Not the type to shy away from all things extra, Louis Vuitton has decided that the future of fashion entails screens on designer bags.
Canvas of the Future. #LouisVuitton premiered prototypes of a new cutting-edge bag design on the runway. Watch the show now on Twitter and at https://t.co/qZIgVZCZ8i pic.twitter.com/7LjOuAExjH
— Louis Vuitton (@LouisVuitton) May 9, 2019
Unveiled at the Cruise 2020 collection show held at JFK’s TWA Flight Center last week, the prototypes aptly titled “Canvass of the Future” featured flexible screens on classic LV bags.
Two bags were shown off on the runway with flashing screens — the ultimate high-tech arm candy.
Now, dear reader, if you’re an avid follower of the folding screen trend, you’d know that this isn’t the first time we’re seeing those screens on a purse. Early this year at CES, we saw this purse from Royale — the same brand responsible for the very first functioning folding smartphone.
— Isa Rodriguez (@sisasaid) January 12, 2019
It comes as no surprise then that the same screens are used on the Louis Vuitton bags.
LV x Royole – inspired by Louis Vuitton, powered by Royole, the AMOLED flexible screen handbags are officially unveiled at the #LouisVuitton Cruise 2020 Collection. #Royole is honored to be part of the great event! #LVCruise #LVCruise2020 https://t.co/Qv9FvP9BJD
— Royole Corporation (@RoyoleOfficial) May 9, 2019
Here’s a closer look at the two-paneled Speedy in all its AMOLED screen glory.
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CRUISE 2020 MONITOR BAGS by @nicolasghesquiere HI guy, it’s MKBHDLV back at it again. We saw the Fibre Optics in the last men’s show (more info on that real soon BTW) and now this! This one wasn’t the only one in the show. There was a bucket bag with screens on both sides as well. If it ain’t OLED, count me out smh 😤 • • • #louisvuitton #lvmen #louisvuittonlover #lv #monogram #dlouisv #luxury #highend #highendfashion #fashion #louisvuittonjapan #lvsingapore #louisvuittonmalaysia #ルイヴィトン #louisvuittonparis #louisvuittonbags #louisvuittonph #lv2019 #lv2020 #lvcruise20 #lvcruise #nicolasghesquiere Prices and information are all subject to change and should be treated as estimates and guesses. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Copyright © 2018 by LOUIS VUITTON All rights reserved. We are not affiliated, associated, authorised, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with Louis Vuitton Malletier, or any of its subsidiaries or its affiliates. The official Louis Vuitton instagram can be found at @louisvuitton. The name “Louis Vuitton” as well as related names, marks, emblems and images are registered trademarks of Louis Vuitton Malletier.
As of now, there is no news on other functionalities, although some on social media have claimed that there are touchscreen capabilities on the bags. Pricing also hasn’t been unveiled although you can bet your bottom dollar it won’t be cheap as LV bags and flexy screens, on their own, can both fetch a pretty penny individually.
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CRUISE 2020 by @nicolasghesquiere Here are the other bags from the show. The Skyscraper bags are cute. Also, here’s the other *touchscreen* bag. One in the front, on in the back. So it’s pretty much just 2 iPads glued on to a Bent Box it seems. Shout out to the girl @vickyyzzzz for pulling through ♥ • • • #louisvuitton #lvmen #louisvuittonlover #lv #monogram #dlouisv #luxury #highend #highendfashion #fashion #louisvuittonjapan #lvsingapore #louisvuittonmalaysia #ルイヴィトン #louisvuittonparis #louisvuittonbags #louisvuittonph #lv2019 #lv2020 #lvcruise20 #lvcruise #nicolasghesquiere Prices and information are all subject to change and should be treated as estimates and guesses. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Copyright © 2018 by LOUIS VUITTON All rights reserved. We are not affiliated, associated, authorised, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with Louis Vuitton Malletier, or any of its subsidiaries or its affiliates. The official Louis Vuitton instagram can be found at @louisvuitton. The name “Louis Vuitton” as well as related names, marks, emblems and images are registered trademarks of Louis Vuitton Malletier.
One thing is for sure, though: The future of handbags is bright — well, as bright as the AMOLED screens.
Blow & Dry: Handy, stylish hair dryers for easy blowouts
They deserve to be in your home and in your purse
Every now and then, we’ll need a quick blowout to maintain good hair — whether it’s prepping for an event, a quick touch-up before your Zoom call, or about to run an errand and in a bit of a time crunch.
