Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

What Katie Did Next: Hillier Co-Designs Joseph's First Bag Line

  1. Begin Slideshow
    JosephOpener

    155

    SHARES

    0 comments
    See All Slides

    Joseph has done it again. The label synonymous with quiet, understated luxury has created its first handbag collection. And, it’s a cracker. The brand’s creative director, Louise Trotter, devised the line alongside accessories designer Katie Hillier. As technical designer, Hillier is the one to thank for the bags’ ingenious pockets and strap formations.

    We’ve been a fan of the brand for its elegant separates and wear-forever essentials for quite some time now. The bags are an extension of this style philosophy, and we wholeheartedly approve. With ballet-slipper beige, black, grey, and white as the overriding colour palette, the clutches, cross-body bags, and oversize totes almost demand to be worn everyday. The prices start at £235, which does mean that it is a real commitment to snap up one (or two) for the summer. But, as we are still wearing a Joseph pea coat from over 10 years ago, we feel that its an investment worth making. Why not see for yourself, though? The collection is exclusive to Selfridges till June. (Joseph)

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Food & Drinks

Beyond Tofu: 12 Vegetarian-Friendly Proteins

There are plenty of reasons to eat more meat-free meals: They’re nearly always cheaper, lower in calories, and better for the environment. It’s easy to get enough protein without eating animals, but the doubters often have another concern: Are these meat-free protein sources complete? The term "complete protein" read

Shopping

Joe Fresh Launches E-Commerce, Online Shoppers Rejoice

Until now, online shoppers have had to defer to department stores like JCPenney for their Joe Fresh fix. Or, physically go to one of its brick-and-mortar stores to test out the wares. But, that's all about to change now that the Canadian fast-fashion source launched e-commerce on its website this week. Though Joe Fresh read