It's already early December, which means that people are slowly getting in the mood for the most solemn time of the year! It's time for cosiness, it's time for love, it's time to be prepared fo Christmas and Chanukka!
There is probably no better feeling than shared happiness, no better feeling than realising your family is the best one in the world, your friends are amazing and things turned out the be exactly the way you always wished them to be. These two months are about these little moments that make our hearts beat. Well, why are we talking about all this? Because in leading up to Christmas, we'll be holding your hand and helping you to pick the best presents for all your loved ones!
Your friends and family deserve the very best - a little present straight from the heart - even if it's small, it'll spread joy, love and happiness!
Don't worry if you still have no idea which present to get for your lovers - we offer you a few possibilities, direct from your MCM German Blogger Ambassadors, This is Jane Wayne! To start, you could have a browse with our exclusive online partners to find a wonderful MCM gift there - you'll find the perfect match for your family & friends!
All of the beauties above can be found through the following Online Shops:
They all ship worldwide and offer the finest MCM selections! We've hand-picked our lovelies from the best known e-shops in the world - so you are just one click away from getting your hands on one of these MCM cuties. Hurry up before someone else gets your object of desire before you do so!
For the first section of our Ultimate MCM Holiday Gift Guide 2012 we'd like to present the sweetest and most adorable companions for your favourite lady! It doesn't matter if you want to make your sister happy, your mother, wife or girlfriend. Remember - the only thing you have to is: Decide! No easy challenge because ladies absolutely know what they want. Trust in us, Jane Wayne and discover our fave MCM bags and accessories FOR HER!
To make it a bit more simple for you, here are four more beauties for you discover and fall in love with! Just think about the lady you want to make happy with a little present - does she need a new companion that offers enough space for all of her everyday-stuff? Or is she a fan of romantic nights, elegant dresses and small handbags? Maybe she just needs a new wallet? Here are some more present suggestions including some of our most adorable items:
Synonymous with prestige and exquisite European craftsmanship, the Nuovo tote represents the meeting point between chic, classic design and modern innovation. An elegant touch for both office and off-duty ensembles.
The First Lady tote is nothing less than a showstopper. Evocatively finished in crocodile embossed leather, this bag has been expertly crafted by European artisans. Designed to make an elegant impression at every outing.
Hard to decide?
To make it a bit easier for you to imagine how our MCM must-have items might look while carrying them trough day and night, we prepared some style suggestions for you. See our favourite picks combination with our RTW-collection (exclusively through available in MCM flagship stores around the globe) here:
That's how the lady of choice would like with her new MCM!
If you want to keep it a bit more down to earth, or probably you just want to show your sister/mother/best- or girlfriend that she means a lot to you through a litte surprise that isn't only nice t look at but useful at the same time, try these MCM lovelies:
Keep your essentials stylishly organised with the First Lady Zip Wallet from MCM. A sleek design in rich leather, it boasts branded hardware embellishment for added allure.
Our MCM Belt and the cute Key Case:
Our elegant beauty cases are for real ladies: You can't beat the enduring appeal of a classically styled beauty cases, like this piece from MCM. Striking in their simplicity, this accessory flaunts multiple pockets to keep the essentials organised.
But what about all of the masculine MCM lovers? Oh yes, that's the next section this Holiday Guide 2012! It's all about the boys, their favourite bags and their Must-Haves under the Christmas tree - let's have a look:
Besides all the bags and accessories, you should take a closer look at our super cool sneaker collection "Urban Nomad" that hits the stores world wide. I am deeply in love with all of the pieces and cannot decide between the classic Cognac Visetos, the deep blue edition or the pearly-white sneakers with our iconic logo.
Whatever you choose for Christmas, make sure to take a closer look at our online stores to find a MCM flagship boutique close to you.
If you're not near one of our ultra-stylish boutiques, We would recommend the following holiday
gift solutions, just for you!
As we mentioned, each of our e-partners feature worldwide shipping and offer the finest MCM selections! We picked our lovelies from the best known e-shops in the world - so you are just one click away from getting your hands on one of these MCM cuties. Hurry up before someone else gets your object of desire before you do so!
The curtain rises for bags and leather goods for men:
Every man needs an Urban Styler, non? This smart is the perfect mix of sportive elements and a refined minimalist multifunctional appeal. With an emphasis on practicality, this bag was designed for dexterous & versatile use, handcrafted with original cowhide. With a bevy of pockets & compartments, this clever bag is built for the urban businessman on-the-go. Oh yes!
The colour of this winter: chocolate brown! Back to nature and back to decent colours. Our world-renowned Stark collection makes a dazzling comeback this season unveiling vibrant new colours, unanticipated shapes and animated designs. Adorned with assembalges of patterned studs, this bold-chic collection exudes personality, grandeur & flair. This season, the handcrafted Stark features black nickel hardwares & studs guaranteeing robust style statements.
