It is already known that Fendi has commissioned five iconic women to design 3Baguette bags to support a charity project in celebration of the grand opening of the Fendi boutique on Madison Avenue. The Italian luxury fashion house has now unveiled the personalized celebrity creations. Each 3Baguette bag is completely unique and fully interpreted creation that will be auctioned to benefit five charities of the designers’ choice.
The chart-topping performing artist has put her creative skills to work on 3Baguette as well as Micro Baguette. Infused with her strong and distinctive style, the 3Baguette bag features a double F pattern on the flap and the back is embroidered in black lurex on mink tone on tone. While the black velvet adorns the sides and front, the croco handle creates a beautiful contrast and the black crystal stones give a luxurious touch to the closure. Rihanna decked up the Micro Baguette in gunmetal grey with beaded embroidery. With matching ultra-black ruthenium accessories, the bag is a perfect charm for Rihanna’s 3Baguette. The singer chose to donate to Clara Lionel Foundation. At the timing of penning this post, Rihanna’s creations are demanding a bid of $330,000.
Sarah Jessica Parker –
The Sex and the City star has upped the oomph of 3Baguette with smooth black velvet, rich purple satin, gold galuchat and shades of blue and cream. Her creation glams up with precious materials that create an “F” with two perpendicular golden lines and blend effortlessly with the gold hardware closure. Sarah Jessica Parker’s Micro Baguette complements the 3Baguette bag in the same shades. The award-winning actress and producer chose to donate to Brain Trauma Foundation. The current bidding amount listed on 3Baguette & Micro Baguette by Sarah Jessica Parker, at the time of writing, is $30,000.
While blogger Leandra Medine’s 3Baguette features Moroccan-inspired embroidery on the front flap, Jourdan Dunn gave a Jamaican touch to her 3Baguette bag featuring the colors yellow, green, and black of the country’s flag. Also visual artist Rachel Feinstein was inspired by a Pompeii mosaic floor pattern for designing 3Baguette bag and her Micro Baguette takes inspiration from the beautiful portraits of Florentine Renaissance artists.
Take a look at the video showing Rihanna designing her Fendi creations –[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nx-Tv70KZb4&w=853&h=480]
The ongoing online auction will end on March 13th, 2015.
Fendi celebrates the opening of the new flagship store in New York which is located at the corner of 57th Street and Madison Avenue. Designed by renowned architect Peter Marino, it carries the Woman Collection with Leather Goods, Accessories, Shoes, Furs and Ready to wear.
The stunning facade has columns and arches in travertine marble enhancing the enduring glory of Rome.
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