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Illustrator Angelica Hicks on Her Graffiti Gucci Geeks

Since Alessandro Michele’s takeover of Gucci in 2015, the brand has applied his playful spirit to a vast array of projects beyond its runway shows. The house has made memes and even commissioned graffiti. Its latest endeavor marries both concepts with the help of artist and Instagram meme lord Angelica Hicks. Together, Gucci and Hicks […]

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Comparing Alessandro Michele’s Best Gucci Looks to Renaissance Art in Florence’s Uffizi Gallery

1/5Gucci Men Fall 2016 Meets Portrait of Pope Leo X with Two CardinalsWay before The Young Pope made cardinal red hip, there was this Michele caped ensemble, whose vivid red recalls the robes worn by the religious dignitaries flanking Pope Leo X in Raphael’s painting dated circa 1517.Photo: Indigital.tv; Portrait of Leo X 1475-1521, Raphael/ Photo: Galleria […]

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A Inside Look at Dubai Fashion

Image by Jaguar MENA via Flickr   This is the fourth installment of our series highlighting what women are wearing across the globe. We kicked it off with Paris, and then headed to London and Milan. Now we are off to Dubai. Dubai has an internationally diverse population, and is often recognized as the most progressive Middle Eastern country. A conservative […]

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Which Luxury Brand Is The Most Loved?

NetBase, a social analytics platform, recently ranked the top 100 most-loved labels across 200 countries. The list includes leaders from a vast array of industries, ranging from technology to fast food. And how exactly did they measure these brands fans’ passion in 2016, you ask? Well, social media, of course. When inserting each of these […]

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The Top 5 Best Reselling Designer Handbags

Style… weight… the way it catches your eye, even after you swore you wouldn’t splurge on another handbag… being the compulsive buyers we are, that’s often the extent of what we look for in the perfect purse.  However, when saving all of our dollars for a designer’s latest design, we should probably take a moment to consider […]

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Trend Alert: Handbag Stickers

A recent trip to NYC has us loving handbag stickers. The trend isn’t new, but it reminds us of our youth. Back in the day, our gear was covered with cute and quirky sayings and objects. A few seasons ago, designers started tapping into the retro inspiration and it has stuck. The Anya Hindmarch Stickered-Up Messenger (above) was inspired by […]

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Are Millennials The Death Sentence For Luxury?

Image by Влад Иванов via Flickr.   By 2020, the eldest of the Millennials and Gen Ys will enter their peak shopping years, becoming the largest generational segment in the U.S. luxury market according to American market research agency, Unity Marketing. Vastly different in nature than that of their predecessors, a significant shift in marketing techniques will be required in order for luxury labels to remain relevant.   The loyalty […]

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Here’s Why LVMH Wants Michael Kors

Some interesting news came out last week: there are rumors that LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Henessey) might acquire Michael Kors. It’s an odd coupling to say the least. Back in 1999 when Kors was creative director of Celine, LVMH purchased a 1/3 stake in the designer’s eponymous brand. LVMH later sold its share when Kors left Celine. In the following years, Kors grew his […]

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2017 SAG Awards Winners On and Off the Red Carpet

One of Hollywood’s biggest parties, last night’s SAG Awards went beyond the basic awards show. With honorees speaking out against recent immigration mandates, several speeches drew rousing reactions from the audience. The Screen Actors Guild started as a labor union in the 1930s, formed to protect members from studio exploitation. In 2012, SAG merged with the American Federation […]

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10 Valentine’s Day Gifts For Him

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him No one said that shopping for men was easy. But you don’t have to fret about finding that important man in your life a Valentine’s Day gift that he’ll absolutely love. Whether you’re shopping for your father, husband, son, or friend, there is a gift with his name written all […]