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V IS FOR VINTAGE

  • Dian Kuswandini

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, June 6 2009   /  12:29 pm

Why should diamonds get top billing as a girl's best friend? After all, it's your handbag that is always there for you. Handbags, for women, are like practical jewelry - an accessory you can use. The shimmering ones make women shine; the classic ones give an air of elegance. And to build on these, if a woman wishes to show off her own dramatic flare, there's only one way for her to go: Vintage bags. Vintage bags have been a fashion treasure for decades. Women loved these bags way back when; today, they're clamoring for them even more. Popping up everywhere as the must-have trend of the moment, vintage bags are dominating catwalks and fashion magazines, side by side with vintage clothing and accessories, with "vintage" meaning dating anywhere from the 1920s to 1980s. Hollywood stars such as Julia Roberts, Kate Moss, Sienna Miller and Dita von Teese are among the celebr...