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Is Love Moschino and Moschino the same?

To answer the question is Love Moschino and Moschino, the same.

My answer will be French Normandy style: yes and no. Happy with my answer? Let’s see why I can’t give a straight answer.

Yes, because Love Moschino and Moschino are the same fashion house, same fashion brand.

The Moschino collection includes the following labels, also called diffusion lines for men and women.

  • Moschino main label for women and men
  • Moschino Cheap and Chic is a secondary youthful label, created in 1988 and exclusively for women and is since 2014 called Boutique Moschino
  • Love Moschino another secondary label for women and men. Until 2008, it was called Moschino Jeans another chic line
  • Moschino also has since 2009 “Maison Moschino,” a train station on Viale Monte Grappa, Milan.

No, Love Moschino and Moschino are not the same because the customer base is very different, one for more affluent people looking for a more unconventional style, the other, younger and much less affluent looking for a known and more wearable designer brand Moschino.

Yet, I know many affluent customers who swear by Love Moschino.

Many claim that the difference between Moschino and Love Moschino is the price, and I can’t entirely agree.

Indeed, the beautiful runway style Silk Organza Dress With Sequin Embroidery at $6,500 is way pricier than the Love Moschino Fleece Dress Crystal Logo at $286.

Look at both pictures. The styles are entirely different, as well as the price and the material. The Moschino is 100% Silk with no branding – the design is the branding. The love Moschino dress is 95% Cotton, 5% Elastan with a printed, very noticeable brand – Is Love Moschino and Moschino the same, really not looking at the design!

Is Love Moschino and Moschino the same

Think about yourself, which dress would you wear to a chic party? Which one for shopping?  

Let’s look at handbags, the Face Print Clutch at $550 or the Clutch With Stars at $115, as for the dresses, one has a prominent logo, for the other one, the design is the logo. Same question as before: is Love Moschino and Moschino the same, really not looking at these beautiful handbag designs.

Is Love Moschino and Moschino the same

We could go on and on 😊

Now, do you think that the difference between Moschino and Love Moschino is “only” the price tag?

I know you are already asking about Boutique Moschino. This third line is also a diffusion line well placed between the two other lines.

Boutique is a bit more “exotic” than Love Moschino with a lower price tag than Moschino.

The final answer is that both lines are from the same fashion house with different designs and prices.  I hope I answered your question, is Love Moschino and Moschino the same.

Quick Moschino history

Moschino was founded near Milan in 1983 by Franco Moschino.

Contrary to other fashion designers, Franco’s family owned an iron foundry. He wanted to become an artist painter.

Franco Moschino enrolled at the famous Marangoni Institute. During his studies, he worked as an illustrator for fashion magazines and fashion designers. After graduation, he worked for Versace as an illustrator.

In 1983, Moschino started Moonshadow, and launched Moschino Couture!

He created casualwear and jeans but quickly extended to lingerie, eveningwear, shoes, menswear, and perfumes.

Moschino’s designs were innovative and uncommon, like the famous eccentric black denim mini-skirt decorated with plastic fried eggs

He was called the Jean-Paul Gaultier of Italian fashion for his highly creative designs.

Franco loved playing with statements like “Expensive Jacket” embroidered in gold across the back of a cashmere jacket.

He loved mocking fashion classics such as the Chanel jacket with very showy details making him quite famous in the industry he satirized.

Before his death, Franco worked to raise money for hospices for children with AIDS. He passed in 1994 at the age of 44 from AIDS ☹

Rossella Jardini, Former Moschino creative director, took over and fulfilled the role of “creative witness,” preserving the style and philosophical tactic.

In 1999 Moschino joined the group Aeffe created by Alberta Ferretti and include Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini and Pollini.

In 2013, Jeremy Scott became Moschino’s creative director.

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How to Keep your Designer Bag Clean and Sanitized

Cleaning a Designer Bag

In this so-called new normal, it’s more important than ever to keep our Designer Bag clean and sanitized as much as possible. And if you’re already going out, then you’re probably carrying your bag everywhere you go, putting it on different surfaces and touching it constantly. We need to keep it as clean and sanitized as possible.

