Accessories Designer Taps Into Pac-Man, Space Invaders for High-End Items
British fashion accessories designer Anya Hindmarch’s latest collection is tapping into 80s and 90s nostalgia, from the classic yellow smiley face to the familiar pixelated faces of Namco‘s Pac-Man and Taito’s Space Invaders. The games’ ghosts and and aliens were revitalized by Hindmarch into a series of purses, bags, coats, and other accessories.
This camel-colored wool oversized coat was originally £1,495 (US$1,818) but is now half off for £747 (US$908).
The Space Invader shoulder bag, sold in charcoal and rainbow, costs £1,395.00 (US$1,696). Both types are sold out as well as the larger bag version.
The Ghost mini backpack is sold in burgundy, black, blue, and camel for £1,256.00 (US$1,527). The backpacks get their fuzzy appearance from shearling fabric. A smaller, crossbody version in blue, black, and burgundy are also sold for £497.00 (US$604) or you can opt for a coin purse version for £206.00 (US$250).