SHANGHAI–Longchamp and Chinese fashion blogger Mr. Bags have teamed up once again to memorialize the upcoming lunar year, celebrating the year of the pig with an added cheeky twist.
The limited-edition capsule collection is Liang’s take on the Longchamp’s classic Le Pliage Cuir styles, in pink and black lambskin variations adorned with next year’s zodiac animal, as well as a transparent PVC version of the Le Pliage Cuir top handle bag.
But perhaps the best bit is a hidden detail under the bag flaps: a playful fart illustration, conceptualized with the sole purpose of making the owner laugh. “Sometimes you feel sad, or bad, or tired, you open up the flap and you can see the fart. The fart is not for everybody, it’s just for yourself – you see it and you think ‘oh my god, life is funny,’” said Liang.
A comical “fart” detail is hidden under the flap of the bag.
The capsule showcases a targeted, localized approach, with a slit in the body of the pig to represent a piggy bank money slot, a handy addition for the holiday where people are gifted money to symbolize good fortune and prosperity for the coming year. The bag straps have also been tailored