Experimentation is key when choosing or creating a bag to carry. This issue offers up reinvented styles and even a satire on the handbag with Hally McGehean’s pop art interpretation. Have old jewelry lying around? Consider pulling off Cheryl Ball’s bejeweled bag on the cover using old gems and giving them new life. Is it a bag, a belt, or both? Take part in the Steampunk movement by trying out Jungle Tribe’s Butterfly bag/belt. Re-work such common materials as wool and plastic bags to make extraordinary designs that live on the cutting edge.