Bags: A Selection from the Museum of Bags & Purses Amsterdam
The fully revised edition of BAGS offers a unique overview of the most important bags in the collection of the Museum of Bags and Purses. The book covers the history of the bags and its uses over the last 600 years, encompassing pouches, wallets, chatelaines, reticules, travel-bags, minaudieres, vanity cases, evening bags and well-known designer bags and IT-bags. Read about Madonna's bag, the cupcake bag featured in TV series "Sex and the City", and learn why Kelly bag will continue to be timeless. Over the centuries, the bag has been influenced by trends in fashion, design and art, as well as by socio-cultural developments. BAGS presents the bag in all its diversity regarding its use, forms materials and adornments, a must be for enthusiastic and professionals alike. The Museum of Bags and Purses is the biggest bag Museum in the world and puts the history of the bag on display, from the late Middle Ages up to the present.