The chic backpack is gradually becoming less of an anomaly (just look at Marni’s minimalist version) and more of a mainstay in the bag world. Rag & Bone is the latest to hop on board, and their casual-cool sensibility brings the perfect treatment to a streetwise rucksack.
Finding a genuinely chic backpack is no easy task. The ultimate hands-free style is everywhere, but rarely does it look so smart. The key? By channeling the feel of a classic tote, Marni has executed a fully-functioning backpack, breathing sleekness and sophistication into every kid’s favorite kind of schoolbag. But trust this is for grown women only!
I partnered up with MCM for Fashion Week, so after having tea at the Plaza I stopped into the hotel’s MCM boutique for an impromptu photo shoot. The iconic German brand was a favorite of my aunties in the ‘80s and today’s MCM is better than ever. The familiar logo has been toughened up with studs and embellishments.
When I was in college in the ‘90s, I carried two different bags to class: a classic Chanel flap topped with gold chains and a nylon Prada backpack topped with gold chains. Needless to say, I didn’t actually carry any books in either in my bags. I held or made a boy carry them. I loved my Prada backpack so much I carried it everywhere, even once on the Great Wall of China.
The elusive Man Snob bag: it must strike that delicate balance of no-nonsense functionality and style that’s as unique as the man who carries it. Let’s face it: guys have stuff they need to carry around, too! So why not seize Father’s Day as an opportunity to make his life a little easier? Here, a […]