It’s not every day we’ll need a fabulous blow-dryer that will cost us an arm or leg. Or purchase an expensive one and call it an investment. (Guilty as charged!)
Sometimes, what we need are hair dryers that work. Fast and easy, just the way you’ll like it.
Panasonic EH-NA27 Nanoe Hair Dryer
Carol, GadgetMatch’s Lifestyle Editor, swears by Panasonic’s lineup of Nanoe hair dryers. While her personal choices are a bit chic and ritzy, there are affordable options that certainly do the trick.
The Panasonic EH-Na27 brings in its patented technology, gathering water from the air, and uses it — along with negative ions — to create Nanoe droplets and Double Mineral Ions. It’s the secret to shiny and bouncy hair!
Mi Ionic Hair Dryer
If you’re looking for an affordable yet good-looking hair dryer, say no more. Xiaomi’s Mi Ionic hair dryer solves all your dilemmas: a portable form factor, minimalist and classy design (especially in that white colorway), high volume, and quick-drying technology.
Since it’s an ionic hairdryer, it’s supposedly safer and better compared to ceramic ones — and it won’t leave your hair smelling burnt.
Soocas H5/H3s Hair Dryer
Chay, GadgetMatch’s Creative Director, shared how her GadgetMatch in 2018 was not a phone but a hair dryer. Yes, it was a Soocas hair dryer, which recently had a product refresh.
To Chay, the Soocas hairdryer ticks her three main considerations in looking for a hair dryer: price, power, and design. And more importantly, it doesn’t stop working from overheating despite having an affordable price tag.
Philips Drycare Advanced Hair Dryer HP8233/00
Philips has been around for years, and they certainly produce hair dryers within your reach. The Philips Drycare Advanced hair dryer comes with a professional power as if you have your own hairdresser.
It also comes with multiple temperature settings for less hair damage and a long-lasting look. And more importantly, it sports technology that has an anti-frizz effect to help you achieve that shiny-looking hair.
Imarflex Hair Dryer HD-2210C
If you prefer it classic and generic like any hair dryers found in your mom’s closet, Imarflex retained that familiar look with its hair dryers. The HD-2210C comes with Ionic haircare system and easy toggle between hot and cold temperature settings.
It makes for the perfect hair dryer for a quick and easy blowout, especially when you’re in a hurry. And it certainly won’t break your wallet.
The Starbucks x FILA collection is what we need for hot summer vibes
Live life and have fun in a distinct style
Hold up! Hot girl summer ain’t over yet.
For the first time, Starbucks is collaborating with FILA on an exclusive, co-branded collection of sporty-street-summery style essentials.The Starbucks x FILA collection blends rich brand heritage with classic and modern design. Wearing FILA’s signature white, navy, and red, the collection showcases bold yet timeless designs as seen in the drinkware and lifestyle accessories.
Surely, you’d love to get your hands on these accessories if you’re a fan of timeless yet distinct styles. It’s evident in these tumblers, cups, pouches, and bags!
Where to get
Starbucks x FILA collection will be available starting July 20, 2021, at select Starbucks stores across the Asia-Pacific region while supplies last. In the Philippines, it will also be available in the Starbucks flagship store on Lazada.
Thecoopidea makes the coolest and cutest accessories
They’re just oh so cute!
Caution: cuteness overload!
Thecoopidea, a lifestyle brand established in 2012, has a lot of partnerships with cute brands like Sanrio, Line, and Barbapapa. They weren’t on my radar until a friend shared with me their Sanrio collaboration — which made me giddy.
From wireless charging pads, true wireless earbuds, power banks, and even Apple watch strap sets, thecoopidea’s collaboration surely can make your accessories look cute and fun.
Thecoopidea collaborated with Sanrio, producing gadgets and accessories branded with our favorite characters. From Hello Kitty, My Melody, Little Twin Stars, Cinnamoroll, Pompompurin, Marumofubiyori, and even Ahirunopekkle — they’re just oh so cute.
Even the popular cartoon Barbapapa — based on a children’s picture book of the same name — has a collaboration with thecoopidea in a sweet black and pink theme.
Line Friends meets thecoopidea
Mini Brown and Mini Cony of LINE friends found themselves floating in cuteness in thecoopidea’s store. The collection introduces charging pads, belts, wireless earbuds, laptop sleeves, and backpacks — all in LINE Friends branding.
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