NEW YORK — Bottega Veneta has long had a loyal following for its great shoes and bags. And although the company has dabbled in clothing in the past, for cruise, creative director Tomas Maier has created the first full-fledged collection in some time — and the clothes work with the accessories like a charm. “It’s about a big travel bag that can go from the plane to the beach,” says Maier. “You can pack your jacket, bikini and shorts and you’re ready to go.” Here, a cashmere cardigan, string bikini, leather slide and tote.

This story first appeared in the June 13, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.