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Jill Milan Melrose Fall 2011 vegan handbag

Jill Milan recently announced its Fall 2011 collection of luxury handbags, designed by Maya Stewart and photographed by renowned fashion and celebrity photographer Lance Staedler.

“Maya’s designs bring a fresh take to luxurious style,” said Jill Fraser, company co-founder and chief executive officer. “We are also lucky to have this collection shot by Lance, who has one of the best photographic eyes in the world.”

New luxury without cruelty designs featured in Jill Milan’s Fall 2011 collection include the Art Deco Clutch, available in silver or gold, the Pacific Heights Clutch, an over-sized clutch available in a faux patent leather among other fabrics, as well as the Melrose Bag (pictured above), a faux leather punching bag, trimmed with faux patent and handmade palladium hardware.

Jill Milan’s Fall 2011 collection was manufactured in Italy by artisans with a heritage of crafting the best luxury accessories in the world and who produce handbags for some of Europe’s most exclusive fashion companies.

Jill Milan products are free of animal-based materials (including leather) and the company designates proceeds from sales of certain items to animal-welfare organizations. The price range of collection starts at $450-$2500.