Brunello Cucinelli is a source of calm in the often overstimulating fashion scene. The designer cuts through the noise by homing in on elevated pieces that make day-to-day life a rich experience. The sense of ease central to the cashmere juggernaut’s identity is about more than sumptuous fabrics. It comes down to a studied mix of materials, practicality, and attention to detail, mastered in the brand’s workshop in Solomeo, Italy. Case in point: This weekend bag’s fine-grained buffalo leather elegantly frames its sand-toned cotton canvas, maximizing an air of stateliness that has become synonymous with Cucinelli’s aesthetic. Still, utility remains top of mind with a water-repellant cotton lining a roomy interior. The bag is hardly meant to be conspicuous, with its natural tones and simple silhouette, but when done right, subtlety draws the most attention.
Canvas and leather weekender bag, $2,995; brunellocucinelli.com