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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.
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