Thursday, August 23, 2012

Wild Thing–The Akris Ostrich Handbag

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Oh, my…I am seriously infatuated with this gorgeous lipstick red ostrich leather purse by Akris, $4,800 from Saks Fifth Avenue.

The foldover trapezoid silhouette is like origami for your arm. Do you know what the little dots on the leather are?

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They are actually the natural markings of where the ostrich’s feathers were situated on the skin, sorta like a hair follicle.

Gotta love Akris, for designing this cleverly-imagined bag, and my friend Tamra for discovering it for me. Thanks Tam, that’s what friends are for.

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