Archipel X monocle

The name Archipel comes from the French word ‘archipelle’, in reference to the islands around Corsica where the first of these luxurious leather bags was conceived. Now based in Paris, the collaborative craftsmen at the atelier make these iconic bags by hand, with designer Sebastien Cordoleani having developed a special technique to deliver his version of the seamless leather bag. Each one is made from a single sheet of carefully selected leather and held together with an adjustable handle.


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