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One Direction polish off the bullies! Boy band launch varnish and stationery range to fight bullying in schools Louis Vuitton Outlet Highlights include 40 classic Birkin and Kelly bags covering a spectrum of bright spectacular colours to brighten up summer wardrobes and a stunning selection of exotic leathers. The price points ensure there is something for all tastes and budgets. ‘Hermes is known as the leading luxury handbag designer and it is unsurprising that the iconic Birkin and Kelly designs continue to thrive at auction,’ says Pat Frost, director of Christie’s fashion department. ‘Exquisite quality is at the heart of Hermes handbags and this sale offers the creme de la creme of Hermes designs with a number of timeless pieces and rare exotic leathers. ‘The online-only format of this sale follows hot on the heels of our successful Vintage Couture: Handbags, Luggage and Accessories sale in April this year. ‘This sale which runs for 10 days provides another extended opportunity for buyers around the world to purchase handbags and accessories by some of the greatest designers of all time.’ Handbag history: A lesson Hermes Kelly and Birkin bags continue to be highly sought-after and have become increasingly popular since they were first designed. Birkin bags were inspired by English actress and singer Jane Birkin in the 1980s. In a chance encounter with the former Hermes CEO on an airplane, the celebrity suggested the design for a weekend bag, which paved the way for the consistently popular Birkin bag.

Louis Vuitton bags Angela Scanlon to showcase their new range

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The trunk maker owned by Paris-based LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA (MC) lifted prices on bags such as the Speedy and NeverFull by about 10 percent in the euro region, Antoine Belge , an HSBC analyst, said today in a note to clients. Vuitton raised prices by at least 10 percent in the U.K. and U.S., and by 5 percent to 10 percent in Asian markets including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore, the analyst wrote. The euros strength against some currencies may lead LVMH to charge more, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bernard Arnault said Jan. 31. Vuittons price increase in Japan, the biggest ever by the brand in the country, was taken to offset the impact of the yens slide on sales, the company said Feb. 20.

Top seller: Lot 33, the 2011 35cm amethyst matte crocodile Birkin bag has a whopping final sale estimate of up to £28,000

Creatures crafted out of Louis Vuitton handbags on display in Chinese megastore The French fashion giant has opened a special ‘zoo’ Located at flagship store in the central Chinese city of Wuhan The zoo houses a total of 23 animals The panda took more than 2 months and 74 Louis Vuitton bags to complete PUBLISHED: 08:14 EST, 31 May 2013 | UPDATED: 09:22 EST, 31 May 2013 130 shares Fashion is all about creativity and luxury label Louis Vuitton get top marks for innovation and all-round fun for their latest stylish project. The French fashion giant has opened a special ‘zoo’ – featuring animals made out of their iconic handbags. The zoo was crafted to celebrate the opening of the brand’s new flagship store in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Stylish creatures: Animals have been made out of handbags at the new Louis Vuitton store ‘zoo’, in Wuhan, China A bug’s life: This cricket made from Louis Vuitton handbags is one of 23 animals that have been designed The zoo houses a total of 23 animals, including a giant panda, a cricket, an armadillo and a beaver, all located in the atrium of Wuhan International Plaza.

Is this the world’s most stylish zoo? Creatures crafted out of Louis Vuitton handbags on display in Chinese megastore

Lovely lizard: This colourful anole made from Louis Vuitton belts is quite a sight

The men were accused of trying to steal thousands of dollars worth of designer handbags and accessories. Police also expect they will face a number of property charges after they damaged a number of fittings within the store. A large perimeter was set up around King, York and George streets as officers from City Central, The Rocks and Kings Cross searched the area. Three police dogs helped during the hour-long search of the complex. Shattered black glass was still visible on the footpath on George Street on Thursday morning, with blue and white police tape sealing off the building’s side entrance. A Louis Vuitton spokeswoman said the average price of the standard handbag range would set customers back between $1500 and $2000.

