Along with UN Ambassador, mom and Hollywood actress, Angelina Jolie can add "Face for Louis Vuitton" to her list of things she has done. Jolie is the latest celebrity to pose for Louis Vuitton's "Core Values" ad campaign and she does it so effortlessly for famed photographer Annie Leibovtiz.
The Kardashian Kollection. A lifestyle collection created by the Kardashian trio to bring Kardashian Fashion to their fanbase. Set to launch in August, Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian have teamed up with Bruno Schiavi's Juppi International to create their collection for 400 Sears stores nationwide.
This three-day weekend prepare yourselves for congested streets and crazy drivers. What brings about this mayhem, you ask? None other than the time-honored tradition of gathering with family and friends over Memorial Day Weekend! No matter where your gams take you, you'll need a bag that's practical and matches your destination theme. Here are a few key choices from new and established designers that will get you noticed whether you're basking beachside, or high-rolling in Sin City.
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Italian handbag designer,Forzieri, takes their latest collection into top gear in collaboration with esteemed luxury performance car brand, Maserati. This merger of lavish design styles produces an array of handbags and leather goods that make even the most tenured epicurean swoon with delight.
As if May wasn't busy enough, today we're throwing another goodie in the mix by recognizing Wear Purple for Peace Day. This positive day needs no backstory (in fact, there isn't much to it,) only that with all that's going on in the world lately, wearing purple to refocus ourselves and our lives to gain peace seems fitting, and well within reach. Show your support for world peace today with this line-up of purple handbags:
Courteney Cox stars as the infamous Gale Weathers-Riley in the latest horror blockbuster, Scream 4. Playing a sexy and sassy reporter requires an equally fierce handbag: enter Jamah's The Lulushoulder bag. A roomy interior, and trendy elements like decorative stitching and chunky hardware make The Lulu a killer combination (pun intended) for the go-getter on the move.
For all of our Big Apple Bagistas: this Thursday through Saturday (5/12-5/14) Cashhimi is having a trunk show hosted by Henri Bendel. Head up to the second floor and meet with a representative who will be presenting the latest collection from Cashhimi.
Hollywood actress Kirsten Dunst may be the face for Bulagri's new fragrance, Mon Jasmin Noir, but Bulgariis celebrating their launch of their Mediterranean Eden collection by Matthew Williamson as of late. The Mediterranean Eden collection is comprised of mini-collections of jewelry, accessories and bags that will be released throughout the year. While they've unveiled their latest mini-collection at a February 25th event in Milan, we like to think this is a great start to a slithery trend.
For some, May 5th is simply an excuse to grab a bottle of tequila, or skip out on school; but for many in the U.S., Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla wherein the Mexican army was victorious over the French in 1862 (a little history lesson never hurt anyone!) Festivals throughout Los Angeles will play a dominant role in celebrating this monumental event in Mexican history and culture; bright color combinations of Mexican traditional dress and decor in addition to floral and linear prints bring such a joyous atmosphere to this special occasion.
Gwyneth Paltrow is the new face for Coach. As the new International Ambassador for Coach, she'll be part of their new ad campaigns, which she's already posed for and shot on a Manhattan rooftop. Coach is celebrating its 70th anniversary this fall, so a face like Gwyneth's was at the top of their ranks.