Bottega Veneta, whose birthplace is Veneto, Italy, has rapidly become one of the top
fashion brands in the world. Having shot up to fame in the seventies and eighties, the company managed to
firmly establish itself at the very pinnacle of the fashion pile. Tomas Maier was ushered in as Creative
Director in 2001 and has put his unmistakably chic stamp on the luxury goods house ever since. With his
innate understanding of discreet, modern elegance and Bottega’s heritage and reputation for quality and
craftsmanship, this creative marriage has proven to be one of the most perfect matches. "I have stuck to the
basic principles - great design, the finest quality and a most unique make," he explains.
For the spring collection Maier has sprinkled his magic once again. Styles like the woven grommet bag (in blue
and army green), the slouchy gold hobo bag, the east west doctor shoulder bag, and the small link chain intrecciato
are classics, yet effortlessly modern. And, Bottega addicts are sure to love summer’s very new wood stack wedge
slingbacks in black or brown. "My aim for Bottega is simple: to make beautiful things." And that Maier most
certainly does in the best possible way.
Bottega Veneta are most famed for their handcrafted lattice-work (woven leather so soft and supple it feels like
silk) on handbags. Fashion addicts are falling over their heels to get their hands on these amazing butter-soft
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