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Lancel unveils La Charmeuse

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.

Hermès Kelly Picnic Bag

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 Fendi Baguette book

Italian fashion house Fendi is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its legendary Baguette handbag with a book called Fendi Baguette.

Hermes Makes $1.9 Million Gold Handbags

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 … Continued

Handbags made of recycled MINIs

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 … Continued

Richard Nicoll mobile phone-charging 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 … Continued

Mary Katrantzou for Longchamp

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, … Continued

Mila Kunis, The New Face of 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 … Continued

Coach rolls out the ‘Year of the Dragon Collection’

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 … Continued

Is Alice Dellal the New Face of Chanel?

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 … Continued

Dior x Anselm Reyle

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.

Lady Dior Handbags Spring 2012

Marion Cotillard takes to Hollywood, California for the latest Christian Dior Lady Dior handbags campaign shot by Steven Klein. The campaign geatures Cotillard against a Hollywood Hills backdrop, grasping a covetable croc number with bright crimson and turquoise accents.

Animal sculptures made from Louis Vuitton bags

Louis Vuitton hosted a cocktail on Monday night at the storied Paris taxidermy store Deyrolle to celebrate the launch of the My Monogram service on Small Leather Goods To set the mood, British artist Billie Achilleos transformed the maison’s signature wallets, coin pouches, belts, and bag hardware into a menagerie of animals. The hardy armadillo, … Continued

Old luxury handbags get new life in Hong Kong

Byron Yiu has made his fortune by turning traditional shopping habits around and re-selling rich women’s luxury handbags in Hong Kong. Yiu’s Milan Station retail chain buys trendy bags — luxury tote or shoulder bags to evening clutch — from the ladies who lunch in Hong Kong’s upscale neighbourhoods. Locally known as “tai tais”, the … Continued

Victoria Beckham designs handbag for Selfridges

Victoria Beckham has designed a one-off bag for the Selfridges Christmas collection, costing £8,995 ($14,700). The one-of-a-kind creation, part of the exclusive Selfridges ‘White Christmas’ range, is made from crocodile skin and features a delicate gold chain handle. Other items in the all-white collection include a white Burberry trench, a white Mulberry Alexa bag, a … Continued