Hermes had already been selling the bag under the name "Sac à dépêches" for many years by the time Grace Kelly wore it, but it wasn't truly popularized until after it took her name. As the "Kelly," it became their bestselling handbag, and still is to this day. Hermes followed the same...

Since peope may ask, I took the liberty of lifting this from Wikipedia: "The Plantagenet kings used common broom (known as "planta genista" in Latin) as an emblem and took their name from it. It was originally the emblem of Geoffrey of Anjou, father of Henry II of England. Wild broom is...

The Lo-Lifes, who took their name from the second syllable of Lauren's Polo line, formed in the late 1980s with a mission to accumulate as much Ralph Lauren-branded clothing as possible. It didn't matter which product line it came from, or where they found it — but all of their clothing had...

She then took my name and number and would have someone call me back. Wait. What? Call me back? A week rolled by and I had heard nothing, so I did the ol' follow-up and like, oh my gosh, they were completely full (twirling my hair with a valley girl voice). Nothing for either week, and they...

the promised freezing effect! I barely had time to register this before more blissful matters took over – namely the utterly amazing massage Winwin was now dispensing. I've lost count of the number of facials where massages are either not included or so average as to make you wonder why...

Contemporary artists who admit to being committed fans of the band include Lady Gaga (who took her name from Queen's Radio Ga Ga), Axl Rose and Katy Perry through to Dave Grohl and Mika. Across the band's 40 years, Queen's iconic logo has branded millions of album covers, inestimable...

It is not a secret that Japanese streetwear store and label Lafayette took its name from the famous street in New York City. The store focuses mainly on bringing in New York brands and its influence comes from the city as well. For the Spring/Summer 2012 season, Lafayette is launching a...

Before mutants had revealed themselves to the world, and before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Not archenemies, they were instead at first the closest of friends, working together...

Imagined by Modesto Lomba and developed by Urakas, it took its name from the designer's spring-summer 2011 collection. Inspired by an untouched meadow, the composition has top notes of fig-tree and hyacinth, a jasmine with chocolate middle and bottom notes based on amber and musk. One year...

 

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