FUNK ROCK LUXURY:
This wallet needs a comparable black bag - what about this small messenger (also known as our 'Schoolish' line) in decent black, hmm? Oh, they fit perfectly together, non? Featuring constellations of elegant studs, our latest Funk Rock Luxury wallet fuses boldness with style. Handcrafted with original cowhide, our latest edition is versatile in not only style, but functionality. With a capacious interior, patterned geometric studs and elegant hand-sewn hardwares. The Funk Rock Luxury wallet exudes a bold-chic aesthetic for edgier fashion cognoscenti worldwide.
Cognac Visetos is THE name of MCM’s most iconic leather goods and luggage collections - and everybody should own one piece of this collection. It reflects elegance, sense of style and a strong belief in heritage and craftsmanship. This signature pattern combines the timeless MCM logo, laurel and diamond. Each MCM piece bearing the Cognac Visetos design represents the essence of traditional luxury travel. This year we have redesigned our flagship collection based on the classic shapes but with new and modern design details. Do you like it?
Back to school after winter break, hmm? No worries, you can go to school again to wear this outstanding MCM beauty! It's a special piece for all the MCM lovers and a wonderful a luxury companion for everybody. With a robust assortment of generously capacious exterior pockets, the svelte Schoolish line emanates elan, refinery & elegance. Handcrafted with original cow hide, this sophisticated new collection fuses practicality & style, available in four dynamic shapes perfect for global connoisseurs, urbanites & style-savants alike.
Chocolate brown might be the colour of the season, but NEON is the colour of a super cool generation with an individual state-of-mind! So choose a strong colour and light up your daily life. You cannot be wrong with this outstanding lover, 'cause MCM lovers adore backpacks and secondly, they want to underline their trendy style and classical design. It's about the mix and this colourful lovely is the right decision for every guy. Believe us!
Whether or not they're a tech-enthusiast, we need our electronic lovelies - so, what's more necessary than a beautiful case to protect our business tablets, so to keep them safe and beautiful, hmm? In this section of our Ultimate MCM Holiday Gift Guide 2012 we'd like to present our unisex lovelies: our tech style-solutions:
The spruce Express Visetos collection is handmade for lightness, convenience and movement, with an eye for functionality. With a deliberate emphasis on simplicity, the dapper collection features an intentional departure from lavish hardwares, conveying stylishness via simplicity. The Express Visetos Collection is handcrafted with original cowhide trim with black nickel-plated brass hardwares, perfect for active urbanites & stlye connoisseurs alike.
Celebrating of our latest campaign entitled 'Munich Wildlife', we proudly unveil our latest new leopard-inspired design, the Funk Rock Luxury collection. Boasting original cowhide trim, contrasting stud sizes and an exotic aesthetic, the new collection exudes maximalist sophistication without ostentation. It's a gift for her and for him, a lovely for everybody to show their sense for quality, traditional craftsmanship, strong heritage and beautiful and luxury design!
Crafted from pure leather with a zip-around closure, our Heritage Line iPad Case is the safe, stylish and practical way to carry or store your iPad. Moreover, it's our most recognisable statement piece and at the same time a classic companion for every occasion. The fit and proper Cognac Visetos iPhone case is the iconic leather pendant. This signature pattern combines the timeless MCM logo, laurel and diamond and represents the essence of traditional luxury travel. You can buy both here:
Our glamorous Veronika Collection is redesigned with an exotic touch, boasting deep alluring colours, stunning new materials & gorgeously refined patterns. This Autumn/Winter 12 edition features on-trend colour & material blocks, adding dimensionality to the design. The stylist tri-material & colour variation is ideal for contemporary style-savants who appreciate quality & refinement without flamboyancy. There's nothing more you need except this Leo-pattern, don't you think?
Our bold & deluxe Honshu Tantris collection makes a star-studded comeback this season with novel shapes and never-before-seen designs. Emblemised with stalagtite-esque studs & geometric constellations of patterned hardwares, this maximalist tough-lux collection is ideal for urbal style-setters & fashionites worldwide:
Remember this one important style rule? Compare the colour of your shoes with your belt - it's the same with your iPad case and your iPhone protector! They go together and that's more than just a statement.
Is that special someone constantly on-the-go? Oh yes, that's the topic this next section in our MCM Holiday Guide 2012! It's all about the travelling minds, their favorite bags and their Must-Haves under the Christmas tree.
Besides all the bags and accessories, you should take a closer look at our super cool sneaker collection "Urban Nomad" that hits the stores world wide. I am deeply in love with all of the models and cannot decide between the classic Cognac Visetos, the deep blue one or the pearly-white sneakers with our iconic logo.
The curtain rises for Handbags and leather goods for Travel:
The luxurious Ivana Patent leather line boasts a new-season MCM logo panel with symbol and a new intaglio logo carving. The gold plating, combined with the luxurious lustre of the patent leather material, displays a truly chic style.
The luxurious Cognac Visetos Collection is MCM’s most iconic leather goods and luggage collections. This signature pattern combines the timeless MCM logo, laurel and diamond.
