3.18.2015

Aase Hopstock

AaseHopstock's shoe-candy never fails to deliver you a perfectly delicious and modern take on glamour. Always dramatic, boldly feminine and characteristically palyful, ifs no wonder these gems enjoy a cult following. Each season the brand excites both celebrities and press alike with its sumptuous statement pieces,

3.16.2015

Fashion purses topic

purses can be a major investment and a crucial part of a woman's wardrobe, so owners would do well to heed the cleaning and storage guidelines recommended by a purse's maker. Those who attempt to clean an expensive purse without checking instructions may get an unpleasant surprise in the form of unsightly discoloration. To prevent such upsets, Coach provides an excellent resource that tells customers which cleaning methods work best for each of its purses. The company also produces a line of its own special cleaners and leather moisturizers. If a purse is more pretty than pedigreed, owners might prefer to try a few home cleaning techniques. But if there is any uncertainty about the outcome of such attempts, owners are better off taking the purse to a professional cleaner, who can evaluate the damage and dirt and provide expert refinishing services. Fabric purses can often be treated with Scotchgard or a similar product to prevent future soiling. Of course, much damage can be avoided altogether with proper handling and the right storage solutions.
Handling purses
There are some definite dos and donts when it comes to treating a purse well. Any kind of ink can stain a purse, so things as simple as keeping it off newsprint, books and magazines can prolong a purses life. People should also always remember to place pen caps back on before putting them in their purses to avoid staining the inside.
Makeup, if kept in a purse, should be placed in its own special pouch. Because makeup can easily stain a purse, owners should also avoid picking up their purses immediately after applying lotions or other cosmetics. Over time, these products can even stain leather straps.
Storing purses
Martha Stewart Living warns that purses left hanging on a hook for too long will begin to wear at the straps. Therefore, a coat rack is not a desirable place to leave a purse for more than a few days. Those with serious collections should think about installing cubbyholes in their closets for purse storage. That way, their purses can breathe without being jostled by boots and scarves. A plastic bin will also suffice.
If the purse came with a flannel drawstring pouch, owners should use that to protect the exterior in storage. A soft cotton pillowcase works just as well. Also, filling a purse with wadded up tissue paper can help the purse maintain its shape if it is not stiff.
Basic purse Care
Blast Magazine recommends that purses be cleaned professionally at the first signs of soiling. No matter what the purse is made of, a professional cleaner will be needed to remove even small stains, though there are some ways owners can remove light dirt and debris. A purses lining can be given the once-over with a lint roller or even a vacuum cleaner attachment. A lint roller can also get dust off the exterior of a fabric purse. A suede brush can perk up a purse made of suede, as long as the owner is careful not to over brush, which can thin the hair.
Depending on the type of leather purse, there are a number of light cleaning techniques to make them shine. Normal leather can be cleaned using alcohol-free baby wipes and treated with a leather conditioner to keep the exterior supple and moisturized. Leather conditioner also works for alligator skin purses when applied with a lint-free cloth. Patent leather can be shined with cheesecloth lightly dampened with white vinegar, then dried with a clean cloth

3.12.2015

about some brand handbags

Some women have different handbag to coordinate with each outfit; other women prefer one trusty handbag that holds all their essential items. handbag and purses are more than a functional accessory, or even a fashion statement. They are a measure of a womans wealth and prestige, much like men view watches. Actresses and musicians have added to this phenomenon. They are often photographed as fashionistas and their handbag instantly become a must-have. A woman's choice of bag says a lot about her style and personality. There are dozens of bag makers to choose from some American-based and some foreign. Most handbag manufacturers carry an assortment of styles from over-the-shoulder handbag to clutches, but they each have a distinct style.
American Handbag Makers

