Style For The Next Generation: Modern Heirlooms

We’ve all heard of the concept and perhaps some of us are lucky enough to own some heirloom pieces – usually jewelry, sometimes a fur, maybe a designer handbag or scarf. However, these items tend to be fairly traditional or even dated – classic doesn’t always mean it will last forever. That said, personal style will continue to be your hallmark, so consider whether or not something can become a “modern heirloom” before you invest in a noteworthy piece. Here are some tips when looking for modern heirlooms.

Today's Fashion Headlines: Tommy Hilfiger Taps Naomi Watts, Kelly Cutrone's New Firm, LVMH & Hermès Agreement

Tommy Hilfiger Partners With Naomi Watts Actress Naomi Watts is the latest global ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger’s limited-edition handbag for Breast Health International. Priced at $299, the bag will be available at starting September 25th and in Tommy Hilfiger stores October 1st. $100 from each handbag sold will benefit BHI’s Fund for Living program. …

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Fashionattitude: Street Style From Aspen

While vacationing this August in Aspen I’m enjoying the warm sunny days and cool crisp evenings. I’ve been dining al fresco and listening to the charming classical street musicians and I’m highly entertained by the people watching, including some startling work done on several old acquaintances. Let’s just say … they got a little help …

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Puig Finally Acquires Gaultier

Jean Paul Gaultier (center) with Marc and Manuel Puig As of yesterday, it has been confirmed that the race to obtain shares of the Jean Paul Gaultier label owned by both Hermes and Gaultier himself had been won. Barcelona-based beauty and fashion firm Puig has beat out the other competitors, including Japanese beauty brand Shiseido, …

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Hermes Launches Luxury Collection of Recycled Goods

The classic Hermes Kelly bag French luxury house Hermes may just be the catalyst to make recycling officially chic. The house has announced it is launching a collection of goods, ranging from woven leather necklaces to customized signature Kelly bags, all made with recycled pieces of leather and damaged goods. Under the artistic direction of …

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