For every bride ( for every woman!!! ) her shoes are not less important than the dress. Because it is summer, a season which is always full of weddings and ceremonies ,Charlotte Olympia unveils her new bridal collection. The Runaway Bride collection debuted in 2012 and it is designed to offer models for every type of wedding, from traditional to romantic, from the eccentric to the super fashion. The collection focuses on romantic models – among them stand the Minerva, a buckled ankle boots, […]
The designers of the Italian brand,Santoni, created a handcrafted shoes and accessories collection for autumn/winter 2013-2014 ,made entirely from alligator skin. The collection will include high boots, classic Loafer, elegant wide-heeled shoes, as well as bags and belts.
Rainy weather made its prisoner the whole Europe, and even the sunny Cote d’Azur is invaded by clouds and rain this days destroying the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, or the Dior’s resort show which was held in a very rainy Monte Carlo,Monaco,last weekend. In order to protect from moisture the documents, smartphones and other small items that are stored in the ladies’ bags, I recommend a temporarily switch to plastic clutches. Here I found some very chic […]
In July 2013 LV releases, in selected Louis Vuitton boutiques ,the new handbag model ,called W : a bag that resembles the letter, a form that is created from the skin of different textures and colors. Some of its variations are decorated canvas Monogram, velvety and embroidery on leather, inspired by the art of tapestry. The lining of the bag is made of fine suede. Inside the W, which strongly holds form, despite the softness of the material, there is lots of […]
Roger Vivier’s Rendez-Vous collection honors the history of couture with a collection of limited edition, handcrafted accessories. From sequined minaudiéres to ruffled clutches, these exquisite creations are as much masterpieces as they are black-tie pieces. Prices : 2,675 $ – 52,850 $ images via modaoperandi.com
The biannual live handbag auction is a preview of some of the most exceptional handbags in the world offering access to a wide selection of bags that are no longer available in the retail stores. Auction location and date: On April 28th at Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion in New York. images via jewelry.ha.com
“Dreamy but realistic, masculine but terribly sophisticated, Amélie Pichard makes shoes in her image : timeless, quite surreal, glamorous but fitted to everyday life.” – Amélie describes herself in her bio. A.P. combines vintage inspiration with modern shapes and materials to create a collection that for sure will attract attention .
First comes the fresh spring and after the hot summer! And with them a burst of colors! They are everywhere! Bold strokes, primary hues, vivid neons, and pretty pastels are all playing their part in this phenomenon. And you ? Are you green ,citron, turquoise , orange,yellow ,pink or electric blue? Images via neimanmarcus.com
Kayu is a California based label founded by Jamie Lim. Jamie grew up in South East Asia surrounded by artisanal crafts. However, over the years she noticed that these traditional arts were slowly disappearing. Kayu was born out of a desire to preserve and cultivate these traditional techniques and also support the artisans.
Brazilian designer Serpui Marie’s handcrafted handbags effortlessly meld the impeccable polish of black-tie glamour with the alluring nonchalance of Sao Paulo beach culture. Take a look at this colorful clutches. It smells like summer fun!
Thalé Blanc is a return to true luxury and old world craftsmanship, as is the designer’s couture background (Gianfranco Ferré, Roberto Cavalli, Valentino). Thalé Blanc is compromised of only the highest quality leathers and exotic skins and brass custom made hardware from Italy. Photo by Courtesy Photo
For the next cold season,the bags and the shoes will be “warmed up” with fur,feathers,beading,chains and al sorts of fabulous textures. Nothing to worry about there is something for everybody… The forecast for the next season is “hot”! images via wwd.com
Launched in 2010, Edie Parker is a branded collection of vintage-style acrylic clutches and handbags. Inspired by the original handbags favored by showgirls and socialites during the 1950s and 1960s, these chic, wearable sculptures are objects of delight with retro soul. Crescent, rectangular or cube shaped, Edie Parker’s sleek lines, creamy surfaces and gem-flaked textures glide timelessly onto today’s fashion landscape. And like their mid-century predecessors, each bag is meticulously handcrafted in America. Here are some of the clutches from […]
She may be Paul McCartney’s daughter, but Stella McCartney earned her way into the ranks of fashion’s elite designers. She learned tailoring while working on London’s Savile Row, did an internship with Christian Lacroix, and served as creative director at Chloe (succeeding none other than Karl Lagerfeld). She launched her own label in 2001 and has made her mark with sweet and sophisticated designs that reflect both her signature style and her personal philosophy by incorporating a natural confidence and […]
The luxurious VBH line of handbags are produced exclusively in Italy using the finest materials and craftsmanship. These contemporary designs are individually handcrafted, and no detail is overlooked in their creation. In fact, each bag has a limited-edition number engraved on a plaque inside.
