Trend Alert: The “Murse”
From Hip-Hop OG’s to high fashion runways, one trend is becoming more and more apparent: The “murse”, aka the man purse/satchel/tote…
Whatever you want to call it.
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Yes that is Snoop Dogg just below, carrying one courtesy of Louis Vuitton.
Seinfeld defended his, stating “It’s European!”.
With men having to carry so much these days while on the road – keys, wallets, iPods, cell phones, etc. – it has become more acceptable in recent years for them to stuff it all into one of these fashionable (yet masculine) pieces.
A lot of them are large enough so they can double as laptop bags, and feature many compartments with straps that can be worn across the body.
Usually smaller than the typical messenger bag, most murse styles we’ve seen are still fairly larger than the average woman’s purse.
Perhaps with the exception of this clutch that Terrence Howard is holding onto:
Well if you’re going to do it, get it right. Check out these brand new rugged leather bags by COOGI:
What do you think? Do you carry one, or would you give it a shot?
Before you dismiss the idea, just look at how convenient one can be: