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‘Win It’ Wednesday: ‘Li’l Lady’ Bird Designer Handbag

Written by PETA | December 2, 2009

As I’m a firm believer that a gal can never have too many purses, I think this week’s “Win It” Wednesday is quite possibly the most drool-inducing one yet. Check it out:

 

Lil' Lady Bag

 

Bird Handbags hooked us up with its fabulous “L’il Lady” bag, which retails for $214 and is made from recycled Army tents (not a stitch of leather on it). I have a feeling that some lucky winner will soon proclaim this designer bag to be a new fave.

Here’s how you can win: Imagine that you’re calling in a dedication to a radio station—include a brief message and name the song (and its artist) that best sums up your feelings about your favorite bag. If I could enter (sniff—I can’t), here’s how my entry would go:

This is Karin from Brooklyn. To the one who is always by my side, the one who never complains about carrying all of my cruelty-free lip glosses and anti-fur stickers, I dedicate “Little Green Bag” by the George Baker Selection.*

Have a go—and please have some fun with this challenge. Submit your most heartfelt or funniest dedication. The person who wows us wins the prize.

The contest ends on December 16, 2009, and we’ll choose one winner on December 18, 2009. Be sure to read our privacy policy and terms and conditions, as you’re agreeing to both by commenting. Good luck!

Written by Karin Bennett

*Obviously, my dedication was influenced by this week’s prize, as I don’t even own a green bag—yet.

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  • Eliana says:

    This is Eliana from the Toronto. Please play “Paper Bag” by Fiona Apple. You were a little fair trade jute and cotton bag handmade by Indian tribal women from One World Projects. I took out my phone as I entered the crowded subway and you slipped off my shoulder… Oh how I remember that fateful day helpless behind the closed doors as the train rushed from the station seeing you on the floor trampled by rush hour traffic. I came back for you on the next train but by then you had been bagnapped. I hope your captors treat you well I hope Fionas wonderful vegan voice convinces them to bring you back to me.

  • Jessy Owens says:

    What’s up what’s up! This is Jessy from Indiana and I would like to dedicate the song “Imagine” by my favorite vegan artist John Lennon to my bag. You keep my unmentionables out of sight and my wallet locked up tight…Imagine all the people living crueltyfree! RIP John 1094012880

  • Amanda Soria says:

    Hey! This is Amanda from Texas! I want to make a shout out to my oh so perfect bag made of cloth. Those perfect little squares of green and pink with hints of gold and your flowery designs stitched together by your wavy strands of blue yellow green and red each color fading into the next. You hang from my shoulder to almost my knee. You gladly hold the essentials I need to survive. I remember the day I got you at Earthbound almost one year ago. When I first laid eyes on you you were so beautiful and I just had to have you and I knew we would never be separate. We haven’t been apart since. I dedicate to you Endless Love by Lionel Richie and Diana Ross.

  • Kelli says:

    sigh This is Kelli from MN and right now I don’t even have a purse. AT ALL! I usually just shove everything I need in my pockets. But now that PETA has shown me the fabulous L’il Lady Bag I see the error of my ways and really really want one! So…if you could please play either “Alone” by Heart as I sit here purseless or “Desire” by U2 while I covet this awesome crueltyfree bag I would appreciate it.

  • nicole licklider says:

    hellllllooooo radioland!!!!!! this is Nicole from St. Louis MO…i would like to make a dedication please!!! could you please play “Goodbye to You” by Scandal???? send it out to that heavy dirty old and stinky diaper bag i’ve been carrying around for the last few years…tell it i’ve found another…i’ve found a beautiful little green bag that goes by the name Lil’ Lady Bird…oh yeah one more thing…could you let that old bag know I WON’T BE COMING BACK!!!

  • AAG says:

    Hi I’m Ana and I am from trendy NYC wearing my fashionable vegan handbag and I look wonderful! With this bag I am “Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison in fashion forward NYC strutting my crueltyfree fashion sense.

  • David Dennett says:

    Aloha from Hawaii! As someone who used to sleep in those same green canvas Army tents I love this bag! I’d love to give my wife one of these for the Holidays I’d fill it up with lots of cruelty free makeup

  • Olivia says:

    Hi This is Olivia and I want to dedicate this song to the purse that goes with everythingyet contains nothing no animals that is the purse that holds everything from my apple to my keys from my makeup to my 4 over due library booksOh the places we’ve traveled all thoes McCruelty stickers we stuck on local McDonalds all the flyers we’ve passed out thanks for holding them all protesting the slaughter of the seals and even though I spilled some Silk Soy Milk on you you were a trooper! I couldnt do it without ya!This is “Never without you” by Ringo Starr

  • Michelle says:

    I’d like to dedicate the song “Waiting on the world to change”by John Mayer because I love the songit really has to do with their missionand they are also the best animal rights group OF ALL TIME! ALL TIME!

  • Addie Henderson says:

    Hi! This is Addie from Wyoming. To the one who holds my schoolbooks without a stitch of cruelty I dedicate “About a Girl” by Nirvana to my favorite Kurt Cobain bag.

  • Asheley says:

    Hi this is Asheley from California! This is a shout out to my favorite denim purse with the pink paisley fabric on it. Thank you for holding my McCruelty fliers and stickers and my crueltyfree hand lotion! Because of you so many lives have changed and you’ve saved cows and chickens! Thanks again best thrift shop buy ever! Keep saving those animals.