Brian Atwood Altuzarra Valentino Majoral Ancient Greek Sandals for Marios Schwab Nancy Gonzalez Charlotte Olympia Armenta RED Valentino Maison Martin Margiela Roger Vivier Alexander McQueen 3.1 Phillip Lim Chloé Photographs by Nigel Cox for Begdorf Goodman
Marc Jacobs Diane von Furstenberg Chanel Fendi Mizuki McQ Alexander McQueen Manolo Blahnik Saint Laurent Tod’s Judith Leiber Sydney Evan Dior Christian Louboutin Gucci Fendi Photographs by Nigel Cox for Begdorf Goodman
René Caovilla Manolo Blahnik Jason Wu Khirma Elizazov Pour La Victoire Tabitha Simmons Stuart Weitzman MARC by Marc Jacobs Isabel Marant Givenchy Prada Saint Laurent Photographs by Nigel Cox for Begdorf Goodman
Former fashion editor and brand consultant Khirma Eliazov launched her namesake label in 2009 featuring luxurious handbags and accessories that are chic, sophisticated and classic with a modern edge. Each Khirma Eliazov bag is designed to be a true statement piece that causes a woman to be noticed. Crafted with the finest attention to detail, each bag is designed in innovative combinations of luxurious textures and materials, including exotic skins, specialty canvas, and fine italian leather. source khirmaeliazov.com
Begun in 1963, Judith Leiber is an American luxury brand that is synonymous with elegance, style, and sophistication. Each product is executed with meticulous attention to detail and flawless handcraftsmanship. Miniaudierés from the collection are part of the permanent design collections at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Smithsonian Institute in Washington, The Houston Museum of Fine Arts and the Los Angeles Museum of Art. Adding to Hollywood’s nearly 50-year […]
The Mouawad’s 1001 Nights Diamond Purse – $3.8 million Officially certified by Guinness World Records the Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse is now the most expensive designer handbag in the world at $3.8 million. The heart-shaped purse is handcrafted from 18kt gold and has 4,517 diamonds (4,356 colorless, 105 yellow, 56 pink) with a total weight of 381.92 carats. It was made by ten artisans who worked on it for a total of 8,800 hours. Bag created by Japanese designer […]
The Valli Bag is the new icon bag that the Italian designer,Giambattista Valli, who has settled in Paris some years ago, presented during the 2013/14 autumn/winter fashion show in Paris. All the elements of this bag allow you to use it both during daytime and during nighttime.
Valentino VaVa Voom Camo Crystals Flap Bag This aptly named Valentino “VaVa Voom” bag has pulled out all the stops. From the glittering camo crystals to the perfectly proportioned shape, you’ll love carrying it as a clutch or a convenient shoulder bag. May also be carried by the low-profile handle on the flap. Valentino Rockstud Small PVC Lock Crossbody Bag This petite Valentino bag is crafted of clear PVC for style that you can see-through, but not look past. Valentino Girello Flap Bag […]
Jimmy Choo Cayla Stone-Top Calf Hair Clutch Bag A colorful, jewelry-like top gives this exotic zebra-print calf hair Jimmy Choo Cayla clutch a stunning finish. Christian Louboutin Sakouette Face Polka-Dot Fabric Loafer What could be more fun than Christian Louboutin at (and on) your feet?! Proenza Schouler PS1 Woven Leather Medium Satchel Bag The iconic Proenza Schouler PS1 handbag has gotten a new look for Spring 2013. Bright, intricately woven leather pops against a creamy white leather backdrop. Proenza Schouler […]
While Rauwolf’s Kristine Johannes draws inspiration from outer space, her designs are anything but spacey—in fact, they’re grounded in immaculate craftsmanship and technical innovation. With architectural shapes and reflective surfaces, these future-inspired clutches guarantee an über-stylish future. available to pre-order at modaoperandi.com
Borsa Betty Studded Chain Shoulder Bag, Black Large golden studs and iconic folded Rive Gauche squares trim the Borsa Betty shoulder bag, from Hedi Slimane’s inaugural Saint Laurent collection. Betty Medium Chain Shoulder Bag, Black Saint Laurent shoulder bag, new from designer Hedi Slimane, is complete with the iconic folded Rive Gauche squares. Betty Medium Studded Chain Shoulder Bag, Black Golden rivets and iconic folded Rive Gauche squares trim this studded Betty shoulder bag, from Hedi Slimane’s inaugural Saint Laurent […]
Ruthie Davis Sea Studded Platform Sandal Exclusively at Neiman Marcus Manolo Blahnik Intha oxford A colorful way to wear a classic style, the Manolo Blahnik Intha oxford, here in navy and yellow, sports a lightweight linen upper punctuated by contrast laces and heel. Nancy Gonzalez Front-Flap Crocodile Crossbody Bag Recognizable Nancy Gonzalez crocodile, now in a portable crossbody style. With an expandable, compartmentalized interior, and a removable strap that converts the bag into a clutch, this boxy design takes you […]