Fendi made its grand debut at New York Fashion Week with a glamorous, star-studded present at Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan. The occasion was staged in celebration of the twenty fifth anniversary of the Baguette, the home’s It bag that rose to prominence within the 2000s and loved a resurgence just lately within the 2020s. The extremely anticipated present introduced out a few of New York’s A-list celebrities together with Kim Kardashian and Sarah Jessica Parker, who helped popularize the bag on “Intercourse and the Metropolis.”
Kardashian made an look in a floor-length, sheer robe lined in sequins. The gown includes a excessive neckline and panels in various shades alongside the bodice and stretching towards the hem in addition to elongated sleeves overlaying all however her manicure. Her platinum-blond hair was pulled again right into a low bun to point out off her soft-glam make-up. She accessorized with glowing sandals with a low, block heel — and naturally, a sequin Fendi Baguette bag.
A number of new iterations of the Baguette bag confirmed up on the runway, too. Artistic director Kim Jones partnered with Marc Jacobs and Tiffany & Co. to reimagine the accent that debuted in 1997 and was initially impressed by the way in which French girls carry baguette bread below their arms. Jacobs’s tackle the bag was paying homage to New York Metropolis, with each gritty and glittering design components; one purse was lined in glowing crystals, one other nodded to logomania with contemporary takes on the Fendi brand. He created 10 seems for the fashion home in whole, starting from billowing practice skirts to deconstructed denim jackets.
Tiffany & Co.’s design affect materialized in a bag within the famed Tiffany-blue shade; one other with a diamond-encrusted T and F brand; and yet one more constructed from sterling silver and engraved with the nationwide flowers of Italy and New York. Baguettes had been additionally reinterpreted as ready-to-wear in essentially the most imaginative methods, displaying up as cargo pockets on miniskirts and hand-warmer entrance pockets on fleece jackets. Friends had been even despatched bodily invites with a baguette-inspired pockets lined within the Fendi brand.
Most notably, Sarah Jessica Parker carried a personalised Baguette bag to the occasion. In her aforementioned function as Carrie Bradshaw on “Intercourse and the Metropolis,” she famously stated “It is not a bag, it is a Baguette,” and that line was inscribed inside her glowing purple purse. It is a part of a capsule assortment she designed with Silvia Venturini Fendi, which incorporates numerous colours (like pink and child blue) and boasts 4 interchangeable buckles.
Forward, see Kim Kardashian and Sarah Jessica Parker’s seems alongside a number of pictures from the runway and pink carpet.