Beautifully crafted without any stitching, hardware or glue, PACT leather goods; wallets, satchels, tablet sleeves and portfolios are made of premium tanned-leather that is folded and durably woven together. Hand-crafted in Spokane, WA, the collection ages beautifully and is guaranteed for life. Read more
Often when one thinks of luxury travel trunks, Louis Vuitton’s iconic monogrammed steamer trunks come to mind. But Gucci’s new Guccisima Leather Shoe Trunk and the Diamante Lux Leather Gucci Heritage Travel Trunk are stunning examples of another high-end option for travel. Read more
“A New York Holiday” is an unprecedented collaboration between Barneys New York and Mr. Shawn Corey Carter – aka Jay Z. They have partnered with some of the most prestigious fashion houses in the world — Balenciaga, Balmain, Lanvin, The Elder Statesman, En Noir, Hoorsenbuhs, Hublot, Just Don, Lanvin, Moncler, Proenza Schouler, Rick Owens, Roc Nation, Stutterheim, T. Anthony, Acne Studios, and Cutler & Gross — to create exclusive, limited edition products inspired by New York City in a color palette of black, white, gold and silver with many featuring Barney’s Holiday Emblem (a stylized Maltese cross). Read more
Stylist and blogger, JJ Scholl, has created a beautiful line of classic and vintage-looking accessories for scooters and bicycles inspired by the jet-set lifestyle of her great uncle, Dr. Scholl (yes, THAT Dr. Scholl – the foot care guru who was, himself, an adventure traveler).
Classic Americana heritage reinvented for the modern traveler, her designer scooter accessories are for wanderlust spirits and refined commuters. With two pieces in the collection thus far, she has captured the luxury of old world travel combined with the tasteful design of modern stylish accessories.
I stumbled upon the amazing weapon embossed Vlieger and Vandam Guardian Angel Collection of bags back in 2005 when they were made of felted wool. The brand and their collection has grown and become more sophisticated in the past few years. Read more
Recently, Louis Vuitton tapped Chameleon Visual the incredibly talented propmaker/puppeteer/artist Billie “Fingers” Achilleos for a second time*. In this instance, it was to create four bespoke animals made from small leather goods for their Autumn Winter Press event, which was held in Paris this week. Read more