Louis Vuitton Raised Most Non-Leather Handbag Prices, HSBC Says

Shell be the No. 2 executive in a unit that accounts for half of LVMHs pretax earnings, evidence that shes being groomed for a top jobperhaps the top jobat the Paris-based luxury giant. While Vuitton is still the worlds most valuable luxury brand, its losing ground to competitors such as Gucci and Prada ( 1913:HK ) as demand wanes for the iconic LV monogrammed handbag. A report last month by consultancy Millward Brown Optimor estimated that Vuittons brand value declined 12 percent over the past year. LVMH in April reported its weakest fashion and leather goods revenues in more than three years as sales flattened in China. As consumers make room for those luxuries that make them feel better by trading down on other items, it is the middle-of-the-road brands, such as Vuitton, that have suffered, Millward Brown Optimor said. Delphine Arnaults task will be to give the brand a more exclusive aura, deemphasizing its ubiquitous monogrammed canvas bags and introducing costlier leather bags. In the short term, that could depress sales growth, as LVMH also has said it plans to open fewer Vuitton boutiques. Delphine is the eldest of Bernard Arnaults five children.

Behind Louis Vuitton new bag campaign

-Third, the hardware elements brass. Another detail between a replica Louis Vuitton handbag and an authentic Louis Vuitton handbag is the hardware. The authentic ones should be all solid, one-tone brass and the Louis Vuitton logos be boldly engrained into the brass. -The forth, the leather for the handles and the piping. From the handles and the piping, you can also find the difference between a replica Louis Vuitton handbag and an authentic Louis Vuitton handbag when you examined carefully, but not great. Now you may master some skills when you choose a Louis Vuitton Handbag. You know the real difference between a replica Louis Vuitton handbag and an authentic Louis Vuitton handbag.

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The Louis Vuitton store in the city, scene of an attempted robbery.

Most certainly, such a highly-anticipated Louis Vuitton campaign always comes along with a juicy bombshell celebrity. The French design house has a history of very fine taste in celebrities, such as Uma Thurman who launching the famous Louis Vuitton Manhattan handbag; Scarlett Johansson and even the timeless Kate Moss. Notably, most recently their advertising campaigns have been lighter. Even better this time, they snatched up Academy Award nominee Michelle William, famous for her role in the movie My Week with Marilyn. The innocent girl with a dash of sexiness matches perfectly the pattern of celebrities the Louis Vuitton design house has chosen over the years. Williams innocent and flawless beauty was photographed by Peter Lindbergh, with mysterious, dark romantic make-up that is hard for blondes to get away with, but under the hands of the one and only Stephane Marais with her solid reputation as an extraordinary fashion make-up artist they managed to rock the look. Marais says “makeup is part of custom.

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Just a week after samples of Marc Jacobs’ Spring 2012 collection were lifted from a Paris train , thieves have made off with loads of Louis Vuitton from Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport! Women’s Wear Daily reports that a small group of masked bandits (yes, real life bandits) overtook four airport employees and a security guard at one of the terminals and nabbed ten skids containing $400,000 worth of Louis Vuitton merch. While there aren’t too many more details, we have to wonder: ten skids? How many Speedys can five thieves carry?? Stay tuned for updates — hey, maybe the leather goods will turn up with the Marc Jacobs samples. Those would be some seriously fashionable thieves.

Louis Vuitton Bags Stolen From Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport

BRITISH Vogue described her as one of the rising stars for 2013 and now Angela Scanlon has Louis Vuitton falling at her fashionable feet. The Irish style expert, who splits her time between Dublin and London, was chosen by the iconic French brand to showcase its Neverfull Epi handbag collection. You can view the collection here. Picture by Jamie McGregor Smith The writer and presenter, 28, took their colourful totes on a tour of her favourite places in the capital, including Les Trois Garcons restaurant, Canonbury Park, Columbia Road Flower market and a launderette. A series of photographs and videos show Angela, who is originally from Co. Meath, pose for the camera in a variety of outfits that compliment her red locks and porcelain skin. Picture by Jamie McGregor Smith A regular at London Fashion Week, Angela has also presented on RTE and TV3 where she has interview celebrities such as Christian Louboutin and Bob Geldof. Her documentary Oi Ginger!, about growing up as a red head in Ireland, will air in the autumn.

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