Lifestyle editor for Asia, Ong Chin Huat, takes a close look at The Celine Luggage Tote.

Lifestyle editor for Asia Chin takes a close look at The Celine Luggage Tote

The Celine Luggage Tote, square in shape but definitely hip, has been causing ripples and waves among the fashion and style cognoscenti the world over.

Fashion bible WWD has officially declared Celine’s luggage tote as the it-handbag during New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012. Actresses, models, socialites, stylists, influential editors and front rowers have been spotted carrying Celine’s luggage tote during the collections in Paris, London, Milan and New York. Celebrities from Kim Kardashian and Naomi Campbell to Rihanna and Carey Mulligan have been photographed cradling this much desired bag around their arms. Even Oprah Winfrey has been seen carrying it on her days off.

The Celine Luggage Tote, square in shape but definitely hip, has been causing ripples and waves among the fashion and style cognoscenti the world over.

Available in five sizes – Medium, Shoulder, Mini, Micro and Nano ( from large to small), there is also an oversized and less structured version called the Luggage Phantom. The Luggage Tote is available in a variety of colours (either in solid or two or three tones) and materials which vary according to the season.

Introduced in 2010, the Celine Luggage Tote was designed by Phoebe Philo. The frenzy for this much coveted bag shows no signs of abating anytime soon, with a long waiting list for the current season‘s offering which come in colours like Red, Deepsea, Rust, Khaki, Cream and Camel in materials like calfskin and python.

The Celine Luggage Tote, square in shape but definitely hip, has been causing ripples and waves among the fashion and style cognoscenti the world over.

Céline Luggage:

From a clear and classic construction, its graphic look and its generous proportions make the Luggage an essential piece, both iconic and of the moment.

  • Available in variety of colours and material options which varies by season
  • Colours for Spring13– Camel, Red, Deepsea, Black, Khaki, Rust, White, Natural, Cream
  • Material Options for Spring13 – Drummed Calfskin, Textured Calfskin, Smooth Calfskin, Python & Calfskin
  • Discreet branding, no hardware, yet very recognizable
  • Sizes: Medium, Shoulder, Mini, Micro and Nano

Céline Luggage Phantom:

  • Modern interpretation of the Luggage, the Luggage Phantom is meant to be oversized and less structured
  • Interpreted in softer but very luxurious and natural leathers
  • Surprising details: long braided zip pullers, side links to close the bag
  • Sizes: Large & Medium
  • Available in variety of colours and material options which varies by season
  • Colours Spring13 – Black, Beige, Midnight, Burgundy, Tan
  • Material Options Spring13 – Supple Calfskin, Suede, Natural Calfskin, Stamped Calfskin, Python
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