If making an entrance is your thing, then Céline’s new bag from their Fall-Winter 2017 collection is the answer. Named the Big Bag because the French luxury label is all about calling a spade a spade, it is also quite literally the biggest Céline bag ever made. It is also huge on style; you’ll spot several of Phoebe Philo’s signature elements incorporated beautifully into it.
The expanded side gussets? Phantom. The belt that comes with an actual buckle that’s adjustable and fully functional? Belt. An oversized front zip? Luggage. There’s also something about the juxtaposition of the raw unfinished edges on the calfskin exterior that gives it that overall organic appeal. And because it is a Céline bag, these elements come together seamlessly within a trapezoid-shaped body finished with oversized handles that complete the look.
Available in two sizes, the Big Bag is priced higher than a typical Céline bag of today due to its larger-than-large persona. And with the sheer amount of premium leather used that’s barely treated, it is something that will also age beautifully over time, and should patina into something that’s uniquely yours.
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With the Medium measuring 32 cm by 32 cm and Large at 41 cm by 41 cm (excluding the expanded gussets), you can be sure that the Big Bag is more than sufficient in carrying your daily essentials. Available in colours like Dark Burgundy and Yellow, the Big Bag is priced at SGD6800 and SGD8400 for both sizes. In other words, if you’re all for big is better and more is more, just head down to Céline boutiques at Marina Bay Sands and Takashimaya Shopping Centre to see this beautiful behemoth in all its full glory.