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Novelty Purses

So, I have a weird confession to make: I'm a little obsessed with novelty purses. If I weren't a poor college student, I would love to have a ridiculously shaped purse for every occasion, whim and holiday. Instead, I have settled for a small collection: a book, a rainbow, a peppermint, a smiley face, an ace of hearts, and a ladybug. If you think those are random shapes, let me introduce you to the weird and wonderful world of novelty bags, where the options range from any food item you could possibly think of to the Beauty and the Beast rose jar container to a takeout Chinese food container and beyond. If you can think of a fun object, it's probably been made into a purse at this point.
And the craziest thing is that these novelty purses are often from luxury brands, too: Chanel, Kate Spade, Judith Lieber, etc. And they can sell for up to thousands of dollars! Most of the time these bags contain very little room for carrying things, are in odd to carry shapes, and besides…

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