• The Appeal of the Status Tote

    5 monthes ago - By Flare

    A cheeky canvas tote bag for wine-lovers from London's Noble Rot
    A few weeks ago, I met a woman who was carrying a canvas New Yorker tote bag. It became the exclamation point of her brainy-girl persona, and the effect was far greater than whatever forgettable purse she had with her.
    Canvas tote bags are often free or almost free, but they can carry just as much meaning as a status handbag with a four-digit price tag. They're instant cultural signifiers, conveying a high-impact statement about the wearer's interests with little investment. It's a laidback style that high-end designer labels...
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