Coach Leatherware and Dooney & Bourke are two American companies that make fashionable purses in leather, their signature fabric, and other materials. Their handbag can be classified as affordable luxury because they are high-quality, stylish purses but at a reasonable price. Coach was founded in 1941 in New York City and introduced its first tanned leather bag in 1962. Its famous duffle sac was launched in 1973. Dooney & Bourke was founded in 1975 in Connecticut.
Kate Spade and Juicy Couture are younger American companies started by women. Kate Spade purses were launched in 1993 with practical, yet elegant designs. Since that time, she has received numerous accessory designer-of-the-year awards. Two women in California founded Juicy Couture in 1994 as a designer T-shirt business. It grew into a clothing line, entered the handbag market in 2002 and was bought by Liz Claiborne, Inc. in 2003. One strategy that has helped Juicy to rise quickly in the designer handbag market was inviting famous actresses and singers to shop for free.
European Handbag Designers

Fendi, started in Rome in 1925 as a small workshop, has grown into a fashion empire known around the world. In the 1960s the classic Fendi style was combined with cutting edge innovation and the brand became a leader in the fashion world. With shows like Sex and the City displaying Fendi handbag, its popularity grew even more.
Likewise, owning a Gucci handbag is considered a status symbol. According to tophandbags.ru, Gucci brand is one of the most recognized logos and brands worldwide. In 1920, Guccio Gucci open his first store in Italy carrying luggage and accessories. He died before the company opened the first store in New York City in 1953. Today, the company is publicly traded and owned entirely by investors.
Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are two well-known French designers. Louis Vuitton is known for strikingly classic designs and the LV logo. Vuitton was born in 1821 and opened his first store in 1854. The Vuitton designs have remained in the family for five generations. Christian Dior opened his first shop in Paris in 1946 and died in 1956.
Burberry is a British company founded in 1856 that developed Gabardine, a breathable, waterproof fabric that evolved into the first trench coat in 1914. Today, the company sells clothing for men, women and children, purses and accessories.
Cost of purses

Designer handbag can cost into the thousands of dollars. Most of the pricey handbag are high-quality products made with fine leather and other materials, such as brass hardware. The manufacturers use hand-finishing techniques that allow a higher level of craftsmanship. But, clearly the bag did not cost thousands to make, so for the most part, the purchaser is paying for the brand name.
Consumers are also paying big because the designer companies have expensive marketing and imaging campaigns. Makers of handbag often use ad campaigns with the top actresses or models. This helps them brand the handbag as elite, stylish and must-haves. However, it comes at a cost which adds to the overhead.
There are cheaper alternatives for some handbag, called knockoffs. Many people try to re-create the most famous handbag for a fraction of the cost then sell them on the streets. According to Hilary Fashion, the most commonly counterfeited handbag are Kate Spade, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Prada and Burberry. The replicas undermine the credibility of the real thing, so the luxury brands tend to fight back against the imposters with costly lawsuits. This is one more cost that gets passed along, as least in part, to the consumer. Louis Vuitton and other designer handbag makers take counterfeiting seriously. Many of the designers only sell their products through the companys stores and Web site. That makes it easier for consumers to know whether or not they are purchasing a knockoff bag.

3.11.2015

Gucci Nouveau Fringe Bag, Made To Grab Attention In Every Way

The Gucci Designer Nouveau Fringe bag that is takes its inspiration from the iconic Gucci Bamboo bag has a chic new twist to it that makes it a definite showstopper.

Gucci's Creative Director was inspired by the Art Nouveau movement for this line and that explains all the fringes and tassels but the iconic elegant bamboo symbol was not left aside either. This haute Gucci replica shoulder bag is the perfect example for what the SS14 line is all about. It is amazing to see how even though this bag took inspiration from a flap shoulder bag model from 1940, thanks to the new twists on the classic and creativity it now looks like a modern brand new bag.
The extra-long undulating fringes of these Gucci knockoff handbags add fluidity and movement with every step you take making it impossible for this new Gucci replica not to grab attention everywhere you go. It also features a matching pair of tassels to its left which also beautifully swing and add to the dynamic effect and sass.

