Nancy Gonzalez’s Fall 2013 ad campaign is one of the most breathtaking I’ve ever seen! The sumptuous textures and colors of her bags pop out beautifully against the minimalist background. When I spoke with Santiago about the gorgeous look, he told me, “I am inspired by the dark, rich splendor and the highly refined execution and symbolism in Flemish still life paintings.”
There’s not a bit of logo or lettering to be found, but this clutch has my name written all over it. The color palette! The exotic skin! The roomy size that’s perfect for day and the sleek shape that translates right into night!
Fall 2013 is the season for big game. Whether it’s leopard, tiger, or zebra, you have to get in on the animalia action. Obviously, my adventure into the wild begins with bags. Kelly loves Givenchy’s cow-printed Antigona, but I’m all about the leopard ($3,440). For cow, I would have to go with Tom Ford’s Jennifer ($4,350) – the addition of solid color relaxes the print.
As much as I love cobalt, it’s one of those colors that you only need a little of to make a statement. Anything more than that would cause serious shock and awe (and not the good kind). You pack a bigger punch with a jolt of electric color rather than a full-on current, so choose just one piece to layer with…
Bursting with a vast palette of colors, skins, and motifs, Nancy Gonzalez’s latest Resort collection puts most others to shame. But what makes most excited is the prospect of hopping on her mini-bag train, a la the Cristina and two new bag shapes. Beautiful as they are, never forget that when it comes to Nancy, function and form unite.
Kerry Washington looked cool as a cucumber as she posed on the red carpet for the Sundance Institute Benefit Honoring Roger Ebert and Ryan Coogler in Los Angeles. Kerry wore Christian Louboutin Batignolles pumps and a dress by Giambattista Valli. Her sleek crocodile clutch by Nancy Gonzalez tied the whole look together with its metallic … Continue reading Kerry Washington: Cool as a Nancy Gonzalez Crocodile
Nancy Gonzalez has generously donated her iconic Cristina bag in metallic crocodile (in the large version which has a $4,510 value) to a live auction for Many Hopes. The Cristina was created after Nancy’s daughter, Cristina, requested a bag that would suit the life of a mom/businesswoman. Done! With endless ways to carry it and even … Continue reading Nancy Gonzalez Cristina Bag: High Hopes