The 8th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards is coming, and it’s the only independent competition for handbags in the world. Entrants obtain the opportunity to submit a personal handbag, and they can compete for a variety of awards granted for handbag excellence. There’s seven awards in total, and each winner will gain international recognition and prestige will winning many coveted prizes during the event. Held in New York City, the 8th Annual Independent Handbag Designer .
Burberry’s upcoming CEO has been a secret for some time, and many have awaited their decision. Finally, Christopher Bailey has been announced for the position—and Angela Ahrendts has left for Apple. Bailey has worked tightly with Angela to ensure a smooth transition between positions, and the handover happened effectively between the two this spring. While the change has only recently been announced, Bailey and Angela have reportedly been ironing out fine details since October .
Luxury at a Discount As the luxury handbag joins the global multibillion dollar market as another exclusive niche, the desire for such fashion items is creating an active secondary market for used high-end bags. As with premium watches, automobiles and other tokens of financial strength, the demand for such accoutrements often creates a market used and pre-owned versions. If you are one of those who wishes to own a luxury handbag at a discount, .
We all admire celebrities for a wide variety of reasons including their work, their lifestyle, their charitable contributions and yes, their cutting edge fashion choices. Because celebrities have access to the latest designs first, we watch their trend setting style to get a glimpse of what will be hot for summer. Here is a just a short glimpse of some of the latest handbags… and the celebrities who love them! At Spring 2014 Paris .
A recent post on the Robin Report asks, “Why are Handbags so Important?” The female author of the post asking the question answered it with a number of reasons, including functionality, self-expression, accessorizing, and, of course, serving as a status symbol. In fact, it was noted both L’il Kim and Martha Stewart carried Birkins during their time in court before heading to jail. Whether your handbag is any or all of these to you, .
Handbags are fun. They are the natural extension of an outfit and can be considered an accessory in the same way that a necklace or a ring can. But many women carry the same handbag with everything, choosing to match it with their coat, if at all. Switching handbags out with outfits is a way to add style to a casual ensemble and function to a formal one. Here are some ideas for switching .
Selecting a fashionable handbag might not seem challenging, but it can become complicated when you want a bag that you can carry with a variety of different outfits. There are three main factors that you must consider before making a purchase: your body type, the color and the brand. By taking measures to select a bag that is versatile and stylish, it is easier to carry the bag in a variety of settings. Evaluate .
Gucci found its start in 1920 as a leather handbag brand after Guccio Gucci became enamored with train travel luggage he saw urban travelers using in Europe. When Guccio returned back to his family home of Florence, he was determined to open his own leather bag business based on his observations. The Gucci line of leather handbags with classic design and features became a desired product. With the success of the company early on, .
Handbags are one of those accessories that a woman carries day and night. Having a selection of luxury handbags on hand makes looking good easy. Some women collect bags from one designer while others want a mix that includes several brands. Five Luxury Handbag Designers to Embrace Whether you want an exclusive collection or an eclectic mix, these five designers should definitely be on your birthday and Christmas lists: Chanel A Chanel flap bag .
There is no question that when people who purchase a luxury handbag do so, they know that in many cases that product will retain a significant portion of its purchase value. Additionally, many limited run models are known to increase in value over time well after the purchase date. For the owner, this can be convenient, fashionable way to lock in some value with the potential to grow in the future. However, when and .