  • Kathryn Brandys says:

    I have a severe back injury. When I am in my worst pain Merlin is the one that’s htere. He cuddles with me and shares his toys. Merlin is the perfect little man day in and out. Come rain or shine Merlin is my rock. When the pain comes so does he. I would never have gotten through this without him!!!!

  • Kasie says:

    This is Kasie from sunny So Cal and I dedicate “Lady In Red” to my beloved Lux De Ville vegan clutch a lady who wears ME!

  • Julia says:

    This is Julia from Ohio. To the one that has held my textbooks for my online courses my crueltyfree lip gloss and my recycled pens. I hope it will take me to Ireland for my graduation gift and will hold all of my animal activism leaflets to distribute wherever the road takes me. I dedicate “Rocky Road to Dublin” by the Clancy Brothers.

  • Rebecca Hausmann says:

    This is Rebecca from Staten Island. This dedication goes out to two very special denim purses my now threadbare messenger bag I’ll never let you go! and my everyday purse with the multiple pockets and compartments that helps keep me organized and makes getting around NYC easier since I’m not always digging around in the bottom. I may not be the most stylish girl in the city but I do have a clear conscience thanks to you two. For everything you do this songs for you Its So Nice to Be With You by Jim Gold.

  • Cat! =^-^= says:

    Yo yo yo this is to all the lovely and crueltyfree accessories out there but especially my lovely pleather crossweave chocolate handbag that’s always by my side carrying everything from my vegan lunches to my PETA lip balms. To you all I dedicate “Fake It till Ya Make It” by our local indie rock band Seraphim. Peace out.

  • Lau says:

    Hi this is Lau from Buenos Aires. To the blue canvas backpack who has made the extra effort of always holding a bit more than it was meant to and who always transported my beautiful kitty since the day i picked her up from the shelter and helped me sneak her into supermarkets and other places where she wasn’t welcome… to you my faithful accomplice I want to dedicate “Warning Sign” by Coldplay.

  • Aneliese says:

    This is Aneliese from Canada and I would dedicate this bag to represent PETA internationally because PETA is one of the best animal welfare organizations OF ALL TIME.

  • Shanti Ahimsa says:

    Hi this is Shanti from Pittsburgh. I’d like to dedicate this song to my current bag. We’ve had a lot of good times…thanks for letting me stick you with a Farm Sanctuary button. We’re good together but maybe we need a break? I’m thinking about moving on with a “Lil’ Lady”. Would you please play “Breaking up is Hard to do” by Neil Sedaka?

  • Cassy says:

    Hello this is Cassy from Ottawa. I would like to dedicate a song to my one and only true love. Thank you for being my infinite well of everything! I would be lost without your wonders. You’re the one I want Grease.

  • Amy Walsh says:

    This is Amy from Canada and my dedication would have to be “Bag Full of Thoughts” by the Flaming Lips. My bag always has the most random stuff in it.

  • Shelly says:

    Hi! This is Shelly from Boston. I’m dedicating Stroke 9 Little Black Backpack to my carnivore exboyfriend. Don’t expect to get your crueltyfree little green bag back! It suits my lifestyle better than yours.

  • Sheri Stephenson says:

    Sheri from St. Louie wants to dedicate “Yellow” by Coldplay to her faithful sidekick Yellow Messenger Bag for a wonderful year together representin’ crueltyfree living!

  • Yanin says:

    Hey its Yanin from Miami! I know I call in all the time but today is a special request! For the one who has been with me through thick and thin you carry my burdens for me and you do it all without complaining! I’d be lost without you. So I’m dedicating “You’re Always With Me ” by Katharine McPhee.

  • Karen says:

    This is Karen from Charleston SC. For my ever trusted dependable companion that keeps my hidden goodies and treasured cargo I dedicate “Hang On Sloopy” by The McCoys.

  • Rosa says:

    That bag looks amazing!

  • Rev. Meg Schramm says:

    This is Rev. Meg from Orange. To the non leather needlepoint Route 66 bag that has logged over 1000 miles on a Honda Valkerie Motorcycle this year slung over my shoulder and never complaining even though filled to bursting with all the supplies of a diabetic biker I dedicate “Little Green Bag” by the George Baker Selection.

  • Christina says:

    This is Christina from Lansdale. I’d like to dedicate the song “I Like It” by Moby to my organic canvas embroidered kitty cat shoulder bag! Thanks for always holding my grocery shopping lists of organic fruits and veggies giving me a safe spot to carry my keys and biodegradable dog poo pickup bags and for holding my nonanimal tested nonanimal product essential oil hand lotion.

  • Suzanne says:

    To my one true love my Matt and Nat Trainspotting in olive Thanks for coming with me on my first job interview for tagging along on the day I got engaged and for always making people ask if Im sure youre not real leather. In honor of your namesake and lustworthiness I dedicate Iggy Pops Lust for Life to you.

  • Mary Beth King says:

    This is Mary Beth King giving a shout out to my one and only constant in life the perfect compliment the yin to my yang. I dedicate You’re a Hard Habit to Break by Chicago to my favorite cruelty free Purse!

  • Samantha Goudreau says:

    that is the best bog ever. theres no leather on it. i would love a bag that has no leather on it

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