Tag Archives: Italy

The Vine

Five Minutes with handbag designer Sara Battaglia…

Five Minutes, Sara Battaglia, Handbags, Designer, Accessories, Giovanna Battaglia, Fashion, Style, Italy, Hong Kong, On Pedder, Interview

Is it just me or have handbags become boring? Over the past few years every brand has adopted a “less is more” approach, taking the fun out of acc[……]

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D'Lust

Brand to Know: MSGM

Brand to Know, MSGM, Italy, Fashion, Hong Kong, China, Store, Massimo Giorgetti, Style, Trends, Shopping

MSGM Spring/Summer 2015

It’s no secret that the contemporary fashion scene has always been dominated by American brands like Diane Von Furstenb[……]

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D'Luxe

Put A Ring on It: Pomellato’s Milano Collection

Pomellato, Milano, Nudo, Fine Jewellery, Gold, Diamonds, Rings, Italy, Hong Kong

Riflesso rings

There isn’t a woman out there that doesn’t love Pomellato’s Nudo rings despite their somewhat hefty price tag (admittedly the wo[……]

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D'Luxe

The Investment: Valextra

The Ivestment, Valextra, Leathergoods, Milan, Luxury, Italy, Hong Kong, China, Handbags, Accessories, Fashion, Style

These days every brand is capitalising on the growing demand for understated luxury, exclusivity and elusiveness. This has been most prevalent in[……]

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The Vine

Balancing Act: Ferragamo Museum’s Equilibrium Exhibition

Ferragamo, Ferragamo Museum, Equilibrium, Exhibition, Salvatore Ferragamo, Museo Ferragamo, Florence, Italy, fashion, Style, Art, History

Museums are a dime a dozen in Florence, which has been hailed Italy’s cultural capital thanks to its incredible selection of art from Michaelangel[……]

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D'Luxe

George Blue: Flip Flops Go Luxe

George Blue, Flip Flops, Luxury, Shoes, Exotic Skins, Leather, Fashion, Style, Craftsmanship, Italy, Hong Kong, Singapore

Iguana Blue (left) and Burnt Orange Croco (right)

Since we are still on the topic of holiday essentials, I have been on the lookout for flip fl[……]

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Features

Five Minutes with Teresa Maccapani Missoni and Ottavio Missoni Jr

Missoni, Teresa Maccapani Missoni, Ottavio Missoni Jr, Italy, Fashion, Family, Brands, Hong Kong, Interview

Succession is a problem faced by almost every luxury fashion house. While French brands are often run by conglomerates, the Italians are all about[……]

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D'Men

Essentials for the Modern Dandy: Bertrand Mak Accessories

Bertrand Mak, Accessories, Modern Dandy, Hong Kong, Italy, Crafstmanship, China, Leathergoods

The Babington Portfolio

What girl doesn’t love to steal clothes from her boyfriend’s wardrobe? Now you can add accessories to the list courtesy[……]

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D'Lust

Buy Now: Mansur Gavriel Handbags

Mansur Gavriel, Handbags, Bucket Bags, Italy, Style, Fashion, Trends, Spring/Summer 2014

Ever since I saw my Mum carrying a Louis Vuitton bucket bag back in the 1980s, I have always loved the shape. Unfortunately the style was dismisse[……]

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D'Luxe

Lets Get Personal: Valentino Rouge Absolut Signature Collection

Valentino, Rouge Absolut SIgnature, Personalisation, Bespoke, Customisation, Accessories, Fashion, Handbags, Hong Kong, Italy, Style

I was super excited when Valentino launched their MOC (My Own Code) handbags last year but it never made it over to Asia. Fortunately their newly[……]

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