Canteen bags are on trend this year, but this style is actually an archive-inspired one from Marimekko as the round shape is truly timeless - as is the 1964 Unikko print this circle carrier sports. Maija Isola's poppies are just barely there in dark grey on black, for a modern, monochromatic, and minimal look that makes you look twice. The 100% cotton canvas bag closes with a zipper and has an open pocket on the inside and a zippered one on the exterior. It is also treated with a stain-resistant wax finish to keep it looking crisp and clean. The narrow shoulder strap is long enough to wear it stylishly and conveniently as a crossbody for hands-free fashion, but can also be adjusted by trying the ends to the preferred length on the inside of the bag.
The bold, effusive prints and textiles of Marimekko are the first to come to mind for many when thinking about Finnish design. Founded in 1951 by Finnish couple Viljo and Armi Ratia, the name Marimekko translated literally means "Mary-dress." Marimekko’s impact reaches beyo... More Marimekko
Undisputedly the most famous textile designer to have existed at Marimekko, Maija Isola created over 500 prints during her long and colorful employment. The height of her design notoriety occurred during the 1960’s, right around the time when she created her explosive Unikko pattern. In add... More Maija Isola
The bag is stylish, fun, and practical. And vegan. What more could I want?
So much potential
June 21, 2021
Such a gorgeous bag. The subtle print detail is absolutely elegant. The special coating is a good touch. That the lovely strap can disappear into the bag through the top finished holes is very clever. Whoever thought of adding the giant, shiny, luggage worthy zipper was not thinking elegant or chic chic. If you ever rework this bag Iâ€™d love to own it.