Bottega Veneta bags: Bottega Veneta online shop and Outlet
Bottega Veneta bags - the company
The Italian luxury bags label Bottega Veneta was founded in 1966 in Vicenza (Venice).
After its bankruptcy in 2001 Bottega Veneta was taken over by the Italian bags manufacturers Gucci and so it also belongs to the PPR group.
The name Bottega Veneta means "atelier veneto" translated "Venetian atelier"
Bottega is one of the leading designer bags manufacturer in the upper price segment.
Bottega Veneta bags are called "the Bentley among the handbags".
Bottega stands for understatement according to the slogan:
"When your own initials are enough"
There is only a logo on the inside of the bags. Bottega handbags and the high quality leather accessories are very popular.
Bottega Veneta bags design - pure understatement
The founders Michele Taddei and Renzo Zengiaro have developed the for Bottega Veneta bags typical and unique technique of leather wickerwork called "intrecciato".
You will not find a logo - unlike most designer handbags Bottega bags do not have a logo.
But the bags will be recognizes because of the unique way of manufacturing.
Bottega Veneta handbags
The design of handmade Bottega luxury bags is noble and timeless - and also extremely exclusive.
The creative director of Bottega Veneta is not Italian, instead since 2001 the German Tomas Maier is the director, who was before the leader of the Hermès design team for 9 years.
Under the leadership of Tomas Maier the company came out of ones long hibernation and the bags label has reached a very high level.
Tomas Maier shuttles back and forth between his home in Florida and the Bottega office in Milan.
Bottega Veneta handbags are recognizable by their high quality design and classic elegant shapes.
As colors are often used unusual strong pastel tones.
The brand mark is the very clever used leather wickerwork with the Intrecciato pattern.
The hand-weaved soft leather is also used for belts, shoes and bracelets.
Bottega bag - the 15.000 EUR promise
How can you justify the enormous price of 800 – 15.000 EUR ?
Well, the price is in relation to the costly production in the "Venetian workshop":
For Bottega bags there are used 4 layers of finest calfskin from Naples, which are woven by hand over several days, so that a soft and although solid bag will be created.
This skilful production of a luxury leather bags is difficult and expensive, also because of the fact that the wages in Italy are of course higher than in Asia.
Perfect manual work and quality has its price.
What is a Ferrari for the man is a Bottega Veneta handbag for the ladies.
Bottega Veneta Shops - Bottega Veneta Boutiques
The luxury goods producer Bottega Veneta is represented in over 140 shops worldwide.
In Italy you will find Bottega Veneta boutiques in the following cities:
- Venice (2x)
In 2008 Bottega Veneta won the first place in a survey in the United States to be the most prestigious luxury fashion brand, even before competing luxury brands like Armani, Fendi, Gucci, Chanel, Calvin Klein and Hermès.
Bottega Veneta Outlet in Italy
In Italy you can find following Bottega Veneta Outlets:
NOVENTA DI PIAVE DESIGNER OUTLET
McArthurglen Outlet Noventa di Piave, about 40 km north of Venice
Brands: Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Carpisa, Coccinelle, Fendi, Fossil, Gucci, Guess, Pinko, Patrizia Pepe, Piquadro, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tommy Hilfiger, Valentino, Versace, ...
More information - see Noventa di Piave Outlet - 30 min from Venice
Luxury Outlet in Tuscany, about 30 km south-east of Florence
Brands: Armani, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Dior, Fendi, Gucci, Hogan, Roberto Cavalli, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tod‘s, Valentino, YSL, ...
More information - see The Mall Outlet - 30 min from Florence
Bottega Veneta Online Shop - Bottega Veneta bags online
If you would like to buy Bottega Veneta bags online we recommend to compare the prices of several online stores.
A Bottega bag is the Bentley of luxury bags - the popular model "Cabat" you can find in the Bottega Veneta online store for a price of about 4.300 EUR.
The designer bag without logo has its price, but it never comes out of fashion.
All Bottega Veneta handbag models can be found on the official Bottega Veneta website: