Both Megs and I hold a special place in our hearts for the Proenza Schouler PS1 Bag, and I only find myself liking it more as time goes on. Jack & Lazaro’s decision to have their black-on-black beauties hand-embroidered with a grey pattern for fall just makes my heart flip all the more, and it was already flipping quite a bit over the simple leather PS1s.

Sadly, I won’t have to start making arrangements in my budget and closet to accomodate one of these lovely bags, because they sold out almost immediately upon their Net-a-Porter debut yesterday morning. But a girl can still dream, right?

Usually I eschew patterned bags (unless they’re animal print, of course), but this one has my attention. The obvious neutrality of the color choices would make it just as easy to work this bag into my wardrobe as one that was only black or only grey, and you get so much more visual interest when you combine the two into this geometric, slightly tribal-leaning pattern. This bag probably won’t do anything to convince women who are still skeptical of the PS1, but for those who are already in love, it’s an unexpected treat. It retails for $1825, and you can add it to your Net-a-Porter wish list for stock updates.

  • Michael St. James (bagpoor.com)

    Generally I like the tribal aesthetic, but for some reason I don’t find this version of the PS1 appealing. For the people who like this design, it’s available at La Garconne as well.

    Side Note – I’m convinced that Net-a-Porter marks all of their new products “sold out.” In reality, it’s just not in stock yet.

  • XXAL

    first sight, cute! but this is probably the only ps1 that i think would be cuter if it had a small size..

  • Mochababe73

    I am not a fan of the PS1. The fabric is okay, but I like the black and gray.

  • mbtmvp

    This bag probably won’t do anything to convince women who are still skeptical of the PS1, but for those who are already in love, it’s an unexpected treat

  • Demi

    I don’t like the pattern… Sorry! Maybe it’s because I don’t like large messanger bags in general!

  • Bagolicious

    Thumbs down!

  • Karin bag4bag

    I LOVE everything about this bag ! Just shows how we all like different things.

  • Zoz

    Is Leighton Meester wearing the same one in red and black ?

  • Zoz

    sorry, forgot to provide the link http://cocoperez.com/2010-09-17-really-leighton

  • Staci

    I really like the hand embroidered pattern! I would totally rock it! ;-)

  • Fashion-Fanboy

    When I first saw this bag, when it was in stock, I fell IN LOVE !
    I’ve always (since the first time I saw it) been a huge fan of the PS1 !
    I’ve never either really been a fan of prints on a bag (not even animal prints), but this is so special and so “not over the top, yet with print” !
    I mean this bag could go great with anything ! And that is very hard for a bag with prints to do !

    http://FashionFanboy.blogspot.com

  • Claire

    I’m not cool enough, I don’t get it.

  • !!!

    LOVE IT!

    but if i’ma drop that kinda cash i grope it first in real life!

  • Sherrie

    This bag is still available at Edit New York! We have one left. Just email customerservice@editnewyork.com or call: 800-624-1505

    We’re located at 1368 Lexington (between 90th & 91st) in Manhattan.

    Happy shopping :)

  • Jelita78

    errr.. sorry Amanda and Megs..
    i am not gawking..
    but i love your post! hehe.. (ipad)