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It's not every day that a household luxury label premieres a new handbag. So, when it happens, the fashion set turns out in droves. Such was the case at Tuesday night's Ferragamo dinner held in honor of the brand's new Fiamma bag collection. The line's small, ladylike silhouette is perfect for evening. And, what's a company to do when a perfect-for-evening bag launches? Throw a sophisticated nighttime soiree to match, of course.
Karolina Kurkova, Lily Aldridge, Louisa Gummer, Martha Hunt, and a well-clad crew headed to Midtown to toast the purse in style. We were especially impressed with the monochromatic outfits that made for crisp, transitional night-out attire. Pleated skirts were in abundance, and sleek, two-piece ensembles bared plenty of toned midriffs — a rather chic party for a bag. Click through, and tell us your favorite look in the comments below.
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