After word: ‘It’s In the Bag: Purses from the Permanent Collection’ from the Museum of the City of New York

Fashion & the Arts, News

_1.jpgA show on ladies purses from the last three centuries is a really exciting and very ‘of the moment’ exhibition for the fashion/conscious and savvy gal, who is not only interested in a beautiful design and a brand-name, but wants to explore more and learn how this magnificent accessory has been a prized possession for so many years.

Fascinated with the exhibition and the beautiful purses on display, I asked the curator Phyllis Magidson to talk to me about this exciting accessory, explain why the bags on view are so important, and what we learn by studying them. To read the rest of the article go to:


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