How a designer bag is made, by Delvaux.

Here is part two on Delvaux- how a designer bag is made!

The Merrymakers

If you haven’t read my introduction to the house of Delvaux yet, first head over to my previous post right here!

Now in this post I’ll tell you why it’s a good idea to invest, yes it’s an investment, your money into a Delvaux, above all other designer bags.
I have my fair share of designer bags carefully archived in my closet, but none are more precious to me than my vintage Delvaux and my most recent buy, the Delvaux Brillant X-Ray.

When visiting the Delvaux atelier in Brussels, I discovered that all is created by hand, like the hands of the man you see in the pictures, working here for most of his life, dedicating it to the craftsmanship that is the house of Delvaux.
No industrial feel here, leather is selected from the finest hides in the leather library, scanned for mistakes, carefully cut into patterns…

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Delvaux, from the kingdom of Belgium: An introduction

Amazing insight into a designer bag factory. Meet Delvaux.

The Merrymakers


Now that we’re all proud being Belgian, thanks Red Devils for the World Cup fun, it’s time to look beyond the football field, onto another terrain we Belgians have been mastering for over decades…

Not to long ago, I had the honor to visit the ateliers of Delvaux in Brussels. It was all I ever expected and more. It made me proud to be Belgian on a whole new level. It made me long for a time all things fashion were created by skilled hands to endure the test of time.

They gave me a warm welcome and took me on a one hour trip through the whole process of making a designer bag. Needless to say I won’t be able to integrate all of what I’ve learned into one post. So I’ll start at the beginning, with an introduction. When your done reading all my posts, you’ll understand why…

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“Speckled” for Chloe Magazine with MAC Makeup



‘Speckled’ – model: Alice Ma – photographer: Alex Evans – hair & make-up: Natalie Ventola – Chloe Magazine Spring14

  • M.A.C. Acrylic Paint in Black Black & Pure White
  • M.A.C. Clear Lipgloss (shine)
  • M.A.C. Chromaline in Landscape Green (eyes)
  • M.A.C. Satin Lipstick in Mocha (lips)
  • M.A.C. Chromacake in Rich Purple (eyes)
  • M.A.C. lip mix in Orange (lips)
  • M.A.C. Fluidline in Blacktrack (brows)

– vmagazine


This is a beautiful series.

Maiko Takeda Makes Incredible Headpieces

“Royal College of Art student Maiko Takeda is a breath of fresh air in the world of millinery. Her architectural headpieces resemble porcupine quills, ostrich feathers and tiny iridescent fish scales, all artfully woven together with logic and geometry in mind.”