Photo: Fashion Media Group
Ever think to yourself,”What does it take to design your own handbag?”.
In an ongoing series, CRFashionBook (Carine Roitfeld/Fashion Media Group) deconstructs fashion’s most iconic accessories to tell their story.
Beautifully photographed by Ulysse Frechelin, with words by Christopher Bartley, and edited by Shiona Turini, this peek into handbag style & design is truly insightful and inspirational.
The Loewe Amazona by the numbers
39 – Number of leather pieces used
24 – Number of individual linings used
21 – Number of pieces of gold hardware (not including zippers)
11 – Square feet of suede required to construct a single bag
6.5 – Hours of craftsmanship required to realize a single bag
4 – Number of specialized craftsmen employed in the process of preparing, cutting, sewing, and assembling each bag.