The Bag That Looks Like A Giant Xiaolongbao

We review this Céline darling that’s a dream come true for foodies and minimalists


How do you go one-up on the bucket bag trend? With this.

Behold the Pinched bag from Céline (Small and Medium sizes available, starting from $2,400). It’s a sleek leather beauty with clever button closures on top that create a pinched effect not unlike the delicate folds of a certain restaurant's famous soup dumplings. They serve a practical purpose too: No more tugging at unwieldy leather cords to close the bag, as is usually the case with bucket styles.

Inside, there’s a handy zipped compartment in the middle.

All that being said, we couldn’t bear to put more than the bare minimum in - who would want to ruin that perfectly pinched shape? 

Still, this is a gorgeous everyday bag, especially for light packers.

Céline is at #01-28 Ngee Ann City, telephone 6736-0511.

Photos: Céline

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