this is an IT BAG
so...someone other than the originally creative anya hindmarch wants to launch an apparently anti-consumerist, witty take on luxury bags. just some thoughts:
- it's already been done to death. beginning with "i am not a plastic bag", even karl lagerfeld has a cheapie "shopping bag". its 2009, please.
- US$500 for a canvas tote? all the francais in the world can't buy good value-for-money.
- CHEAP, not chic. sorry!
tommy hilfiger + free arts NYC canvas bag
tommy hilfiger used a photograph from artist jeremy blake to produce a chic, quintessentially American canvas tote (very in line with the hilfiger empire!), the proceeds of which will benefit photography programs for inner-city underprivileged children.
- a quiet yet profound nod to American culture AND heritage through the simple juxtaposition of 2 images--no need for any try-hard catchphrases!
- a bag that's environmentally friendly AND that benefits low-income kids? that's a double whammy right there.
- CHIC. TOTALLY CHIC.