Royal brand new out of my Delvaux!
The world’s oldest luxury leather goods brand, each leather goods by the leather craft master hand-made, participated in the Expo, or royal Queen brand, the above keywords let you think of which brand? Yes, I want to say is the famous Belgian luxury leather brand Delvaux. During the Paris Fashion Week, YOKA’s editors went to the “pilgrimage” mood, came to the brand in Paris Showroom, to explore the latest launch of the 2017/2018 autumn and winter series, also met the new goddess Wang Gou, together to see What’s the latest news?
This season, Delvaux new handbag to the spirit of the knight and the main line of victory, Delvaux this time for the classic Le Brillant, Le Tempete and Le Madame added a new element. With metal texture of the senior leather, handbag for the armor, and with shiny metal and rare python skin, fox fur as a decoration, filling wild luxury. The new release of the handbag Cool Box is the classic “D” shaped metal ring as a decoration, open the way is also very creative, even the new goddess Wang Gou are attracted by these bags, really charm unlimited.
Many fashion people are its fans, for example, Olivia Palermo many times with a different style of Delvaux out of the street, see more than one to buy. IT Girl Miss Chung also appeared with Le Madame, bag and Miss Chung’s own temperament is very consistent. While the earlier icon level character Jacqueline Kennedy is also a fan of Delvaux.
Then you may be surprised, so even the names have not heard of the brand, why take so many goddess heart? Of course, because of a long history of the brand accumulated the classic design and rich connotation it! Not only the goddess of many, even the royal family have been fascinated by the charm of Delvaux it!
We all know a lot of European luxury brands, there are hundreds of years of history, such as Burberry was founded in 1856, Louis Vuttion was founded in 1854, Hermes was founded in 1837, but they are too young in front of Delvaux, because Delvaux founded In 1829, to know that the Belgian independence as a constitutional monarchy is 1830, Delvaux, but older than its motherland, in the luxury leather goods brand is a real “Big Brother.”
Delvaux was founded by Charles Delvaux in 1829 in the Belgian capital of Brussels. From 1835 to 1875, Belgium had the world’s most developed railroad network, and the visionary Charles Delvaux understood the impact of this technological change. In 1880, To realize the new needs of women – travel need to carry personal items, and created a series of handbags. To the 1908 brand for its handbag patent, and therefore became the earliest one of the handbag patent holders.
In 1933, Franz Schwennicke took over Delvaux, conforming to the trend of ultra-luxury handbag demand growth, the leather goods family into a senior luxury brand. He also refers to the advanced custom fashion mode of operation, the first time in the luxury leather industry to introduce the concept of the season.
Under the leadership of his wife and his wife, Solange, Delvaux created a number of handed down, the most famous handbag was originally designed for the Brussels Expo in 1958, “Le Brillant”, this handbag has a classic brand “D” , The image of the ambassador is the former US President Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, she also shot for the handbag, really “powerful, my Brillant”! Delvaux has also launched a limited Le Brillant handbag, printed with exaggerated text above, meaning “I am not just a Delvaux”, in order to see the brand’s own self-confidence.
Delvaux has always insisted on luxury materials and high standards of handmade skills, all leather goods in Belgium or France, which are all hand-made, each handbag will be accompanied by a small card that indicates the name of its producer.
So excellent brand of course will attract the favor of a group of experts, one of the most prominent customers on the Belgian royal family. The Belgian king Leopold II awarded Delvaux “Belgian royal warrants holder” in 1883, and Delvaux became the supplier of royal royalties in the Kingdom of Belgium.
In 1959 Delvaux designed the Mon Grand Bonheur handbag for the Belgian Queen Paula, as a wedding gift with King Albert II. In the 1980s, the Queen Paula also accompanied Solange Schwennicke to visit Delvaux’s studio, enough to see the Belgian royal family and Delvaux intimate relationship.
Brand so brilliant history, how can not record it? Since 1938, Delvaux has more than 3,000 handbags designed in detail in the Le Livre d’Or, has now become a set of exquisite product catalog, carrying the brand culture and history.
This catalog is still updated, and this time Delvaux 2017/2018 autumn and winter series will become one of the latest chapter, with modern, low-key style for this veteran into the new vitality, a brand culture a perfect interpretation.