Handbags: A Love Story
Friday, January 12
Lecture and visual presentation
Join Monica Botkier, award-winning handbag designer and founder of globally-renowned label, Botkier, as she explores how “It Bags” have influenced fashion, culture, and feminine identity.
High-end handbag lovers are known for their keen eye for custom detailing and are willing to pay a premium for these coveted bags from such international couture houses as Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Hermès, and Louis Vuitton. Now, in her new book Handbags: A Love Story (Harper Design) Botkier has created a fully comprehensive and in-depth anthology of the world’s most coveted bags from the past 75 years.
Monica Botkier is the Creative Director of Botkier and a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Her work has graced the pages of major fashion publications and can be seen on the arms of celebrities including Beyoncé, Emma Stone, Alicia Keys, Blake Lively, Heidi Klum and Rihanna.
Deluxe handbags are highly encouraged! Books will be available for purchase.