Last weekend, The Guardian published a story that probably didn’t surprise or outrage me as much as its writing and editor were hoping. In it, the reporter visited a secretive factory in Romania owned by equally secretive LVMH subsidiary Somarest and observed the factory’s raison d’être : manufacturing the uppers for Louis Vuitton shoes, which would then be shipped to Italy, joined with their attendant soles and legally labeled “Made in Italy,” meeting the letter (if maybe not the spirit) of European trade laws concerning disclosure of a product’s country of origin. In order for a product to be legally labeled as made in a particular European locale, “the last, substantial, economically justified processing” step has to take place in that country.
It’s officially summer, and yet a good number of celebs are still layering it up with office-appropriate looks that shame me and the slouchy styles in which I choose to schlub it up to the office on a daily basis.
Welcome to the first Friday of summer! Well, official summer, anyway—the unofficial season started like a month ago. Around here, though, we’re okay with starting summer twice because hey, isn’t that a happy occasion
Who else is excited about Parisian luxury leather goods brand Perrin Paris‘ collaboration with the legendary late architect Zaha Hadid?! Sold exclusively on FarFetch as well as the Perrin Paris and Zaha Hadid websites, it… View Full Post The post Perrin Paris x Zaha Hadid appeared first on Bag Snob .
Brands make a big fuss when they launch new bags, but when one goes away, they try to do it as quietly as possible. After all, it’s better to emphasize the New Big Thing than attract attention to what’s no longer available, and the fashion industry as it is now depends on a constant churn of newness and novelty
I have to admit, when I’m searching online for a new bag, hobos aren’t something that I ever really consider an option.
I’m not a big lip gloss person, but it’s pretty impossible to ignore the holographic lip gloss trend that’s going on this summer.
Happy summer solstice! Even if it’s already been warm for months where you are, today is the official start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and personally I’m hoping that means New York actually sees fit to stay, you know, warm for a while.
Our celeb round-up runneth over with pics from Milan, Paris, and a place called…Egham. Yes, Egham! Europe’s finest supermodels and fashion bloggers made a solid showing at Milan’s Men’s Fashion Week and they brought their finest bags along with them, which were only occasionally supplied by Italian fashion houses. Meanwhile, on domestic shores, we have a double mystery bag situation on our hands.