from the Design Museum
A partial synopsis from Bas Bleu: Fashion may not literally change the world, but these beautifully produced books from London's Design Museum make a strong case for the significance of fashion as a reflection of - and sometimes as an agent for - social and cultural changes. In Bags you'll find photos of a carpetbag, Army haversack, satchel, and clutch, as well as Queen Elizabeth's "royal but so ordinary" purse and the coveted Birkin.
My Thoughts: I purchased this book for a very fabulous family member, but could not resist peeking inside! ;-) What a wonderful little book! I learned all kinds of things about Gladstone's Budget Bag and as well as Vivienne Westwood's bum bag.
What have you been reading?