31 Aug '12, 4pm
Top 5 Sumptuous Stripes: Sporty-Meets-Posh Spice via Bag Snob - Who are you calling athletic?
Who are you calling athletic? Designers have embraced the sporty club stripe – and given it a great, satisfying twist. Blending the racing stripe with sumptuous skins makes for the ultimate in casual-luxe appeal. While Victoria Beckham brings her trademark posh appeal with paneled snakeskin, others contrast with suede and hardware. But my favorite has to be Givenchy’s sophisticated take on the athletica bag, with enough guts to knockout the competition.