MM6 by Maison Martin Margiela Red Mesh Neoprene Tote
The phrase “It Bag” has been thrown around ad nausea within the annals of fashion for several decades. According to Wikipedia, “The term was coined in the 1990s with the explosive growth of the handbag market in fashion. Designers competed to produce a single, easily recognizable design which, if cleverly marketed, endorsed by the fashion press, or seen being carried by a celebrity, would become that season's must-have bag, selling in large numbers”.
|MM6 Black Mesh triangle bag snapped|
|MM6 Gray Mesh Neoprene Tote|
All of which perfectly describe the signature plush double mesh neoprene triangle hobo bags for MM6 by Maison Martin Margiela, $185- $195. Roomy (21.75” H X 20” L; 14” X 19” when folded flat), lightweight and foldable, they are perfect for toting, shopping, and traveling. They are made of durable polyester, feature an open top with an interior silver snap fastening tab, and are cotton lined with a deep pocket inside that snaps shut. A snap fastening tab at the bottom allows you to change their size and shape in an instant. The single handle with leather detailing is perfectly sized to allow you to carry it three ways: it can be hand held, you can carry it in the crook of your elbow, or wear on your shoulder.
|La Garconne MM6 Red Mesh Neoprene Tote|
Initially offered in red, black, and gray, they would make a most welcome holiday gift (for you or a good friend, or both!). They are being sold at MM6 stores (363 Bleecker Street, 646 664 1655; 91 Grand Street, 646 781 7852), and online.
www.ssense.com has a red version has a available.
www.lagarconne.com is sold out of the gray and black but still has the red version
www.shopbop.com, are available in red, black, and gray, and they are now 30% off.
- Marilyn Kirschner