Because we should all be entitled to indulge and go a little crazy as far as our SLGs are concerned (and really, your fuddy-duddy boss doesn’t have to know either since it will be in your bag most of the time), here are some wild pieces from Fendi’s F/W14 Crayons collection worth a closer look.
Inspired by the ongoing craze surrounding the Bag Bug from Fendi, the new Crayonscollection is fun, functional and even comes with some bling in the form of a crystal tooth that you’ll find on every piece. Encompassing a wallet, a zip pouch, a coin purse and a tablet case, they are all made in Italy in what looks like a combination of grained and smooth leather.
No word on when they’ll hit Singapore nor do I have their exact retail prices yet, so do stay tuned for more updates. But if you really need to get something now, the Crayons Key Cases is currently available via Matches Fashion for GBP155, or around SGD325after conversion. Affordable, and cute. What more can you ask for?
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The Fendi Policromia Collection features twenty models of watches, each featuring different aspects of haute joaillerie. Brilliant cut white diamonds form the indices and stud the bezels providing a strong contrast to the malachite and green mother of pearl, or lapis lazuli and blue mother-of-pearl inserts on the dials. White and yellow gold give the watches a classic look while black rhodium-plated yellow gold adds an edge of modernity.
Swiss watchmaking expertise and attention to detail are evident in the exquisitely created timepieces that feature alligator straps with gold buckles. The watches beautifully marry the aesthetic of the notable jewelry designer Delfina Delettrez Fendi with the quirky classic style of Fendi.
How small is too small? Fendi is one brand that’s willing to test the limits of the baby-sized “carryall.” Their Peekaboo tote is quite possibly the most overrated bag of all time, but I love it so much I can’t resist, even in beyond-shrunken micro size. To call this a “mini bag” would be a major understatement. This tote is so tiny a cell phone doesn’t even fit in it (while a Monster Baguettesurprisingly fits an iPhone 6, plus a lot more).
So instead of trying to figure out how to make this work as a functional bag, let’s just call it the world’s most expensive coin purse, adorable in both bright pink and yellow. Or a relatively oversized bag charm, particularly on your full-sized Peekaboo tote – which is just how these small wonders were styled on the Spring ’15 runway. Because it literally holds nothing. Fendi Micro Peekaboo in pink or yellow on Farfetch for $1,550.
Pair with: The medium Peekaboo in dark gray and white woven leather will make a great neutral complement to one of these punchy little bags.Other Brands
Fendi has more surprises in store for us this time! With the release of the Mini 3 Baguette Perspex Studded Bag, you’re sure to score more eyes on you…because it’s a scene-stealer. Don’t get too excited yet, because we’re still going to give you a walk-through on this funky and out-of-this world piece. If you’re a collector of quirky pieces, then we’re more than sure that you’ll love this!
Measuring 12cm x 18cm x 4.5cm (H x W x D), the Mini 3 Baguette Perspex Studded Bag is not your ordinary statement piece – it’s fully functional! It has a detachable and adjustable leather shoulder strap and a front flap with clasp closure (which keeps all of your valuables intact). Its fab design element – the multicolored perspex studs – give it an alluring charm which is reminiscent of art pop themes.
Inside, it even has two internal patch pockets, which give you more room to organize all of your stuff. It’s not just a funky piece, dear…it’s more than meets the eye.
Priced at $2450 USD or €1700 EUR, you can get your very own Mini 3 Baguette Perspex Studded Bag via LuisaViaroma.
One of the newest designs from Fendi is the Fendi 3Jours White Tote bag. This is actually a slightly modified version of the very popular Fendi 2Jours Tote. A simple and elegant design with refined and sleek lines, the Fendi 3Jours purse has a contemporary appearance due to its ample sides. When comparing it to its previous version, we notice that it offers extra comfort thanks to its longer handles and wider winged sides.
I am a huge fan of large tote purses that have an elegant and refined appearance. This is why I love so much the looks of the Fendi 3Jours. It keeps it simple without compromising its natural sophistication. Like any other large size bag, it is very practical and suited for a very active and fulfilling lifestyle where you must jungle your personal life with your professional one, and everything in between. From shopping, taking your kids to the park to important business meeting, this impeccable purse will be right there with you, prepared to accommodate all your essentials. And let’s not forget, it is a bag that is very easy to carry around due to its longer handles which feel very natural on your shoulder.
This Fendi 3Jours White Tote is one of my newest replica purses. It was bought online a couple of weeks ago and it has just arrived in the mail. At first, I wasn’t sure that choosing a combination of white and butter would be right for me, but now after actually seeing the bag I feel more and more confident in my decision. The grainy textured white leather that is used for the front and back side of the purse are nicely contrasted by the smooth buttery winged sides. Just like the original one, the bag is made from calf leather which creates a beautiful sense of sturdiness and helps the purse stand by its own without any creases, even when it is empty.
The shape of the bag is rectangular with a wider base. The top is outlined by metallic hardware plates that are discontinued in the middle. This part of the hardware is emailed at the outside and marked with the “Fendi” name on the top right, while all its other sides are gold color. Four “D” rings are attached to the top hardware and this is also where the leather straps connect to the body of the bag, The handles are considerably longer than on a regular tote bag and this makes the purse very comfortable to wear on the shoulder. Also, the arched handles are stitched on both sides reinforcing their robustness. On one of the handles there is a leather string that ends with a gold color charm embossed with “Fendi” and almost entirely covered in leather.
