Here at Handbag clinic we get to see some amazing bags from both past and present but recently we have had what can only be described as one of the most stunning and rare pieces to date the “Entomology Bag”, a collaboration from Prada the Italian luxury fashion house and the iconic British artist Damien Hirst, Known for his controversial and progressive pieces.
In 2014 only 20 exclusive bags were made in aid of reach out to Asia, sold via silent auction with proceeds benefitting the non-profit organization, the bags were created to accompany a pop-up in Doha, Qatar called the Prada Oasis Tent, a revival of the original Pharmacy Juice bar tent.
Damien Hirst’s first solo show in the middle east, and one of his largest to date. This was sponsored by Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani, Chairman of the Qatar Museums Authority for this collaboration.
This bag is part of the ‘Relics’ retrospective, the British artist teamed up with Miuccia Prada to create a truly unique and wonderful piece, various wonders of the insect world in a plexiglass shell that is one of Prada’s most iconic shape’s, with embellished counter parts on the surface to reflect the encased subjects. This joint project is a continuation of Hirst’s series “Entomology”, on which he has been working since 2009.
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The vibe was set at Handbag Clinic recently with our big “Sneak peek shopping event”, Glasses clinking, the music playing and the full store a buzz with the excitement of handbag lovers everywhere….
The festive season is approaching and here at Handbag Clinic we wanted to kick it all off with an extra special event, lots of designer preloved handbags and exclusive offers were set across all our stores ( Chelsea, Leeds and Newcastle).
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