21 Aug '11, 10am

Motorcycle #Bags only exist because models liked them

We don’t often get a peek behind the scenes at the business and logistical decisions that go into making our favorite handbags a reality, but thanks to a recent Women’s Wear Daily interview with Balenciaga genius Nicolas Ghesquiere, we now know a little bit more about one of the most popular bag designs in the modern accessories world: The Balenciaga Motorcycle Bag. Namely, we know that it almost never existed in the first place. Ghesquiere tells WWD that he made the prototype at the behest of company brass, and they dismissed it as too soft, too lightweight and too lacking in structure. As it turns out, all the things that they thought would make it unpopular are what make the design so beloved. Those of us who have loved and adored our fair share of Balenciaga bags over the years have one group of people to thank for it: Models. That’s right; if it weren’t for the models...

Full article: http://www.purseblog.com/balenciaga/balenciaga-motorcycle...

Tweets

@kelljokrause a little info on your latest purc...

purseblog.com 19 Aug '11, 12pm

We don’t often get a peek behind the scenes at the business and logistical decisions that go into making our favorite hand...

Longchamp bags

blogshopcity.com 22 Aug '11, 5pm

Singapore #1 Online Shopping Mall | SG BlogShop & Online SPREE Directory > BlogShop & Online Boutique Directory

I have a serious crush on Meredith Wendell's bags - PurseBlog: Meredith Wendell's Fishbowl Bags are the perfect

I have a serious crush on Meredith Wendell's ba...

purseblog.com 22 Aug '11, 12pm

Meredith Wendell Fishbowl Bags in green suede , leopard calfhair or red patent for $595 via Net-a-Porter. Easily the best ...

今年のSIGGRAPHで発表された、組み木パズル生成手法。ムービーが楽しい。

今年のSIGGRAPHで発表された、組み木パズル生成手法。ムービーが楽しい。

ntu.edu.sg 26 Aug '11, 1pm

A 3D burr puzzle is a 3D model that consists of interlocking pieces with a single-key property. That is, when the puzzle i...

Is the Battle Against Plastic Bags Gaining Any Ground?

Is the Battle Against Plastic Bags Gaining Any ...

greenbiz.com 20 Aug '11, 4pm

It's a given that getting consumers to change habits is an uphill battle, and there is perhaps no better example than the ...

Our Natalia leopard calf hair clutch is hot property this season, and a fraction of the price of the Jimmy Choo one!

Our Natalia leopard calf hair clutch is hot pro...

purseblog.com 23 Aug '11, 12pm

To those of you out there who don’t like leopard print, I apologize. Not only are you probably sick of hearing about it by...

Marie Turnor bases a bag on brown paper lunch bags - PurseBlog: My childhood was filled with brown paper bags an...

Marie Turnor bases a bag on brown paper lunch b...

purseblog.com 25 Aug '11, 6pm

Growing up, I had my lunch made for me every morning by my mom. In a brown paper bag, she meticulously packed healthy food...

SNA - Singaporeans must learn to co-exist with foreigners - Tony Tan

SNA - Singaporeans must learn to co-exist with ...

Yahoo! Singapore News, 21 Aug 2011 Presidential candidate Dr Tony Tan on Sunday stressed the importance of both locals and...

New blog post: Canvas Tote Bags!

singaporesales.sg 24 Aug '11, 2pm

Glitter Gal Nail Polish In Singapore By Mei Mei’s Signatures Canvas Tote Bags! :) Pre-Fall – Wondrous Hues III launched! S...