Kara Kool

Kara Kool

>> 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.  

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  1. Lydia

    2013-08-12 at 6:08 PM
  2. Amaya

    2013-08-12 at 6:54 PM

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

  3. ChamaFashion

    2013-08-12 at 6:59 PM

    They are great!
    xx http://www.chamafashion.com/

  4. Q

    2013-08-12 at 7:40 PM

    love the textured backpack.
    http://www.myclayexperience.com/

  5. Angelique Jennifer

    2013-08-12 at 9:15 PM

    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.
    http://angeliquejennifer.blogspot.com

  6. Nicola

    2013-08-12 at 9:34 PM

    Love the back pack. The burgundy is gorgeous!
    http://www.thestylecheck.com

  7. Denisa

    2013-08-13 at 9:27 AM

    Nice bags. Great day.
    http://www.fashiondenis.com/

  8. The Fashann Monster

    2013-08-13 at 9:32 AM

    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

  9. Elisa

    2013-08-13 at 10:00 AM

    I want them all!
    XX
    Elisa – My Fantabulous World

  10. Trendstop

    2013-08-13 at 11:07 AM

    These bags are all fabulous! We especially love the burgundy backpack!
    The Trendstop Team
    http://www.trendstop.com

  11. Mireia

    2013-08-13 at 1:12 PM

    Love your blog!!! Is so cute! =)
    -Mireia
    thelittlesecretsblog.blogspot.com

  12. bayu radith

    2013-08-13 at 2:40 PM

    goshh… i love that bag <3
    http://bayuradith.blogspot.com

  13. Sarade

    2013-08-13 at 8:18 PM

    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!

  14. leyla3y3@yahoo.com

    2013-09-12 at 4:07 AM

    Love the texture–kinda reminds me of muppets!
    If you like functional, unique handbags, check out these:
    http://www.leylayucelhandbags.com/spring-2014.html

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