Experts that we are in the comings and goings of NYC's Ms. Palermo (hello 30 Under 30!), we've noticed her toting a whole new, deeply delicious sack around town. Big, buttery, and equipped with the cutest little basket-like handles, we just had to figure out where this baby came from. Low and behold, it's the Thela bag from the well-respected Brit brand, Meli Melo — a giant swath of toasty tan leather that can be folded — origami style — into a number of shapes for a number of looks. Best of all, it combines a sort of French elegance with — wait for it — the shape of a picnic basket to create something we've never quite seen before. The big question is, how long before this looker shows up on everyone else's elbows?
Meli Melo Thela Bag, $775, available at Meli Melo.
Photo: Courtesy Meli Melo.