JW Anderson is introducing a new bird bag to its aviary: a canary-shaped clutch. The convincingly lifelike accessory follows the brand’s viral pigeon minaudière, sported by celebrity style-setters from Sam Smith to
Creative director Jonathan Anderson teased the freshly hatched clutch on Instagram on Wednesday, eliciting enthusiastic reactions from fans (this is no canary in the coal mine). “Back to work,” Anderson’s caption reads, perhaps hinting hat the bag will debut at the designer’s imminent menswear show, scheduled to take place in Milan on January 7.
This is hardly the first time wildlife has inspired Anderson’s work. There was his
Season after season, Anderson manages to create fashion “gags” that still feel chic and true to his brand. Other double-take-worthy designs: his , , and
On that note: It’s anyone’s guess what Anderson will debut in Milan later this week. (Stay tuned for our recap of the collection.)