The fact that Spanish label Loewe is now being sold at cult-favorite and kooky-collaboration mecca Opening Ceremony says a lot. The lush leather brand has come a long way in the last few years. Now that Stuart Vevers has moved on to Coach and young Brit Jonathan Anderson is in, with his first collection for the house now hitting stores, it represents an even more contemporary era for them.
Nothing puts me in the mood for spring-cleaning more than a new bag. It’s motivation to put your older ones up for sale to make a little money for other must-haves! These are so fresh they have me wanting to pack away all my winter sweaters and coats, and break out the delicate colors and fabrics. Which of the white bags has you excited for this next season?
In time for Spring 2014, Loewe is reissuing their brilliant Origami bag. Get ready for four new colors this month (light blue, navy, raspberry, and light sand), and look forward to five more shades hitting shelves in June (red, dusty rose, cognac, bronze, and black).
Spain’s most quintessential bag brand has come together with two of the country’s most innately glamorous ladies. Loewe’s former Creative Director Stuart Vevers has since moved on to Coach, and this sister-act collaboration with Penélope and Mónica Cruz is the designer’s parting gift.
Loewe’s Monochrome collection has it just right – two-tone neutrals for days when you need something to easily coordinate and animal prints for when you feel like getting wild. We have the tasseled Flamenco in leopard printed calf hair, as well as basic stone colored leather trimmed in black.
As much as I love the luscious lambskin Loewe has, this calfskin is far more durable and resilient – and still incredibly, pliably soft and lightweight. I feel more comfortable using a bag with grainy texture everyday, with no fear of ruination. For me, the larger size makes sense, while the smaller version is really cute for petite girls.
Put away your slouchy hobo for the time being: it’s hip to be square. You might not be going anywhere, but it’s time to start toting a suitcase: it’s all about structured totes that look like classic luggage. And in some cases (like See by Chloé and The Row), they actually function like a piece … Continue reading Top 5 Suitcase Shapes: Some Structure In Your Life
All you snobs know I’ve long been a fan of Madrid-based luxury house Loewe and their understated way with luxury, so it’s about time they finally hit the American big leagues on Net-a-Porter! No surprise their bags are already selling like hotcakes on the site. If you’re still new to the lure of Loewe and … Continue reading Loewe Amazona Leather and Suede Tote: The Loewe-Down
As a globetrotting celeb, Penelope Cruz knows that it’s best to keep it casual when running around airports. More power to women who can rock 6” heels and short dresses when traveling, but I just can’t get behind it! My flight style is like Penelope’s – loose-fitting and warm clothes. The Pan Am glamour-puss days … Continue reading Penelope Cruz: Flying Flamenco