Talk

The Wounded Soul of Europe and the Vision of the European Leadership Forum

Date recorded: 1 Jan 2004 | Speaker: Wim Rietkerk
Resources: 

Comments

poe zhang's picture

If you’ve ever looked at the Saint Laurent Sac de Jour and thought, “Ya know what? I want that, but soft,” then I have some good news for you: “that, but soft” now exists. For Spring 2017, the cheap ray ban brand is debuting a bag that Bergdorf Goodman calls the Saint Laurent Supple Sac de Jour. It’s unclear if that’s the bag’s official designation since it doesn’t appear on the YSL website just yet. Bergdorf Goodman doesn’t list dimensions for this bag, but on-model comparisons make it look notably larger than the popular small size, and YSL appears to have removed the medium, the bag’s largest version, from its website. Just from eyeballing it, this bag looks similar to the medium, but with a shoulder strap and a softer structure that will give it some nice slouch when carried by that strap. The medium always looked a little too big to be an arm-only miu miu outlet for bag and its size already tended a bit more toward slouchiness than the smaller versions, so this seems like a logical next step for the larger end of the SDJ line. The bag appears to be made of double-sided leather instead of lined in a different material, which should help lighten up such a large bag. the Supple SDJ maintains the zippered middle compartment that most sizes of the bag have, but it appears to lack other interior compartments. On the outside, the biggest changes for breitling replica are the exposed pegs that hold the gusset belts in place at the front top corners.

Description

It is a sign of extreme alienation from its own heritage that, in the preamble of the constitution of Europe, in the form that was accepted in 2004, Christianity was not even mentioned as one of its spiritual roots. This is the affirmation of an overwhelming fact, namely that Europe has lost its heart. As the prophet Hosea said (Hosea 2: 8) to his adulterous wife, “She has not even acknowledged that I was the One who gave her the grain, the oil and the wine.” Cut off from God, Europe has lost its heart.