Looking for some positive light for Italy’s future image Giannini turned to the Consorzio 100% Italiano…
In the luxury leather industry much of the work is carried out by hand using traditional skills, in order to achieve the best quality. An example of a good handbag made by these methods was estimated to have cost 90 euros in labour and, with fine materials, a total of 300 euros to produce, which makes its retail price of 500 euros a fair and reasonable figure, though these high standards don’t give anything like the profit margin that the illegal workshops do for those who use them..
The world looks to Italy for the prestige of its luxury fabrics and the renowned skill of its artisans. Sabrina Giannini’s investigation gave her severe concern that the luxury fashion market is losing sight of the value of this aspect of their Italian heritage.
60% of women own more than 10 handbags and 3% have at least 25, according to international statistics recently published! Are you one of them? Or do you have a different approach to handbags?
The Gleni staff has used our experience of the world of handbags to put together a light-hearted look at different philosophies of bag ownership.
Try this fun quiz to see which bag personality sounds most like you, then turn to the results below to see if you and Gleni are a perfect match!
Is the fashion world really as glamorous as it seems? What lies behind the glitter of the catwalk? Can Italy hold on to its heritage of making world renowned luxury goods? We look at an Italian TV report that rocks the foundations of the fashion world and exposes its darker secrets.