Max Mara is celebrating the 1st anniversary of the Whitney Bag by launching two exclusive Anniversary Editions inspired by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, founder of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. maxmara_whitney_anniversary_bagCreated in collaboration with the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, the designers behind the Whitney Museum, designed the limited edition bag that also marks the museum’s one-year anniversary.maxmara_whitney_anniversary_bag_7

The Whitney Bag Anniversary Edition is available in a new pearl shade with two options, one with a decorative leaf and another with a flower.maxmara_whitney_anniversary_bag_3

The Whitney Bag Anniversary Edition is shaped from soft leather and is designed to be carried with double handles as well as a removable shoulder strap. Personalized with a decorative motif in slight relief, it is finished with a hot-stamped interior limited-edition number.maxmara_whitney_anniversary_bag_2

The two interior compartments clad with suede-effect fabric are divided by a partition with a matt palladium-colored galvanised metal zip.maxmara_whitney_anniversary_bag_6

The two precious limited-edition versions are available in only 400 numbered pieces, of which 25 of each model will be available online. maxmara_whitney_anniversary_bag_5Beginning 27th April, the Whitney Bag Anniversary Edition will be available exclusively online, in selected boutiques globally and at the Whitney Museum of American Art.maxmara_whitney_anniversary_bag_4

The Whitney Bag was originally launched in April 2015 to honor the opening of the museum’s new location at 99 Gansevoort Street, New York.

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