Tuesday, February 27, 2007

It doesn't take talent to get published in the NYTimes

...you just need to be one half of a billion-dollar empire.
That being said, MKOlsen writes on of the most riveting articles about a bag that I've ever read. I'm not sure how she succinctly manages to get all those complex and interrelated ideas in a tightly structured paragraph, but somehow, she succeeds:

I have a large, red quilted Chanel bag that I borrowed from my sister Ashley. I wore it to an event and never gave it back. Luckily, she's moved on to another bag, so I'm safe for now. I'm not quite sure how many bags I have, but let's just say I have a few. When I find a bag I like, I tend to wear it to death until I become obsessed with another one. This probably happens three to five times a year. But I always come back to the Chanel. The size isn't overwhelming, and it has enough subtle detail to keep it interesting. I also have the smaller version in blue and in white, but the red is definitely my favorite. I don't have a stylist — I'd rather just do my own thing and put together my own outfits. The chain-handle bag is the perfect accent to almost any combination I come up with. I look at everything with a designer's eye, but I wouldn't change a thing about this bag. I think that's why it's a true classic.


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1 comment:

Cap'n Bob Napier said...

Hemingway must be rotating in his grave.