500 Hand Bags a Call for Entries

Do you make awesome purses that you want looked at by a Project Runway winner and published in a book? Then read on…

Lark Books has sent a call for entries for their latest addition to their 500 series read on to see the email that came in my inbox. Wish they had written when they were doing 500 earrings or necklaces. Maybe I will submit the purse I made out of training panties for an episode of Stylelicious.

Call for Entries
500 Handbags

Juror: Jay McCarroll
Editor: Suzanne Tourtillott

Lark Books seeks images of striking, stylish, and out-of-the-ordinary handbags for a juried collection of work from artists, makers, and designers from around the globe for the upcoming book 500 Handbags. Professional fashion designer Jay McCarroll, winner of Bravo’s debut season of the hit show Project Runway, will be jurying images submitted for this book. A diverse assortment of bags will be considered—from teeny evening clutches to rugged bags designed for men—with one-of-a-kind, handmade, and/or limited edition pieces strongly preferred. A wide range of materials, techniques, and looks are desired. To be released in the fall of 2008, this book aims to showcase a fabulous, fun, and funky collection that will inspire amateur crafters, professional designers, and everyone in between.

To be considered for inclusion, please submit high-quality transparencies, slides, or digital images with entry forms. There is no entry fee. Entries must be postmarked by May 1, 2007.

Guidelines & entry forms Can be found on our web site:

One the web:

Via e-mail: squinn@larkbooks.com

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