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 Tomas Maier, who splits time between his office in Milan and his...

by late-Rococo aristocracy), spotted prints were christened "polka dots" in the 1840s as polka music captivated the world. Since then,the popularity of the graphic little dots has only grown; in 1940, the print was so omnipresent that The Los Angeles Times remarked, "You can sign your fashion...

It is a dreary rainy day today and a Bottega Veneta video is just what I need to bring a smile to my face. NOWNESS.com premieres Viaggio Notturno, Bottega Veneta's first fashion film from director Christian Weber which will appear in stores beginning April 15th. The film combines...

Despite a design or two that doesn't quite pass muster (riveting just make ostrich skin look strangely mottled on a few of these bags), Bottega Veneta Spring 2012 stands out as a very strong handbag collection in a season that's seen a few stinkers from brands that are usually reliable....

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...

Eleanor Roosevelt in the 30s, Marilyn Monroe's bikinis in the 50s and featured throughout designs by Mary Quant and Rudi Gernreich in the 60s – during which Roy Lichenstein created his comic strip Ben-Day dot paintings and Bridget Riley produced her dotted Op Art. In the 80s the polka dot was...

I was hoping for a breathe of fresh fashion air with Bottega Veneta Resort 2013. Instead, I went all "whaaa?" over the haute fashion tracksuits designed by Tomas Maier! Or tuxedo over swimsuit! (there were some pretty designs in Bottega Veneta's collection too, only they paled in comparison...

com For a brand that uses no external logos, monograms or even so much as a tiny name stamp, a Bottega Veneta bag sure is easy to spot from a mile away. Not only does any handbag addict know Bottega's signature intrecciato woven leather well, but Tomas Maier's reign at the Italian company...

Bottega Veneta isn't one of the big, splashy, blockbuster spectacles of Milan Fashion Week to which the Italians are so preternaturally inclined, but that's one of the things that makes me look forward to it every season all the more. During his tenure at Bottega, Tomas Maier has so expertly...

Bottega Veneta is known for beautiful designs, and while you shouldn't expect the next trendy bag from the house, you should expect to see new timeless bags. There are so many bags from Bottega Veneta that I love, and now add the new Olimpia Bag to my lust-list. The Bottega Veneta Olimpia...

 

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