|Cerulian blue, canvas shoulder strap and hardware clasps that remind us of a color block painting|
HOLIDAY/SPRING 2012/13-Media Preview, NY...
Plus Heritage Collection and Shopper Reversibles available now
Luxury brand MCM showed an extensive line-up of handbags, satchels, totes and luggage a few weeks back...
|smart-use of mixed materials...Adams Canvas-|
We have previewed this European born/bred/designed line, now owned by South Korean entity- prior -over at the high-end tradeshow-Premium, in Berlin.
|Heritage Collection-Backpack and Boston Weekender|
|Honshu Tantris Weekender|
Since then, the collection that is both feminine, practical and posh- has expanded greatly, with edgy items in bright bold colors and motorcycle worthy solid hardware....to more discreet, understated elegant handbags for a more conservative customer or same gal in a different mood)...that would appeal to a broad range of ages.
And of course, the interiors of the handbags/carry-alls have changed ----to accommodate all the new electronic gadgets that are integral to modern day lives.
|M Moment Pocket Backpack, Honshu Tantris zipper backpack|
|STARK----Studded messenger/schoolbag profile gives edge to a classic|
|DON'T CHECK THIS IN....Studded doctor's bag barrel shape...removable shoulder strap....doubles as a gym bag!|
Highlights were many...as MCM has many personalities...including motocross flavored, studded pieces that hipsters world wide would covet...the Stark collection- cool haulers-in leather...the Honshu Tantris in nylon =classic silhouettes. FUN!!!!
Snakeskin/reptile embossed leathers with solid /studded leather trim on the M MOMENT and ARMOUR backpack style bags and totes....are fashionable take on a everyday carry-all staples.
... Features include large outer zipped pockets and interior room for iPads and laptops----we can see lucky high schoolers/worker bees on the subways hauling around these to and from school/work...
|STARK-Ryan Lochte Olympic Swimmer...hauled this around London---series available had the UnionJack emblazoned on....|
|gold studs trims on a logo laden backpack fashion-y take on a practical style|
|Visetos in bright neon colors....|
Quality leathers are used...and no better way to show that off than the solid shoulder bags, lady-like frame bags, and totes in fabulous tones. Discreet hardware and matching accessories are for the modern women who shun flash. Collections include First Lady and Delma...
|First Lady Croco embossed|
|First Lady embossed leather croc-tote available now|
|billfold -python lined with orange leather...|
|Italian Python print gets a wild edge -in gold chain handbag...with leather shoulder trim/details in neon colors-Veronika Isis Shoulder|
|schoolgirls will want to go to class with this bright interpretation...lime green leather straps on a logo print bag|
|so practical---a gold chain clutch to swing on one's shoulder or tuck in and carry-is actually roomy enough for a lot of 'stuff'|
Nautical inspirations...MCM's logo on a roomy weekender and satchel with removable shoulder straps...has orange side panels, leather trims...we liked these a lot.
|Gold Line Hard Briefcase-with Heritage logo print---also in black|
|Little Veronika Visetos...|
|braided center strap ends in a solid square gold clasp...a logo leather handbag with mixed materials.|
|cute barrel shape handbag....|
|lined accessories-wallets and billfolds in bright leather colors...great stocking stuffers for holidays|
|Liz Reversible Shopper|
|Bowler bag, Crossbody|
These reversible SHOPPER totes-i large and medium sizes are amazing----metallic leathers reverse to solid leathers....or animal prints reversed to a logo print in poppin' pink. Versatility personified.
More to love-----pretty Spring colors...in solid leathers- the aptly named FIRST LADY collection (some pictured above)---gold hardware chains, buckles and trim...many shapes and sizes...and the patent leather IVANA PATENT silhouettes...MCM has all kinds of women in mind with these...we can see a mom carrying any of these...with their teenage daughters 'borrowing' ----
|love this peachy pink color-in an oversized, center zip handbag...|
|studded wallets that match-up|
We loved the color combo of white, orange and black leather trim- in a classic shaped barrel shaped handbag...with fringe trim,,,discreet gold hardware, removable shoulder strap. Expect to see this all over editorials...resort/cruise line friendly...Very MCM.
|Canvas/leather from Italy-Crusie line-Very MCM...in travel sizes from toes to weekenders|
New Yorkers are lucky-there's an MCM store in the iconic landmark- Plaza Hotel (58th/59th and Fifth Avenue...MCM is also sold at boutiques worldwide and select Saks Fifth Avenue (s) and Bloomingdales. Prices typically range from $500-$1500 for carry-allls...with specialty items priced up to $2500.
INFO: MCM WORLDWIDE