Shopping for bags is almost like an addiction. We couldn’t have just one, we need more options for every occasion! If you are looking for something new, take a look at five of our favourite mini bags with artsy details.
BEAUTIFUL AND FUN
The Hermès Objets SS18 catalogue is full of beautiful things, ranging from bags, luggage and small leather goods to belts, watches, shoes, ties, scarves, fragrances, hats, jewellery and products for the home.A minaudière in the form of a stylized horse’s head that is a part object, part cross-body bag. The Galop d’Hermes minaudiere is inspired by the equestrian Samarcande paperweight. A standout among the bags is the delightful Galop d’Hermès minaudière in Milo lambskin and Villandry calfskin, which Bali Barret, Deputy Artistic Director of Women’s Universe at Hermès, describes as “beautiful and fun, a crazy object”.
Prada Womenswear spring/summer 2018 collection is loaded with playful depictions of women. The leather handbag features female illustrations including Tarpe Mills, creator of the first female action hero.
A MOOD, A DESIRE
Chanel’s 11.12 bag, in richly embroidered tweed or playful in coloured transparent PVC, illustrates a mood, a desire and travels through time, essential to every silhouette.
Eujung Jang, Creative Director for South Korea’s the Volon, now available at Masari, was a cellist, then an interior designer, before moving into fashion. Her beautiful and artistic creations include the quirky Great Alice Box Bag.
Inspired by the glittering mirrors in Niki de Saint Phalle’s Tarot Garden, the Mini Lady Dior bag in black smooth calfskin is adorned with a mosaic of mirrors. Tarot Garden is Niki’s esoteric and monumental sculpture garden based on the Tarot cards, located in Tuscany, Italy. It is constructed with reinforced concrete and covered with mirrors and ceramic mosaic. Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri completed the bag with Dior’s signature charms and detachable chain in aged silver-tone metal.