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"The It Bag is a totally marketed bullshit crap," Maier told the New Yorker. "You make a bag, you put all the components in it that you think could work, you send it out to a couple of celebrities, you get the paparazzi to shoot just when they walk out of their house. You sell that to the cheap tabloids, and you say in a magazine that there's a waiting list. And you run an ad campaign at the same time. I don't believe that's how you make something that's lasting—that becomes iconic as a design." — Bottega Veneta creative director Tomas Maier on bullshit It-bags. Will BV corporate honchos ever allow anyone to interview Maier again? Stay tuned. [HuffPo]