Misleading: Despite ads showing a ‘seamstress with linen thread’, bags bearing the trademark interwoven ‘L’ and ‘V’ are predominantly created by machine The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) will today ban both advertisements. Louis Vuitton has argued the ads pay ‘homage to the craftsmanship’ of its employees rather than an accurate depiction of the manufacturing process. Three people complained to the ASA, saying they did not believe the designer bags were made entirely by hand. And after being challenged by the ASA, the designers admitted that sewing machines had been used, but said production of the bags was ‘not automated’ and that there were over 100 stages in the making of each bag. 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.
Reese Witherspoon’s Designer Handbag Collection: Céline, Goyard, Louis Vuitton and More!
Robusto This Epi leather briefcase contains several compartments which makes it perfect for carrying documents, newspapers and pens. Louis Vuitton Pochettes If youre looking for something smaller, like a bag to store almost anywhere or just to carry smaller items, there are a handful of options. Pavel Designed to be carried on the wrist, the Pavel is ideal for credit cards, a phone or travel documents. Pochette Gange This pochette can carry your smaller items, yet, can still be worn over the shoulder. Mini Citadin A lightweight, and practical, bag made from Damier Geant canvas. Bum Bag Brooklyn This bag adds a modern edge to your wardrobe and can be carried either across your body or waist. The Latest Louis Vuitton Mens Bags Of course, there are also mens bags that have recently been unveiled by Louis Vuitton. Clutch Historique This sophisticated leather bag channels the tradition of Louis Vuittons travel pieces.
by Jennifer Chan Fri., Aug. 30, 2013 11:04 AM PDT Loading… 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!
Latest Loan Collateral? Hermès, Chanel, Gucci, Vuitton Handbags
For Frances Le Figaro, the fashionistas of Hong Kong have found their pawnshop for luxury bags. The deal is simple: Cash-strapped women who possess luxury bags and occasionally men, who constitute one in five of the customers can recover 80% of the value of the item as a loan as long as the bag is a genuineGucci, Chanel, Hermes, Prada or Louis Vuitton. Special editions and vintage classics offer still better loan leverage. A Birkin bag, the Rolls Royce of the genre and one of Hermess most iconic handbags, recently snared one Hong Kong customer a $20,600 loan. Normally, a new Birkin costs about $6.300. But a limited edition or exotic-skin model can reach as high as $160,000.
Michelle Williams is striking as the new face of Louis Vuitton handbags
With bleach blond hair and bold red lips, the look is edgy and nearly gothic, but strikingly beautiful. By Rheana Murray / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 4:04 PM Michelle Williams makes Louis Vuittons W bag look even better. Related Stories ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ stars Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz hit the heights as a new generation of witches With porcelain skin and dark red lips, Michelle Williams made her debut as the fierce new face of Louis Vuitton. The actress will show off two of the luxury brand’s latest handbags the W and the Capucines in striking ads for the fashion house’s fall/winter 2013-14 campaign. Williams, 32, follows in the footsteps of A-listers like Madonna, Scarlett Johansson and Gisele Bundchen, who have all worked with the brand. Louis Vuitton Michelle Williams as the newest face of Louis Vuitton. The campaign is slated to break in Marie Claire France next month, and worldwide in September and October. RELATED: MODELS PLAY PROSTITUTES IN LOUIS VUITTON VIDEO It was photographed by Peter Lindbergh. The pixie-haired, Oscar-nominated actress is best known for her parts in “My Week with Marilyn,” “Blue Valentine” and “Brokeback Mountain.”