Nike x Virgil Abloh Reveal Serena Williams’s “Queen” Collection

Virgil Abloh is many things: Louis Vuitton’s menswear artistic director, Kanye West’s creative director and founder of luxury streetwear label Off-White. Now, he’s expanding his portfolio even further with a new collaboration with Nike and Serena Williams. For Williams’s return to the US Open, where she will compete for her 24th Grand Slam, Nike and […]

Giovanni Morelli Resigns from Stuart Weitzman as Company Cites “Inappropriate Behaviour”

Giovanni Morelli has left his post as creative director at Stuart Weitzman after just one year in the footwear company. Morelli, who joined the brand in May 2017, behaved inappropriately and violated company policies, parent Tapestry Inc. said on Monday. “While we greatly admire Giovanni’s creative talents, Tapestry is committed to an environment where every […]

The Story of … the Handbag

Karen de Perthuis, UNSW Under attack from a flock of killer crows, Tippi Hedren in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 thriller The Birds, pauses to collect her handbag. It’s an instinctive gesture that many women would recognise. For a mere “accessory”, the handbag does a lot. It’s been called a survival kit, an investment, a precious object. […]

Louis Vuitton Appoints Ex-Tiffany & Co. Design Director as Watches and Jewelry Director

Former Tiffany & Co. design director Francesca Amfitheatrof has joined Louis Vuitton as the artistic director of watches and jewelry, as the company looks to revitalise its jewellery line. Amfitheatrof, a London Central Saint Martins graduate, will be in charge of creating new jewelry collections, as well as overseeing all Louis Vuitton watch designs. “It […]