Dreaming of a new bag this season, the author found the pot of gold in Bottega Veneta's Fall Winter 2011 accessories for men. Loving these must-have pieces in terms of its look, feel, and function. The latest accessories collection is on the radar chic and emulates practical sensibility. Definitely noteworthy, these streamlined pieces offer versatility, utility, and low-key sophistication. To die for bags are soft, lightweight, and above all, functional. Classic shoes are reinvented to suit for both formal and informal fashion. The new direction is best explained by Creative Director Tomas Maier, he says “We started thinking about the way we make things and what effect that has on the outcome.If you make a piece of clothing in a new way, what else can you achieve? The elements that comprise a man’s wardrobe don’t vary that much over time. So to evolve you have to reinvent what you already have.”
In the Philippines, Bottega Veneta is exclusively distributed by Stores Specialists, Inc. (SSI) and is located at Greenbelt 4, Ayala Center, Makati and Rustan’s Makati.