The everyday clutch is an undervalued thing. But consider how nice it would be to have this streamlined one from Fleabags that you could toss everything into—book, iPad, shades, whatever—and just go. Throw it in a carry-all for a long weekend, grab it for a Saturday stroll when you don’t want to lug around all the crap you haul M-F, or think of it as a big-girl version of the Hello Kitty pencil case you treasured all through middle school. Handy, no? —erica
according the refinery29, the latest collab on the block features vpl and fleabags. yes, the edgy purveyor of underwear-to-outerwear has teamed up with the eco-friendly handbag brand on a line of vegan-leather carryalls for spring 2013. each of the four styles shown will be available in two colorways this upcoming spring.
Ever-brilliant Colman starred with Waller-Bridge in the second series of Broadchurch, and now plays Fleabag’s deliciously vile stepmother. “She was the only person I could think of to play that sweet, sweet arsehole!” laughs Waller-Bridge. “She’s so convincing – she just seems like the loveliest person in the world, and then she twists the knife in at the end.”
Episode one of Fleabag is available on BBC3 from 21st July at 10am
Check out this rad brand from Brooklyn called Fleabags. The ALICE bag is from their Spring/Summer 2012 campaign and was made with recycled fishing net. These bootstrapping ladies were inspired by an NPR story about a fisherman who was affected by the BP oil spill and had a bunch of excess net he couldn’t use, so the girls tracked him down and voila the ALICE bag was born.
MOTTO: Fleabags strives to create products that are as green as possible while maintaining high quality and covetable design. Fleabags are made with organic and vintage materials, vegetable-tanned and re-purposed leathers, and other parts all sourced in the USA. All silkscreens use water-based ink. Fleabags are made in the USA with good old-fashioned sewing.
The first episode of ‘Fleabag’ is up on BBC iPlayer. A new episode will be added every Thursday and the whole series will be available for the next five months. The series will also be shown on Amazon Prime Video
in the US later in the year.