In case there was any doubt that the Givenchy Horizon Bag is the design Givenchyhopes will carry it forward from the popularity of the Antigona and Nightingale, the contents of the brand’s Fall-Winter 2016 handbag lookbook should remove it. The book is heavy on the bag in two sizes, three materials and a whole range of colors, from neutrals to brights.
The fist Horizon bags out of the gate were leather, but we’ll soon see them in both crocodile and suede, both of which up the bag’s appeal to me significantly. beyond the Horizon are new versions of the Nightingale and the brand’s popular flat pouches, which get a colorful, metallic treatment in neo-Harlequin prints.
Givenchy’s Fall 2016 Runway Bag Collection is something we always hoped for. Like an answer to our prayer, Givenchy made a statement that reverberated all throughout the runway with only one style that looks so posh and luxurious nonetheless.
Onlookers were quite surprised with this as they were expecting for more but for us, Givenchy did great by showcasing their only bag design: a mini structured top handle bag worn across the body, made of genuine crocodile skin that comes in three classic colors: Black, Red and Brown. The luxurious French fashion house took inspirations from the Victorian era and the ancient Egyptians with a bold, modern touch for their Fall 2016 Runaway Collection.
As the dresses, jackets and boleros are adorned with intricate and detailed patterns, we couldn’t help but admire the simplicity and elegance of their newest bags for they simply complemented the clothes without overdoing it. The mini structured top handle bag in black is such a classic that it goes well with any color.
The red one on the other hand is a perfect match for that Little White Dress of yours as it adds a splash of color to your classic look.
Roughly 24 hours before releasing its Pre-Fall collection images, Givenchy posted a video on Instagram that offered a few whiplash glimpses of Riccardo Tisci’s latest offering. Against the seductively sullen backdrop of Berlin, a subset of his recurring gang (Irina Shayk, Deion Smith, Leila Goldkuhl, Kris Gottschalk, John Kolic) appeared, united by an intimidating sense of style and director Matt Lambert’s skittish cutaways.
In the spacious Avenue Montaigne showroom, meanwhile, the vibe was far calmer; here, the winter sun acted as a spotlight, singling out such pieces as a white lace-encrusted sheath, a sheer black tube skirt that nodded backward to Fall 2012, and—holy hue!—a fuchsia silk camisole-skirt combo. This wasn’t the only disruption to the binary black and white that ruled the Spring collection; pink sequins and gold thread formed a swirling floral motif on a nylon bomber, embroidered pansies burst forth from a black cardigan, and a motif of red flowers on silk chiffon seemed caught in motion blur. Also noteworthy: the return of a Givenchy monogram introduced in the last men’s collection; have fun finding the brand letters interspersed between stars, like a word search puzzle. It’s a graphic with staying power, whether as a knit or an embossed bag.
The same could be said for most of the collection, which eschewed street style shock value for nuanced confidence. Pajama suiting, an oversize striped mohair cape, a shawl-collared camel coat, leather paneled jeans, and double-stacked platform loafers capitalized on the classic without being basic. Double-faced pleated jersey and smocked leather and lace went even further. None of these details—certainly not the cosmic sequined and Swarovski-studded caftan over a vintage-inspired gown—would register in an Instagram video. But props to the sharply edited urban bohemians for setting the scene.
Givenchy recently presented their Fall/Winter 2016 Collection. Only one bag style was seen in the runway, this is a mini structured top handle bag worn across the body. The bag is made of crocodile and comes in three colors, Black, Brown and Red.
The brand’s collection is inspired by Ancient Egypt and Victorian style with a modern touch. Models were seen in dresses with intricate patterns, jackets and boleros while wearing thigh high boots.