A Bag Collection To Match With This Year’s Pantone Colors

riax_6I don’t know if you’ve noticed or not, but, pastels make great neutrals, similar to grey, black, navy + brown. And with this year’s Pantone colors being Serenity + Rose Quartz, a soft pink + a light blueish-lavender, there is no mistaking any of these bags will accessorize either color perfectly. The ‘Pack Bag Collection’ by AliK, a minimalist luxury leather accessories brand created in Milan in 2014, does more than just look pretty.

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Created by designer Alessandra Congiu, the bags’ inspiration came from something not fashion related like paper containers for sweets, for example.  In a way, it’s plain to see, judging from the diagrams, showing you how to assemble each bag. Packaging  becomes an ironic + original bag. alikmcy

The Mini Bags, Cases + Backpacks seen here, clearly show how perfectly the food container inspo came together. The designer’s passion for Swedish-Nordic design, was present in the design + presentation of these bags. From their geometric shape, sweet color palette + simple details, including brushed gold hardware, to the bag names + graphics used for each bag’s brochure, resembling that of a famous Swedish furniture factory that sells every item with its own assembly instructions, these bags are

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The Mini Bags are perfect for a night out or just brunch.  The Case is great to use as a work purse while the Backpack could easily do all but a night out-too cumbersome.

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The most amazing thing about this collection is how they’re all handmade by Italian craftsmen, with no help from any industrial machines. AliK’s philosophy is : Bag is a Design object. “I am a designer. Field is not important”, + who could argue with that when the bags look this beautiful?

To purchase an AliK bag of your own, go to WOWCRACY.

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