When the winged sides are tucked in, the bag looks very elegant and sleek, but when these sides are extended the overall look of the purse changes into a more practical and casual one. This is a very nice feature of the Fendi 3Jours White Tote replica as it allows you to accommodate large items and comfortably carry them around. It is the detail that offers functionality to this design and classifies it as a must bag.
Just like the authentic bag, this Fendi 3Jours replica has a snap tab closure. I am not too fond of bags that do not have a zipper closure and this implies certain vulnerability for your belongings, but at least the purse has an interior zip that is considerably large and can protect your most prized possessions. Furthermore, it also has two interior phone pockets and a removable luggage tag. By all means, it is a very modern bag designed for fashionable and powerful women.
All Fendi 3Jours bags come with a suede lining at the inside, usually in a different color than the outside. The 3Jours line is based on contrasts and this implies both colors and fabrics. This is why at the outside we find robust white calf leather while at the inside there is a smooth brown suede fabric. The Fendi authenticity leather tags located at the interior of the bag are made from the same material as the winged exterior sides: white leather. There is one wide leather tag stitched all around and embossed with the Fendi name in the lower right side, and a small leather tag on the inner side of the bag.
The Fendi 3Jours replica bag is stitched with white threads at the outside and brown threads at the inside. This stitching is done in a color closer to the one of the dominating fabric. This keeps the clean look of the bag while accentuating its natural beauty. Also, all the stitches are carefully made, even spaced apart and without any loose threads or imperfections.
The hardware is all gold color. The most important thing is that the craftsmanship of the metallic parts is very nicely done. The hardware has a particular nice shine and does not show any scratches or discolorations. Just like on the authentic purse, each piece of metal is marked with the Fendi name and logo. This contributes at the overall real look of the bag.
The base of the bag has a squared wide shape. As the base is one of the most important parts of the bag, the one that hold all the weight, its sturdiness is enhanced by using five gold colored feet studs. These are rounded and each one is engraved with the Fendi name. Four of the studs are placed in the corners, and the fifth one is in the center of the base. Furthermore, there are two very noticeable stitches in the base of the Fendi 3Jours bag, one on each side.
The Fendi 3Jours purse is the perfect example for how a city bag should be. It is classy, functional and practical. It can adapt to every carrying needs or events you must attend and you can always be sure of one thing: it will look fabulous each time. My Fendi 3Jours replica is no exception. It looks like the original purse and it has the same robustness. It is an imitation bag that will style up my outfits while accommodating all my important lady essentials.Other Brands
There is no fashion passionate woman that doesn’t know a thing or two about Fendi bags, and most important: does not dream of owning one. It is a highly appreciate purse brand that designed ones of the most exquisite handbags. This has turned the brand into a much replicated one and nowadays the number of purchases for fake bags is considerably higher than the one of authentic ones. And the replica manufacturers have become so experienced that it is almost an impossible task to distinguish the original one from a fake.
The differences between an authentic Fendi bag and an imitation are so insignificant and so subtle that only an expert, a true expert could identify them. Nevertheless, there are some signs that can tell us which one is the real deal and which one isn’t. These very small details are: the tags, the fabrics, the craftsmanship and the colors used. Just follow these tips and you can’t go wrong!
The quality of the leather is the first thing you should check. Fendi uses only superior quality leather and there is nothing like it on the replica market. This fabric is so firm and sturdy that the bag will always stand tall no matter of its content. It will not make any creases or bends. It is also leather that has a smooth surface which feels very nice when you touch it. Do not ignore a nasty smell! If a Fendi bag smells like chemicals then it is surely a replica.
The hardware used for all the zippers, studs, logos, charms or metallic parts is of the best quality there is. It is impeccably crafted and also printed with the company’s name. Very important: all Fendi bag are delivered with a protective plastic layer over all the metallic parts of the purse.
The stitching needs to be perfect and in the same color as the rest of the bag. An authentic Fendi bagdoes not have any loose threads or imperfections.
Fendi uses to authenticate its bags by engraving its logo on the hardware or emboss it on the leather. Fendi does not print its markings. It uses rougher and more noticeable ways of stamping its name on the purses it manufactures.
The inside is as important as the outside. An authentic Fendi bag will have an interior covered in excellent quality satin which has a beautiful shine. Replicas use to glue this lining into the bag, but a real Fendi will always have a stitched lining.
Look at the tags! At the inside you will find the most important Fendi authenticity tags. The hologram sticker needs to be stitched on, not glued. It will never come off. Also, the serial numbers are sewn onto the materials. These are never printed.
A Fendi bag never comes cheap. If you are offered a Fendi bag at less than $500 then this is clearly a fake. Authentic Fendi purses cost about $500-$3000. You will never find one of its bags at a lower price.
And always compare! Compare the photos of the original bag with the purse you want to purchase. Check every single detail. Make sure that everything is right. If you follow these simple guidelines on how to spot a fake Fendi bag then you simply can’t go wrong!