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Twirling Toy-Inspired Purses

The Chanel Hula Hoop Bag Leaves People Questioning Lagerfeld's Sanity

— October 8, 2012 — Luxury
Shooting to fame is the Chanel Hula Hoop Bag which debuted at the Chanel Spring 2013 runway last week. Mixed emotions arise around the brand's newest coveted bag. Between loving its creative inspirational way to being referred to as a dismal idea, the Chanel Hula Hoop Bag left people wondering the thought process behind the purse.

Karl Lagerfeld claims the bag is for the beach -- it's big enough for your towel and easy to press into the sand to hang objects off of. Karl Lagerfeld also threatens to upstage the enormous windturbines flanking the ends of the catwalk. While this bag is great for editorials and haute street style photography, its practicality for everyday wear is slightly questionable. However, what is not debatable, is the genius of this forward-thinking purse.
Trend Themes
1. Toy-inspired Fashion - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Exploring the integration of playful and unconventional design elements into high-end fashion products.
2. Controversial Fashion Statements - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Capitalizing on the attention and buzz generated by controversial and unconventional fashion items to create unique brand identities.
3. Functional Fashion Accessories - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Designing fashion accessories that balance both style and practicality for everyday use.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborating with traditional and high-end fashion brands to introduce unconventional and attention-grabbing products, pushing the boundaries of fashion design.
2. Entertainment - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Leveraging toy-inspired fashion items to create unique merchandise offerings for entertainment franchises and influencers.
3. Photography - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Creating fashion accessories that are specifically designed to enhance visual storytelling and create captivating street style photography.
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