The June 2009 issue of Metropolitan Home grabbed my attention within the first few pages, and here's why. They showcased this great new item: Fashion designer "Vivienne Tam's models strutted down the runway carrying what appeared to be sleek clutches that matched their couture."
This is what onlookers saw:
Photo courtesy of HP
These "clutches" are slim HP notebook computers in a peony pattern and designed by Vivienne Tam! Technology in disguise! Here's a closer look:
Photo courtesy ofMetropolitan Home
Tam said that she chose the peonies because they are the most beautiful flowers and have many layers of unfolding blossoms, much like the layers of a busy woman's life; helping to juggle the demands of home and office, but reminding you of what's beautiful and feminine in your life. I like it!
This is what the laptop side looks like:
The enter key includes the Chinse symbol for double happiness - which I think suits this particular laptop to a T. Technology and beauty in one!
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Copyright 2009 Kathy Passarette, Creative Home Expressions
Wow! You had me fooled! The looked like clucthes to me too!
I like it! I have too much on my wishlist already though!
I'd love to have one of these. Saw them "modeled" on one of the morning shows a while back. What a great idea...
Visiting from SITs and Thank you for sharing the delightful functional design. Really beautiful.
Hi Carma! Wouldn't it be great if they did have different designs like this to choose from. Although, I'm sure it's not that far off!
Hi Martha! I loved this idea when I saw it and just had to share!
So gorgeous and chic!
Welcome to the SITS community!
This has "DIVA-fied" written all over it. If I had a laptop, I would be all about these. Actually, this makes me want to go out and buy a laptop! ;)
I love your blog. Stopping by from SITS and wanted to welcome you to the SITStahood.
Hi Joy! Thanks for visiting!
Hi Taryn - thanks for the welcome! "Diva-fied", I like that!
Very cleaver and stylish! I love it!
Tiaa ~ Great if they expand on this and make other designs/colors.
I want this! Maybe when I win the lottery...
~angela @ peonypatch
amariaf2000 ~ I usually say that. Of course, it would help if I actually bought a lottery ticket!
I want one! just gorgeous!!
Kristen ~ I don't know how much work I would actually get done on it - I'd be too busy admiring it!
I saw this computer in Met Home -- so cute and pretty and fun :-) Technology is always better when it looks good!! ;-)
Kelly - this little item caught my eye right away when I was starting to look at my Met Home!
Unbelieveable! Just Love it!
Nancy - I'm sure that technology and fashion will catch up someday! Although, it did take quite some time for them to figure out those bulky televisions!
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