Tuesday, March 5, 2013


The Grand Prix Collection:  $2295 - $3895

can attach a strap
 Lambs Club, Midtown/NYC

The Dressage Collection- of elegant carry-alls and luggage staged a media preview at the stately, wood paneled Lambs Club...hosted by Charles Chehebar, the Creative Director.
leather lined interiors-with compartments for personal items
 As one might expect from the name-in homage to an 'elegant sport'-this understated luxurious group of carry-alls and accessories is inspired by the traditional equestrian pursuit of precise movements and time honored apparel...with timeless, elegant design elements (saddle shapes, bridle ropes) translated into lovely- made in Italy- items of deluxe leathers, solid- custom crafted hardware, and wonderfully rendered trims- in vacchetta leathers...

adjustable straps for cross body-here -easily doubled

two interior compartments with zipped interior

There are several thematic groups of handbags, cross-bodies, totes and briefcases-includng the 'casual' Prix De Dressage options-made of lightly grained or pebbled leathers-in ideal every-day sizes. 

There is also an accessories line of wallets, an iPad case, watch/ jewelry box etc ($125-$495)------and our carry-all of choice- the chicest oversized canvas beach totes ever- with large leather exterior pocket and handles ($245-$295).

Bridle Collection features the braided rope handles-made of luxurious European vegetable tanned leathers and naturally shrunken, Italian nubuck leathers ----casual sophistication $1295-$1595
New for Spring 2013 is the investment worthy Dressage Collection--- handcrafted in Italy by artisans... made of the finest European leathers...with no detail spared in terms of attention to details...and execution.

No doubt, these luxurious handbags beg to be as equally admired as other European based labels in this rarified group.
Bridle leather braided handle-by hand

ideal everyday handbag...interior and exterior pockets

outer zip pocket detail---to better appreciate the hardware----and wonderful craftsmanship
hobo shape-with hand braided/hand rubbed braided leather straps 

satchel---absolute stunner-protective feet on bottom ...thoughtful interior and exterior pockets

gold lock...

mixed textures---same thoughtful details and masterful construction

saddle inspired flap closure structured handbag

leather briefcase-with hand wrought contrast stitching

Motion Satchel $595