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New Missoni Purses an Exercise in Zigzag Restraint

Photo: Courtesy of Missoni received an early look at Missoni’s pre-fall handbag collection — the first to be designed entirely in-house — which goes on sale next month, priced from $1,760 to $5,890, you big spender, you. And there’s nary a zig nor a zag in sight! Unless you look closely enough: The pyramidal studs on’s favorite purse (pictured) form the fashion house’s signature non-stripe, and patriarch Ottavio designed a “special zigzag pattern that’s found on each handbag’s jacquard lining.” Still, covert.

New Missoni Purses: Exercise in Zigzag Restraint