Dare I say it, but has anyone else found Bottega Veneta a little boring as of late? There is nothing wrong with the company’s designs, in fact they are gorgeous, but I really want something that can lure me in and I simply can not say that is what BV has done for me recently.
Bottega Veneta Handbags and Purses(Page 4)
Images via Vogue.com
Bottega Veneta never disappoints. I realize that’s something of a strong statement, but I honestly can’t remember a time when I’ve looked through the handbag images from a Bottega show and thought, “Eh, these are ok.” The bags are always utterly luxurious and usually quite functional on top of it.
Bottega Veneta Metal Lace Karung Knot Clutch, $3980 via Bottega Veneta
One of my favorite parts of fashion is the gift of imitation. I remember being blown away by the pleats printed on the flat skirt of a Prada dress when I was younger, and the ability to trick the eye and make something expected out of something totally unexpected is one of the best visual treats you’ll find.
Bottega Veneta Large Hobo Bag, $3250 via Saks
Even though rust is an objectively negative thing outside of the fashion world, there’s no color that reminds me of cool evenings and changing leaves like that slightly dirty burnt orange that shows up when iron starts to oxidize.
Bottega Veneta Crocodile Wallet, $1150 via Mr. Porter
In the spirit of honesty, I would like to admit the following: My understanding of the men’s accessory industry is only a fraction of what I know about women’s bags and leather goods.
I suppose it could be argued that more subtle or more luxurious brands exist on the high-end mass market, but few brands garner such a large following as Bottega Veneta while still holding the attention of such a large audience. If you’re wondering about the source of that success, look no further than the Bottega Veneta Roma Accordion Tote.
Bottega Veneta Crocodile Box Clutch, $3450 via Matches UK.
I’ve never been the type to swoon, but if ever I needed a fainting couch, now is the time.
The affinity that Megs and I have for Bottega Veneta exotics is well-documented, and finding this Bottega Veneta Crocodile Knot Box Clutch in a perfect shade of pinky-orangey coral just took me to the next level.
It is a dreary rainy day today and a Bottega Veneta video is just what I need to bring a smile to my face. NOWNESS.com premieres Viaggio Notturno, Bottega Veneta’s first fashion film from director Christian Weber which will appear in stores beginning April 15th.