So we wanted to share a few tips with you on how you can keep your bag clean without ruining it since different materials require different cleaning solutions. So if you want to keep your handbag clean and in top shape, you’ll want to continue reading.

Designer Bag Cleaning

Don’t use alcohol.

Alcohol maybe a great way to sanitize many things, but your designer bag is not one of them, especially if it’s made of authentic or synthetic leather. Damage done by directly rubbing alcohol may be irreversible.

Of course, if your tote bag is made of a sturdy, plastic material trying to use alcohol is worth a try. Use a bit on a discrete part of your bag and see if you notice a change after a couple of days.  But remember that, even if you don’t notice any harm, alcohol is a very aggressive substance that should not be used as a long-term solution.

How about baby wipes or specialized cleaning wipes?

Designer handbag Cleaning wipes are a better option, but still non-desirable. Since some of them also have alcohol to some degree, it’s better to use them on non-leather materials since these are more likely to withstand the chemical reactions caused by cleaning products.

Textile accessories or materials handle these solutions better. And you should have no problem using these wipes on metallic components in your bag. Just be sure to watch if you notice any change in color or shine of these elements.

The classic solution: water and soap.

Cleaning your top-handles designer bag with a towel using water and soap is always a good idea since you’re not using aggressive chemicals that could fade your colors or wear the bag itself. Please don’t use too much water or soap either. Dry it immediately, so dampness is not a problem, especially on the inside of your bag.

Try to use soap with the less-acidic pH possible. And wipe immediately, so it only works on the surface on your bag and doesn’t penetrate it.

The specialized solution.

The good news is there are solutions specially made to clean your bag without the risk of deterioration. Anti-bacterial cleanses work outside your bag but also on the inside.

Leather bags benefit greatly from specialized leather gels and shampoos that wipe out any contaminants from your beautiful designer bag without damaging it, and water stop sprays work as a coating layer for leather, suede, synthetic and textile materials. So it may be a good idea to use it as a precaution before leaving home.

The BEST Option.

It’s a simple one really but by far the most effective solution to keep COVID-19 out of your system even if it reaches your designer bag: wash your hands constantly. It’s not a disinfectant solution per se, but it is by far the best way to keep your bag clean and the risk of having something ugly in there that you could get as low as possible. Wash your hands before and after touching it, and it should remain clean as long as you also make sure the surfaces in contact with it are also as clean as possible. Always be mindful of where you leave it and who might be in contact with it.

Also, remember some models of designer bag come with a dust bag included. You may want to keep it handy these days as it’s a great way to protect it now more than ever.

Can you think of any other solutions?

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Why Choose a Crossbody Bag?

We know it: there’s a lot to consider when choosing a new bag for your wardrobe. Thing is, you may already have the right amount of handbags (we’re NEVER going to say enough or too many!) and a fair share of shoulder bags. But are you lacking some a crossbody bag recently? We’re going to tell you why you should start choosing your next crossbody bag today.

A Crossbody Bag is practical.

crossbody bag designerOf course, you can wear a crossbody bag across your body. But many models are featuring an adjustable that will allow you also to use it as a typical shoulder bag and still look fantastic. There’s nothing weird on experimenting with different configurations to see what fits better over your body type, height, etc.

If the strap is also removable, then great! You can have yourself a clutch bag or a handbag by merely removing and storing the strap. Now you’re starting to get this experimentation idea.

Crossbody bags also come in different sizes and shapes so you can be sure you’ll find something that will be not only beautiful but also an ideal fit for your everyday needs.

They come in different materials.

Now you know they can be used in various ways due to their inherent flexibility. But another great thing about crossbody bags is that designers have been implementing exciting ideas into their models in the last few years.

Of course, a leather crossbody bag is a beauty since you can find them in different neutral colors such as black or brown. These, alongside the elegance and exquisite sensation to the touch, give any crossbody bag a sense of fashion and taste that can’t be matched.

But there’s more than just leather when it comes to this kind of bag. There’s synthetic leather, of course, but a smooth feel with less impact on our environment. There are also different kinds of plastic materials that offer distinct sensations, looks, and characteristics. More options mean more ways to use this as a regular or particular part of your look whenever you need to.

