By Clare Anthony
"I locate that it is crucial to have at the least one purse for every of the 10 different types of social occasions." - omit Piggy. most ladies might believe omit Piggy - or even those that disagree could imagine one bag for all events isn't relatively sufficient. Ever because the reticule got here into type after the French Revolution, girls were hooked up to their purses. And even if you're a girl of relaxation who wishes a tiny bag to hold a lipstick, comb, and replicate or a operating girl who wishes a satchel to carry your mobile phone, e-reader, computing device, water bottle, make-up, lunch, and no matter what else you would like during a protracted day, you're guaranteed to be enchanted via the diversity of luggage featured during this lavishly illustrated publication. a superb diversity of baggage is presented--from Judith Leiber's sculpted, crystal-studded steel "minaudières" to James Piatt's "Peacekeeper" purse with its knuckleduster deal with, from Lulu Guinness's purple snakeskin "Lips" seize to Hester van Eeghen's stylish "Monocle" bag, from Kathleen Dustin's beautiful "Rose Bud" wrist handbag to Inés Figaredo's unfashionable "Telephone" shoulder bag. It's a exhibit gallery of 25 modern purse designers, and it gains over a hundred crafty creations. The loopy appealing luggage during this ebook supply excellent accents for each cloth cabinet.
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Indd 65 (Text) (Ray) (Fogra 39)Job:07-31000 Title:MBI-Art of the Handbag #175 Dtp204 Page:65 65 8/1/13 7:40 PM 8/1/13 7:36 PM Referring to her “Hamlet” bag, Inés Figaredo says, “This is not death. . ” Perhaps when she was designing the bag, she was thinking of Shakespeare’s words as spoken through his character: Thou know’st ’tis common; all that live must die, Passing through nature to eternity. Hand-crafted by a jeweler, the jointed skull is plated in 18-karat gold and wears a toothy enameled grin.
Through Phillips, Balatsos met fashion designer Rick Owens and became his assistant and fit model . She worked with Owens for twelve years before striking out on her own . Balatsos chose to design handbags and began by turning ordinary canvas bags into wearable works of art . Today, her collection includes handmade exotic leather clutches and handbags that she embellishes with metal studs and spikes . Her “Stud Ball” evening bag (opposite page), covered with two-inch spikes, is not for the timid .
And semiprecious cabochon stones are inset in the epoxy clay and framed by gold leaf . indd 45 (Ray) (Fogra 39)Job:07-31000 Title:MBI-Art of the Handbag #175 Dtp204 Page:45 8/1/13 7:38 PM 8/1/13 7:35 PM Debra Gavant loves puns and other word games, and her lighthearted animal bags are an irresistible invitation to play . With his bright green Swarovski-crystal eyes and crystal-studded collar, “Kitty Cat” will jump right into her owner’s hand—and your heart . And unlike most cats, this one won’t complain when she’s carried around by the tail!
Art of the Handbag: Crazy Beautiful Bags by Clare Anthony