Fashion Week

Resort and pre-fall shows are always harder to pin down than the spring and fall shows that take place during the global fashion week circuses, but as the in-between collections become ever more important to …

Paris Fashion Week is, arguably, the most important of every season for bag lovers. A huge proportion of the world’s biggest luxury accessories brands hail from France, and the week is filled with bag-heavy shows …

Do you ever get worried for the health of people who have to go to all four fashion weeks every season? I do. It’s tiring enough to cover the whole circus from the comfort of …

In the Rockstud’s relatively short life, it’s been worked and reworked in what seems like a million different ways. Crystals, camouflage, butterflies, stripes, leopard, red studs, black studs, pastel studs: those are just the versions …

Yesterday, someone asked me what I thought about the new crop of Louis Vuitton bags from the brand’s Fall 2016 runway, and the first thing that sprang to mind was, “Well, there’s a lot going …

Givenchy very rarely uses handbags on its runways, but I’m glad I checked in on its Fall 2016 runway show just in case. The brand featured just one new bag style in several different crocodile …

I’ve been covering the accessories industry for long enough that I don’t often look at a collection of handbags from a major brand and wonder who buys them–even if I personally hate it, I can …

Just when you think Karl Lagerfeld is going to zig, he zags. The legendary creative director has spent half a decade showing his Chanel collections in ever-more-grandiose stage settings in the Grand Palais, ranging from …

Balenciaga is one of the many brands that’s had turnover at the top of its creative hierarchy recently, but unlike Dior and Raf Simons or Lanvin and Alber Elbaz, the brand was quick to name …

Interim studio design teams, like the one leading Dior until the brand decides on a replacement following Raf Simons’ departure, are in a precarious position. They’re charged with keeping the house running and keeping customers …

It’s not every day that Vogue dubs a brand “the avant-garde competitor of Hermès,” but that’s exactly what the magazine said of the Loewe Fall 2016 show in Paris on Friday. Based on the collection …

There are a few standard approaches to runway bags that we usually see brands take. First (and least helpfully), there are brands that don’t include bags in their shows, even though they make them. They’re …

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