Photo: Instagram / Salvatore Ferragamo

Salvatore Ferragamo recently unveiled its first signature handbag since the appointment of Paul Andrew as the brand’s Creative Director for womenswear: the Studio Bag.

The Studio Bag is a tribute to the contemporary creative Ferragamo who serves as muse and inspiration for Paul Andrew today.

“The more I explore the heritage of Salvatore Ferragamo, the more I discover how timelessly relevant his work remains... For him, beauty and aesthetic appeal was nothing without usefulness and function,” said Andrew.

 

 

True to the statement he made, Andrew ensured that the Ferragamo Studio Bag, with Gancini — the backwards horseshoe logo signature to the brand — fastenings, had been meticulously designed as an elegant yet practical bag for the 21st century woman.

Available in three sizes with a classic rectangular profile, the Studio Bag is also hand-crafted from all-natural top-grade Italian leathers by Ferragamo’s highly-skilled Italian artisans with metal studs dotting the receptacle’s base. It has five compartments, one of which being a detachable clutch — talk about versatility.

Photo: Instagram / Salvatore Ferragamo

You’ll find it in a variety of both earthy and bright colours including that of desert, wine, navy, and lipstick red. Premium editions in crocodile skin, ostrich skin, and shearling were introduced with Andrew’s debut womenswear FW’18 collection on the runway in Milan last February.

There are two special-edition versions to keep an eye out for; one in metallic silver, the other in a brown and black colourblock design which was created to celebrate the founder’s first studio, the Hollywood Boot Shop. 95 pieces of each edition will be exclusively produced as a homage to this year’s 95th anniversary of the Studio’s opening on Hollywood Boulevard, so if you want to land your hands on them, you’ve gotta be quick on your feet once it’s available (the date of which has yet to be confirmed).
 

Salvatore Ferragamo Studio Bag, from S$3,090 (small) to S$14,900 (Ostrich skin version). Date of availability in Singapore TBC.

 

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