Lanvin White Leather Shopping Tote Large


Condition: Pristine
Price: Sold


Lanvin's ivory smooth calfskin small shopper tote bag is detailed with tasseled handles. It’s decked out in a cool white hue and is the ideal size for everyday use. It comes with two top handles that are detailed with signature braided tassels, and a gold debossed designer-logo decorates the front. Continue the minimalist vibe by toting it against neutral tones. Can be held, worn over the arm or over the shoulder.

  • Open top
  • Gold-stamped logo at topline
  • Lined in tan-brown suede
  • White leather zip pouch on lanyard at interior
  • Rolled leather top handles, woven-tassel detail at handle base
  • Handle drop: 23cm
  • ERP: 1450€
  • Comes with dustbag
  • Condition: like new, minor to no signs of wear

 

 

Reference
113-385
Designer
Lanvin
Status
Sold
Year
2017
Material
100% Calfskin leather
Origin
Made in Italy
Dimensions
33 x 41 cm

Lanvin

Jeanne Lanvin
Fashion designer and feminist

Born rue Mazarine among eleven children in Paris in 1866 in a poor family - her father was a typist and her grandfather was famous for having helped Victor Hugo to escape during the Coup of December the 2nd - she starts working at the young age of 13 in a milliner's shop. Soon, she opens her first shop of her own in the rue Saint Honoré and sells mostly hats.

But then starts the big history of her life, and her principal source of inspiration: before divorcing from her first husband, she gives birth to her only child, Marguerite -or Daisy in English -. She could do anything for Marguerite and invents a brand-new style for children clothes. She uses new colors, such as the Polignac pink, the Velasquez green and of course the Lanvin blue, which becomes her brand image. She imagines also clothes for grown-ups and becomes very famous: Edmond Rostand even decides to order his academician costume from the Lanvin house in 1909.

Aware of the financial aspects of her business, she decides to launch a line of perfumes, to balance the cost of Haute Couture. Arpège is born, with of course a daisy flower on the bottle, one of the biggest successes in the perfume world.

Before dying in 1946, Jeanne Lanvin has secured a fashion empire. Lanvin remains the oldest French fashion house. Most of all, Jeanne Lanvin is recognized as a forerunner, a figure of feminist during times when a very few number of her peers could gain their autonomy.

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