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D&G Printed Quilted Silk-Twill Shoulder Bag: Let’s Get Loud

In concept, I love this D&G bag: a shoulder-tote style, with contrasting front and back patterns, that folds fluidly into a clutch. Three bags in one – sounds like a great deal, right? But, alas, concept and execution can be two very different things.

Three-for-one does not a bargain make when the bag in question is made of delicate silk (a bag made to live several different lives should be able to withstand the elements).  For a thousand bucks. Not only is the bag loud – a purposely gaudy motif and electric-sherbet colors – this one’s a screamer (though I appreciate the homage to ‘80s Versace). The design is versatile, but the rest sure isn’t.

And worse, I can imagine how quickly dainty silk-twill will tear, ravel, and run. Even crazier than the Versailles-on-crack aesthetic, it sold out on Net-a-Porter in a mere matter of hours! Nothing makes sense to me anymore.

You’ve heard my opinion, loud and clear. What do you think: snob or slob?

On Net-a-Porter for $955.

8 thoughts on “D&G Printed Quilted Silk-Twill Shoulder Bag: Let’s Get Loud

  1. Maybe not practical but absolutely fun and faboulos! Love it!

  2. No… so tacky!

  3. NYclouds on said:

    I loooove the blue white and gold bag!

  4. NYclouds on said:

    These bags are gaudy, and I love gaudy!

    By the way, I heard this company’s looking for people if you need work…

  5. I’m SO glad you mentioned ’80s Versace. My thoughts exactly! It’s like 80’s Versace and Chanel got together, and this is their horrific love child! And while I love Versace and Chanel both separately, I am surprised a label as big as D&G would “knock off” their looks in such a blatant way.

  6. I love all this! but what I most love is the gold bag!

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