Louis Vuitton Neverfull bag now available in bright Epi leather

Louis Vuitton Leather Neverfull Pictures

So is Louis Vuitton’s updated version of the Neverfull handbag. An iconic shape among the LV collection, the previously monogrammed tote is now available in a range of brightly dyed Epi leather textures, with statement red, fuchsia pink and tangerine (or Piment as they call it) leading the pack. Spacious and chic, the longstanding bag shape offers flexibility when it comes to dressing up or down, while those new hues are set to steal hearts the bag world over. What do you think? Loving the new Louis Vuitton? CLASSIC HANDBAG: Louis Vuitton Neverfull Epi in Piment orange

Walking Tall: Inside Louis Vuitton’s shoe factory

And with its cavernous interior, versatile side drawstrings to adjust the shape of the bag, and impeccable construction (this is Louis Vuitton, after all), it might just be the perfect carryall. So you can imagine our excitement when we learned that for the first time, the iconic French brand released a collection of Neverfull totes in a dazzling array of colored Epi leather. Now, you may be asking what’s so hot about Epi leather, especially since it’s ribbed and structured rather than soft and supple. That raised texture means that it can withstand a beating (read: this bag knows how much it’s going to be used, and it’s ready to last a lifetime). But the best part about this new collection just may be the colors. You can now get a Neverfull in seven hues, from bright blue to deep red and brilliant orange. If there’s a way to add an instant burst of chromatic personality to your outfit, this is it. We love the idea of the blue for Summer perfectly paired with a white sundress but if you’re looking to get a little more mileage out of your bag, we could totally see carrying the purple or red Neverfull straight into Fall.

The price of LV products such as Louis Vuitton Bags has had some increasing

When I visited it was set to 95 per cent humidity and 50C heat to see how a shoe would fare in Hong Kong. The same shoe will have to withstand -20C in northern China, or the super-hot and dry conditions of Dubai (although how much time the average Dubai LV woman spends outside an air-conditioned environment is negligible). No detail is too fine or too invisible to be worth bothering with, and it is hard to take in that this is the one place that all of Louis Vuitton’s shoes, to be shipped everywhere from Tokyo to Sao Paulo, are made. The production line seems too slow and exacting for a product that is produced in high volume. And those volumes are growing steadily. Last year Vuitton opened its first in-store shoe shop at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York, and it recently opened its first standalone shoe shop in Dubai Mall’s Shoe District. This Monday Selfridges in London will host Britain’s first Louis Vuitton Shoe Salon in its phenomenally successful Shoe Gallery, which has become a place of pilgrimage to the shoe obsessed, of which there are many. To celebrate, Vuitton has produced a black calfskin, silk satin and Swarovski-studded 14cm platform shoe in a limited edition of 24 pairs. They call it a ‘pump’, but that seems too basic a term for this high-glamour heel, the entire batch of which was still being finished when I visited Fiesso last month. Sculpture by Joana Vasconcelos in the factory courtyard.

Stylebook Snapshot: My Other Bag totes

London carry all by My Other Bag, $50 at www.myotherbag.com.

To by and Hermes bag today could mean being on a waiting list for months but now Christie’s offers the opportunity to snap one up immediately. Here, Femail exclusively shows you a selection of the bags going to the highest bidder. Christie’s Selection Brights lot features some eye-popping summer shades to spruce up tired wardrobes Top seller: Lot 33, the 2011 35cm amethyst matte crocodile Birkin bag has a whopping final sale estimate of up to 26,000 Two Hermes beauties: A 2010 rouge cerise bag with padlock, keyfob, dustbag and box, estimate: 6,000 – 8,000 (left) and a 2010 jaune d’or and pumpkin bag, estimate: 5,000 – 7,000 (right), both 35cm Epsom leather Birkins with silver palladium hardware Lot 54: A 42cm 2007 monogram canvas ellipse bag by Louis Vuitton, with goldtone metal http://www.lgfo.org hardware and fittings for a shoulder strap, estimate 500 – 700 The highest lot in the sale is an amethyst matte crocodile Birkin Hermes bag with an estimate of 24,000 – 26,000. The auction house have said they expect the entire auction total to raise in the region of 400,000. The handbags feature among an enticing collection of 102 exquisite items, including a variety of day wear, larger luggage, jewellery and limited edition pieces by iconic labels including Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Bidding opens today and will run for 10 days providing opportunities for those around the world to land some of the most sought-after designs ever created, with some dating back to the 1950s. One Direction polish off the bullies! Boy band launch varnish and stationery range to fight bullying in schools 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.

