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BN Style Exclusive: Genevieve Nnaji arrives Toronto in a $16,950 Hermès Birkin Bag & $9,800 Louis Vuitton Luggage Bags | All the Style Scoop
The star studded cast including Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni Rose and Genny are all expected to attend the premiere. Genny who recently made headlines for rocking a 5,370 Chanel Lego clutch ( Click here to read ), arrived Toronto in pricey style. She wore a chic sleeveless white blouse with black satin, black pants and black ankle strap heels. She styled the look with a pair of dark shades. Her chic look isnt whats getting the BellaNaija Style team talking but her travel luggage. Genny rocked a $16,950Hermes Birkin bag and three Louis Vuitton travel luggage bags with a combined retail price of $9,800 Heres the breakdown Hermes Birkin Hermes Birkin -According to luxury retailer, Luxury Exchange , GennysHermes Birkin bag retails for$16,950.Thats N 2,768,779.92 (2 Million, Seven Hundred and Sixty Eight, Seven Hundred and Seventy Nine Naira, Ninety Two Kobo) Louis Vuitton Pegase 55 Louis Vuitton Pegase 55 On LouisVuitton.com , Gennys bluePegase 55 bag retails for $ 4,250. Thats N694,236.85. Click here to see Louis Vuitton Pegase 65 Louis VuittonPegase 65 On LouisVuitton.com , Gennys checkered leatherPegase 65 bag retails for $ 3,950. Thats N 645,231.90.
Ultimate Guide to Louis Vuitton Bags for Men
But advertising watchdogs have found the French design house guilty of misleading customers with two advertisements depicting its ‘craftsmen’ – because the bags are not actually made by hand. Despite ads showing a ‘seamstress with linen thread’ and boasting of ‘infinite patience’, bags bearing the trademark pattern of an interwoven ‘L’ and ‘V’ are predominantly created by machine. 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. In everything from Louis Vuitton, there are elements that cannot be fully explained.
Louis Vuitton ads banned after design house misled customers by suggesting its bags were hand-stitched
Omaha Made from Utah leather, this masculine and classic looking bag features several compartments. Pilote Made from the light and durable Damier Geant canvas, and featuring a bold Louis Vuitton signature, this bag is not only the epitome of style, its highly masculine and practical. Tadao If youre searching for more of a tote bag, then look no further. The Tadao can be carried by hand or on the shoulder, making for a fashionable and practical bag around the city. Louis Vuitton Briefcases and Work Bags Just like the messenger bags and totes, the company offers a wide variety of briefcases and work bags, if youre looking for something strictly for business. Porte Simply put, this is the most stylish way in carrying your labtop. Vassili GM A stylish and functional bag for those wanting a contemporary look. Alexander Another vintage leather bag that blends practically and style. Honore An elegant and slim business portfolio that is multifunctional. Robusto This Epi leather briefcase contains several compartments which makes it perfect for carrying documents, newspapers and pens.