We Love…..Jo Handbags

New York based label Jo Handbags is now in it's second year of creating fashion forward, functional bags and accessories. Designer Dee Argüelles made her name as an interior designer prior to starting the line in 2010, evident in the attention to materials and texture throughout the collection of clutches, totes and shoulder bags. Mixing boot leather, woven vinyl, burlap ...
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TheRunThrough.com – New Stylist Accessories Resource

TheRunthrough.com launches this week as the first, innovative one stop shop for stylist to source accessories ahead of shoots, transforming the process of seasonal look books into a user-friendly online platform. Meggan Crum and Mandy Tang are the visionaries behind the website, using their own previous experiences as Accessories Editors at high profile publications, to inform the concept of the service. The ...
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Latest J.Crew x Timex Collaboration

J.Crew, the masters of casual prep, recently launched their latest collaboration with Timex, resulting in a timeless dive style Men's watch: the Timex Andros. Inspired by the Bahamas' Andros Barrier Reef, this timepiece evokes a vintage nautical feeling with its quartz analogue working, stainless steel casing and moveable bezel. It also incorporates contemporary styling with a nylon webbing strap and neat proportions.
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Mulberry Introduces the Carter Bag

The latest addition to the Mulberry family as part of their F/W 11 collection is the Carter bag. The range, offered in three different sizes, channels both contemporary elegance and vintage detailing to create understated and versatile shoulder and handbags. We love the new double-lock front plaque hardware that contrasts the soft exotic embossed and suede leathers. Based on vintage camera cases, the ...
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We Love: Prada Pastels

The 2012 Cruise collection from Prada has just become our latest obsession; all mouth watering ice cream pastels and ladylike looks, we can't wait to see these accessories in the flesh. Classic luxury shapes in beautiful exotic leathers and clever conversational prints, balanced with must-have boxy mod handbags and mini patterned clutches, the assortment is ticking a lot of boxes. Finished ...
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Future Talent – Cordwainers Graduates 2011

Holly Victoria Rhodes, Hsiao Ruri Tayama, Anne Floor ten Have Eting Liu, Barbara Aranguiz Natalie Smith, Kiki Poon Choi Ki Last night we had the pleasure of attending the London College of Fashion Cordwainers Graduate show, where the collections of the BA (Hons) Corwainers Accessories: Product Design & Development and BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology (Accessories) confirmed the reputation that the school has for ...
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Luxury Loewe – Made to Order

Last week Loewe launched a new bespoke service for clothing and bags, championed by Creative Director Stuart Vevers. Complementing the company's luxuriously wearable apparel, the bag collection, which can be customized by clients uses, a selection of earth-toned smooth and exotic leathers to create experimental paneling and blocked constructions. This move by the spanish fashion house represents an interesting take on ...
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Graphic Lenses

It started with the Chloe Sevigny for Opening Ceremony Barton Perreira Candy sunglasses, and gradually we have been seeing a graphic lens trend emerge, championed by the Junior market and early fashion adopters. The subtle heart gradient on oversized circular spex channels the move to more attention grabbing Summer eyewear, while referencing vintage 60s cool. In the latest Marc by Marc ...
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Olsen Twins Launch Luxury Bag Collection

Power fashion duo Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen will be launching their new collection of luxury bags this week at Barneys New York. This debut expands the sleek offering by the twins' brand; THE ROW, offering nine different styles including a doctor bag, tote, backpack and metal-framed minaudiere. Luxe smooth leathers and exotic skins set the range apart and complement THE ...
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We love – Fleet Ilya Visors

Bring on the sun! We can't wait to get our hands on these leather visors from Fleet Ilya. Available in amazing color pop leathers, in 'classic visor', 't-bar' and 'racer back' styles. www.shop.fleetilya.com
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Louis Vuitton Voyages

Coinciding with the re-opening of the National Museum of China in BeIjing after 3 years of renovation, Louis Vuitton have showcased a charming exhibition to showcase the history and innovation of the iconic luxury brand, Louis Vuitton, Voyages. Charting the evolution of the brand from it's origins as a luggage specialist to infamous special commissions, such as the 1905 folding camp ...
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Collared – A New Accessory Departure

Eleven Objects F/W 11 Eleven Objects F/W 11 AKIRA, Stylesight Street Shot, Rio asos.com Vintage Western Collar Tips Perhaps it's a side effect of the casual button-up trend, or an evolution of the fascination with vintage Western and Navajo looks, but the impact of the collar as an accessory and collar decoration has been on our radar for a while now. Eleven Objects' Fall 11 collection ...
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Sonar Style

Sonar festival in Barcelona officially marks the start of Stylesight's european festival season, and the festival go-ers did not disappoint with their street-shot worthy style. As always the accessories captured on the streets erred on the directional style, making this the perfect insight into coming trends for the Juniors and Young Men's markets. Here are a few of our favorite items, ...
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Akio Hirata’s Hat Exhibition by Nendo

The dramatic images from the recent exhibition of master hat Japanese milliner Akio Hirata, curated by directional branding agency Nendo are a great example of the recent flurry of hat showcases that we have been seeing internationally. The suspended "ghost hats", interspersed with a number of examples of Hirata's work, spanning 70 years, are the perfect expression of the importance and ...
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Paris Men’s S/S 12 Tradeshow Sneak Peek

From top left; Le Tom, Lotho, Christian Peau, Mismo, Miansai by Michael Saiger, and Diemme. Alongside the Men's S/S 12 Paris and Milan runway collections team Stylesight were out in force to seek out the leading brands and trends for the market at Pitti Uomo in Florence and Tranoi, Capsule and Rendez-Vous in Paris. this season our Accessories team set out ...
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