-Deco with a glamorous feel, Eighties and disco-chic style till 50s American costume.
Victoria Beckham has released her new handbag collection.
It is early to say that Victoria Beckham's fashion line can be haute couture, but her clothes and accessories are very popular among women in UK. Her bags are sold almost at the same price as the bags of brands like Louis Vuitton and Hermes. In the collection there is an alligator-skin handbag costing $29 600.
Simple and casual, but at the same time elegant are the clothes for Spring-Summer 2012, presented in a fashion show at Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.
The color combinations and designs of the dresses, skirts, handbags and sneakers create the feeling for youthful light-heartedness. Shawls are trendy not only in winter. The summer women's shorts will be in fashion, combined with blazers, summer vests, jackets with or without sleeves.
At a fashion show in Varna, Bulgaria were presented shoes and bags with the brand Sara Pen. The unique collection, offering also extravagant boots can be found in the representative shop of Sara Pen in GRAND MALL Varna.
The fashion show Festival of fashion and beauty 2011 took place in Varna in June and presented also other world fashion brands like Puma, Roberta Biagi, Mariagrazia Pi, Imperial, Northland, Nysens, Evona, Cango Rinaldi, Gerard Darel, Joseph, Vivienne Westwood and Moschino. Their collections also presented several Bulgarian designers and fashion houses - Rositsa couture, Daniel fashion, Veteida and Diana Alexandrova.
For autumn-winter 2011-2012 designers offer us a lot of bag models. Shoulder-strap bags take on new accordion-like shapes and look like box-shaped vintage camera bags. Clutches are given 360° detailing with statement fur, and soft and malleable ball shapes. Very fashionable is the layered clutch that is expandable and transformable. The duffle bag returns too, oversized in a soft slouchy shape.
n the spring of 2011 designers continue the trend of summer 2010 - the use of many fringes in the outfits, which contribute to their unique and stylish look. Designers as the following collections illustrate were eager to flaunt their admiration and fondness for the tiny and apparently complementary details that can however mark the overall effect of the whole creations. Fringes are some of the most popular accessories that are evoked in order to add a more flamboyant and glamorous tint to shoes, bags, jewelry
The latest Lady Dior campaign, called Lady Grey features the actress Marion Cotillard spotting a different hairstyle in London carrying a grey version of the Lady Dior Cannard bag.
The 4th and last installment of the Dior cinematic campaign was shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott with the French actress standing atop the London Eye Ferris Wheel.
The oversized handbags may be more comfortable for both work and leisure but sometimes an occasion, or an outfit, calls for a smaller bag that still packs personality. That’s when you go for Burberry’s Alligator Sling Bag ($14,500) - one imposing accessory
The alligator provides nice texture and the beige color provides very warm feeling. The bag is decorated with armour inspired metallic studs, which create a geometric design hemmed with subtle tonal topstitching.
There is no doubt that Nancy Gonzalez designs unforgettably beautiful handbags. From the craftsmanship, to her choice of exotic leather, color, details and silhouette – it all comes perfectly together to create a bag that the consumer can literally wear forever.
Its eye popping burnt orange crocodile leather is suitable throughout the year and given the size, you can fit many personal items while the bag maintains its shape.
Warm sheepskin is the hottest fashion trend this winter.
The clothes and boots made by real sheepskin are water resistant, breathable and warm, standing up to all weather conditions.
Leather gloves, wide belts, hats and shoulder bags are among the most fashionable trends in the upcoming winter season.
London fashion week finished and will be remembered with the defile of naked models and the more conventional show of Burberry collection.
The wig maker Charlie Le Mindu decided to spice up the already eccentric London Fashion Week by sending some of his models down the catwalk without clothes, only in hot pink high-heeled boots, hats, bags and wigs.
The 24-year-old designer, whose creations are worn by Lady Gaga, launched his label just an year ago but has managed to grab plenty of headlines. He produced wigs in the shape of the Eiffel Tower. At the fashion Week last year he showed a headdress made of real mice and rat carcasses.
We present you a small part of the new accessories line Fall/Winter 2010/2011 of the late British designer Alexander McQueen.
It is full of amazing and luxurious pieces, inspired by Byzantine art, Roman Empire and Angels and Demons.
This is the latest collection by Alexander McQueen.
Signer Shakira and actresses Eva Longoria and Salma Hayek are part of a team of famous stars who designed backpacks for the Beyond the Backpack charity campaign. The bags will be auctioned online to raise funds for educational programs.
The three beauties join the celebrity team, including Jessica Alba, Matthew McConaughey, Heidi Klum, for creating bags in support of the good cause.
Michael Kors fashion brand completed the work on its summer collection of shoes and bags, designed by the stylish designer.
The brand published a series of photos of the new models. The promotional posters for the campaign are the work of the most famous fashion photographer at the moment - Mario Testino.
"We make the belt fashion possible" – this is the motto of "BeltArt", which presented its collection of leather bags and belts during the event Fashion evenings 2010 in Grand Hotel Varna.
The mother company is founded in the 50's, in Oberberg German land. Well-known for the leather briefcases production, the activity field develops also by producing men belts within clothing industry at the beginning of the 60's.
Dunhill has a new luggage collection that is bound to turn heads.
The collection is made up of polished aluminum and consist of three different sized pieces from a briefcase to a traditional sized suitcase.
