Mulberry now world’s top fashion stock

When it comes to the best-performing fashion brand on the international stock exchange, you would most probably expect a name along the lines of the Pradas of this world, but it’s under-the-radar Mulberry that takes the crown. Bloomberg reports that the British luxury handbag maker’s stock rose by 526 percent over the past year. Overseas … Continued

Made In Italy By Gucci – Summer 2011

Gucci created a limited edition bag collection for Summer 2011, which will be exclusively sold in the flagship stores in Capri, Cannes, Marbella and Monte Carlo. A different color for each boutique: sea green for Capri, lavender for Cannes, orange for Marbella and bright red for Monte Carlo. The collection consists of three elegant proposals: … Continued

Luxury leather handbag for wine lovers

A designer has reinterpreted the concept of wine-in-a-bag for the sophisticated, female oenophile in the form of luxurious French goatskin and Swiss workmanship. Claudia Eicke’s Weekender bag is for the wine-loving female who routinely carries a bottle of vino in addition to her lip gloss, smartphone and day planner. Made from natural grain goatskin from … Continued

Thatcher’s famous handbag sells for £25,000

A handbag that once belonged to former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher was sold for £25,000 at auction at Christie’s in London Monday. Thatcher frequently used the black Asprey bag on important occasions, such as summits with then US president Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev during her 1979-1990 premiership. The former leader dubbed … Continued

Chanel Launches New Boy Bag Collection

It takes a lot of time and dedication for a luxury brand to establish an ‘it’ bag along the lines of a Mulberry Alexa or a Hermès Kelly bag, but when Chanel launches a whole new handbag range, you can be almost certain, they will be instant classics. The new collection will draw inspiration from … Continued

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

World’s most expensive purse worth $3.8 million

The House of Mouawad has just unveiled the Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse, the world’s most expensive handbag, valued at a staggering $3.8 million. The most expensive purse in the world was designed by Robert Mouawad and handcrafted by 10 artisans in over 8,800 hours. The heart-shaped purse incorporates 18kt gold and 4,517 diamonds (105 … 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

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 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

Louis Vuitton Monogram Revelation Bag

Now available through Louis Vuitton is a Revelation Keep-all Bag, which is a part of the famed fashion house’s Fall/Winter accessories range. The bag is distinctive with its raised Monogram pattern on soft black, grained veal leather which is inspired by scarification. In the inside, the lining is also made from grained veal leather, but … Continued

Kate Moss: Gucci Union Jack and vintage car

The most popular model of the United Kingdom, Kate Moss, decided to spend next week-end with her mum, Linda. The duo will go in the British countryside to relax in quiet serenity. In the meantime, Kate and Linda drive a wonderful vintage MG car through London’s roads. Kate Moss carries the new Gucci Union Jack … Continued

Gucci Union Jack handbag

In order to celebrating the new Gucci’s flagship boutique, newly designed on Londons Sloane street, the company created a funny handbag. Gucci’s creative director Frida Giannini designed the Gucci bag featuring a Union Jack with a new funkier make-over.

Handbag made of Old Maserati’s Car Brochures

Maserati has launched the limited edition Momaboma eco-bag, dedicated to all female car-mad fashionistas. Momaboma is an Italian company that creates handbags and accessories exclusively out of vintage materials, such as old newspapers, magazines and clothes. These bags are entirely hand-made in Italy, like Maserati cars. They are unique because they are made of old … Continued

Annie Diamantidis’ Luxury Handbags

Using the finest quality materials, from exotic skin to genuine 14K gold, Annie Diamantidis debuts her namesake collection of Luxury Handbags for 2009. Each Annie Handbag design exudes luxury and glamour and is a timeless treasure that can be passed down for generations. Inspired by the History and Mythology of Greece, these chic bags pay homage to Greek … Continued

Gucci’s tattoo heart bag for UNICEF

For its fourth annual campaign to benefit UNICEF, Gucci has launched a special white version of its Tattoo Heart Collection. All handbags in the range feature Gucci’s iconic heart and rose design, a colorful print which contrasts with the purses’ stark white backgrounds. “I love the idea of a heart being tattooed onto the handbags,” … Continued

Coach Library Case By Assouline

Coach have released this library case with Assouline. The case is made by Coach whilst the books are supplied by Assouline. The case features forty books from Assouline’s Memoire collection of reference books on art, fashion, design and architecture. The distinctive saddle-stitched white leather library case, lined with red suede, tastefully displays Assouline’s logo on … Continued

Chanel to Increase Prices 20% in November

According to fashion blog nitro:licious, classic Chanel handbags will be experiencing a 20% increase in price. The new & improved price mark-ups will take effect come November 1.