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9:27 am

Del Rey: The Making Of A New Mulberry Icon

29/08/2012, Accessories, Fashion and Style, Handbags, Mulberry

Ever wonder what goes into making a handbag? Mulberry just released this video that details the birth of their new Del Rey (yes — inspired by Lana) bag.

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2:13 pm

Très Souhaitable

18/08/2012, Accessories, Fashion and Style, Givenchy, Handbags

How can one not fall in love with this gorgeous Givenchy Antigona bag? The emerald green colour is so rich, rich, rich, luxe, luxe, luxe! I think I found my bag of the season. Now if only I could get my sweaty hands on it asap, I’d be a very happy camper.

Emerald green faux crocodile embossed Givenchy Antigona bag

Givenchy Antigona bag from FarFetch (click HERE)

9:27 am

Proenza Schouler PS11 Bag

29/03/2012, Accessories, Fashion and Style, Handbags, Proenza Schouler

It’s not easy trying to resist something extremely good. I’m one of the last people to carry a Proenza Schouler bag. Everyone has the PS1 in every imaginable color and material. I don’t blame them; the PS1 is a classic. But after seeing this sporty tri-color Proenza Schouler PS11 baby, with its fabric straps (you can detach them and voila, you have an oversized clutch), pastel blue flap and gorgeous details, I have no choice but to slate it as numero uno on my ‘must-have’ list. It’s been my every day bag for quite awhile now. Whether I’m wearing Prada florals or Acne camoflorage or monochromatic Alexander Wang, I’m honestly surprised how it matches whatever I’m wearing on rotation.

Bryanboy carrying a Proenza Schouler PS11 bag
Blue Proenza Schouler PS11 bag

Proenza Schouler PS11 Bag from RUNin2

11:00 pm

Crawl Back To Where You Came From

18/03/2012, Accessories, Corto Moltedo, Fashion and Style, Handbags

The clutch obsession continues. Corto Moltedo made this gorgeous clutch bag festooned with metal spiderwebs and a bejeweled spider.

Corto Moltedo bejeweled spider clutch bag
Spider clutch bag by Corto Moltedo

Clutch bag from Corto Moltedo, bracelet by Hermes, watch by Michael Kors

4:48 pm

Clutch Me If You Can

16/03/2012, Accessories, Corto Moltedo, Current Affairs, Handbags, Stockholm

I don’t normally consider myself as a clutch person because I like to keep a hand free — free to smoke a cigarette, free to use my gargantuan camera take photos here and there, free to use my phone to text or to read Twitter. However, I’m a getting a bit bored of using bags that hang off the shoulder (or body) so the idea of simplifying and carrying the basics (lighter, gum, small wallet, ciggies and lip gloss) is very appealing. Last week in Paris, the very handsome Gabrielcorto gifted me this cute snakeskin clutch with neon green piping. I love it. It’s the perfect bag to keep the essentials on a relaxed Friday afternoon here in Stockholm.

Bryanboy in Sodermalm carrying a Corto Moltedo snakeskin clutch bag

Sunglasses by Yves Saint Laurent, vintage J. Crew sweater (bought at Kiliwatch in Paris), black shirt by Uniqlo, watch by Michael Kors, clutch gifted by Corto Moltedo

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6:55 am

I’m Not A Paper Bag

15/03/2012, Fall Winter 2012, Fashion and Style, Handbags, Loewe

Spanish luxury house Loewe sent me this paper version of their iconic Amazona bag along with the invitation to their Fall/Winter 2012 fashion show in Paris. It’s a fully-functional bag complete with metal hardware, like the zipper, keys and padlock. How cute!

Loewe Paper Amazona bag

9:22 pm

Something To Admire From Afar

10/03/2012, Accessories, Fashion and Style, Givenchy, Handbags

You know you’ve hit the jackpot and have made it in life when everything you own is white. Why? Only someone with unlimited financial resources can manage to not care about keeping their precious blanc things pristine. I’ve fallen in love with the black python Givenchy Antigona bag (it’s numero uno on my wishlist) but the white leather version, below, takes the cake. I’m not really a white bag person. My sweaty, clammy hands and my clumsiness will get this flawless baby extremely dirty in no time.

Givenchy Antigona Bag in white leather

Givenchy Antigona Bag (click HERE) from SSENSE.

3:57 am

Louis Vuitton Fall Winter 2012 Bags Preview

08/03/2012, Accessories, Fall Winter 2012, Fashion and Style, Handbags, Louis Vuitton

Here’s a quick look at some of the new fall/winter 2012 bags from the Louis Vuitton show yesterday morning.

Louis Vuitton bags fall winter 2012

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5:13 am

Furla Fall 2012 Presentation

29/02/2012, Accessories, Current Affairs, Fall Winter 2012, Fashion and Style, Furla, Handbags

Immediately after the Moschino fashion show, I visited the fall/winter 2012 Furla presentation. They’ve collaborated with performance artist Sissi to launch their new collection of very spacious and reversible tote bags dubbed “Furla and I”. A mini stage was installed in the venue where models, in white leggings, rotated, holding the new bags. They also presented several new additions to the Furla Canda collection — I like the white Furla Candy bag with the dalmatian print on ponyskin.

Bryanboy attending the Furla fall winter 2012 presentation
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Hat and coat by Francesco Scognamiglio, shirt by Prada, suit (jacket and trousers) by Dolce & Gabbana, shoes by Prada, bag by Furla

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5:28 pm

Moschino Backpack Fall 2012

28/02/2012, Accessories, Anna Dello Russo, Fall Winter 2012, Fashion and Style, Handbags, Moschino

I have to be honest — I could count, with three fingers, the reasons why I would attend a 9AM show: it has to be a brand or designer that I personally love, to show my support to an advertiser, and lastly, a friend is designing/styling the show. It could also be a combination of both or all of the above. In any case, I had fun at the Moschino show a couple of days ago. I’m obsessed with backpacks as of late and these gold-chained knapsacks from their fall/winter 2012 collection are soo cute. They remind me of backpacks Chanel did back in the dark ages but the handle made them — multifunctional in the sense that you can also carry them as a handbag. Love it!

Moschino fall winter 2012 backpack
Moschino backpack from fall winter 2012 collection

Anna dello Russo, who styled the collection, wore the backpack after the show.

Anna dello Russo carrying a Moschino backpack from their fall winter 2012 collection