Please explain Longchamp…
…and why everyone owns one.
Yeah, I think those are gym bags for rich people? Or bookbags for Upper East Side highschoolers? That’s the only reason I can see for someone paying nearly $200 for the privilege of carrying a vinyl bag with a little leather flap with a logo on it. And I guess they’re French, so that gives them that extra je ne says qua. I see lots of these on the shoulders of sorority girl types trying to out-logo each other. Along with these:
Next time I’m in Chinatown I ‘ll have to check out what the knock-off situation is on Canal Street. Here’s a helpful guide for spotting a faux. Meanwhile, I found this photo on the internets whilst searching for Lilly Pulitzer. I apologize to whoever’s spring formal this photo is from, but it is Priceless:
Yes! This explains so much. The first person I saw carrying the Longchamp was in fact a Junior in college. I thought she was workin’ it. But then I saw so many “young business professionals” with over processed blond hair carrying them, and I didn’t know what to believe.