Each piece features an Alfred Dunhill monogram located at the top.
Karl Lagerfeld presented in St. Tropez his new cruise collection for Chanel on a fashion show yesterday, to a crowd including Vanessa Paradis, Anna Mouglalis, Diane Kruger, Georgia May Jagger, Leigh Lezark and Andre Leon Talley.
This time the legendary fashion brand, known for its elegant and classic clothes, surprised everyone with an atypical collection for 2010-2011. The models were casual, designed for lovers of hot days and sea cruises.
Crystal and cinema work their magic. For the eleventh consecutive year, Swarovski is taking its place at the Hotel Martinez for the fortnight-long Cannes Film Festival. This year, the company is customising its new “Star Collector”, the “Mybag” clutch, for actresses. Only 80 of these eye-catching clutch bags have been created to ensure their exclusivity.
Accessories, especially those with red color, will capture the minds of all fashion maniacs, according to Spanish media.
Do you know what are the trends for this season? One of the most notable trend during Spring-Summer 2010 will be the red handbags.
This trend has many fashion followers including celebrities who perfectly combine the red with the classic black and white.
For the Spring-Summer season 2010 hit will be large, rounded and soft bags, and the clutch bags - a small purses, designed to be carried in the hand. The large bags are suitable for everyday wear, while the clutch bags are great for formal occasions.
Like the shoes, the bags are decorated with tassels, buckles, eyelets and laces. The tassels are great accessories for your bag, also an interesting option to dress it up, tastefully. Placed on the handbags so that can easily be removed, the tassel decorations are the key points of this season’s handbag design.
Welcome spring with the new seasonal collection from smog and amisu by New Yorker!
Be it on walks through nature that has burst into bloom, meeting up with your closest friends in your favourite cafés, or when dancing the night away - both of these brands offer young men and women the right outfit for any occasion.
Here's the complete line-up of the bags from Louis Vuitton's Spring/Summer 2010 collection. It comprises of 7 lines, all of which represents Marc Jacobs' idea of the new age traveler.
Almost all of the pieces are cross-body bags and some bags has fox tail and tassel charms hanging from them.
In this month will be launched the Monogram Cheche line bags. The Cheche bags are made from jacquard beige fabric with black monogram pattern contrasted with fluorescent and Lurex threads of vibrant pink, green, and blue color combination.
Large bags with metal accessories, buckles and handles long continue to rule the catwalks and fashion lines of established designers such as Chanel. Luxurious materials will complement the richness of the season, shiny, patent leather, suede models in different colors and patterns from the extravagant wave of Dolce & Gabbana. For the night, a suitable accessory to the outfit are small bags with sequins and crystals that complement the style and add elegance. All decorations, including buckles and feathers are covered with fashion trends.
Obviously summer is over and it’s the turn of autumn. With the arrival of autumn, however, each woman begins to see wardrobe and saddened to establish that once again there is nothing to put on cool days. No woman and for a moment thought is not to renew at least one coat your wardrobe.
Well, ladies … calm You can find the application and of old and forgotten by your clothes, of course if you have not already escaped from them.
Big and medium-sized bags make a comeback.
Soft, round-edged, rich in pleats, darts, pockets and depth; fabrics and genuine or faux leathers are smooth, often soft and highly treated: animal-marking-printed, pvc-film coated.
Even when bags want to be “clutched”, handles tend to be longer so they can always be “shouldered”.
The Spring-Summer collection 2009 of the Italian trend exclusive shoes Marino
Fabiani literally is filled with red colour.
The shoes and sandals from light varnished leather, skillfully decorated with extra gold buckles, stones, varicoloured knitted leather also garnished with cherries and butterflies.
The stars donated their favourite bags to help raise money for victims of April's earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy.
'Entourage' stars Adrian Grenier and Debi Mazar hosted a glamorous cocktail party at the LA Salvatore Ferragamo boutique to kick off the sale last night (02.06.09), where celebrities including John Legend, Rosanna Arquette, Rose McGowan and Melissa George got to view the articles listed in the sale.
If the handbag is not among your most important accessories, but only serve the purpose of carrying keys, registers and other personal belongings, it's time to rethink your attitude.
Each handbag has to possess something unique, just like every woman does. That's why throughout the next four months your handbag must be original and stylish and not faceless in shape or colour.
Covering the distance between things and our conscience is always an existential and creative challenge. Conventional symbols, generalities admitted, common places and everythingthat puts a mask over reality is the price our senses pay for urgency, for what is useful and for what is necessary.
On the contrary, lifting the veil allows...
Lifting the veil allows entry into immediate communication with things and with ourselves or beating in unity with nature does not to happen often and always in one direction or on one side of the fabric, but this corner of the veil, which is generally lifted accidentally, is vital for the creator and for whoever quivers with what is uncovered. This natural detachment of seeing, hearing or thinking is the great innate luxury for one's conscience.
Martina Slavcheva, Miss sIren 2008, and Rumen Georgiev, Mister Bulgaria 2005,
are chosen to be fashion faces of Dizi's Spring-Summer collection 2009.
The models made photos with the impressive clothes, shoes, and bags of the brand. Stylist photographers and make-up artists took care of their impressive look.
Dizi's proposals for spring-summer 2009 include all shades of blue, salmon colour, red and the classic black and white.