Avoiding this bag like the plague or a wretched over-sized scarlet letter, I have placed my eyes and mind behind a rock for as long as I can. But there is so much fuss over this egregious error in the handbag world, that I might as well give my 2 cents. Limited edition handbags give us purse fanatics something to drool over, to lust after, to want.
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Ralph Lauren must have either been in the dog house or is the best husband ever when he decided to name his chic and luxurious handbag after his wife, Ricky. The Ralph Lauren Ricky Handbag is an exclusive bag said to be made of exotic croc (although there is also a gator version that hit the runway). Silver crocodile gives a metallic shine or you can opt for a shocking orange version, only available at the RL Japanese flagship store.
If you had $36,000 spare dollars, which would you buy?
The hoopla behind the Diane von Furstenberg Wrap Dresses has yet to die down. It may have taken a small itsty-bitsy step down, but it is far from falling. To me, this is still what DVF is known for, her wrap dresses and sultry apparel line. Who would have known she makes accessories, and enormously pricey ones at that.
Granted this evening bag is quite pricey for the size, but it is also a work of art and a total masterpiece. A Judith Leiber piece nearly guarantees that you have bought an intricately designed bag that will have nearly every gawking. The Judith Leiber Limited Edition Venus Miniaudiere touts a picturesque sea-shell frame with an array of champagne, pink, and clear Austrian crystal detailing which are all meticulously placed in a stunning wave like pattern.
If I were to anticipate breaking my arm, I would have bought this Louis Vuitton handbag when I saw it in LV Bal Harbour. A stunning Limited Edition handbag, the Louis Vuitton Monogram Satin AumÃ´niÃ¨re may be a bit hard to care for because of its silk satin, but manifests its beauty in the silver with gold jacquard monogram LV. The perk of silver and gold on one bag is its ease of use and ability to match any outfit for any evening.
The Fendi Spy Handbag has been arm candy hit since it’s arrival, being seen on A-list celebs, fashionistas world wide, and me of course ;-). Recently Fendi paired with super luxe French skiwear company Moncler to create a new Spy bag. The Fendi & Moncler Spy Handbag has been labeled the ‘ski jacket bag’ and is available in fire-engine red, emerald green and black.
Metallic bags are the bags to carry this holiday season and the IT bag to be seen with is the new Louis Vuitton Miroir Line. Janet Jackson has been photographed carrying this new IT bag, even though the new Miroir line does not officially launch until December 1. The frenzy surrounding this launch is comparable to the 2003 launch of the Cherry Blossom line, with stores only receiving limited numbers of each bag and the wait lists being extremely long.
For those who will do some Louis Vuitton shopping during the upcoming holiday season, you are in for a pleasant treat! My favorite French fashion designer commissioned the renowned artist Olafur Eliasson to create Eye See You, an art project that will be shown throughout the Christmas holiday period 2006 in more than 350 Vuitton stores worldwide. All commission fees and money from the sale of a special edition of Eye See You go solely to 121Ethiopia.org.
The following news just in:
Gucci has continued its partnership with UNICEF this season in their 2006 Holiday campaign which will benefit UNICEF programs that aid children in Africa.
From November 21st to December 31st, Gucci will donate 20 percent of the sales from a luxurious collection of items designed by Gucci’s Creative Director, Frida Giannini. The proceeds will specifically benefit education and health services to children in Mozambique, where nearly three-quarters of a million children are directly affected by HIV/AIDS.
For the love of me I can not golf. And believe me I have tried. I come from a family of golfers. My dad would golf everyday if he could (I assume once he retires he will). My brothers both golf. My dad’s brothers golf. My dad’s dad golfs. I enjoy driving the cart and going to the clubhouse. Go figure.