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