It’s been a long time since the handbag world has had a new shape emerge. For the past several seasons, it’s mostly been wall-to-wall small crossbodies and tailored, ladylike satchels with a few popular north-south totes thrown in, and just like any predilection that’s been around for a while, those norms were bound to be challenged sooner or later.
I have a small (ok, maybe not-so-small) girl crush on The Amazing Spider-Man star Emma Stone, and the picture above should explain exactly why I have such positive feels about her. In a world where we’re used to seeing dour, shielded faces in paparazzi shots, Stone doesn’t take herself too seriously.
Whenever a bag becomes as big of a hit as the Celine Luggage Tote, other brands are bound to take notice of what made it so successful. And that’s not just true of smaller brands looking to get a piece of the pie or department store or discount labels looking to capitalize on a trend at a bargain-basement price point; other major designers would be silly not to co-opt design elements that consumers respond to so favorably.
Lanvin is one of those designers that gets everyone at the PurseBlog office amped up and ready to shop – Vlad even has a pair of Lanvin kicks. We are total fan-girls (and guy). The silhouettes, the fabrics…and especially the accessories.