Market Watch: Kate Moss for Longchamp

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I'm always really surprised by how much I like Kate Moss's Longchamp bags. After her Topshop stints, I forgot that the supermodel also does luxury design. Fun fashion? Totally. But soft, supple leather bags that are equally at home in a country house and at Glastonbury? Who knew, right?

Well we all sort of did, but still, it's a pleasant concept to be reminded of when I walk into the Longchamp showroom. For Fall, Moss has two main styles, and were I of unlimited means, I'd get both. They couldn't be any more disparate.

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The first one caught my eye from across the room, and really, how could it not? Made from black leather and goat hair, it's begging to be worn ($930). And it went perfectly with my outfit today (not hard because I'm in—wait for it—all black). Such a great rock and roll bag. 

But for a quieter, more elegant look, her classic suede bag in sage, blue, brown, and a slew of other colors, is great for nearly any style or outfit ($830 to $998). They're just slouchy enough, the suede is super-soft, and the hardware adds a bit of edge.

Well done, Ms. Moss.

The bags will be in stores in September.