Bottega Veneta has received Carbon Neutral 2010 certification

Bottega Veneta has received Carbon Neutral 2010 certification for its Milan headquarters. President and chief executive officer of the Italian brand Marco Bizzarri noted it was an “important achievement for the brand” and the “basis for actions of continuous improvement in reducing impact of our operations”, reports WWD. The brand also received a seal of approval from Bureau Veritas, an independent risk analysis organisation.

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One To Bottega

BOTTEGA VENETA is reaping the rewards of its understated approach to luxury, having earned the top spot in the independent New York-based Luxury Institute’s 2008 Luxury Brand Status Index (LBSI). The Italian label, which is headed creatively by Tomas Maier, pipped rivals Hermes and Valentino to the post thanks to an aesthetic which respondents hailed as “lasting forever – and timeless”. “This year’s ratings indicate that wealthy women are highly discerning, perhaps to a fault,” commented Milton Pedraza, ceo of

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Knot’s Landing

AS far as iconic arm candy goes, the Bottega Veneta Knot is up there with Chanel’s 2.55, Hermes’ Birkin and Fendi’s Baguette. To celebrate the famous clutch’s 30th birthday, gentlemanly style savant Tyler Brûlé last week hosted a cocktail party in the brand’s Sloane Street store, where historic examples of the recognisable bag were on show. When Tomas Maier stepped up to the helm of the luxury brand in 2001 and recognised the icon potential of the rounded box clutch, he redesigned

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All About The Boys

IT was all about the boys this weekend as the menswear shows took hold in Milan. Dolce & Gabbana injected an embellished dose of glamour into the proceedings on Saturday morning with sparkling beaded eveningwear, teamed with distressed denim pieces. And, as promised, one Jesus Luz took to the catwalk compete with open shirt and tiny shorts. Missoni took us on its fashionable travels with loose-fitting layers in sandy shades – and some patchwork along the way – as did Bottega Veneta and Versace

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Milanese Men

THIS weekend saw the launch of menswear fashion week and what a medley of shows it was. At Alexander McQueen, the fashion house presented its first menswear collection since the death of the designer earlier this year. This season’s show was the first outing for new creative director Sarah Burton who proved that the show must and will go on. The collection included an array of well-cut, English-gentleman themed pieces including trench coats cut at a jaunty angle and tweed

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Technology In Fashion

THE International Herald Tribune’s Techno Luxury Conference begins in Berlin today as some of the world’s key fashion players gear up to discuss how advances in technology will affect – and can enrich – the way the luxury sector does business. Gucci creative director Frida Giannini, Burberry’s Christopher Bailey, NET-A-PORTER.COM founder Natalie Massenet, model and businesswoman Claudia Schiffer, Bottega Veneta’s Tomas Maier, publisher of Dazed and Confused Jefferson Hack and Prada SA’s Tomaso Galli, amongst others, will give their perspective in the rise of new

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Lanvin For H&M?

LANVIN is reportedly collaborating with H&M. Reports were sparked after the high street chain released two ambiguous videos teasing viewers about its next designer tie-up. As of yet French fashion house have not confirmed or dispelled rumours. Rumours of Lanvin’s new venture come after yesterday’s unfounded reports that Bottega Veneta’s Tomas Maier is next in line to design for the Swedish fashion giant. The luxury label told us exclusively that Maier has no plans to launch a joint line. The store has previously teamed up

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Luxurious Times

BOTTEGA VENETA, Celine and Louis Vuitton were among winners of this year’s Luxury Briefing Awards. Held this year at London’s Savoy hotel in front of 450 guests, the event – which was founded in 1997 – recognises the most prestigious names in the luxury industry. Bottega Venetawas named best Men’s Brand of the Year, while Celine scooped Best Women’s. Louis Vuitton was given the Best Arts & Culture prize for its newly-launched pioneering arts education project (read more about it here). Carmen Busquets took

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Bottega Veneta And Bruce

BOTTEGA VENETA has teamed up with renowned fashion photographer Bruce Weber to create a short film for the launch of the brand’s first womens fragrance. WATCH THE FILM HERE Shot on a beach in South Florida – under the direction of Bottega Veneta creative director Tomas Maier – the film aims to depict the “soul of the fragrance”, and sees Bruce Weber’s unique eye trained on the beauty of the landscape, as well as that of new model Nine D’Urso

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Bottega’s Certificate

goRunway Bottega Veneta has received Carbon Neutral 2010 certification for its Milan headquarters. President and chief executive officer of the Italian brand Marco Bizzarri noted it was an “important achievement for the brand” and the “basis for actions of continuous improvement in reducing impact of our operations”, reports WWD. The brand also received a seal of approval from Bureau Veritas, an independent risk analysis organisation. SEE THE BOTTEGA VENETA SHOW ARCHIVE SOURCE:http://www.vogue.co.uk/article/bottega-veneta-green-certificate

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