Check out the hottest news for April from the world of accessories; from must-have new pieces to hot collaborations and brand launches.
One of the first women’s bags imagined by Christian Louboutin, the Artemis returns with renewed dynamism for the new season. Inspired by the Greek Goddess of the same name, the elegant and simple bag, draws the eye unexpectedly to the wearer’s shoulder through a bold flock of feathers or mixed spike embellishment.
Zayn and Gigi
Captured by Gigi Hadid on iPhones and digital cameras, Zayn Malik stars in an intimate set of images for the new Versus campaign. Shot throughout an evening hanging out in a suite at the legendary Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the images are a raw, honest and revealing study of relationships, friendships, and the passions of the Versus tribe.
Turkish designer Günes Mutlu’s vibrant discoveries in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar inspired her to create this eclectic line of bags. Each style is handmade in Istanbul and designed to ‘make the user feel chic in an effortless way,’ she says.
Another talented Hadid, Alana, half-sister of supermodels Gigi and Bella, is launching a line of sunglasses. Her designs, inspired by travel adventures with her family, focus on cool, off-duty style. She is also giving back at the same time, with five percent of each sale going to, The Vision of Children Foundation, a sight disorder charity.
The Cult Buy
Miuccia Prada has a knack for turning the unexpected into the ultra-desirable, such as these heart covered brogues. What really makes these work is the balance between the pastel pink and charming appliqués with the tough, smart shape of a brogue.
Supersized medallions from the 1970’s have made a return. Take a tip from the Prada Spring Summer catwalk and pile them up, clashing with your look beneath. Be brave, bigger and bolder are better.