LOS ANGELES, Apr 4, 2009 / FW/ — The magic of the O-Ring continues in fashion as accessories designer Maria Argyropoulos, the creative helm behind the label m.andonìa, uses this engineering marvel as the focal point of the Boogie handbags, a collection of new bag designs that dances effortlessly from looking fabulous at work to being the center of attention at play.
Used as the handle of the bell-shaped bags which are proposed in both genuine and faux leather, the O-Ring provides a variety of options from carrying the handbag. It can be held, suspended around the wrist, refastened to a chair or attached to your belt loop and voila ‘look Ma, no hands,’ hence the perfect bag to go dancing!
In fact, the name of the bag ‘Boogie’ was coined primarily to allow the wearer the convenience to dance without worrying where to put her purse.
Retailing from $176 – $196, the Boogie handbags are available where m.andonìa bags are sold (over 500 specialty boutiques and department stores in the U.S.
In Europe, it is available at Collette and Le Bon Marche in Paris, Harvey Nichols and Fortnum & Mason in London and over 300 doors across Europe.
For more information and to purchase online, please log on: www.mandonia.com
Photo courtesy of m.andonia