#BagThursday: YSL’s Classic with a Twist

You can never go wrong with a black flap bag. It is the quintessential style staple, the accessory you can wear with every outfit and on every occasion. And today’s Saint Laurent Classic Monogram Envelope Chain Bag embraces the classic look and adds to it a character of its own.


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You can almost feel the history behind its beauty… the fusion between the craziness of the 80’s with the class of the 50’s gives it just the right touch of elegance with a twist. Its mattelasse chevron stitching gives us a throwback to fierce designs, combined with a gold-tone gourmette strap and supple black leather for a distinctly vintage appeal.

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It’s stitch and colors aren’t the only parts of this bag that will throw you back to fashion history. The bag features Yves Saint Laurent’s iconic logo, the designer’s three initials overlapping in a vertical arrangement, which was created by the French-Austrian artist Adolphe Mouron in the early 60’s. Mouron, or Cassandre, as he preferred to be known, was famous for designing well-known typefaces, and striking covers for no other than Harper’s Bazaar. With this logo, he perfectly captured the essence of YSL, making it a symbol of the French Fashion House’s quality and elegance for over four decades.

Whether you choose to carry it on your shoulder, or detach the strap and wear it as a clutch, this bag will always represent YSL and fashion heritage. With so much history behind it, it is one for the true connoisseurs! Get this stunner here >>

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Elisabeth Bohler

Category Manager- Handbags, Clothes and Shoes

Elisabeth is an island explorer, a shopaholic devoted to all brands and a watersport addict. She’s passionate about luxury and loves unearthing the story and inspiration that comes with every brand or collection. French accent and cooking are her star elements.

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