Friday, February 3, 2012

Bunny Hop

Vintage jewelry throughout. Sandro coat. H&M scarf. Prada sunglasses (above). Sandro 'Ricil' dress (below).
Mandy Coon 'Ginny' Bunny bag + iPhone = ♥LOVE♥. What's not to like about a rabbit? As a child, I adored my pet bunny & now this purse is my constant companion - see Amélie & her garden gnome. I'm documenting our dalliance on Instagram, the best part of iPhone. Here are a week's worth of snapshots - spot the bunny...
HOW I MET BUNNY: My magazine madness means possessing pages of gorgeous editorials is (almost) as good as owning the designs themselves. My collection features the bunny bag not only in a recent issue of Teen Vogue, but also a 2010 Elle. Happy ending: after much research, I adopted bunny from Mandy Coon's studio.
Orla Kiely 'Lovebirds' (above) & 'For Esmé' (below left) dresses. Marc by Marc Jacobs dress (below right).
Curious about the provenance of my bunny purse, I discovered Mandy Coon was inspired by the 1950s movie, Some Came Running (based on James Jones' novel), in which Shirley MacLaine carries a darling bunny bag.
BUNNY @ PLAY: This fashion story includes Peggy Guggenheim-inspired sunglasses by Prada, glorious with curlicues... Sandro's Francophile chic, effortless in a navy boiled wool coat or leopard collar frock... Orla Kiely's For Esmé daisy-strewn dress, named after JD Salinger's short story, For Esmé - With Love & Squalor.
Miu Miu coat. H&M scarf (above). 3.1 Phillip Lim coat. Cutler & Gross sunglasses (below).
Coats of arms guard against the cold: 1) Little Red Riding Hood with a Peter Pan collar & bubble hem & 2) Collarless rabbit fur, so cozily sleek, bunny snuggles like it's his mother. Everywhere we go, my chained bunny bag (the sweetest S&M rabbit) garners admirers, whom I refer to Mandy Coon's showroom (shop HERE).

2 comments:

  1. :D i thought you had given up blogging! you are an inspiration! love your bunny :)

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  2. OHHH I want your bunny bag and the Orla Kelly dress, so cute!
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