Bag a bargain! Hermès, Chanel and Louis Vuitton among 84 designer handbags up for online-only auction from 2pm TODAY

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

London carry all by My Other Bag, $50 at http://www.myotherbag.com. Click image to enlarge By Sara Bauknecht/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Can’t afford a Louis Vuitton or Chanel-style handbag? Now fashionistas can have the look of a designer purse (without the price!), plus the size and durability of a recyclable grocery bag with My Other Bag, a line of totes and carryalls with illustrations of designer purses printed on them. Founder and creative director Tara Martin started the collection after her home city of Santa Monica, Calif., banned plastic grocery bags. Other than lugging around an ordinary bag, she wanted something that was not only practical but also fashionable. The My Other Bag line is made in Los Angeles and goes for $30 for totes, $50 for carryalls and $40 for “pouchettes,” a longer, wider style with a zip top. Shop the full collection at http://www.myotherbag.com . For more from PG fashion writer Sara Bauknecht, check out the PG’s Stylebook blog at http://www.post-gazette.com/stylebook . Follow her on Twitter @SaraB_PG.

Louis Vuitton Neverfull bag now in Epi leather

David Sadigh, Founder & CEO of Digital Luxury Group,said Louis Vuittons weak first quarter had a lot to do with China being over-sold the brand. Brands from different segments ranging from Chanel to Coach or Burberry are continuing to grow. The Chinese market is still developing. In order to stay ahead of the game, brands must have the ability to adapt (and) reduce the risk of brand saturation. In the case of Louis Vuitton, LVMH has already shifted gears, putting the brakes on its global expansion, while raising prices and developing more leather upmarket products, he said. This years China World Luxury Index shows Chinese consumer interest in the luxury fashion segment is mostly fixated on 10 global brands.

Sorry Louis Vuitton, China’s No Longer Into You

In the earlier period of this year, the price of the non-leather louis vuitton handbags which has obtained the company’s major markets has got a similar growth. The analyst from website http://www.luvbagmore.com/ which is the best online seller for Louis Vuitton Bags has said that prices of LV in the euro area have been increased by 10 percent. On the other hand, the price of Louis Vuitton products such as louis vuitton handbags and louis vuitton purses in the UK and U.S. market have also increased by at least 10 percent. In the mainland of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore, the price of LV has also increased by 5 percent to 10 percent. Some people would have the feeling that this would be the purpose for LV group to face with the economic crisis around the world. However, the chairman and CEO of LVMH Group whose name is Bernard Arnault has also said that the strength of authentic louis vuitton bags the euro and some of the currency exchange rates may lead to higher fees which would be charged by LVMH. The company has also said that the price growth of Louis Vuitton products such as Louis Vuitton Bags in Japan was this brand’s largest growth in its own history.

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

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. In addition to protecting margins, the price increases must be seen, in our view, as a means to accelerate LVs repositioning towards more leather, Belge wrote. The decision will probably weigh on the number of items sold, though its the right thing for brand equity longer term. Vuittons 2013 sales may rise 6 percent, excluding currency moves, while volume may decline 2 percent to 3 percent, Belge wrote. His estimate assumes a high single-digit average price increase, including unchanged prices for most leather bags.

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