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 …
With Social Media taking over most of our lives, there is no reason to think it would not also take over the fashion world. Many designers are using Twitter and Facebook to parlay their previous marketing and outreach strategies into the new age realm. Barneys NY has partnered with acclaimed designer Helmut Lang to launch his first ever handbag, the much anticipated Loki Bag. (more…)
Pursebloggers, I am confused by the Barneys New York Chic Chain Bag on a few levels.
First, I’m confused that Barneys really makes house-brand bags. Of course, I knew on a factual level that they did, but really? Do luxury goods customers want house brands? Even if the house is a good house? I can’t imagine anyone looking to spend a large amount of money on a bag would look first to something not even made by a proper design house. As much as I like buying supermarket-brand milk and cheese at the grocery store (it’s the same stuff! Cheaper!), I would never do the same with money that I saved up to by something special and luxurious. (more…)