Promenade Bag - Bellagio in Summer
While the architecture of "Bellagio" has touches of the classic Boston Bag, the finishing, created of course by an artist, is unquestionably of Italy - dramatic, designed to stand out in the crowd yet in harmony with the sophistication of its surroundings.
The facings of both sides of "Bellagio" are made from a vegan friendly synthetic canvas to produce the distinctive feel of a lakeside artist's canvas, while both ends and handles are made from a soft, high grade material. There are popper closing open pockets at both ends while the top opening is closed with a single zip which itself is a design feature (not just any old zip). The zip opens into an unexpectedly cavernous lined interior and zipped interior pocket. The dimensions are 13.5" (Length 34 cm) by 6.5" (Width 16 cm) by 9" (Height 23 cm with handles down) and it weighs just over half a kilo – light, spacious and strong.
A stylish, elegant Promenade Bag exudes a sense that the person and the bag belong in a place. And for a sense that a bag belongs in Italy the design must evidence uncluttered simplicity, sophisticated curves and an obvious sense of drama. But that's not enough, the detail also matters - the colours of the principal surfaces must work in harmony with the handles, the piping, the zip, the end surfaces - and the architecture of an elegant Promenade Bag must be proportional to its desired uses, enjoying an elegant restaurant high above the madding crowd or strolling the promenade or narrow streets full of shops. So the handles must feel comfortable irrespective of payloads and internal spaciousness must accommodate changes in "feel like" climates around lakes in certain seasons without compromising a stylish shape. Welcome to my Bellagio.
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* All image reproduction rights to this limited edition bag belong to the artist, Corina Stupu Thomas