All posts tagged: luxury brands

Naomi Campbell for S/S 2015 Burberry campaign

Following in the footsteps of last season’s twosome team-up of Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne, Burberry features another Brit model duo. This time, for spring/summer 2015, it’s timeless supermodel Naomi Campbell with Jourdan Dunn and the images are spectacular! Lensed, as always, by Mario Testino and creative directed by the talented Christopher Bailey. Jourdan Dunn spoke to Vogue saying, “Burberry is such an iconic brand and I feel very proud to be a part of their campaign and their team,” Dunn told us this morning. “This campaign is even more special for me because I was shot with Naomi Campbell for the first time – someone who I admire and respect within the fashion industry.” I love the mix of new and experienced that Burberry is harnessing, Isn’t it great to have amazing women to look up to? Ageless beauty wins again!  

The Original Bag of Bling

I was first introduced to Whiting & Davis during Paris Fashion week two years ago. It’s not like I hadn’t seen these blingy meshed handbags before, in fact I had owned a gold high street version a few years back when they along with anything metallic became a huge runway trend. Little did I know that this mesh bag dates back to 1876 and is the oldest handbag company in America. Whiting & Davis was the very first company to create these uniquely crafted handbags using brass metal. It was Charles Whiting who took the ancient art of chain mail, think knights in armour, and created an exquisite fabric that became a three-inch square purse with a delicate twist closure in 1892. Whiting partnered with Edward Davis and so the house of Whiting & Davis was born. A few years later the laborious process of weaving the links and rings by hand became mechanized allowing the business to grow rapidly and it became the powerhouse for mesh fashion and jewelry. The duo continued to create …