We are all for an investment bag that will be a money bank 10 years from now. Balenciaga has always been known for its avante-garde pieces. The fashion house is selling a drawstring pouch made out of calfskin that is made to resemble a trash bag.
The influencer and celebrity “it” bag: the Givenchy Antigona. The Antigona first launched in F/W 2011 under Creative Director Riccardo Tisci. It followed the great success of his previous launch, the Nightingale bag. Riccard Tisci, now Creative Director for Burberry, was known for combining masculine and feminine design elements to create unique fashion statements. Where did the name Antigona come from? In Greek mythology, the “Antigone” was famed for unwithering beliefs. She was fiery and headstrong. Her name translates to anti-opinions. The Antigona is now deemed a classic piece, its design has withstood the test of time and is still being rocked today. Its timeless sturdy structure with its functional detachable shoulder strap. The bag has a spacious interior and multiple interior pockets. The Antigona bag is currently available in five sizes: Baby – 9cm x 8cm x 3cm Nano […]
Did you know that Celine was originally a made to measure children’s shoe shop? That is 100% factual. In 1945, Celine Cipiana and husband Richard opened their first shop of made-to-order shoes, and they became notorious for their style. In the 1950s-1960s, the couple slowly made their mark in women’s footwear and began their expansion into accessories and ready to wear sports collections. In 1996, Celine was purchased by LVMH (Louis Vuitton) in a $540 million dollar deal. Michael Kors was the first creative director of Celine in 1997. Kor’s made the brand desirable and well recognized in elite fashion. Since Kors, there have been 4 appointed creative directors changing the brand vision constantly. Celine Luggage Tote Nano Celine Luggage Tote Micro Celine Luggage Tote The Celine Luggage Tote is one of the most popular bags amongst the […]
Guccio Gucci founded Gucci in 1921, making it the oldest Italian fashion brand. Gucci initially started out as a baggage manufacturer and equestrian goods for the upper class. During the Second World War, Gucci introduced the iconic Double-G logo – as well as the stripe, the two red stripes with green running down the middle. From the 1950’s onwards, the company experienced great success with A-list celebrities, high-class citizens and luxury shoppers recognizing the brand. With the passing of Guccio Gucci, there were a few creative directors appointed to continue the brand’s memory. To this day, Gucci still remains one of the most iconic brands in the world. Looking to purchase a Gucci Bag? Here are the top five picks for Gucci Bags. Gucci Sylvie The Sylvie bag was great in 1969 – the same year an astronaut touched down […]
Ah women, they do some of the great things! There are so many incredible women in fashion. Today, let’s take a moment and honor them and the brands they have created and/or contributed to. Coco Chanel The famous Coco Chanel – if you were to google most famous women designer, guaranteed she is the first result. Considered by many to have been the greatest fashion force who ever lived. Coco Chanel changed the way women wore clothes – she capitalized on the changing times and she was a fashion icon. During the war, women only wore trousers when working a traditionally male job – Coco Chanel played a massive role in making trousers for women a popular fashion item. Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski The creative director of Hermes. Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Antwerp. She then […]