"An analysis of the social symbology of this accessory, so often more important than the clothing itself."
"For The Love Of Bags is a coffee table book every girl should own, including your bestie. If she's a lover of accessories, she needs this."
"Get BoF's perspective on designer bags and small leather goods, covering key competitive shifts, including what, why and how consumers buy in the US and China, the category's biggest markets."
"Hermès Birkin. Lady Dior. Chanel 2.55. Fendi Baguette. Handbags and how they became a fashion icon, carried by celebrities from Princess Diana to Sarah Jessica Parker."
"Whether it is a behind-the-scenes look at how these classic styles came to be or taking a front-seat look at how iconic women taught us how what it means to accessorize, this is a must-have for fashion lovers."
About the Author
Julia Werner is an experienced journalist and book author. A graduate of the German School of Journalism in Munich, she has versatile journalistic experience in the field of fashion and lifestyle, e.g. as a style columnist for the Süddeutsche Zeitung and as deputy editor-in-chief of Glamour Magazine. She lived and worked for five years in Florence ― the center of international bag making. Sandra Semburg studied film and acting in New York and has worked as a photographer for numerous magazines and labels. Her photos have appeared in American Vogue, German Harper's Bazaar and garancedoré.fr, among others. Since 2010, she has been traveling to the most important fashion shows as a street style photographer and shows the latest trends on her blog aloveisblind.com.