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Elsa Zylberstein Mauboussin

Mauboussin’s first bag will be available from March

Elsa Zylberstein Mauboussin

Famous jeweler Mauboussin is launching its first handbag. This will be a new venture for the brand which has only sold jewelry and perfume up until now.

The beige and brown canvas and leather handbag will come in one size. Mauboussin will unveil an ad campaign for this exclusive piece with the slogan “Simplement pour Elle” (“Simply for Her”).

The shots taken by photographer Sylvie Lancrenon show an almost naked Elsa Zylberstein covering up with the Mauboussin handbag. The bag will be available from March and will retail for €500.

gwyneth paltrow coach handbag

Top 10 Most Searched Luxury Handbag Brands

gwyneth paltrow coach handbag

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.
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Fendi baguette bags

The Fendi Baguette book

Fendi baguette bags

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.

It is being billed as the catalogue raisonne for the Baguette, a comprehensive and exhaustive reference for all things Baguette.
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Hermes Most Expensive Handbag

Hermes Makes $1.9 Million Gold Handbags

Hermes Most Expensive Handbag

Hermes, which already produces the world’s most expensive functional handbags, the Kelly and the Birkin, has unveiled four new designs, each priced at $1.9 Million.

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.
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Carmina Campus MINI

Handbags made of recycled MINIs

Carmina Campus MINI

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.
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richard nicoll vodaphone handbag

Richard Nicoll mobile phone-charging handbag

richard nicoll vodaphone handbag

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.
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longchamp mary katrantzou handbag

Mary Katrantzou for Longchamp

longchamp mary katrantzou handbag

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.

With a pre-exclusive launch scheduled January 23, the line will be available at Parisian boutique Colette, whose e-commerce site offers international shipping.
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Mila Kunis Dior

Mila Kunis, The New Face of Dior

Mila Kunis Dior

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.
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Coach Year of the Dragon Accessories

Coach rolls out the ‘Year of the Dragon Collection’

Coach Year of the Dragon Accessories

In celebration of the Year of the Dragon, Coach has collaborated with Chinese artist Zhang Lan to put his stamp on a collection of exclusive items.

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.
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Alice Dellal

Is Alice Dellal the New Face of Chanel?

Alice Dellal

WWD suggests that Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld’s latest muse is model/rocker Alice Dellal, hinting she could be the next face for Chanel handbags.

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.

Gossip Girl star Blake Lively is currently the face of the Mademoiselle range, and Lily Allen modelled for the Cocoon bag campaign back in 2009.
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