Mulberry Bags Raise Eyebrows

Photo The model Cara Delevingne for Mulberry, autumn/winter 2014, in London. Credit Guillaume Roujas/
LONDON — “They call me ‘bag lady,’ ” said Cara Delevingne, higher quality in the fashion world as Ms. Eyebrows. And on Sunday, the kind of the moment staged a handbag happening, in the middle of greyhounds plus a fairy tale forest produced by the British set designer Michael Howells.

In an artistic collaboration with Mulberry, Ms. Delevingne helped to help five bags toward her demands to be a fast-paced working woman, with special focus on their ability to switch from handbags into backpacks.

So just what does the model consider when searching for a handbag? And how has Mulberry, still lacking any official creative director since Emma Hill’s departure last summer, fulfilled her dream ideal of an convertible bag? She seems happy about the results, which blend appearance with practicality.

Photo One of the “Cara” bags, by Mulberry. Credit Guillaume Roujas/
“It’s for just a modern woman who may have everything which is constantly having to switch her things — and not her handbag,” said the model and sometime musician.

And Ms. Delevingne ought to know, that has a daily routine such as the one she described. “I wake up and I do yoga. I have an audition or two,” she said. “If I am playing music, I have my drumsticks when camping. I also carry my beauty essentials, water — I drink a good deal — if I am going out, flat shoes.”

The Cara Delevingne collection comprises square bags in grass green or purple quilted nappa leather; there is a classic calf with gilded rivets inside shape of lions’ heads.

Her true favorite: the non colored documents bag which has a camouflage pattern in haircalf, leather together with the hair still upon it. Funny, the markings look exactly like her eyebrows.

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