An origami-inspired purse sounds needlessly complex. Futzing around with folds when you're trying to find your keys in the abyss of a bag? No thanks. But! But: The reality of this Distortion clutch, designed by tech-friendly design icon Issey Miyake, is rad. Like, I-would-definitely-carry-the-hell-out-of-this rad.
Miyake has been perfecting the concept of articulating accessories for his Bao Bao brand since 2000 (and pleats for decades before that) so dude has it down, and the latest additions to the line are so great: bright colours, different shapes, all kinds of y-e-s in terms of something you'd want to toss your valuables in and take out on the town.
The structure comes from the PVC pieces, which are held together with polyester and nylon interiors. Some are more functional than others, size-wise, but hot-damn they're all nice to look at.
Unfortunately, that's probably all I'll be doing, as these are Fashion-with-a-captial-F and thus pretty pricey; even the teensiest pouch will set you back over $US225. A girl can dream though, can't she? Check out the whole collection here. [MoCo Loco]