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The multi-brand online store, NET-A-PORTER, announces a special collaboration with jewellery label Tiffany & Co. The online retailer will be the only authorised destination beyond Tiffany’s own channels to sell select items from the iconic blue box brand. “Tiffany has been in the market for 179 years and collaborations with innovative partners like NET-A-PORTER help ensure that the brand’s timeless designs reach a new generation of customers, wherever they are,” said Philippe Galtie, Tiffany’s senior vice president of international sales.
Salvatore Ferragamo celebrates the colourful life of its founder with a women’s capsule leather goods collection in collaboration with designer Sara Battaglia. The line consists of four different handbag styles in an assortment of sizes as well as a wallet, notebook, pouch, key chain and belt. The creations update the Italian spirit and the mix of materials that have long been recognised as Ferragamo hallmarks. The quirky Sara Battaglia for Salvatore Ferragamo collection mixes complex craftsmanship linking heritage to modernity.
The British musician Florence Welch, lead singer of Florence + The Machine, is Gucci’s new ambassador for watches and jewellery. The musician’s personal style is in harmony with the fashion house’s eccentric spirit, according to creative director Alessandro Michele. They are friends and certainly appreciate each other’s work.
The creative director of Jimmy Choo, Sandra Choi, has created a vibrant, upbeat spring and summer collection with inspiration coming from California’s skyline. Graphics of palm trees meld with bold architectural gestures to give a carefree glamorous effect. “I wanted to convey an upbeat attitude whilst juxtaposing new with old – artisanal vintage references blended with bold, graphic details – to create something modern and surprising,” explains Sandra.
Fashion lovers the world over adore limited editions. So, hot brands create ‘must have’ pieces to answer that desire. Bottega Veneta eyewear presents its Felis sunglasses, a mix of shape and functionality. With only 500 numbered pieces, the cat-eye sunglasses are a vision from creative director Tomas Maier. Artisans hand-weave the premium acetate, recreating the iconic intrecciato motif on the upper part of the black frames. Felis sunglasses feature the world’s thinnest polarised mineral lenses, seven barrels integrated plaque hinge and a customised hand-woven leather case.
This spring, Longchamp gives a twist to its Roseau bag turning it into a dynamic reversible model. The new line is double-sided, with one side painted in rich neutral colours in soft satin grain material and the other featuring a vibrant shade with an enlarged satin grain. The small and large tote are offered in duos of: black/girly pink, navy/pink, sandy/cherry and caramel/ecru.