April 18, 2011 · 8:23 pm
I have discovered the origin of the handbag. And there’s a shock in store for all you fashionistas out there. Two actually.
I made the surprising discovery in Berlin. But the trail goes back far at further – to ancient Babylon.
Unexpected discovery no.1
It wasn’t just you ladies who felt bereft without something gripped in your fist.
Here’s a full length picture of what could be the original bag man himself, showing off his latest to-die-for acquisition. Continue reading →
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