Tuck your treasures in a retro coin purse with Maija Isola's 1964 poppy print, "Unikko." The metal clasp opens to reveal a surprisingly roomy pink interior for loose change, cash, cards or cosmetics. The exterior features the flowers with beige petals, green stems, and pink centers on a bright orange-red backdrop; perfect for a mid-day pick me up while running errands.
The bold prints of Marimekko are the first to come to mind for many when thinking about Finnish design. Marimekko’s impact reaches beyond Finland, however, as Marimekko is said to be one of the world’s first real lifestyle brands offering fashion and accessories alongside h... 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
I always keep some of these on hand for last minute gifts. Everyone who receives one, loves them.
A purse for many uses
September 18, 2020
Every year I buy two or three of these attracted purses for gifts. They are of course useful to have if you carry a large pouchy handbag. But i often sweeten the gift by placing something inside like a note with a lucky charm or, more frequently, just plain old paper money. But the purse is what really steals the show.