Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Chinese Take-out Food Purse

Allee Willis
Submitted by Allee Willis August 16th, 2010
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As someone who loves leftovers, especially if they’re Chinese, and especially as someone who spells cooking ‘d-e-l-i-v-e-r-y’, how could I not be instantly attracted to this purse?! Though I can’t say that I haven’t actually used the real deal iconic food box as a purse before. In my coming-up-as-a-songwriter days I resorted to using a cardboard one as a fashion accessory when my regular purse got too tattered and I really needed something with personality as a sub. There’s no question this plastic coated zippered version is more practical though. It’s always nice to pull out money that doesn’t smell like Moo Goo Gai Pan.

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4 Responses to “Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Chinese Take-out Food Purse”

  1. k2dtw


    OMG…Great design, this is Fabulous.. You had me at Take-out..
    I LOVE reading about the cardboard fashion accessory!!… if only you knew John LLoyd Young in those days… he would probably love embellishing one….and wouldn’t they be sweet..

  2. denny


    I made a bee line for this purse when I saw it sitting there, I love it. There would have been no second thoughts in purchasing one of these even for myself.

  3. Nessa


    Fun tip: You can flatten an actual cardboard carry-out container to use it as a pattern to make one out of fabric of your choice. Not that I have done that, or anything. Hehe.