Most of us are familiar with the term ‘fast fashion’ and the movement behind it to turn around the collections in high street stores at lightening pace. While it can be fun to shop new ranges each time you visit your favourite stores on the high street or online, there is no doubt that we compromise on the quality of the items we wear when we choose to buy from fast fashion brands.
We choose to care how things are made. In most brands, minimising cost & maximising profits is their reason for being in business. We take a different approach.
Slow-fashion values guide our product and brand development - ethically sourced materials, respectful processes and long lasting products.
High quality and standards - We searched the world to find the most skilled leather artisans to handcraft our collection and found somewhere close to home. Our family owned production house in Manchester have been making handmade luxury leather goods for over 100 years, using traditional time-honoured techniques.
Taking over 7 hours to make by hand, our master craftsman use the finest quality Italian leathers from our eco-conscious tannery near Venice. Buttery soft and supple, yet incredibly durable, our bags are built to last a lifetime.
Leathers - We only use leathers from ethically focused sources which conform with European standards, enabling us to create long-lasting products from a bi-product.
Fur - We sometimes use a small amount of animal fur in our pompoms and handbag adornments. Love or hate fur we prefer to provide our customers with choice, real or faux. Where we have used real fur we have done so with care and respect and only deal with European suppliers where animal welfare, transparency and traceability are key. The fur in our product comes from Finland where national and local regulations and standards are in force.
Re-use and recycle - We are currently developing ways to re-use any waste materials, including leather notebooks made from our leftover leather.
Carbon footprint - Our products are sent directly to customers enabling us to reduce our carbon footprint and offer exceptional value.
We truly believe that women shouldn't have to compromise on ethics when it comes to their style, so we’ve focused on ensuring our handbags are as environmentally conscious as possible, something we know our customers truly appreciate.