Over the previous few years, impracticality has all however change into a prerequisite for a purse to achieve “it” standing. We have actually examined the boundaries of how mini a bag can go — but in addition gone within the complete other way, to stability the scales. For those who thought designers would get discouraged, you are sadly mistaken: Nonetheless they’re pushing the boundaries of what equipment will be and what influential customers will get enthusiastic about.
So, do not be stunned when Coperni’s glass (sure, glass) “bag” turns into a frontrunner for many sought-after style merchandise of 2022.
For Fall 2022, the French style model launched a collaboration with Heven, a hand-blown glass firm based by Breanna Field and Peter Dupont. Coperni had the duo render its hit Swipe bag — an oval-shaped accent impressed by the “swipe to unlock” function on the iPhone that has change into one in all its most recognizable items — in glass.
In an interview with British Vogue, Field and Dupont stated that Coperni co-founders Sébastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant reached out to them through social media. A few month after their collaboration debuted at Paris Vogue Week, Coperni x Heven achieved a reasonably important PR coup: It was worn by three celebrities in lower than every week.
Coperni’s glass baggage made their pink carpet debut on not one, however two stars on the identical occasion: Doja Cat and Tinashe on the 2022 Grammys.
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Doja Cat carried the blown glass Swipe Bag in a clear-to-blue ombré that matched her customized Atelier Versace gown on the pink carpet. When she turned into her second Versace look of the night — a crystal-embellished blush robe — to just accept her Grammy, she additionally swapped her blue Coperni bag for a completely clear one with satan horns.
Tinashe, in the meantime, accessorized her Grammys red-carpet robe — a bubblegum pink GCDS quantity — with a Coperni x Heven glass bag, in pink.
Then, on Wednesday, Kylie Jenner posted the devil-horned bag to her Instagram, as a part of an outfit she wore to advertise her household’s upcoming Hulu collection. Arguably, she additionally offered a service to customers curious in regards to the bag’s practicality: Her image exhibits it holds two Kylie Cosmetics lip merchandise.
In an interview with i-D, Dupont did clarify that the manufacturers set out on making a product you’d really use. “Our items at all times have a performance, and that is one of many philosophies behind what we do with Heven,” he stated. “This bag is useful: You may put your telephone in it, your pockets.” Cox added that it may well additionally work as a vase — or a weapon for self-protection.
There is not any info but about whether or not us normals will be capable to purchase Coperni’s glass baggage or what pricing would possibly appear like. For now, you’ll be able to revisit the Heven collaboration’s debut on the runway within the gallery beneath.
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