NEW YORK — For many women, a handbag is more than a mere fashion statement — it signals who she is and who she wants to be.
At least that’s the view of writer Anna Johnson, author of the new book "Handbags: The Power of the Purse," who asserts dramatically that "the bag is infinitely optimistic. We carry it and it transports us into the lives we wish we were living."
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"