Clevelanders know quality. So when opportunity knocked in 2018, Cleveland natives Anna and Steve Latkovic and Glenn Pollock jumped at the chance to bring luxury leather goods brand Ghurka’s headquarters to Cleveland. “What made me really fall in love with Ghurka was the stories that we get from customers every single day on how they’d had their products for 20 years, for 30 years,” says Anna Latkovic, the company’s chief marketing officer, “the places that the bags have gone and experienced with them their entire life or how they’ve handed them down to the next generation.” Here are three things to know about the luxe company.
Italy is rife with talented designers and shoemakers — but even among the best of the best, Italy is rife with talented designers and shoemakers — but even among the best of the best, Sergio Rossi’s legacy looms large.
The designer, who died Thursday from coronavirus, was a major influence on the industry, having created some of the most directional and iconic footwear throughout the 20th century.
Like many shoemakers of the day, Rossi learned the business from his father in the 1940s and 1950s, working alongside him in San Mauro Pascoli, a town in the Emilio-Romagna region of the country.
Designers, jewellers and artists are turning northern Australia’s noxious pests into handbags, high heels and even fetish masks
Lia Tabrah, who runs the fashion label Vermin with Perina Drummond, didn’t realise how strongly Australians feel about cane toads.
The designer started creating handbags made from the pest’s skin a few years ago, assuming “it would be a niche thing – maybe tourism, maybe [for the] European market”. Now she and Drummond have curated a toad-themed exhibition for Melbourne design week. Covid-19 precautions have now closed the show, but Tabrah says Vermin has a waiting list of orders for “handbags, man bags, wallets and stubby coolers”.
When it comes to luxurious handbags, top-quality leather is hard to top. Its durability, rich texture, and alluring outlook make for a winning package.
Of course, this is only true if you keep your leather bag maintained. No matter how sturdy leather is, it will lose some of its essential moisture over time. Once the surface is dry, the inner fibers will break and damage your handbag.
The good news: leather bags cleaning and maintenance is quite simple. Here are 5 tips that will help you take proper care of a leather handbag.
The right pair of shoes for the right outfit can take your look to another level. That's why Jesu Segun London has come up with 5 men's dress shoes every guy should own.
Balenciaga launched its fall 2020 collection on a flooded runway with images of fiery blazes and rushing waves projected across the ceiling. The first few rows of seats were empty because they were almost entirely underwater, and models strutted through the swampy raised stage in drapey oversized raincoats, Matrix-like full-length black leather jackets, and bodysuits that look straight out of the Black Panther wardrobe trailer, complete with knee and shoulder pads. One model was styled as a walking mace, his jacket flanked with sharp spikes.
After many stylish moments at Paris Fashion Week, Gigi Hadid’s first stateside look did not disappoint.
In true New York fashion, Gigi Hadid was spotted at JFK airport yesterday, wearing an all-black ensemble with a piece of coordinating luggage and an oversized tote.
I started buying most of my clothing and accessories secondhand two years ago for several reasons: the environmental impacts, the savings and an admiration for old, quality items in lieu of poorly constructed fast fashion. Now, I was realizing the pitfalls of being a vintage hound and frequent thrifter.
With how “in” vintage items have become, expert authenticators say newly made knockoffs of old bags have surged. A new wave of counterfeits are so good they’ve been dubbed “superfakes.” If that’s not crazy enough, good dupes from 30 years ago are still floating around.
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