This venerable Lulu Guinness Embroidered Velvet Bag is a treasure -- crafted with a super-rich black velvet main fabric, adorned with stunning silvery embroidered flowers, 2 birds, and the artist's signature initial, and finished with an asymmetrical top panel, top zip closure with dog zip pull (it replace by previous owner), double black velvet handles, and one slip pocket design. The vintage piece is in great condition, with only minor signs of wear and tear on the outer bottom edges. A purse to die for, from the London-based fashion house -- its majestic design coupled with its rarity makes it a must-have item for any luxury wardrobe. This stylish accessory is fully-lined.
~ Shell Material Content:
* 100% Polyester
~ Lining material Content:
* 100% Polyester
* bag approx. Measure 16" Bottom Width x 13" Top Width x 11.5" Tall
* Handle approx. measure 7.5" Drop
Lulu Guinness store, Burlington Arcade, London
Lucinda "Lulu" Jane Guinness OBE (née Rivett-Carnac; born May 1960) is a British accessories fasjopm designer.
She was born in May 1960, the daughter of Sir Miles Rivett-Carnac 9th baronet, descended from a colonial administrator.
In 1986, she married the Honourable Valentine Guinness (born 9 March 1959), a younger son of the 3rd Baron Moyne. She has two daughters, Tara and Madeleine. The couple divorced in 2013.
Lulu was appointed an OBE for services to the Fashion Industry in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours and in 2009 received the independent Handbag Designer Awards ICONOCLAST Award for "Lifetime Achievement in Handbag Design".
Lulu Guinness company
Lulu Guinness was launched in 1989 as a handbag and accessories retailer and currently operates multinationally.
The brand unveiled its first ready-to-wear range of clothing in 2017.
As part of her 'Collectables' range, Lulu's The Florist Basket forms a permanent part of the Victoria and Albert Museum's "The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997" exhibition in London.
The brand has sold through QVC for many years with Guinness showcasing the products herself. She also used that platform to promote Paloma Faith and her music.