The opening of Fendi’s new flagship New York store on 57th Street, along with the release of 3Baguette project, brought a lot of name in fashion and entertainment.
In a luxury condominium on the 83rd floor of the 90-story glass skyscraper, Fendi baguettes were being carried, talked about and gawked over all night, due too celebrities invitation to personalize handbags.
Headliner Rihanna in a pink fur and shiny brown dress, toting her two signature baguette designs, was one of the five leading designers behind Fendi’s 3Baguette Bag charity campaign.
Rihanna’s Baguette was adorned with a double F pattern on the flap, a back that’s embroidered in black lurex on mink tone on tone, black velvet sides and front, a croc leather handle and the black crystal stones on the signature double F closure.
The other four women chosen to spearhead the project were Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Feinstein, Leandra Medine, Jourdan Dunn.
The actriz from Sex and the City’s contribution is a 3Baguette adorned with a luxe purple satin, black velvet and gold galuchat flap, gold strap with a gold back. Sarah Jessica Parker’s design was undoubtedly ClubDelux favorite.
Rachel Feinstein drew inspiration from a Pompeii mosaic floor pattern for her 3Baguette while her Micro Baguette reimagines the portraits of Florentine Renaissance artists. Leandra Medine decked her Baguette with Moroccan inspired embroidery while Jourdan Dunn’s Baguette paid tribute to the Jamaican flag featuring the colors yellow, green, and black. British model Jourdan Dunn, whose sleek and simple beige bag that she designed to be “fun” was an homage to her Jamaican heritage.
Fendi creative director Karl Lagerfeld played host for the evening.
There’s no denying that the Fendi Baguette has a special place in the hearts of many a bold styled woman (and probably a few Sex and the City appreciating men, as well).