DUFFLE SHUFFLE: With the kick-off of the Hamptons season upon us, Details magazine and the Council for American Fashion Designers teamed up to elevate a utilitarian product with style: the designer weekender duffle bag. Twenty designers were enlisted to reinterpret the standard Army/Navy duffle bag. Those putting their mark on the weekend luggage include Richard Chai, Billy Reid, Marc Jacobs, Rag & Bone, Tommy Hilfiger, Trovata and Alejandro Angelo. Gilded Age painted a war-era pinup on an army surplus duffle with the words “Sack Happy,” while Rag & Bone’s contribution is a simple olive and black number with black leather handles. The collection will be auctioned on eBay beginning on June 10 with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting the CFDA Foundation.
May 24, 2013