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A headline that reads, “LVMH Becomes a Shareholder of HERMES INTERNATIONAL” will make any discerning stylista do a double take.
And that I did when I read LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s announcement on Saturday.
Like we all know, “Sex and The City” helped popularize the Birkin bag.
The over-the-top expensive handbag, which can cost close to $250,000, has become a star status symbol.
In this video, Access Hollywood’s producers feature an Hermes counterfeit expert to teach you how to spot the fakes.
High net-worth female consumers rated Bottega Veneta the most prestigious women’s luxury fashion brand.
This information comes from the 2008 Luxury Brand Status Index (LBSI) survey from the independent New York City-based Luxury Institute.
Some respondents defined the brand as “very upscale and sleek looking,” “timeless,” and “very well made.”
Hermes and Valentino ranked second and third, respectively.
Following are the 26 luxury women’s fashion brands that were rated (alphabetical order):
2. Bottega Veneta
4. Calvin Klein
5. Carolina Herrera
7. Christian Dior
8. Dolce & Gabbana
9. Donna Karan
15. Louis Vuitton
16. Marc Jacobs
17. Michael Kors
18. Oscar de la Renta
19. Polo Ralph Lauren
21. St. John Collection
22. Tory Burch
24. Vera Wang
26. Yves Saint Laurent