What's your biggest achievement, having been at Bottega Veneta for 11 years now? I think the biggest achievement is that we have a client. For me, that is the key, the most important thing. There's no need for me to come to work, no need for the artisans and the design team to collaborate...

About a year ago it was announced that longtime Bottega Veneta creative director Tomas Maier would be replaced by young designer Daniel Lee, an alum of Balenciaga, Maison Margiela, and most notably as director of RTW at Celine under the direction of Phoebe Philo. The move was not entirely...

The big prizes of the evening went to Kim Jones for Dior Men as the British Designer of the Year (menswear), presented by Miguel and Kaia Gerber, and accepted by Donatella Versace; and to Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta in the womenswear category, presented by Emma Roberts. Adut Akech succeeded...

Bag: Bottega Veneta Padded Cassette Bag Why it's the Bag of the Week: Daniel Lee's Bottega Veneta is fresh, new, and on the arms (and wishlists) of every fashion obsessed person. While The Pouch gets a ton of recognition, it's the Cassette Bag that has my heart. The padded leather offers a...

company Kering aimed to reach a broader customer base and modernize the brand, Maier was replaced by young designer Daniel Lee. Lee formally reigned under Phobe Philo at Céline. Fans wondered how this change would translate into Bottega Veneta's bags, and today we have a close look at two of...

While it often takes designers a few seasons to find their groove at a brand, Lee appeared to adapt quickly, modernizing and refreshing the brand just as parent company Kering had hoped. Even still, some brand loyal fans of Bottega Veneta expressed disappointment with the brand's many...

It feels like much longer, but it's only been just over a year since Daniel Lee made his runway debut for Bottega Veneta, during Milan Fashion Week's fall 2019 season. The difference in the brand's aesthetic was felt immediately, and Lee's new designs were embraced by editors, influencers and...

had hoped, when Bottega's The Pouch debuted for Spring 2019, the design struck a chord with a younger consumer base. Celebrities, influencers and editors alike all took to the design, making it one of the most talked about new bags of the year. It should come as no surprise that the...

Daniel Lee's runway debut for Bottega Veneta has been long awaited since his appointment as Creative Director last summer. The Celine alum teased us with his direction for Bottega Veneta with his over-exaggerated intrecciato weave bags for Pre-Fall 2019, but now we have a first look at his...

The seemingly overnight success of Daniel Lee's work for Bottega Veneta is one that simply cannot be ignored. It often takes a designer a few seasons to find their footing and get into a groove when they take over a post as creative director, but Lee has adapted to the role incredibly well....

 

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