Just when I thought my love for handbags and everything Alexander Girard had reached their limits, I come across this collaboration between The Alexander Girard Trust and Effy. Effy, a high end fashion accessory brand based in Japan, used original Alexander Girard textile patterns for this handbag collection.
Years after his death, Alexander Girard is is experiencing a resurgence — or maybe he’s just getting his rightful recognition. Undoutbly one of the greatest pattern makers, environmental and exhibition designers of the twentieth century, Girard favored abstract and geometric forms, typically put together in bright colours and patterns. Urban Outfitters have just released an [...]