One of the first things Tomas Maier did when he arrived at Bottega Veneta in 2001 was reinstitute the brand's slogan from the 1970s, "When Your Own Initials Are Enough." In the 11 years since, he's turned around a company that was very near bankruptcy. Today, his runway shows are one of the...

Featuring Patricia van der Vliet & Terron Wood by Tomas Maier. A meditation on the romance of travel, the anonymity of hotel life and clandestine bedtime rituals, today's NOWNESS premiere marks Bottega Veneta's debut foray into fashion films. The luxury leather brand's creative director...

MILAN–The first thing you noticed about Tomas Maier's fall Bottega Veneta collection wasn't the Tippi Hedren-style French twists, or the the light, bright overcoats. Instead, it was the tufts of leather sticking out from the label's classic basket weave handbags. These roughed-up styles...

In fact, the dress, first spotted at Tomas Maier's Bottega Veneta Fall 2011 show, was almost– almost– downright prim with t-strap sandals, oversize baubles and a bouffant do. But a spectrum of orange via peek-a-boo creamsicle dress, burnt amber Casadei satinesque pumps, tangerine quilted...

For a brand historically known for its leather goods, it should come as no surprise that the strongest pieces in Bottega Veneta's FW11 collection were those made from the animal hide. Head of Creative Design Tomas Maier, a man so focused on minimalism that he removed the "h" from his first...

Coming off a Spring collection in cool shades of chalk, charcoal, and black, Tomas Maier's pre-fall outing for Bottega Veneta positively popped with color. There were bold, color-blocked coats and solid silk shifts in vivid primary hues. Even the more fitted sleeveless sheaths in Prince of...

Bottega Veneta began with Karolina Kurkova in a shaggy mustard coat and bouffant ‘do - a seemingly direct ode to the '60s lady - before morphing into something much more modern and original. Designer Tomas Maier made ingenious use of fabrics and textures to tweak classic silhouettes like prim...

If you haven't enjoyed the occasional deconstructed, undone intrecciato bags that Bottega Veneta has done in the past few seasons, you might want to skip a fair portion of this post. If you liked those ideas, though, Tomas Maier sure has a collection for you. Bottega Veneta Fall 2011 takes the...

accessories, will be delighted to know that creative director, Tomas Maier, played a large role in designing the flagship store. Every furnishing of the 200 square meter space is an extension of the craftsmanship found in Bottega Veneta design. "I'm delighted that Bottega Veneta is finally...

At Bottega, creative director Tomas Maier instead uses brand signatures, woven intrecciato leather and beyond, to construct a wardrobe of bags that real, grown women would be proud to wear. Bottega Veneta's Resort 2016 handbags are for adults, just like the brand's bags always are. Bottega...

 

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