Fashion: Their New Bag

The only men who used to carry hand bags were medieval couriers, New Guinea natives, mailmen, doctors, photographers and Truman Capote. These days, with trousers slim and pocketless and Ed wardian jackets cut to hold no more than the wearer, men are finding it ever more difficult to make room for even a credit card. Billfolds, eyeglasses and loose change? Forget them. Unless, of course, a fellow could get away with carrying a handbag.

He not only can, but is. Some men, of course, are old hands with a bag: Designer Rudi Gernreich...

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