28 Feb '13, 1pm

Proenza Schouler, why ruin a good thing by adding a chain strap?

Proenza Schouler, why ruin a good thing by adding a chain strap?

If you peruse PurseBlog articles on Proenza Schouler , you will see that the entire team adores Proenza, and we say so often and without reserve. Right now, though, I’ve got a bone to pick with the brand; all I want to know is, why did they ruin a good thing with their beyond crazy hit, the PS1 , by taking a tomboyish satchel and trying to turn it into a ladylike, chain-strapped shoulder bag? Part of the reason the PS1 stood out from everything else when it was launched was the utility-chic shoulder strap and minimal hardware. Believe it or not, the chain shoulder strap completely changes the bag and I think it not only ruins the look, but also cheapens it. The bag in question is the Proenza Schouler PS1 Mini Messenger bag , which is available in a variety of colors and materials. It doesn’t help that the shape isn’t my favorite rendition either, but it’s all passable unti...

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