Did you know that the first bag with the bamboo handle was introduced in fashion by Gucci? Do you know why Chanel’s iconic shoulder bag is named 2.55? Can you name the two most famous bags by Hermès?
Since I often visit fashion exhibitions and events, I come across interesting facts about various fashion pieces. Bags are one of my biggest passions. I never miss the opportunity to find out more about this accessory piece. In this post I have summarized short facts about the iconic bags of famous fashion houses which I learned during my visits to the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam and the Gucci Museum in Florence.
One of the most iconic bags of all times – Chanel 2.55 – celebrates its 60th anniversary in February 2015. Exactly 60 years ago in February 1955 Gabrielle Chanel introduced the famous 2.55 shoulder bag to the market.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of this iconic Chanel piece, the museum of bags and purses in Amsterdam Tassenmuseum Hendrikje is currently hosting a temporary exhibition named “Happy Birthday Chanel! 60 years of the 2.55”. Continue Reading
For more than a decade Chanel’s Métiers d’Art presentation has its special place in the world of fashion. Since its debut in 2002 the show became one of the most awaited fashion events of the year. Continue Reading
Good morning everyone! Yesterday one of my favorite design houses – Chanel – presented its Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2014. Here are my favorite looks: More looks you can find in Chanel’s website. Enjoy 😉 XXX,
Hi everyone, As this is my first post and it is around Christmas time I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!! May 2014 be the year of new achievements and success!!! I would like to… Continue Reading