Wednesday 21 March 2012


A good friend at 80s Stockist Manifesto, Dundee, sent us this image after clearing out his mothers loft.
The bag is from 1986 and is by Classic Nouveau which was a subsidiary of Italian label Fiorucci. The Fiorucci brand launched Classic Nouveau as a masculine casualwear segment of the company in 1985. The inspiration coming at the time from the nostalgia for American Sportswear of the 1950s. The bag design itself has an illustration and design that is particularly inspired by a 50s era that saw many graphic designers gain celebrity status.