The ‘70s were coined as the “Me Decade,” and this emphasis on individuality brought about a wide range of styles from that of groovy hippies to DVF’s iconic wrap dress to glam rock David Bowie. One movement defined bag design more than any other, though – feminism.
I indulge in hight street fun, but it’s luxury fashion with a personal touch that really excites me. For the record, this is not your grandma’s macramé. Just check out Bottega Veneta’s appliquéd box clutch (on NET-A-PORTER for $2,450). It may have been delicately assembled, but there’s nothing delicate about the look.
Just when you think you have the aesthetic of Bottega Veneta all nailed down, they take their bags in a completely different direction. The visionary Tomas Maier gets crafty for Resort this time, employing Moroccan techniques to raffia-accented loafers and adding bits of macramé to fringe-embroidered dresses.
It seems like NET-A-PORTER’s sale will never end, and I never want it to! One of the best additions today? Jason Wu’s star-embellished Karlie clutch ($1,077). While the little black bag may be small, it has loads of attitude. It’s just the kind of fun accessory you want to bring out to evening events – […]