Designer handbags are now dressed in frocks, capes, and jackets

by FM Ganal
May 10, 2019
GMA-7 actress Heart Evangelista (left) and Singaporean socialite Jamie Chua (right) dress up their Hermes Birkin in couture denim.
PHOTO/S: @iamhearte / @ec24m on Instagram

Here's an innovative and stylish way to make your designer handbag stand out even more—dress it up in couture fashion.

This is the main idea of PurseBop Frocks, a newly launched online shop under the American online hub for all-things luxury handbags, PurseBop.

As the founder-creative director Monika Arora puts it, "Handbag personalization has taken on forms we could've never imagined... PurseBop Frocks is a celebration of this modern trend.

"We already think of our handbags as extensions of ourselves. Now, let's give them a chance to take center stage..."

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There are three kinds of collections to choose from: frocks, capes, and jackets.

Frocks cost from $595 to $695 or PHP30,904 to PHP36,098, while capes cost $795 or PHP41,292.

As for the jackets, the brand's signature collection, these pieces cost from $995 to $1,995 or PHP51,680 to PHP103,620.

Designs are all tailored, hand-painted, and hand-embellished with Swavorski crystals.

On Instagram, two known Hermes lovers have been spotted dressing their Birkin bags in couture fashion.

GMA-7 actress Heart Evangelista got Kohinoor Diamond denim jacket for her bag.

The Kohinoor Diamond costs $1,895 or PHP98,426.

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As for Singaporean socialite Jamie Chua, the woman known for having one of the largest Hermes bag collections, got the Crystal Palace denim jacket for hers.

The Crystal Palace costs $1,725 or PHP89,597.

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GMA-7 actress Heart Evangelista (left) and Singaporean socialite Jamie Chua (right) dress up their Hermes Birkin in couture denim.
PHOTO/S: @iamhearte / @ec24m on Instagram
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