Workshop gesture

WORKSHOP GESTURE

A story of art, time and passion has been upheld since 1974 by l’Atelier craftsmen : the eye thoroughly selecting finest leathers, the hand patiently shaping the material, the heart carrying the passion for craft.

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In our workshop, each craft tool stands its in right place. Despite some years of age, they still remain undeniably efficient and daily used by the artisans.

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Every skin is selected in accordance with the bag design to meet the accurate criteria of softness, thickness, size

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The leather-cutter carefully places each part of the bag on the skin, paying a meticulous attention to its elasticity, its grain…

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The major part of the skin cut is still handmade with a “chasse-peau”.

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We use aged but still highly reliable machines to assemble the bags.
As a key element of the Atelier heritage and authenticity, our craftsmen uphold them with passion and care.

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Last but not least, the Atelier unique gesture of « pleating » is the ultimate finishing that models the bag final volume, turning it to a leather sculpture.

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This bag finally becomes your bag: it carries a discreet unique number on its inside label.