If You Thought Prada’s Paper Clip Was Crazy, Check Out This Designer Duct Tape


Just when you thought you’d got your head around the last unexpected trend (Prada’s posh paper clip, anyone?), Raf Simons heralds the humble duct tape to be the next big thing in accessories. Yes, Hypebeast has just announced that what was once used to package parcels is now being used to package, well, us actually.

Are there some bizarre and unexpected positives to find here? Sure you can invest in Raf’s luxe version for a cool £155 (or head to one of our favourite London designers, Peter Jensen, for a bunny-covered £15 version), but you can easily get the look for a lot less—everyone has a bit of cheap ol’ parcel tape lying around, correct? Cinch your waist, wrap it around the handles of a bag, turn it into a gigantic stack of Iris Apfel–worthy bangles…