Each MCM piece bearing the Cognac Visetos design represents the essence of traditional luxury travel.
This year MCM have redesigned their flagship collection based on the classic shapes but with new and modern design details.
Handcrafted with original cow hide body & trim, the iconic First Lady Collection boasts a minimalist aesthetic reflined by exuberant tones, deep hues & vibrant shades. Boasting a voluminous interior, the structured shapes are designed as daytime handbags for convenient & practical use. The classy First Lady Collection befits virtually any attire, affording style versatility for style mavens & tastemakers alike.
Christmas time is Winter time and so it's more than obvious that we have take a closer look at MCM's Autumn/Winter collection 2012 and all of the Winter-inspired lovelies! Come closer to take a closer look at our winter findings and pick the best for him, for her or maybe for yourself!
Safari is a trendy and modern casual line for businessmen. This mix-and-match style is crafted with tan leather and nylon jacquard. A distinctive feature of this line is the MCM logo on black. This bag is practical, lightweight and spacious. It's a lover for him and for her and carries all your belongings - no matter it's stuff from your shopping trip or yours every day business solutions!
First Lady Croco Medium Tote Bag:
This first Lady Tote is nothing less than a showstopper. Evocatively finished in crocodile embossed leather, this bag has been expertly crafted by European artisans. Designed to make an elegant impression at every outfit, the Croco style meets an outstanding design meets luxury attitude. The perfect bag for your elegant look or your everyday favourites.
MCM Stark Backpack:
Silverstone studs and large zipper: the Stark backpack has it's own street edge. Paired with the practical design, including a large front pocket and interior zip plus drop pockets. It is designed to become your daily companion! For girls, for boys for everyone - 'cause backpack love is real love!
MCM Visetos Studs Drawstring Medium:
We all love our Cognac Visetos treasuries, the combination of heritage and timeless chic - so it's no surprise that the Visetos Studs Drawstring is our most beloved bag of the season! Why? It mixes the traditional attitude of our brand with the perfect modern twist and offers 'Mary Poppins magic': this drawstring has a lot of space for all your important belongings!
MCM Studded Continental Wallet:
This wallet looks like the perfect christmas gift and could be the most beautiful companion for new years' eve - don't you think? Actually this is a wallet, but to be honest we don't care! 'Cause this outstanding beauty offers a lot of space and we can perfectly put our iPhone and our key in it and get the most amazing clutch, non?
Trendy leopard pattern, clean shapes and bold orange in combination with our traditional Cognac Visetos: This lovely is not just the perfect Winter bag - this MCM treasure is also a wonderful companion for the Summer. Contrasting brown swiching tie the resolute charm of citrus orange together with a logo print flap decorated by a faux-leopard fur insert, that exudes savvy charm. You have to get your hands on this timeless lover!
Our Must-have last minute picks?
MCM's cosmetic case - heritage medium:
Every girl and everybody needs some space for their cosmetics - and we just don't talk about make-up, we think about our everyday beauty products for him and her! This handy bag is always necessary and beautiful at the same time. Check out bloomingsdale to get your hands on this must-have!
MCM Heritage Line Clutch:
Oh my god, what a cutie! Our traditional MCM print meets a super sweet shape and is the perfect bag for a super long dancing night, an elegant dinner or your first date. Feminin, girly and so MCM at the same time. I am sure, every woman will fell in love with it! Take a look at Harrods to buy this lovely!
MCM Sweet Visetos:
Your key deserves it to look pretty, non? And what can be more charming than a beautiful heart with a pink cherry print? So get your hands on this Sweet Visetos at Forzieri!
MCM STARK Backpack:
You will already know it: We got a crush on our backpack collection! And we are pretty sure that you are familiar with our whole STARK line, but have you ever taken a closer look at our Mini STARK Backpack? Jesus, they are so super nice and powerful. I am a big fan of the white lovely, what do you think? Get more information on Staks Fifth Avenue and don't wait too long to buy it!
MCM's first Lady Wallet:
Decent design, clean shapes and extra large for every credit card you own: Our First Lady Wallet is a super hero when it comes to your financial belongings 'cause it offers so much space to keep everything safe and beautiful. Check it out on harrods.com!
MCM's Mini Crossbody:
When it comes to the perfect party bag we always have to decide between big and casual or elegant and small. But what about a tiny bag that has this very own casual attitude? MCM offers the solution and comes around with a super smart lovely for mom and her daughter. Let's share the MCM love - 'cause every woman needs this stylish and at the same time casual twist in her life! Take a closer look at Forzieri!
That about wraps our Ultimate MCM Holiday Gift Guide 2012 from your lovely German Blogger Ambassadors, This is Jane Wayne! Just remember - whichever you choose as your MCM gift-of-choice, it's the thought that counts! So, make your thought extra-luxurious and stylish with MCM!
Before we forget, make sure that you also send them your customised MCM holiday e-card with your gift! Find out how, here: http://mcmworldwide.com/holidays
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