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At the Chanel spring 2013 show, Karl Lagerfeld presented the above massive accessory at the Grand Palais in Paris: a quilted hula-hoop/beach bag hybrid. When the Telegraph asked him what one might need something like this for, he explained: "It's for the beach. You need space for the beach towel, huh? And then you can put it into the sand and hang things on it."
Which makes sense, actually, except there are a lot of other, less expensive ways to hang your wet bathing suit at the beach. Like, on your umbrella. Or on a surfboard, if you're into that. Or on the back of your beach chair, like the rest of the world who might not have the upper body strength to tote that thing around.
· Karl Lagerfeld explains Chanel's hula-hoop beach bag [Telegraph UK]
· Pictoral Insults [Racked]