>> I may have been a bit late stepping on to the Kara-loving bandwagon (discovered after a few excited clicks over at Opening Ceremony in anticipation of their USA vs. Belgium takeover, where I hope to re-indulge in my obsession with all things Antwerp Six) but seeing as my bag like quota can be a bit on the lowside, I always surprise myself everytime I do come across a new bag brand, I'm genuinely into.  Kara is short for Karaoke (another reason to be into it) and is designed by Parsons graduate Sarah Law.  From a simple repetoire of convertible backpacks with detachable straps and small collapsible zippered shoulder bags, Law has expanded for A/W 13-4 and for resort 2014 to experiement with materials likelavender and burgandy shearling, stucco-patterned calf hair and a sporty double layered mesh.  It's the shapes that instantly grab you though with their no-fuss simplicity and pragmatic zippers.  One hazard I find with buckled backpacks is the lack of ease in getting stuff out quickly, so much so that I have to make sure I have extra pockets for holding the things that need to be at hand all the time (phone, Oyster, spare change).  I also happen to be one of those people that get inexplicably embarrassed and red-faced if I hold up a queue or a line for more than two seconds so a zippered backpack that can be slung round to the front quickly is ideal.  And obviously any opportunity to relive those Clueless backpack moments are more than welcome.  



Comments (14)

  1. Amaya says:

    Not a huge fan of the furry bits.. but the leather one shoulder backpack is great!

  2. Oh no, I love these bags but I’m trying to save money! Now I have to control myself…I hate having to control myself, I’m not very good at it.

  3. Nicola says:

    Love the back pack. The burgundy is gorgeous!

  4. Oh wow I love these & I am pretty picky when it comes to bags. I have a couple that I ALWAYS use. These bags remind me a bit of A Wang who is a total bag genius. I’m definitely going to check these out!
    The Fashann Monster

  5. Elisa says:

    I want them all!
    Elisa – My Fantabulous World

  6. Trendstop says:

    These bags are all fabulous! We especially love the burgundy backpack!
    The Trendstop Team

  7. Mireia says:

    Love your blog!!! Is so cute! =)

  8. Sarade says:

    I love the assortment of blue and white china! And I cannot wait for the opportunity to go to fleamarkets around the world. It sounds so very intriguing. I hope you feel better!

  9. leyla3y3@yahoo.com says:

    Love the texture–kinda reminds me of muppets!
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