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EEEEIn 1962, Andy Warhol turned the common grocery list item, a Campbell Soup can, into a work of art. The image of the red and white can has since graced countless walls and T-shirts, becoming an iconic reference. Fast forward to 2014, and once again common consumer products are inspiring fashion—in particular, handbags. The Chanel Fall ’14 show was an ode to everyday life, with Karl Lagerfeld turning the ramp into a supermarket, complete with stacked shelves, shopping trolleys, and baskets. While you can’t take the set-up, what you can take away is the metallic Lait de Coco handbag that resembles the everyday milk carton. British designer Anya Hindmarch went a step further, showing totes that featured everything from the Kellogg’s Frosties tiger to a digestive biscuit roll to a boxy purse of Daz washing powder. At Moschino, Jeremy Scott looked to the golden arches of McDonald’s and featured them on iPhone cases and handbags. Whatever the inspiration was, designers have spoken and marked the pop culture goods of the 21st century. And there’s plenty to
Sophia Webster clutch, 27,500 (approx). Anya Hindmarch clutch, price upon request. Kate Spade bag, price upon request. Anya Hindmarch bag, price upon request. By Ami Unnikrishnan
Moschino bag, 93,500 (approx). clutch, 70,000 (approx).
Chanel bag, price upon request.
Anya Hindmarch clutch, 77,000 (approx).