Fashion

These Versatile Gray Bags

are Anything but Boring

by Sherry Tadeja, June 28, 2019 4:15pm

Art by Dani Elevazo

Fashion

These Versatile Gray Bags are Anything but Boring

by Sherry Tadeja, June 28, 2019 4:15pm
Art by Dani Elevazo
 

Neutral and versatile are the words best to describe the color gray. It blends smoothly to anything it pairs with—it’s also the color choice if you’re in for minimal fashion or if you’re not one to mix and match wardrobe colors. 

Gray may seem like a bland color choice, but if you neutral shade chance especially with this gray bag lineup from Kipling, a brand known for its fashion and functionality. Take a look at the pieces we found in their latest concept store at SM Aura:

1. Purse

Photo by Sherry Tadeja/Inside Manila

When you're looking for a handy carrier that would hold your important belongings like money, IDs and chapsticks, make sure it’s not a pop of color nor would you want it to be attention-grabbing—especially not in this city. This gray purse bag from Kipling has theat lowkey casual yet reliable factor we're talking about.

2. Handbag

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Small handbags are great practice pieces to bringing only what’s important. The art of letting go of your bag’s contents may be difficult but your shoulders will thank you for it. This Kipling handbag also makes a good office-to-party staple. 

3. Shoulder Crossbody Bag

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A shoulder is the bag if you feel like backpacks are too old school. Crossbody bags are also for the on-the-go with its many compartments for your belongings. If you’re always on a rush, keep this somewhere you can easily spot. 

4. Mickey Mouse Collection

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Bags are always a statement. And there’s no better way to subtly flaunt your adult in-denial look with Kipling’s Mickey Mouse collection. Its design tells us how this well-loved character has an aesthetic that goes beyond childhood.

5. Blank Canvas Duffle Bag

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There's no excuse to be uncool even if you're carrying a lot of stuff. This Blank Canvas bag with 3D shapes and geometric patterns by Kris Abrigo, a local visual artist and muralist, makes your bulky baggage look much like art. 

6. Tote Backpack

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The neutralness of gray next to a bold tiger stripe strikes a balance in this Blank Canvas tote backpack. Doesn't it have the 'too cool for school' vibes?

7. Blank Canvas Collection

Take inspiration from these designs for your blank canvas bags | Photo by Sherry Tadeja/Inside Manila

Kipling's Blank Canvas collection gives customers the experience to let their personality shine with a blank canvas bag. The blank canvas concept mimics an actual canvas with space for customizing this bag—whether you’d paint, doodle, or attach patches to it—let your personality shine through the gray. But hey, it’s also a good enough bag as it is.

Kipling Philippines' concept store at SM Aura Premier. Photo by Sherry Tadeja/Inside Manila

Along with the launch of the Blank Canvas, Kipling Philippines opened its newest contemporary store at the SM Aura Premier. Kipling SM Aura is the first of many branches in Kipling PH to have a modern transformation.

This unique Kipling mural can be viewed at their SM Aura Premier branch | Photo by Sherry Tadeja/Inside Manila

The highlight of the store, apart from its gender-neutral bags, is the mural by doodle artist Lei Melendres found in the center of the shop the mural illustrates every day of a person living in a jungle of a city that is Bonifacio Global City.


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