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We first saw rag & bone's handbag in the June issue of Vogue, and now the roomy, utilitarian carryalls are finally available for pre-order. The "Pilot" bags are inspired by the helmet carriers Air Force pilots use.
"It has been a labor of love but worth it, as we believe the Pilot embodies the rag & bone girl — cool, slightly edgy with a refined streak,” says Marcus Wainwright, designer and managing partner. “We wanted the Pilot to be a reflection on real life — it was essential that it suited a modern lifestyle and, of course, feels great to carry.”
The Pilot comes in two sizes — small and large — and feature a crossbody strap for hands-free moments as well as top handles. Additionally, that melton-wool striped blanket bag will be exclusively available at rag & bone stores and online. You'll be able to spot the others at all rag & bone stores now as well as select department stores come September.
No doubt you've had this momentous day circled in red on your calendar for some time now: It's International Hammocks Day. Okay, we didn't, either. Made-up holidays are a joke. "Talk in an Elevator Day" (July 25, by the way) and "Wiggle Your Toes Day" (August 6) are not worthy of themed cocktails or even so much as an iCal read
When Kenzo, Watanabe, and Kawakubo are your Kors, Jacobs, and Furstenberg, you're in a sartorial league of your own. And, the queen of you next-levelers is probably fashion journalist and Japanophile Lynn Yaeger. Want a peek at her wardrobe? You can't exactly ring the buzzer of her NYC apartment, but you can get a glimpse read