The Shape Shifter
Female Singapore|September 2019

If fortune indeed favours the bold, bottega veneta looks set to flourish under the helm of its young and thoughtfully reckless new creative director daniel lee.

Gordon Ng

Let’s get this out of the way: Daniel Lee’s vision of Bottega Veneta is not going to take the place of Phoebe Philo’s Celine. There is an almost oppressive expectation (from the press, mostly) that he will remould the Italian stealth wealth, leather-focused fashion house into his previous workplace. But to stick to that line of hope and reasoning would be to miss out on the new life that could be.

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