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Men’s trendy sports watches 2011

GUCCI | February 18, 2011

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men's sports watches

Watches for men are almost the same as bags for women: they show the status and style at the same time. Qualitative designer watches can serve for decades and do not look outdated. However, here we are going to make a quick review of main fashion trends in men’s watches industry for the 2011 year.
New and the most reasonable trends of men watches were presented at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) 2011 exhibition in Geneva. The critics tell us that the black PVD and DLC watches have still the strong positions in for the following years. Also, the diameter of watchcases still growths in 2011.
A good example comprising these ongoing trends is Montblanc with its Time Walker TwinFly Chronograph.

Below you will see a short review of main stars of the exhibition that tend to be 2011 best sellers among luxury brands.

Panerai
Panerai is one of the most popular manufacturers of large watches.
For 2011 Panerai introduces a new Luminor Marina model, the PAM00386. This watch is a great feedback to the huge demand for vintage style raised recently. Dark brown dial, vintage-looking leather strap, making them look “old” are combined with 44mm diameter composite case and its in-house caliber P.9000 movement with a three-day power reserve what makes them extremely trendy and at the same time useful.

brown vintage-looking men's watches

Breitling
The Navitimer which is manufactured since 1952, is one of the most favored models among watch admirers. The Navi, stands for navigation and refers to the slide rule bezel that can be used by pilots to make some calculations. This year Breitling decided to accomplish their iconic watch with an in-house movement.
The Breitling Navitimer Caliber 01 is a column wheel chronograph with a 70-hour power reserve. The tri-compax layout (subdials on 9, 3 and 6 o’clock) calls back to the original design of 1952.

Linde Werdelin

This Danish brand was introduced on the market of sports watch in 2006. Though it still a young brand it is renown for its highest quality and unique designs. Their watches possess a high usability along with a uniquely shaped design. In 2011 they presented their Spido Speed which are irreplaceable for men having such hobbies as climbing, extreme driving and other sports.

sports watches

New Gucci style

GUCCI | February 11, 2011

high womens sneakers by Gucci

Classic Gucci style and its visiting card was aggressive black cigarette pants and box jackets, when the renowned starts stylist Tom Ford left the fashion house and a new creative director, Frida Giannini, was appointed. Renewed Gucci style is characterized by floral floaty dresses, feminine and non-agressive accessories. Of course, the main Gucci attributes are still there, but as Ron Frasch, vice chairman of the U.S. retail emporium Saks Fifth Avenue, says
“The Gucci aggressiveness is still there but it is softer”.
About her first complete collection shown in 2006 Giannini says: “It was wonderful to work with one image from the beginning of the collection to the end and make it all coherent, from the accessories to the clothes”.
Even from the moment when fashionistas crowded into the spring-summer 2006 runway show, there was a different feel. The black lacquer, typical for Gucci was gone, its place took wooden parquet. At the beginning of the show there were noticed some Gucci black basics, but then the show has turned into the colors rejoice. Instead of classic black dresses were shown fuchsia and emerald green gowns, reminding the Hollywood era of Katherine Hepburn. Giannini’s attempts to change Gucci’s style from Tom Ford’s designs, by drawing inspiration from Gucci’s heritage, were not received by critics. However, collection Flora, inspired by the designs from Gucci’s archives, was the first commercial success of the new creative director of the fashion house. Giannini also took some inspirations from 1970s Gucci designs. She designed a collection of skirts and plunging swimsuits in brown, orange, and yellow flowers typical for that period.

Frida Giannini says about her view on the new Gucci style: “Sexiness is in Gucci’s DNA but maybe I interpret it differently, being a woman and dressing women of my generation”.

Gucci Techno Horsebit Shoulder Bag

GUCCI, Handbags | February 4, 2011

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What is your opinion about this tote? I mean your real attitude towards its design. What would you think if it wasn’t Gucci? I find its design a bit “overworked”.
The style pretends to be modern and even futuristic but what those brushes and braided handles are doing here then? Too many details for my taste. When we buy a brand accessory first of all we are paying incredible sums of money for the unique design and quality. I am sure in its quality, but weather the snazzy design isn’t a privilege of cheap brands? I mean from Gucci we expect elegance and quality but this style barely can be called elegant. It is rather eclectic.
Actually it’s my subjective opinion, but what do you think, what is better a crazy mess of details or laconic design?
I do like this bag but if I buy it I definitely get rid of those brushes.