With these Gucci handbags the distinctive Gucci bamboo handle has more of a ornamental purpose. You can see it stitched on the top of the bag and there is also a matching bamboo clasp. But what the bamboo ornaments do is add extra chicness to the bag and make it even more eye-catching.

But don’t worry, this bag is not only about looks! The very handy and comfortable shoulder strap makes the Gucci replica Nouveau Fringe also very easy to wear. If you’re petite it is probably a good idea to put it on the shortest strap adjustment. This bag works well for daily wear but just as good for the evening because it will sway in the rhythm you want it to sway!

The best replica Gucci Nouveau Fringe bag I found is in this black smooth pebbly leather. I like the suede cachemire and laminated python models as well, but I haven’t found a satisfying replica yet. I'll let you know if I do!

3.03.2015

Top Of The Bucket List: Designer Gucci Bright Diamante Bucket Bag

If you like versatile comfortable bags and also like to follow the trends, I’m sure the replica Gucci bucket bag will catch your attention.

Gucci followed the trends and released these cool bucket-shaped bags. The replica Gucci Bright Diamante bucket bag in cobalt blue really stands out. The brightness of the color combined with the convenience of the bag make this bag a very good find.
Either if you're a boho-chic or biker-chic kind of girl, I think you are really going to like this Gucci replica bag and that you are going to put it at the top of your handbags bucket list. What’s really great about it is that it offers plenty of space for you to carry your essential (and more!) and that its design allows you to expand it even more!

You can put all the thing you need in it and it will still keep its bucket shape thanks to the drawstring closure and wide stiff bottom. The replica Gucci bucket bag comes with a hook-buckle adjustable leather shoulder strap that allows you to wear the bag on your shoulder or as a crossbody.

The Gucci knockoff Bright Diamante Bucket Bag is made from cobalt blue calfskin leather that is very sturdy and scratch-resistant, making it perfect for the on-the-go fashionista. In the interior there are a flat zipped pocket and two open flap pockets you can use to make things more accessible.

The size makes it great for everyday use and for traveling and so does its roominess. It’s preferable to avoid overpacking but if you can’t help it, you can leave the drawstring open to carry more stuff.

What I also like about this bag is how versatile the design is. You can pair it with a dress for a girly look, a bohemian maxi skirt to go boho chic or even a leather jacket to embrace a punk look. The replica Gucci Bright Diamante will pop out and complement any of this styles.

The beautiful iconic diamante patterns completes the pictures and adds to the luxury factor of the bag.

Meet One Of The Newest LV Designer Bags: The Petite-Malle Trunk Bag

Whether we talk about LV designer bags or genuine pieces, the Monogram canvas is the most popular pattern we’ll meet. This brand built its popularity around the Monogram and the Damier canvases. And as we all know, Louis Vuitton has begun his career by manufacturing high quality traveling bags. Today, we will talk about the newest embodiment of the classic Louis Vuitton traveling trunks: the Petite-Malle Trunk Bag.
Louis Vuitton Petite-Malle Trunk Bag
I have to admit, this is one of those high quality Louis Vuitton bags. Considering the fact that the Louis Vuitton Petite-Malle Trunk bag is so recent, it is a very good looking knockoff bag.

Louis Vuitton has made his first trunks at the age of sixteen, in 1854. With a creative and innovative design, this trunk is considered to be one of the first pieces of modern luggage. In March 2014, Nicolas Ghesquière brought an homage to the original trunk designed by Louis Vuitton, and created the Petite-Malle Trunk bag.
An exceptional online and fashion circles sensation. This is one of the newest and most artistic handbag from Louis Vuitton. It’s basically an awesome trunk on an adorable scale. It's probably one of my new favorite LV replica bags.
Louis Vuitton Petite-Malle Trunk Bag
I find it to be an exquisite item whether we talk about fancy events or just an ordinary night out. It’s basically the newest interpretation of an all-time classic Louis Vuitton trunk. But coming in a form that transforms it in a great bag for everyday wear. It comes featuring leather trims, a leather shoulder strap and the classic golden brass S-lock.

