Rachel Bilson Carries a Bag of Junk to the Christian Siriano New York Trend Week Present


Identified for crafting knockout purple carpet creations, designer Christian Siriano has by no means been afraid to do one thing, nicely, unconventional. This vogue week, nevertheless, it's not an over-the-top ball robe or a glowing hooded jumpsuit that had everybody speaking, it was a a one-of-a-kind bag that Siriano known as "litter couture."

He labored with Ziploc ® Model to create one thing particular that was fairly actually made out of the junk within the backside of a handbag.

"Truthfully, after they introduced me the undertaking, I believed it was actually enjoyable. I used to be so excited to get my mother and sister concerned," Siriano informed InStyle in an interview after his runway present. He went on to clarify that creating the bag actually was a household affair since he sourced the supplies from his mother's bag. "I used to be excited by the concept that ladies have a lot junk of their bag and I needed to make it really feel cool and glam once more."

In accordance with the designer, the bag was created utilizing issues from round his studio and from the within of his mom's and sister's luggage. "We did all the things, from gluing to hand-sewing. I had issues that actually my mother had in her purse for 5 years. It was hilarious. We painted it one shade to make it cool and graphic, nearly sculptural, like a chunk of artwork," he mentioned. "We're calling it the litter couture bag. I believed it will make a extremely cool assertion to be inexperienced and funky and trendy with plenty of junk that you just’d simply throw away anyway."

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The outcome turned out to be one thing worthy of a entrance row search for actress Rachel Bilson who had the dignity of carrying the satchel to Siriano's NYFW runway present. She paired the hot-pink bag with a feathered black cocktail gown. Siriano says she was the right particular person to showcase the Ziploc collaboration.

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"I really like Rachel and I needed somebody younger and trendy, fashion-forward and wonderful, however together with her personal private fashion," he added. "I like what she paired it with, too. It seemed wonderful."

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The bag isn't only a showpiece. It'll go up for public sale to lift cash for Bottomless Closet, a New York Metropolis-based nonprofit that works to attach ladies searching for jobs to trade insiders.

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"I really like that he's an artist," Bilson mentioned of Siriano's work. "His garments are a murals and I’ve a lot respect for that. The litter couture bag represents all of the stuff that you just discover in a girl's purse that's everywhere. He made it into an artwork piece on this bag I get to hold to the style present, which I'm enthusiastic about."

The bag is supposed to suit seamlessly into Siriano's runway assortment, mimicking the shade of pink that appeared on the assorted luggage the fashions carried down the catwalk.

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"We did a stupendous fuchsia pink within the present, so I needed it to have the identical feeling. I needed to be like Rachel took it off the runway and wore it," Siriano mentioned. And a for the place it'll find yourself, Siriano's deliberate all of it out: "We each signed it and it’s going to a charity known as Bottomless Closet. I hope that Bottomless Closet makes cash and I hope that we made this cool accent and hopefully somebody will wish to carry it, so we’ll see how they make it their very own."

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The collaboration was impressed by the launch of Ziploc ® Model’s new Accent Luggage, a reusable product that was created to alleviate among the litter in everybody's bag. The model’s new accent pouches are designed to maintain issues a little bit extra organized, even for essentially the most chaotic amongst us (silently raises hand) and can be found at Walmart in two sizes and three kinds.

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