If you miss Bill Cunningham as much as we do you will love our stylish handbags made from recycled New York Times newspapers featuring Cunningham’s “On the Street” articles and photographs. The purses are hand made in the USA and feature tortoise or clear handles, a snap closure and an interior pocket. The entire handbag – interior, exterior, base – is made of recycled newspaper double stitched inside heavy-duty supple laminate.
NOTE: Product Image shown is representative of the product you will receive. Each bag is made using available vintage newspapers no two are alike nor can details be specified in an order, but rest assured the bag you receive will have genuine Cunningham articles selected by the designer.
Celebrating Bill Cunningham marks the New-York Historical Society’s recent acquisition of objects, personal correspondence, ephemera, and photographs that reflect the life and work of Bill Cunningham, one of the late 20th century’s most influential trend-spotters and style authorities. Showcasing a selection from Cunningham’s Facades project―his eight-year photographic project documenting New York City’s architectural and fashion history, shown at the Museum in 2014―Celebrating Bill Cunningham also features photographs documenting his friendship with floral designer Toni Cimino, known as Suzette; a Cunningham bicycle; his Nikon camera; signature blue jacket; ephemera; and unforgettable William J hats