I don’t think I’ve ever reacted to the announcement of a new handbag collection by saying “you’ve got to be kidding me” out loud to my laptop, but that’s exactly what happened when I realized artist Jeff Koons and his Masters collection of Louis Vuitton bags were back for more. I felt existentially terrorized by the collaboration’s results when the first group debuted several months ago, especially since I’ve been such a vocal supporter of the direction Vuitton’s bags have taken overall under creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere’s leadership. Our readers almost uniformly hated the bags too, which is why I was so surprised to see an additional five painters added to the collection earlier this week, as well as some new bag shapes.
I was in middle school when Coach became the Big Thing. I remember my first Coach piece: a classic ‘C’ wristlet in baby blue.
Even though Hermès is known for its hard-to-buy handbags, that’s not the full story on how the brand interacts with its shoppers. Yes, Birkins and Kellys can be difficult to source ( but it’s not impossible ), along with most exotics. In recent years, though, Hermès has made an ever-growing number of its bags available to purchase on its website, even if the site itself wasn’t conducive to browsing.
We’re living in a golden age up contemporary bags. It wasn’t that long ago that wanting to stay in the three figures meant slim pickings unless you wanted something casual, slouchy and adorned in studs, fringe, zippers or something else to distract from the bag’s drab design. Things have gotten steadily better since Mansur Gavriel took off, though; retailers seemingly realized that there’s a huge market for sleek, modern bags that don’t cost four figures, and plenty of upstarts and existing brands alike have rushed to fill the market.
I always look forward to shots from the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, which happens annually on both coasts.
Something weird has happened, my purse-loving friends. From Prada and Gucci to contemporary designers, it seems like everyone has gone in hard on belt bags this season. Designers are still having at it and trying to make belt bags a thing, but let’s be honest: it’s really just a fancy name for a fanny pack.
Over ten years ago, I bought my first Bottega Veneta bag in Venice, Italy. I still remember what I was wearing that spring day and how enamored I was with the store. I had only been to Europe a couple times before that and finally had some money to spend on a great designer bag, and I knew I wanted a Bottega Veneta.
Hear me out on this: getting offered free stuff has diminishing returns when you cover a product-based industry for a living.
If you saw any photos from Louis Vuitton ‘s stunning Cruise 2018 show at the Miho Museum outside of Kyoto, Japan, you probably remember them. The setting was extraordinary, and the collection befit the dramatic surroundings
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