Archive for the 'Tiny Purses' Category

An inkling of the coming post-man-purse era

Wednesday, April 12th, 2006

What? Could the end of the great man-purse experiment be upon us already?
A brief item in last week’s Variety treats the current wave of man-purse confessions (see Puff Daddy’s, for example, below) as if it were merely the wake resulting from a fashion belly flop.

A mere four sentences, the featurette describes two non-pursey options for [...]

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The second-littlest man purse

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Man-bag tour guide Joe Ganley alerts us to Mr. Smith’s Jimi, which might be right for you if you buy into the whole pocket-purse thing but altering mint boxes isn’t your bag. The Jimi is longer and wider than an Altoids tin, but thinner — big enough, say its creators, to store up to five [...]

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The littlest man purse

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

What’s the simplest, cheapest man purse available? An Altoids tin, of course. It’s available in upscale convenience stores everywhere, if you factor in mint value it costs next to nothing, and though it doesn’t hold much, it’s small enough you can keep it in your pocket. Does that make it a wallet? You can call [...]

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