Being a vegan or cruelty-free consumer in today's market is fast becoming an important aspect. Unfortunately, especially in the world of handbags, the trademark of luxury is leather, but with that, comes cruelty. While we don't watch cows being slaughtered for our burgers, we also don't watch them being slaughtered for our wardrobes either. For those of you vegan fashionistas, you are probably well aware of this as well as Stella McCartney's vegan Resort collection.
Most people associate June with the beginning of summer and the height of the wedding season. However in fashion, June is all about the debut of high-end designer handbags and clothing line collections. Which means the culmination of every blog post, FB update, and tweet you have viewed this year on Handbago is about to finally pay off. Now equipped with an extensive knowledge of handbag trends (thanks to Handbago) you can now PRE-ORDER and PURCHASE your top picks on your wish list for Fall 2010.
Yesterday, big names in the fashion world, like Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss, paid their final respects to Alexander McQueen at his funeral in St. Paul's Church, London. If it weren't for the solemn faces, I would have thought it was another London Fashion Week event because everyone looked very chic from head to toe.
Celebs like Jennifer Lopez, Kate Hudson and Rihanna are falling all over themselves when it comes to the new faux leather line from Stella McCartney. Their favorite bag of the collection?The Falabella Lantern Chain Bag of course. It takes a celebrity designer such as McCartney to take faux suede and turn it into a star studded rival of her similarly priced real leather bags. With Eco-friendly consumer goods taking the stage in 2010, this bag retailing for a whopping $1300, will definitley be in the running for design, quality, and of course celebrity endorsement.