Animal Back

Animal Back

>> I'm keeping it short n' tardy today because of my post norovirus haze but going through my stored up lookbooks, I thought I'd reiterate a point that anybody who fails to be at the very least AMUSED and TICKLED by these Yang Du rucksacks should just stop reading the blog altogether.  No, I mean it.  Be gone.  Even if you can't bring yourself to act da child and wear one of these out in public, then please have the decency to at least see the charm and joy in this growing series of animal rucksacks, which continue to flourish in Yang Du's collections.  Yang Du needs no re-introduction from me especially if you look back at the numerous posts I've done on this forever-child, forever-wild animal knit designer.  She lucked onto a good thing with the bags and wisely keeps producing them for those that don't have the kahunas to don a poncho depicting a gigantic fox's face.  Miss Hippo, one of my favourite out of the lot was on sale on Shop Fatal for a while but I think your best bet of getting some animal love on your back is by contacting Miss Du herself.  That is, if you haven't fallen off your chair in laughing ridicule.  No, I refuse to believe that would be the case.  In my head, myself and every Style Bubble reader would link arms with one another, walking off towards a sunset on a really really REALLY wide boulevard with our backs festooned with Yang Du's creatures.  And we'd all live happily ever after.     



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  1. Madame Ostrich

    2013-01-16 at 6:18 PM

    That would have to be one really wide boulevard to fit all of your readers and her fans!
    These are fantastic! I personally wouldn’t wear one since I am far too much of a stick in the mud–but looking at them brings a smile to my face.
    I hope to see you and Miss Hippo next month at NYFW!

  2. mayathapapaya

    2013-01-16 at 6:31 PM

    oh my gawd. these are amazing
    i literally need them allll!!!

  3. Monica Smith

    2013-01-16 at 6:32 PM

    I am sure every wealthy kid will sport one. They are fabulous.

  4. Mellygoround

    2013-01-16 at 6:35 PM

    So so sweet 🙂 I would love one x

  5. Marta

    2013-01-16 at 6:36 PM
  6. raquel

    2013-01-16 at 10:32 PM

    Count me in on the animal love parade! I’ll be wearing an Owl and a foxy poncho. x

  7. Carlos Pissarra

    2013-01-16 at 10:57 PM

    I discovered your stylebubble only a few weeks ago… and I must say that your text is amazing. I love the way you write, never mind what you write about… Congratulations and best wishes from Portugal.
    P.S.: I have suggested you bubble to many friends worlwide…

  8. Felicity

    2013-01-17 at 12:10 AM

    These are brilliant! That hippo one is the best. I hesitate to believe that I could pull one of these off, but luckily I have a small child to dress, and there’ no doubt in my mind that I’ll be hunting down a cheaper, child size version for him! x

  9. Ana

    2013-01-17 at 12:14 AM

    I want. Them. All.
    I’ve been looking for a good adult rucksack so as to appear all grown-up at interviews, but… forget it 😀 !

  10. Gio

    2013-01-17 at 12:49 AM

    Hey Susie!! Your blog is great! your particular taste is amazing!
    ps. I fell in love with the 3 songs of “Kitsun√© on the Sly” post!


    2013-01-17 at 2:24 AM

    Sooo FUN!! Having a hard time deciding which one I like best : ) Xx

  12. Skyler McPherson

    2013-01-17 at 5:37 AM

    Animal-themed bags are now so trendy and can be part of a fashion statement.

  13. Promotional products

    2013-01-17 at 6:44 AM

    oh my gawd. these are amazing. i literally need them allll!!! I am sure every wealthy kid will sport one. They are fabulous.

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    2013-01-17 at 7:42 AM

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  15. Lauren at adorn la femme

    2013-01-17 at 8:52 AM

    I’m so drooling over these animal bags! I think one could look really cool for an everyday bag, to add a little whimsy to my outfits!
    -Lauren at adorn la femme

  16. Maddy

    2013-01-17 at 8:53 AM

    Love the owl and alligator ones! So adorable!
    If anybody gets a chance to check out my blog I would really appreciate it 🙂
    Maddy xx

  17. Linda

    2013-01-17 at 2:32 PM

    The owls are for me. . .in all the colors but especially that orange one. Seems like owls are a “thing” right now but I have always loved them. Yang Du’s owls are brilliant, IMHO.

  18. Charlotte

    2013-01-17 at 5:15 PM
  19. Ondine Burke

    2013-01-17 at 6:19 PM

    I actually intereviewed Yang Du in SS13 and she was so lovely. Her designs are spctacular, it was amazing talking to her as she has such an amazing story.

  20. zambesi

    2013-01-18 at 8:06 AM

    Animal backs with animal bags…wow,this is a very different and cute style,which i had never even thought about before visiting this post! Quite interesting style!! I will try it out and i adore those footwear.Where can i find these sandals??

  21. Eat.Style.Play

    2013-01-18 at 2:31 PM

    ….i’m all about those shoes!

  22. NYCblogger

    2013-01-20 at 8:57 AM

    Oh my god! I want them all! The pink owl bag has to be the best. I hope Miss Du comes up with more animal designs. Perhaps a bunny, fox or a pig would be nice.

  23. dori

    2013-01-22 at 6:18 PM

    Susie , if You like backpacks, I just want to show You my designs : , soon I’m going to make more colors 🙂

  24. Charlotte

    2013-02-14 at 5:57 AM

    OMG! this is definitely going to be Suri-approved.They’re really cute and original and very unique :)Would love one of those for my little sister. Absolutely FABOULOUS!
    xoxo, Charlotte

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