Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Pretty things



Until I win the Euromillions (something I consider a real financial possibility- so much so that I'm completely avoiding the scary pension plans the banks keep trying to sell me) I generally won't have €435 to put in a wallet, let alone spend on one. But this arty mini-insert by Paul Smith caught my eye. Wouldn't it be nice if there were more nice images inside things that are normally plain and boring? Like when you buy a black winter coat and the lining is bold leopard print or neon paisley.

Wallet, €220, Dolce & Gabanna, Insert, €215, Paul Smith.

6 comments:

anneelicious said...

That's a really lovely idea. I love prettiness on the inside of things.

I used to have a grey winter coat that was fairly 'normal' and unassuming on the outside but had a lovely pink and lime patterned lining on the inside. (it sounds kind of horrific but it wasn't, I promise).

The Sexy Pedestrian said...

Yeah, you can be as mad as you like on the inside, even in work. Kind of like life, really!

SOS! said...

God bless Paul Smith...

Lining is very important! I love how irregular choice shoes gives attention to all these details.. even their soles are painted!

The Sexy Pedestrian said...

I think it feels like the designer went to an extra bit of effort, that this coat/shoe/bag/wallet is hiding something really, really cool.

Andrew said...

Yeah, it's great when things are all pretty inside. i remember my brother buying a new suit and me noting how lovely the red inner lining was on the jacket and what a shame it was that no-one would really see that bit. he said "But that bit's just for me." A very good way of looking at it, I thought.

The Sexy Pedestrian said...

Indeed. Also, it wouldn't be nearly as much fun if you turned everything inside out.