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SA Menswear Week AW18: Will the real Rosey and Vittori please stand up?

February 12, 2018

Who are Rosey and Vittori?

Not the people but the brand. Their AW18 show at SA Menswear Week revealed very little of an original and cohesive collection. We saw Gucci’s snake and Kenzo’s eye. Even a Balenciaga-style Bazar Shopper with Gucci straps, and snake, tiger and floral badges. We saw palm prints, oriental prints, velvet and snow-washed denim.

It looked diabolical!

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How to clean Louis Vuitton vernis

April 19, 2016

How to clean Louis Vuitton Vernis 02Stumped by how to clean Louis Vuitton vernis? The solution is sitting in your desk drawer.

My Saturday afternoon routine always includes a quick squizz inside the Louis Vuitton store at the Waterfront to view the latest additions to my Objects of Desire list. A few weeks ago, I got chatting to an assistant (Hello Neville:) who showed me how to clean Louis Vuitton vernis, the lacquered or patent surface which LV is renowned for.

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