the metal zipper- bringing fashion past and present together — josef

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Top handle bags are seemingly always in style and always being reimagined. Done in metal mesh in the 1920s, fabrics in the 1930s, leathers in the 1940s & 50s, vinyl in the 1960s- the details may change but the basic silhouette remains!  Nettie Rosenstein 1946 Josef, 1946 1964 catalog ad Koret 1937  1960s Bonnie Cashin bags Koret 1953 Danse Lente Mini Johnny Bag (this is sold out, but I love it very much)       Zac Posen studded bag (photo links to rent or buy) Evelyn & Arthur (I'm in love with this, link from photo- it's $118) Steven...

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