The most stylish iPad clutch purses

accessories for iPad, accessories for iPhone, D&G, GUCCI | February 3, 2011

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D&G chic black smarthphone case

Fashion designers are always up to date, they always know what their customers need. With the creation of iPad and other similar devices the collections of fashion designers were supplemented by special cases and clutches for the gadgets. Here for your attention are presented the most unique accessories for iPad and smartphones.
Modern lady hardly can be imagined without iPad and smartphone. Now cases for cell phones and players are not only a protection cover but yet a stylish accessory chosen in color of purse or outfit.

Nowadays fashion brands produce separate collections of accessories for iPad, iPhone, Blackberry. One of the latest collections is Marni clutches. The collection includes cases of different sizes for smarthpnones and Tablet PCs. The clutches are made from patent leather with contrast polka dot print. The price of one clutch doesn’t exceed $ 450.

Marni polka dot cases for iPad and smarthphones

Last season fashion house Oscar de la Renta launched a collection of iPad clutch purses. In new brand collection there are chic clutch purses with python texture of different bright colors.

Oscar de la Renta python leather cases for iPad

This season Gucci collection includes iPad clutch purses made in a classic style of the fashion house. Clutches are decorated by Gucci embossed monogram.

Gucci black iPad cases

Gucci nude color iPad case

And finally, chic iPhone cases by Dolce&Gabbana. These clutches are decorated with chains, crystals and many other girly accessories.

D&G black sequin smarthpone case

So the choice is yours.

New It bag by Gucci

GUCCI, Handbags | February 3, 2011

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Black leather Gucci 1973 tote

The main hit of this season is Gucci 1973 presented during the Fall-Winter 2010/11 fashion show. The bag is already beloved by celebrities. Angelina Jolie, Eva Mendes, Madonna, Heidi Klum, Jennifer Lopez, Penelope Cruz, and others, were spotted with this bag lately.

Light blue suede Gucci 1973 tote

The name 1973 is related to the fact that the logotype used as a decoration for this new brand purses was found in the archives of Gucci fashion house dated 1973.

Madonna choses Gucci 1973 tote for traveling

The collection of Gucci 1973 was first presented during Fall-Winter 2010/11 Gucci fashion show. Just in a few months the bag gained the popularity among Hollywood celebs. This overwhelming success automatically gives this tote an It bag status.

Red suede Gucci 1973 handbag

Nude and brown colored Gucci  1973 purses from  ostrich leather

White leather Gucci 1973 purse

Gucci 1973 line includes suede, alligator, ostrich, and iguana leather purses. Collection comprises oversized totes, long-strap mini bags, and clutches. According to the choice of celebs, the most popular ones are oversized totes. They comprise many different things what is very comfy. It is also a big advantage for a young mama or a business lady.

Celebrities beach bags

GUCCI, Handbags | February 3, 2011

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You plan a vacation but hadn’t decided yet what beach bag to take with you? Take a look at celebrities, maybe their style will inspire you for something original!
Actually the perfect option for the beach is a straw bag or woven hobo bag but famous fashionistas have a different opinion on this matter. Here you can see a photo review of celebrities beach style in December and January.

1. Top model Bar Refaeli walks down the beach with jeans Louis Vuitton bag from the Spring-Summer 2010 collection

Model Bar Rafaeli choses LV jeans shoulder bag with red strap for the beach

3. Supermodel Victoria Silvstedt takes to the beach either Gucci hobo bag or elegant classic Chanel purse (see the first image of the post)

Gucci hobo bag for the beach
4. Jessica Alba was spotted on the Cabo beach, Mexico, with shiny silver bag from Ralph Lauren collection

silver hobo bag by Ralph Lauren
5. Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley chose textile bag with colorful embroidery by Dannijo

textile bag with colorful embroidery by Dannijo

Hippe style shoulder bag by Dannijo
6. Worth noting a perfect choice of Chloë Sevigny. Actress was spotted on the beach with a leather “packet” from Proenza Schouler pre-fall collection 2010

Proenza Schouler pre-fall collection 2010
7. Paris Hilton is loyal to her image of glamorous blonde even on the beach. Her choice is Balmain crystal bag (fall-winter 2009-2010 collection). It looks even more smugly with shiny pareo.

Paris Hilton takes to the beach Balmain crystal bag from Fall-Winter 2009-2010 collection)

Gucci brand and replica

GUCCI, Handbags | February 2, 2011

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Absolutely stunning romantic shoulder bag by Gucci was shown in the Spring-Summer 2011 collection.

Probably Gucci is one of the most renown Italian fashion brands. The House of Gucci (now mostly known simply as Gucci) was founded by Guccio Gucci in 1921 in Florence. Nowadays the brand products are the best sellers in fashion industry. The most popular production lines of the brand are accessory and shoes. Gucci bags form the new collections always gain a huge number of admirers among Hollywood celebrities. Thanks to Hollywood It girls, such as Angelina Jolie, Penelope Cruz, Olsen sisters, and others, Gucci handbags from almost every collection become It bags of the season.

