Simone and Iris, two international ex-models – working with YSL, Missoni, Chanel and living in the world of high fashion – are dedicating the collection to their mother, Marika, their style icon. Simone and Iris are MARIKAS bags’ owners, designers, just as the brand’s ambassadors with their refined, classical taste which define the MARIKAS brand.
Max V Koenig is continuously inspired by colour and texture. Always travelling the world in search of the most tactile materials, their goal is to craft bags that come to life with your touch. With deep respect for the noble materials we work with, our designs celebrate the innate qualities of leather, never forcing it into unnatural forms or rigid shapes.
Inspired by the fusion of Scandinavian heritage and American spirit, Anine Bing offers luxurious staples, wardrobe basics and statement pieces that are current and timeless. Creative director Anine Bing thoughtfully curates each piece in her ‘see now buy now’ monthly collections where she marries edgy and feminine in a soft meets hard design approach.
Beste and Merve Manastır, as the co-founders of the brand and the daughters of one of the oldest handcraftsmen and leather goods manufacturer in Istanbul have launched MANU Atelier in February 2014 under the umbrella of “Yeşim Çanta” which was established in 1976.
There are many mathematical relations and curiosities between the number Phi and the Fibonacci Sequence. Designed by Adrian Salvador, with hardware by jeweler Helena Ronher, each Onesixone bag interprets the 1.61 ratio to fuse fashion with mathematical perfection.
Byredo was founded in 2006 by Ben Gorham. Ben began to be intrigued by scent and memory after travelling to his mother’s hometown in India, where he was stirred by the aromas of spices and incense. Inspired by this trip, Byredo’s scented candles and perfumes have been developed with an understated approach, using simple composition of the highest quality raw materials.
In Fall 2015 Hearst launched her eponymous label—Gabriela Hearst. The brand has been compared as an American competitor to Hermès for its high-quality and fine use of garments. Her line’s first bag was the Nina Bag (named after Nina Simone) which started as a limited edition of 20 that Hearst gave to women she admired—some of them high-profile like Miroslava Duma and Brie Larson as well as to women she enjoyed collaborating with, such as the owner of the factory or the shoe developer. The bag now has an extensive waiting list.
When it comes to wardrobe staples, Staud has it down to a science — if that science were based on emotion instead of formulas, technicolor dreamcoats instead of those meant for a lab, and the idea that “matter” is just stuff in the universe while a good handbag is anything but.
Danse Lente is a women’s accessories label specializing in handbags and small leather goods, based in London. Each piece is conceived in depth in order to create a purpose built product that will also create a unique experience to its predecessor. There is a playful and curious element to each design that appeals to a wide range of audiences.
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