Sophie Digard is a Parisian knitwear designer, and above all, a colorist. She began her enterprise in 1999.
Fibers made and dyed to her specifications in France are shipped to her workshop in Madagascar where they are hand crocheted, knitted and embroidered into unique works of art.
Sophie has hundreds of designs and a hundred different color palettes.
Tommaso Cecchi de’ Rossi is a modern engineer heading deeper and deeper into a universe discovered one day without intention.
More than just a nostalgic tribute to the sensual manual work of craftsmanship, CECCHI DE ROSSI is a fascination for contemporary alchemy and a natural transformation process, conducting pure materials into bags and accessories.
As Mother Nature continues to evolve over time, CECCHI DE ROSSI endures to cultivate its savoir-faire, seeking technical developments whilst transmitting tradition and applying inherited knowledge to contemporary times – with restlessness and devotion.
BOXED HAT – “a hat folded and stored in A4 size thin box with only 5cm depth” disproved the concept of hats. Hats which can be worn every time when going out, just as shoes and bags. Hats which can be taken along on a trip without caring about space of your suitcase. Created upon such feelings, BOXED HAT became a hat suitable for taking along anytime. The material is paper blade made from wood pulp fiber, which makes the hat light and avoid losing its shape.
KOBJA is a unique collection of fashion accessories for men and women, created and developed by Monika Jarosz. The designer only works with complete toad skins*, witch, once recovered, are tanned and transformed by taxidermists, using a unique, detailed process. It take more than 14 stages to obtain a high quality of leather ! The colours of the leather are produced at the tawery in Millau, while the assembly and fine stitching work are done at KOBJA’ s Parisian workshop, a process which makes each piece totally unique
* Non-protected species, wich was introduced into oceania from south america. This highly poisonous toad is in the process of destroying several local species, and since this problems began to occur. Animal defence associations have recommended its selective elimination. In this way, each toad skin is recycled not destroyed.
From his roots in New Zealand, his office in Brussels to his factory in India, Craig Wright, the designer behind the brand, says that every bag he makes has a story, a life.
Craig is specialized in woven leather and has built his own weaving production unit in Chennai (India) where he produces all the woven leather bags for his brand Dragon and for a few other brands also.
Only time can give that aged patina of a well used bag. A bag that travels with you everywhere, that can tell so many stories.
A timeless expression “Never forget” the age old tradition leather, master craftsmen, ancestral weaving techniques. Dragon bags are made this way and this is what Dragon bags are all about: everlasting, used and antiqued.