They’re made to make you look amazing.

Crossbody bags are flexible in their style for a reason. And that’s because they’re meant to be an accessory that complements your look and highlights your style.

Yes, they can be flashy or call for attention. But they never get in the way of your overall look. And can be used in different configurations so you can show ow your makeup, clothes, or other accessories go alongside it.

These bags are unique because they make you look exceptional. You’ll feel like a particular bag is an essential part of a given look more often than not.

They’re ideal for different situations.

You may not be the type of person that likes to switch their stuff between different bags too often, and that’s perfectly fine! Crossbody bags tend to have more than enough space for your things, even if they’re on the smaller size. They also come with various internal configurations, so you have zippers, lined compartments or pockets to keep all your stuff organized and stay hands-free.

So you probably won’t need to switch bags for a shopping trip, a school day or a date, unless you wish to. These bags have everything you need to be comfortable, have everything you need, and look fabulous in every given situation. We’d call that a universal benefit from owning a crossbody bag.

So there you have it! These are just a few reasons why you should choose a crossbody bag. What other reasons could you think of? And if you don’t like crossbody handbags, what’s your preferred model then?

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Minimalist vs. Complex Designer Handbags. Which one is better?

There’s a time when we ask ourselves this question: how complex are Designer Handbags that are perfect for me? Over time, we tend to experiment with really flashy, big, sophisticated bags, and with the other choice, which is bags that are simple, but beautiful and elegant without many elements.

So the time will come when we have to decide which one is better for us. That’s why we’re here today to answer this question for you.

Let’s start by defining a few key elements to differentiate these two options before considering new crossbody bags or any other Designer handbags.

What are minimalist Designer handbags?

Designer handbagsIt’s a usually smaller size, with a sober color or a color that does not have any highlights, minimum appliques, accessories, or other elements that would otherwise take attention out of the bag itself. The handle or shoulder strap of Designer handbags is usually of the same material, and it’s something that looks like a natural extension of the bag itself.

Given its size, the interior is also quite limited, but enough for all your essentials and more than enough for many who try to keep only their essentials with them. That gives a great sense of organization, knowing exactly where your things are, no matter the situation.

Of course, even if it’s a designer bag, the logo and unique characteristics of certain brands are kept to a minimum, so you may not be able to show off a logo as much as you’d like with a minimalistic top handles handbag.

What’s a complex handbag?

More complex handbags are indeed a work of design in terms of using different colors, details, and even textures within a single piece. It’s flashy; it’s meant to turn heads and to call out for attention. They’re also usually a little bigger so they can incorporate as many different elements as possible. Accessories, appliques, and highlights are typically used as much as possible on one of these. The logo or designer brand is also usually featured in a big way.

The interior of these handbags usually offers more details. There may be zippers, inside lined pockets and overall more space and freedom to decide what you carry with you, and where. Although it’s usually a little messier inside if you take a lot of things with you, making it a little less possible to keep a tidy, organized interior, especially if you’ve moved around quite a bit during the day.

So, back to the big question: what’s the right handbag for me then?

First of all, be mindful of your ways, your personality, and your wardrobe, they’ll set the tone for your needs when it comes to a new bag. Are you a colorful person who carries a lot on an everyday basis? Go for a bigger, flashier bag that will speak for you. If you want something discrete for a formal dinner or work, maybe a minimalistic handbag is right for you.

Of course, you also need to take into account your taste in terms of colors, materials, and accessories. We’re not saying it’s impossible to find a bigger minimalistic model of Designer handbags or that all complex ones are calling for attention. We’re assuming they follow some rules, just as you do when you pick your attire for the day.

But the short answer is this: you’ll probably need both! We know we’re continually evolving our looks, changing, maturing. You’ll need different bags for different occasions. That’s the beauty of these products: they can represent a different side of yours, a certain feeling for a particular event, or only and more importantly: a mood.

So try not to lock yourself into one category. Both options are viable for everyone, and your favorite designers and brands know this correctly. That’s why each year, there’s a wide variety of models that will fit perfectly into your look on different days and situations.

Do you have a thumb rule to choose new designer handbags? What is it?