How The Handbag Became Gender Neutral

by MR Magazine Staff

Friends’ Joey Tribbiani is rarely accused of having his finger on the fashion pulse. But when Rachel dressed him up in a matching shirt and tie (both a delicious shade of olive) and slapped a man bag on him, well he fell in love with it. It was all very Miu Miu menswear 1999 (so far, so fabulous), but then the world around him jeered and ridiculed and his beloved handbag — ostensibly just a cute briefcase — was prised from his burly hands. “I just don’t know if the world is ready for you and your bag,” Rachel lamented. “Maybe there are other bags that are a little less controversial?” Read more at i-D.