Exotic Skins

Item of the Day: Bianca Mosca

iPhone 6s Plus case in Lipstick Red Louisiana alligator (PRNewsFoto/Bianca Mosca Limited)

Sure it may seem extravagant, “ultra-luxury exotic skins” in an Apple iPhone 6s case, but the mobile phone itself starts at $649 … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Exotic Skins


Snakeskin, crocodile and ostrich! Exotic skins are emerging as key materials for Pre-Fall Accessories.  With the ultimate … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Baude Paris


One of the real charms of visiting Paris is discovering that quaint little bistro off the beaten track or an exquisite jewel-like … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Helmer Bucket Bag

Helmer bucket bag

The bucket bag seems to be on everyone's bucket list this summer, in a variety of sizes and shapes.We love this python Erika … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Cross Body Bags

Crossbody bag

Hands-free is the way to go, as busy women juggle family, career and of course, style. Cross-body bags, seen in both mini and … [Read more...]

Legendary Handbag Designer Carlos Falchi Dies at 70

Carlos Falchi

New York—Carlos Falchi, the Brazilian-born accessories designer, who started out dressing rockers in 1970s eventually rising to … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Tous


What would we do without the look of exotics? Handbags, belts, small leathergoods, even shoes, wouldn’t have the same interesting … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Eileen Kramer


Item of the Day: Eileen Kramer Alligator python and stingray, oh my! Like our ancestors once wore, many of us too have a love for … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Color Trend: Jewel Tones

Jewel Tones (Color Trend)

Called the Primary Colors of Fine jewelry, Jewel Tones like emerald, sapphire and ruby, not to mention amethyst for good measure, … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

Renen Fraction copy

Sometimes it's hard to decide what we love best: sleek real snakeskin, color blocking or geometric patchwork patterns. Luckily, … [Read more...]

Kering Buys French High-End Crocodile Tannery

Crocodile skin handbag as seen in the Fall/Winter 13/14 runway at Gucci, one of Kering's brands.

Paris—Kering, the French luxurygoods conglomerate previously known as PPR, said today that it has acquired French crocodile skin … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Adopts Ban on Exotic Skins


New York—Exotic skins may be trending in leathergoods but don’t expect to find the real thing at Ann Taylor or Loft stores. That’s … [Read more...]