Blake Lively’s Chanel Mademoiselle Ads Revealed

We brought you Blake Lively’s debut Chanel ad earlier in the week and now we’ve got our fingers on the full campaign for the Mademoiselle handbag line. Karl Lagerfeld personally chose Lively for the campaign, calling her “an American dream girl,” and shot the photographs himself at Chanel’s Parisian headquarters. The New York Times reports … Continued

Blake Lively for Chanel Ad Campaign (preview)

Blake Lively was hired to be the spokesmodel for Chanel Handbags print campaign and now the first image has appeared online. The ad, shot by Karl Lagerfeld, has the Gossip Girl against a set of mirrors staring at the viewer from her reflection and carrying the new Mademoiselle bag. In contrast to singer Lily Allen’s … Continued

China’s middle class stampede for luxury handbags

It could be a queue for a pop concert, a top nightclub or even the opening night at the theatre. But the hundreds of people lined up in a Hong Kong street are actually waiting to bag a bit of luxury. “We’re looking for new handbags,” says student Celeste Law as she queues patiently alongside … Continued

Louis Vuitton Men’s S/S 2011 Ad Campaign

Louis Vuitton’s ad campaign for their Spring/Summer 2011 collection is out. It stars Taiwanese actor Godfrey Gao and Doug Pickett, photographed by Cédric Buchet. The campaign also features bags from the S/S 2011 Menswear Collection: Monogram Impression Sac Weekend, Utah Cabas Zippe, and Damier Graphite Elvis.

YSL’s Manifesto Spring/Summer 2011

Yves Saint Laurent will be launching its much-awaited Spring/Summer 2011 Manifesto on 5 March. The publication will be released in major cities including London, Paris, New York, Milan, Tokyo, Hong Kong and, for the first time, Los Angeles. ‘La Manifesto’ features images starring face of YSL‘s S/S ’11 campaign, Arizona Muse, which has been photographed … Continued

Prada Made To Order Luggage Lettering Service

Just some weeks ago we presented the Prada customizable sunglasses, allowing you to put two initials on the Prada Private sunglasses. Now the Italian luxury brand takes the concept further and introduces the Made To Order “Lettering” Service exclusively online and in select Prada boutiques. Backpacks, trolleys and tote bags can be customised with letters … Continued

Don’t just eat dinner — wear it

If you really loved your meal at one New York restaurant, you can now walk out with the skin of the animal you ate. Marlow & Sons, an eaterie in the city’s trendy Williamsburg neighborhood, wants clients to be able to remember their meals forever by purchasing items such as bags made from the hide … Continued

Window World by Karl Lagerfeld

Magdalena Frackowiak, Baptiste Giabiconi & Barbora Dvorakova directed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel short movie – Window World.

Ricola Trunk By Pinel & Pinel

Pinel & Pinel have released in collaboration with family owned Swiss confectioner Ricola a collection of eleven unique Ricola candy jars. Each trunk features ten small jars featuring Ricola’s different flavors with a large jar in the center with the owners favorite flavor. This limited edition benefits the Land of Bees Foundation that is devoted … Continued

Fendi iPhone & iPad Cases

Italian fashion house Fendi has now joined the seemingly endless list of labels to offer iPhone 4 and iPad cases. Opting for bold, block colorways, each case is branded using a tonal print created from Fendi’s trademark double-F monogram logo.

TravelTeq Leather iPad Case

Dutch design company TravelTeq presents a new leather case for the iPad, giving us yet another case option for this Christmas season. The luxury iPad case is handmade from Florentine Vacchetta leather and features three viewing angles and a pocket for business cards. Priced at $300, this latest creation from TravelTeq is now available directly … Continued

Marion Cotillard in “Lady Grey London” – The Film

Marion Cotillard is one lady, four cities: filmed and photographed by today’s most important directors and photographers. After Paris in “The Lady Noire Affair”, Marion Cotillard became “Lady Rouge” the sultry songstress in New York in a clip by Jonas Akerlund, before going back in time in David Lynch’s love story entitled “Lady Blue Shanghai”. … Continued

Louis Vuitton S/S 2011 ft Scott Campbell [video]

Louis Vuitton introduces the first step of the video diptyque dedicated to the men’s Spring/Summer 2011 collections. This season is embodied by the artist and tatooist Scott Campbell, who collaborated on the runway collection presented in June 2010 in Paris. The clip invites you to follow Scott Campbell in his New York creative universe before … Continued

Dior Lady Grey London: the teaser

For the forth installment of the Lady Dior saga, Marion Cotillard takes on London in Lady Grey and you can now discover the teaser on Luxuo (below). John Cameron Mitchell brings Lady Dior, the character played by Marion, to life as she steals the hearts of two men in this epic finale to her four … Continued

Design your own Longchamp bag via Facebook

Longchamp has unveiled a new Facebook application that allows users to customize and share their own version of its iconic Le Pliage totebag. Once exclusively available on Longchamp’s website, Facebook users who “like” the Parisian brand can now create their own bags without leaving Facebook. The easy, four-step process asks shoppers to chose the model … Continued

What it feels like to be inside a luxury handbag

The legendary “it” bag and luxury status symbol, the Hermes Kelly, has been magnified by 15 times its original size for a special exhibit in London. Luxury goods company Hermes teamed up with Selfridges to present the “Kellydoscope,” a unique customer experience that showcases, using video technology and special effects, what it feels like to … Continued

Louis Vuitton Resort 2011 Campaign

Mark Segal photographed Anne Vyalitsyna for the Louis Vuitton Resort 2011 campaign on June 14-18, 2010. Styled by Julie de Libran, the model shows off a 50’s inspired wide-spanning skirt, sleeveless striped top and a beige tote.

Louis Vuitton Monogram Empreinte Collection

Louis Vuitton team have launched their new collection of accessories named Monogram Empreinte. The Fall/ Winter 2010/ 2011 range is very diverse and it is mainly focused on handbags which are made of soft and nice-to-touch lamb skin. The line offers a hobo, very practical tote bags with additional shoulder straps, handbags, wallets and some … Continued

Lady Dior in Grey London

The fourth and final episode of the Marion Cotillard’s Lady Dior story for Christian Dior is now complete with Shades of Grey. The French actress is standing atop the London Eye Ferris Wheel, carrying the Lady Dior bag in grey. This represents the fourth and final episode of the handbag saga, which has also seen … Continued

Sofia Coppola for Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton have collaborated once again with director Sofia Coppola to produce a set of classic bags and wallets for their Autumn/Winter range. In addition to adding new colors and sizes, she has designed her signature Sofia Coppola bag in alligator.