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Bags: A Lexicon of Style [Hardcover]

Valerie Steele
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  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Scriptum Publishers (26 Oct 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1902686047
  • ISBN-13: 978-1902686042
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 26.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 860,219 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Clutch, tote, wear or carry it, the bag is the most portable and flauntable of accessories. This book studies the modern meaning of bags, examining each of the key bag types and explaining their evolution, cultural connotations and visual language.'

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5.0 out of 5 stars A good fun book - well illustrated 2 July 2007
This book is packed with information and is easy to read or simply "graze" and pick out sections to read and look at. Nicely put together and very high quality photographs. All the usual suspects are covered - from Georgio Armani to Prada and beyond.

Good coffee-table / bedside table material - well worth buying.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 'Bags of Style' 1 May 2010
This is the smaller version of the 1999 classic and focusses on design and function more than other books
of its type. It's a fascinating book particularly for those who want more detail about the designers and their
ethos. There are only 5 chapters but each is full of information.
Mary Lewis
Bag End Bags
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bags 18 Nov 2013
By sammy
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Fab book, great images, inspiration for any designer, enthusiast alike.....love it, so glad I got it, great book to have on the coffee table too!
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