Posted July 29, 2008
Okay, we usually hate animal print; it painfully reminds us of seventh-graders trying to be sexy. But after Balmain’s fall show, somehow zebra print awesomely evolved from trashy to rock-glam cool. Still, such a bold look should be handled delicately (i.e., not head-to-toe). Cue Lauren Merkin's linen clutch. Rather than overwhelm an outfit, it so perfectly spices it up. This bag has the right amount of stripes, set off, of course, with metallic lining. Basically, it’s just begging to be taken to your next concert.
$180 at BergdorfGoodman.com.