Starting from the incredibly cute hardware, up to the perfect trunk shape, I consider it to be one of the best LV designer bags. Not to mention that box-shaped handbags are the latest and hottest trend and 2015 will be for sure flooded with this design.

3.01.2015

Coach handbags,purses , luxury fashion bags

Coach was founded in 1941, in a loft on Manhattan's 34th Street, New York City as a partnership called the Gail Leather Products. Gail Leather Products began as a family-owned business, with six leatherworkers who made leather wallets and billfolds by hand.
1946: Miles & Lillian Cahn join Coach
In 1946, Miles Cahn and his wife Lillian joined the company. Miles and Lillian Cahn were owners of a leather handbag manufacturing business, and were knowledgeable about leatherworks and business.

By 1950, Cahn had taken over the business and he was running it mainly himself. During the early years, Cahn noticed the distinctive properties and qualities of the leather used to make baseball gloves. With wear and use, the leather in a glove became softer and more supple. Attempting to mimic this process, Cahn created a way of processing the leather to make it stronger, softer, and more flexible, along with being deeper-toned in color, since the leather absorbed the dye very well. Lillian Cahn suggested to Miles that the company supplement the factory's low-margin wallet production making women's leather handbags.The "sturdy cowhide bags were an immediate hit."

Miles and Lillian Cahn bought the company through a leveraged buyout in 1961.
1961-1974: Bonnie Cashin designs for Coach

In 1961, Cahn hired Bonnie Cashin, a sportswear pioneer, to design handbags for Coach. Cashin "revolutionized the product's design," working for Coach from 1962 through 1974.


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Cashin instituted the inclusion of side pockets, coin purses, and brighter colors (as opposed to the usual hues of browns and tans) in the bags. Cashin also designed matching shoes, pens, key fobs, and eyewear, and added hardware to her clothes and accessories alike, particularly the silver toggle that became the Coach hallmark, declaring that she had been inspired by a memory of quickly fastening the top on her convertible sports car.

Due to the success that Cashin brought Coach, they ran their first ad in the 'New Yorker' in 1963.

Business was strong throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Products were in high demand, and under a new vice president for special products, Coach started a mail-order business. They also owned specialty stores and began to sell Coach bags there. Sales increased, and soon demand was greater than the supply. Eventually, Coach would restrict sales to hand-selected vendors.
1979

In 1979, Lewis Frankfort joined the company as vice-president of business development.He was mentored by the then executive vice president, Richard Rose.[citation needed] Rose is responsible for turning the Coach brand into a household name.[citation needed]
1985: Sale to Sara Lee

Five years later in 1985, the Cahns decided to sell Coach Leatherware after determining they wanted to "devote more time to their growing goat farm and cheese production business called Coach Farm in Gallatinville, New York, which they began in 1983". Coach was then sold to Sara Lee Corporation for a reported $30 million. Lew Frankfort, at the time Coach's senior vice president, administration and retail and mail order sales, succeeded Cahn as president.

Sara Lee structured Coach under its Hanes Group. Sara Lee took over the factories, the six boutiques, and its main store on Madison Avenue in New York City. In early 1986, new boutiques were opened in Macy's stores in New York and San Francisco. Additional Coach stores were under construction in Denver and Seattle, and similar boutiques were to be opened in other major department stores later in the year. Coach also opened mall storefronts in New York, New Jersey, Texas, and California. By November 1986, the company was operating 12 stores, along with nearly 50 boutiques within larger department stores.
1996: Reed Krakoff leads design

In 1996, under Frankfort's leadership Coach hired Reed Krakoff, who is credited with Coach's success from 1996. Krakoff's design transformed Coach from the relatively small company that it was in 1985 into the worldwide known brand that it is today.
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