How About Them Apples? Apologie Debuts Handbags
Olivia Cognet, the designer behind Paris-based footwear brand Apologie, scored a huge hit this Fall with her “eye” slippers. For Spring ’14, she’s branching out and spinning her surrealist aesthetic into handbags, too. “I love the idea of a [bag] that you can wear like a bijou with a little black dress,” says the designer of her hand-molded, apple-shaped purses, which come in tutti-frutti-colored kid suede, from bonbon pink, turquoise, and vermillion to navy and black. “There’s something poetic about wearing forbidden fruit,” she adds. Priced at about $746, Apologie’s apples land in select international retailers this January..