Louis Vuitton Ads Banned After Design House Misled Customers By Suggesting Its Bags Were Hand-stitched

Louis Vuitton Bags Stolen From Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport

The controversial ad showed a photo of a seamstress stitching the handle of a handbag, with the text reading: ‘The seamstress with linen thread and beeswax. The underthings that underpin M&S profits ‘A needle, linen thread, beeswax and infinite patience protect each over-stitch from humidity and the passage of time. ‘One could say that a Louis Vuitton bag is a collection of details. But with so much attention lavished on every one, should we only call them details?’ A second ad showed a woman making a wallet, with the text stating: ‘The young woman and the tiny folds. In everything from Louis Vuitton, there are elements that cannot be fully explained. ‘ ‘What secret little gestures do our craftsmen discretely pass on? How do we blend innate skill and inherent prowess?

iPhone Leaks Can Buy You a Louis Vuitton Bag, If You’re Smart

Hes not exactly open about his sources either, telling the publication that he has some contacts who simply work for Apple in China. Asked about the money hes made with his iPhone leaks, Dickson said, I could go over to Louis Vuitton today and buy one of their bags with the money I made this month. He admits the money he’s earned got him a lot of hate, but he also makes his cash from fixing iPhones and iPods. However, this summer he’s also made a handsome profit from selling iPhone 5C cases, which fetch $250 / 190 apiece, he says. Dickson says IPs from Apples headquarters hit his web site more than 900 times last month, adding that U.S. Homeland Security visited 67 times. Some people think I may be breaking the law, but they don’t really know what I do, he tells the magazine. I’m not breaking any laws that other people don’t do. Fortunes Dewitt suggests that Apple [could] choose to prosecute [Dickson] for selling iPhone parts without a license.

Only the best for Reese Witherspoon ! We’ve been seeing a lot of the adorable actress lately around Los Angeles, stepping out in stylish ensembles from head to toe. From classic skinny jeans to feminine skirts and casual button down blouses, Reese’s style is consistently classy and polished–and always finished off with a gorgeous designer handbag! That’s right, when it comes to enviable accessory owners, we’re pretty sure Reese comes out on top. We couldn’t help but notice her impressive assortment of pricey purses slung on her arm in recent sightings ranging from a magnificent midnight blue Celine leather satchel to a gorgeous monogrammed tote by Goyard. PHOTOS: Celebs with Birkin bags Um, amazing.

Daughter’s Got a Brand New Bag, and It’s Louis Vuitton

Delphine Arnault in May, at a Dior fashion event in Monaco

Do start by laying out everything you plan on packing in outfits. That way, if you are missing an accessory or packing one piece that goes with absolutely nothing else, you can fix it before you start putting things in your bag. Do use your jacket as a garment bag! Since you almost always pack some kind of outerwear, whether it’s a trench, a leather jacket, or a blazer, you can use it to protect your most delicate items. Put the piece or pieces most likely to snag inside the jacket and close it up. Now, nothing can grab! Do put your shoes in a V formation, with the heels against the side structure of the bag so they can’t be snapped. Flats go on the inside since they can bear a little more weight and pressure. Put each shoe in an individual shoe bag to not only protect, but to also provide padding that keeps them from sliding around.

Reese Witherspoon’s Designer Handbag Collection: Céline, Goyard, Louis Vuitton and More!

Reese Witherspoon, Handbags

Here are our favorites. Abbesses If youre looking for a smaller bag while working in a big city, this popular bag is a must have. Torres Another monogram canvas bag that gives the messenger bag a much appreciated modern twist. Brooklyn GM A stylish Damier canvas bag that is perfect for carrying documents or a laptop. Wichita This vintage bag is simple and timeless. Its made of Utah leather with rustic cotton lining. Spencer Another Damier canvas bag that is perfect for the daily grind. Omaha Made from Utah leather, this masculine and classic looking bag features several compartments.

How to Pack a Carry-On Bag From Louis Vuitton

Just a week after samples of Marc Jacobs’ Spring 2012 collection were lifted from a Paris train , thieves have made off with loads of Louis Vuitton from Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport! Women’s Wear Daily reports that a small group of masked bandits (yes, real life bandits) overtook four airport employees and a security guard at one of the terminals and nabbed ten skids containing $400,000 worth of Louis Vuitton merch. While there aren’t too many more details, we have to wonder: ten skids? How many Speedys can five thieves carry?? Stay tuned for updates — hey, maybe the leather goods will turn up with the Marc Jacobs samples. Those would be some seriously fashionable thieves.

Ultimate Guide to Louis Vuitton Bags for Men

Spencer 550x627 Ultimate Guide to Louis Vuitton Bags for Men

Shell be the No. 2 executive in a unit that accounts for half of LVMHs pretax earnings, evidence that shes being groomed for a top jobperhaps the top jobat the Paris-based luxury giant. While Vuitton is still the worlds most valuable luxury brand, its losing ground to competitors such as Gucci and Prada ( 1913:HK ) as demand wanes for the iconic LV monogrammed handbag. A report last month by consultancy Millward Brown Optimor estimated that Vuittons brand value declined 12 percent over the past year. LVMH in April reported its weakest fashion and leather goods revenues in more than three years as sales flattened in China. As consumers make room for those luxuries that make them feel better by trading down on other items, it is the middle-of-the-road brands, such as Vuitton, that have suffered, Millward Brown Optimor said. Delphine Arnaults task will be to give the brand a more exclusive aura, deemphasizing its ubiquitous monogrammed canvas bags and introducing costlier leather bags. In the short term, that could depress sales growth, as LVMH also has said it plans to open fewer Vuitton boutiques.

LOUIS VUITTON

Retail Raving

The story began for Louis Vuitton as a trunk-packer for rich Parisians, a job in which he was able to hone a mastery of every bolt, lock and corner of travel cases from across the French capital. He built on his knowledge, finally opening his own house in 1854. The Orient Express was new and fashionable, and the meteoric rise of haute couture under Charles Frederic Worth meant better-dressed women went on trips with more and more clothes that needed cases to fit them in. Such was the demand that the norm in the late-19th century norm, as one display shows, was for a traveling lady to take a staggering 30 large cases on each trip. From this a thousand trunks were born, Louis Vuitton all perfectly preserved with their original wax coatings and all viewable at the exhibit: hat trunks, toiletries trunks, trunks that pulled out as a chest of drawers, metal trunks for humid countries. For the trendy yet tired, there was a trunk that folded out into a bed. As it still does under Jacobs, the house had a sense for the avant-garde as early as 1890: one gargantuan case boasts the title the “Never Full Bag.” Then there was the radical facelift of the 1990s.

Louis Vuitton exhibit: It’s the bag, stupid

A visitor takes a picture of fashion creations displayed at the Louis Vuitton-Marc Jacobs exhibit in the Art Decoratifs Museum in Paris, March 8, 2012.

I was a top model in Israel and learned a lot about fashion that way – designers, cuts, styles, fabrics. As a teenager I was always going to flea markets in Israel and dressed myself with the great fashions that I found there. I liked them so much better than the designer clothing that I could have gotten for free as a model. At the age of twenty-five, I decided to move to America with my mind and heart set on opening my own boutique. My dream since I was a little girl was to have my very own designer boutique. How do you select your pieces, Simona? I have a very discerning fashionable eye. It’s something I think you’re born with and develops with life’s journey and influences. I select my pieces based on the notion – that timeless beauty is what’s always in style and forever will be.

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