Luxury leather goods makers – handbags, travel bags, suitcases, belts…
Coach is an American retailer who started making quality leather goods from a loft in Manhattan nearly 50 years ago. The style is International and very upmarket and though they have stores across the USA, they don’t in the UK. However, many goods can be shipped online.
Furla was founded in 1927. As specialists in luxury leather goods they can be found in most major cities around the world. Visit their site to see their latest collections.
Apart from silk scarves, Hermes is famous for it’s handbags and in particular the Kelly Handbag, once owned by Grace Kelly and desired by almost every French woman alive.
Featured right is an example – for sale on the Internet at $7,500.
Unfortunately, the Hermes website doesn’t carry any references to handbags, but you will find them in Hermes stores.
Herve N Sellier
Luxury articles, personalized creations, vintage buckles and ornaments. After 17 years producing exclusively for Hermès, Hervé N Sellier decided to branch out and create her own belts, jewelry, dog collars and leashes, drawing from her father’s wonderful collection of vintage buckles and harness ornaments
Started in 1872, Loewe began life making cases and handgags in Madrid. As its popularity grew, so did the range of products it produced to include leather clothing wear.
Still retainig its Spanish influences, Loewe is a favoutire to all who touch the products with its distinctly soft leather and quality feel.
There is a wide selection of bags, luggage, small leathergoods, briefcases or accessories to choose from, all bestowed with the Longchamp spirit of elegance. Unfortunately, they don’t have a link to the UK, which is a bit sad.
Louis Vuitton made its name making travel cases.
Even today, all of its cases, handbags, belts and other leather accessories are hand stitched at its workshops in France, producing items of exceptional quality and longevity.
Mulberry is a British design company renowned for its craftsmanship and quality. The brand’s backbone is an extensive line of luxury bags for men and women that combine stylish, stand-out design with the finest leathers and detailing.
Porsche design is part of the Porsche group and specialises in making accessories for the luxury car driver. There is a list of online stores where you can buy these products.