French luxury goods brand Lancel has unveiled new bags from their upcoming Fall/Winter 2012 season and among them is the all-new La Charmeuse.
The UK has topped a ranking of countries with the highest affinity for luxury handbags, while labels including Coach, Louis Vuitton and Chanel top a compilation of the most searched luxury handbag brands globally.
This first digital analysis of the luxury handbag market, dubbed World Luxury Index Handbags, has been presented by Paris-based luxury executives’ online community Luxury Society and international company Digital Luxury Group.
The Hermes Kelly Picnic Bag preserves the iconic shape of the legendary Kelly Bag and combines the basket wavy art with the leather manufacturer!
The retal price was $10,000 when it was released last year, but now resellers have it listed at over $20,000 for its rarity and collectible status.
Italian fashion house Fendi is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its legendary Baguette handbag with a book called Fendi Baguette ($125).
Published by Rizzoli, the new book features 250 pages dedicated to the small, rectangular handbag that Silvia Venturini Fendi conceived back in 1997.
The miniature totes, which are crafted from gold and studded with thousands of precious stones, double up as high jewellery.
Significantly smaller than the popular leather versions, they are designed to be worn as a bracelet, with the handbag strap resting on the wrist.
Carmina Campus, the label founded by Ilaria Venturini Fendi, has realised a truly unique collection realized in collaboration with Mini.
The bags use the materials left over from the prototypes of the Mini Roadster, which includes discarded color samples, seat leather, soft-top caves and body plates.
The capsule collection, very chic and inspired by the principles of recycling, includes weekend and city bags, both for men and women.
One of the most talked about pieces from the ongoing London Fashion Week is a Richard Nicoll handbag that can power a cell phone.
Nicoll unveiled the elegant white tote — which was designed in collaboration with phone company Vodafone — at his presentation February 19.
Designed to charge Blackberries, iPhones and androids while on the move, The Telegraph reports that the final product will go on sale this Spring.
Rising London-based designer Mary Katrantzou has collaborated with French label Longchamp for a collection of Eastern-influenced handbags.
Designed with the vision “When East meets West”, the line continues Katrantzou’s signature patterned aesthetic, and includes an array of totes adorned in Eastern-inspired motifs such as orchids and paper lanterns.
American actress Mila Kunis has been named as the new face for the Spring Summer 2012 campaign of luxury brand Christian Dior.
Kunis is the latest in a long line of movie stars such as Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Grace Kelly, to be associated with Dior.
The 28-year-old actress is thrilled with her appointment, although admits her day-to-day style doesn’t always match the luxurious Dior aesthetic.
Mr. Lan’s dragon illustration, in the traditional style of ink painting, adorns Coach’s iconic tote shape, as well as an assortment of matching small leather goods.
The gold design pops against a backdrop of the brand’s Signature pattern in mahogany.
Dellal, famed for her half-shaved head and being a drummer in Thrush Metal, can typically be seen wearing ripped jeans, biker jackets and fishnet tights.
Christian Dior have launched a one-off accessories line in collaboration with conceptual German artist Anselm Reyle.
Reyle has been given carte blanche to create a collection of accessories utilising his use of colour and texture.
The collection will include everything from wallets and clutches up to full sized handbags and shopper totes.