The days of the man bag should be numbered? A growing number of men are ditching their bags and backpacks in favor of handbags traditionally intended for women, whether mini styles worn crossbody, or travel-friendly maxi versions.

The trend was crystallized at Paris Fashion Week when the influencers behind the Instagram turned up at the show wearing their signature matching outfits, each carrying one handbags.

Virgil Abloh and Kim Jones played really big roles in helping to shape men’s products into more fashionable stuff.

This is a very, very big trend. You see more and more men being very confident in carrying what we call traditionally women’s-shaped bags, perhaps, and it’s all around playing with this gender fluidity. Meanwhile, unisex styles like the Hermès Cargo bag, with its practical outside pockets and cup holder, have gained traction with both sexes. Inspired by military clothing, the canvas bag, launched in 2020, comes in colors such as sand and navy. A bag to disrupt trends.


The LVMH group along with the House of Louis Vuitton and Off White are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Virgil Abloh, struck down this Sunday, November 28, by a cancer he had been fighting for several years. LVMH thus becomes the majority shareholder of Off-White™️. Virgil Abloh’s partnership with LVMH began in March 2018 when he was named Artistic Director for Men for Louis Vuitton. Continue reading


Yesterday The French Institut of Fashion inaugurated its new “camp us” in Paris. Finance Minister, Bruno “Cityhall” joined executives including the Man from Toledo, the famous cup cake Pavlova, Guillaume of the Seine, called “the river of no return” and the famous Pascal More Fun.

Finance Minister said “You represent a vital economic sector for France. You are not an accessory,” whose office overlooks the IFM headquarters at the Cité de la Mode et du Design, a striking contemporary building on the banks of the Seine, that the Parisian call the green giant , “Not realy green “

1,000 students on board to transform them in clever dogs to know everything on one subject and nothing on others, a figure set to increase to 1,250 within two years, to finally learn nothing. However managed by the former president of Condé Nast France, who will be adviced by Madame “Win Tower”. it should be very sucessfull. Set up a school with people who know nothing about this profession to train students who will not learn anything. That makes sense. Continue reading


Alessandro Michele will receive the Trailblazer Award at The Fashion Awards 2021 on Nov. 29 at the Royal Albert Hall. The British Fashion Council, said it is honoring Michele for his visionary work to date in positioning Gucci at the intersection of culture, art, music and film.

Michele has presented Gucci’s Aria and Love Parade collections, launched Vault by Gucci and opened the Gucci Garden Archetypes exhibit and the Gucci Archive in Florence, continuing to expand the scope of what a traditional luxury fashion brand should be.

The Gucci Love Parade was a celebration of all things Hollywood while his collection Ouverture of Something that Never Ended was launched during GucciFest, the brand’s digital film festival that took place late last year. Continue reading


“House of Gucci” doesn’t even open in theatre until Wednesday. Media reviews of the film were embargoed until today, but reactions on social media have been mixed. Some people who have seen advance screenings have called it an amusing satire. And Scott has said that’s what he was going for satire. Other viewers have deemed it overstuffed and unfocused, while a few have praised it as a masterpiece, sparking early buzz for Gaga and Driver in the Oscars race. Continue reading


The biggest diamond stone in the world. Tiffany has unveiled most expensive Design in its history? It was last Sunday at a Tiffany event in Dubai, The World’s Fair Necklace the biggest diamond stone in the world was unveiled with a total 180 carats of diamonds, all set in platinum. At its center is an 80-carat oval shape, D color and internally flawless diamond that Tiffany has christened “The Empire Diamond,” named for the New York City icon in the jeweler’s hometown. Continue reading


Kering has announced that Matthieu Blazy is assuming the creative director role at Bottega Veneta, following Daniel Lee’s abrupt departure.

The news that Lee was stepping down stunned the industry. He did more than revive the Italian luxury goods house; he set the style agenda, as anyone who’s browsed the racks at a fast-fashion chain can tell you. Blazy’s appointment isn’t quite as surprising. He was Lee’s number two at Bottega Veneta from mid-2020, and Kering has had enormous success moving behind-the-scenes designers into the spotlight, see: Alessandro Michele at Gucci.

Also, Blazy is not the unknown that Lee was. The Belgian 37-year-old has been widely respected and liked since he first attracted notice at Maison Margiela Artisanal, where he was head designer in the early 2010s. Continue reading


Patrizio Bertelli will be hosting the group’s Capital Markets Day today at Milan’s Fondazione Prada, providing an update on its growth strategies.

Financial targets in the medium range include reaching revenues of around 4.5 billion euros, which implies almost doubling 2020 figures, as last year the company posted revenues totaling 2.42 billion euros. Prada is poised “to generate growth in the long term,” believes Bertelli, through “its relevance, sustainability and incisiveness.”

In a moment of cultural and social change as the current one, luxury must continue to evolve in line with the market. Chairman Paolo Zannoni said “We saw an acceleration in the third quarter compared with the first half,” . After a “blip slowdown” in China in August, the area picked up immediately after. Continue reading


The company’s president and chief executive officer Marco Bizzarri announced on Tuesday morning that Gucci will unveil its new collection with a show in Milan in February.

In addition, during the year, he said that Gucci will also stage two additional runway shows, in late spring and in September. Now we need a different, more elastic system that fits with the moment. Creativity, like water, always finds the space to run,” he added.

In keeping with this vision, in November 2020, Gucci presented the Ouverture of Something That Never Ended co-ed collection, a sort of spring 2021 lineup, with a mini series developed in collaboration with director Gus Van Sant, while the brand celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Earlier this month, the Italian brand returned to the physical runway format with the Gucci Love Parade spring 2022 show, hosted on Los Angeles; Hollywood Boulevard.When will there be a show on the moon?


Jil Sander’s and Yanai and Tadashi Yanai, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Uniqlo’s parent company Fast Retailing, reflected on their experiences of working together.

Yanai said he and his team at Uniqlo also learned a lot from their work with Sander, especially when it comes to one of the company’s core principles “simple is better.”

Simple and beautiful clothes naturally require attention to detail, and Ms. Sander is a true pioneer in this area. Through our work with Ms. Sander, we were once again convinced that without the passion to evolve into something better, simple yet refined clothing would not be possible in the true sense of the word,” the executive said.

I profited from thinking on such a large scale as Uniqlo’s worldwide presence demands. Of course, it meant channeling my vision to a manageable, smaller collection size. +J may have helped Uniqlo to consolidate their customer base and create interest from new sides since we proved that the know-how and production quality of the company has no limits.” Continue reading


In a statement, Dior underlined its long ties with the U.K., dating back to its inaugural show across the Channel, held in 1947 in the presence of the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret. The house unveiled its 2017 women’s resort collection at Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.

“We are delighted to be presenting our fall men’s collection abroad once again, and to be reconnecting with the ‘physical’ runway, an experience that is more important than ever,” said Pietro Beccari, chairman and chief executive officer of Christian Dior Couture.

London is, of course, also the city closest to Kim Jones’ heart, where he was born and where he lives, which inspires him with its inexhaustible creativity and which he loves deeply,” he added. show in London on Dec. 9.

Jones, who has worked for brands including Umbro, Dunhill and Louis Vuitton, hasn’t shown a collection in the British capital since 2003. The designer counts British celebrities such as David and Victoria Beckham, Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell among his close friends.