For traveling Angelina Jolie choses a capacious black Gucci tote bag

Pregnant Penelope Cruz has a big luggage, so she has chosen Gucci 1973 tote bag.

Some of the main Gucci handbag icons are: Gucci Sukey Hobo Handbag, Gucci Vintage Web Bag. And from the recent collections: Gucci 1973 (Fall-Winter 2010/11), Gucci Handmade top handle bag (Spring-Summer 2011).

Gucci 1973 totes of different colors and matterials are perfect for any outfit.

Gucci Grip handbag combines the hottest trends: braided leather and vintage looking accessories.

Their unique design and highest quality leather provide a lady with a confidence and chic feeling. However, not anyone can afford this pleasure. Because of their uniqueness and widely advertised brand name, Gucci bags cost over $ 1000.
However, there is a way out for budget fashionistas. Nowadays there are a number of qualitative replica of the most popular fashion products on the world market. Replica isn’t a fake. According to wikipedia.org, replica is a copy that is relatively indistinguishable from the original. If you can not afford the original brand, or simply find it a money waste to buy a brand bag for over $ 1000, you have a possibility to purchase almost identical product at a significantly lower price. In nearly 90% replica can’t be distinguished from the original, so you are protected from the unpleasant situations when somebody can say that you wear a fake. Normally, every women wants to wear the new trends and look stylish, do not be afraid of purchasing replica, but be careful while choosing it! Learn more about the authentic brand product and compare it with replica features. This is the only way to protect yourself from fakes. If you are in love with Gucci bag but can not afford it, go on and search for qualitative replica to implement your dream!

Top 10 Spring-Summer 2011 handbags

GUCCI, Handbags | February 1, 2011

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We offer you the list of 10 best bags of new Spring-Summer 2011 season.
1. The rating of the most desirable bags of the new season is opened with retro-style clutch by Bottega Veneta. The uniqueness of the bag is emphasized by the exotic material from which the clutch is made – alligator leather.

Retro style alligator leather clutch by Bottega Veneta. Elegant classic purse for Summer season

Bottega Veneta alligator leather brown clutch purse

2. An updated version of Lady Dior is made from environmentally friendly material – jute with traditional ornament.

Lady Dior purse from Spring-Summer 2011 collection, made from eco friendly material.

3. Gucci grip handbag illustrates one of the most popular trends of the season – braided details. Lately braided details has become very popular among designers using this trend in their latest collections.

Gucci handbag from Spring-Summer 2011 collection . The new It bag from Gucci: brown grip handbag with braided leather details. Prerfect for elegant Summer look.
4. Another braided item: colorful Fendi clutch decorated with a mosaic pattern of thin leather strips.

Colorful braided leather Fendi Summer clutch purse. Perfect for vacation and romantic dates.
5. Celine clutch claims to be the most elegant handbag of the season. Its design is simple yet chic.

Elegant classic red clutch purse by Сeline is an irreplaceable accessory in every modern girl wardrobe: simple yet chic and absolutely classic.
6. Classic purse by Roger Vivier Miss Viv was inspired by Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s style. In this season it is made in milk-coffee shades. It worth noting that originally the bag was called Carla (after Carla Bruni-Sarkozy) but last years it has been renamed Miss Viv.

Roger Vivier Carla purse was named after Carla Bruni-Sarkozy.  But last year it has been renamed Miss Viv. This Summer it will be made in milk-coffee shades.
7. The purse from new Chanel Mademoiselle collection is made from jersey and looks like vintage accessory from Chanel archives dated 1930.
Chanel Mademoiselle collection is made for confident and stylish young ladies who know what they really want. This blue vintage looking purse bag will attract the attention at every party. 8. Mini-purses are the hit of Spring-Summer 2011 season. Mini-purse Louis Vuitton is made in bright turquoise color. Pay attention to the lock: metal furniture is an imitation of watches bracelets.

Turquoise mini-bag by Louis Vuitton is a perfect addition to the romantic Summer look. Its unique metallic accessory made in a form of watches bracelet makes this purse chic and perfect for any party.

9. Silvana purse from Fendi is a new IT bag. The bag is made from certain leather types which contrasting combination adds a special chic to the laconic bag shape.
Silvana handbag by Fendi is made of contrast color leather, making it look eclectic. The handbag has green, nude and blue colors, so you can combine it with any outfit. 10. In the youth Miu Miu line mini-bags with the original strap are presented.

Miu Miu unique strap design clutch purses will make any outfit extremely chic.

Miu Miu Spring-Summer 2011 youth collection. Original design of bag handles won't leave anybody indifferent.