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CESAIRE FALL WINTER 2016/17 CONFUSION OF ROLES PRESS


S téphanie Césaire acq ui red ex tensive exp e r i ence desi gning Couture & Fashion a ccessor ies through collabor ations w ith top desi gn ers such as A lber t Elbaz (G uy L aroche) , K ar l Lag er feld ( L ager feld G aller y ) and the LVMH G roup (K en zo). S he cur rently collabor ates w ith N ina R icci an d A zar ro Couture. S téphanie launched her ow n br and to exp ress her singular vision of the ultimate accessory : a wom an’s perenni al fashi on ‘com panion’. Shunning the mainstream, she infuses the values of authentic cr af tsm anship w i th her stron g sen se of fashion to create archi tec tur al pi ec es – each inspired, ti m eless and m ade w ith only t h e f in est m ater i als by French cr af tspeople.

Handbag architecture for a collection ex tolli ng a s i mp l e, s ens u al l u xu r y Where others may add on, Stéphanie pares down, designi ng her hand-bags w ith streamlin ed ref inem ent and strong propor tions w hi le p layf ully re wor k ing fashion codes . A n a st o n i sh i n g si m p l i c i t y e m e r g e s f r o m her u n u su al m i x o f c l e a n l i n e s p a i r e d w i t h a “c h e e ky” Par i si an

H a n d b a g Mé t i s l e a the r po ny pr i nt e c o s s a is & s a d d l e c a l f


Collection StĂŠphanie CĂŠsaire fall winter 2016 2017, Conf u s i on of rol es The lines m ay still be pure and the volumes still sober but eclec tic i nfluences o f fer a n e w approach thi s season. Justine, a sober, elegant tr apeze, is emb ellished by a shi f ted front pock et and out lin ed by a r ai sed line to em phasi ze i ts bold cut . I n saddle calfsk in, used alone or layered over a gr ained nubuck , it can be held in th e h an d or wor n across the shoulder tom boy st yle. M ĂŠtis hangs from the shoulder w i th it s ad jus table strap. Its flap is closed by a tribal arrowhead in horn. Cut i n a m iner al-tanned leather or p laid -p r in t pony calf w ith Celti c accents, it sy m b olizes t h is ne w m i x i ng. Petit am i is a sq uare zi ppered shape wit h min i m al sobr i et y. I ts outline i s accented by met al buttons and i ts front i s hi ghlighted in color f ul leather. Tak o, a m inim al leather tote bag wit h sup p le di agonal li nes, unfolds li k e a k i te w it h mod er n flui di t y. A di alogue of m asculine and fem inin e cod es in bold gr aphi cs j ux taposed w i th anim a l tex t ures. Thi s season, aby ss shades and blood or n at ural tones confuse roles* i n bags wor n un h ib ited ly to m ix ur ban atti tudes.

Ha n d b a g J u s t i n e leather saddle calf


S op hi s t i cated and nat u ral materi a ls for an au t hent i c l ook and feel S téphani e’s handbags are m ade out of on ly the finest leather w i th designs that d isp lay a sim ple lux ur y. D eer leather s are re - d rummed for sm oothness and an untam ed cr i nk led look , w axed, young bull leather s are ha n d -p ick ed for their natur al gr ai n and fir m n ess, semiglossy goat leather for i ts ti m eless b eaut y an d gr ai ned bull calf for its sensual feel. Wi th m inim al ador nm ent these m ater ials respec t the leather ’s natur al tones a n d grain s w hile reinforci ng the strength and aut h en t ici t y of each design. Tr i m m ings such as snaps, hooks an d b ut ton s a r e c r a f t e d o u t o f r a w, n a t u r a l h o r n a n d com bi ned w ith rough br ass w hich has a n at ur ally -aged patina and shine. Each handbag is offered i n a w i de var iet y of w ar m , natur al color s and detailed wit h st itches that are of ten an i ntentional p ar t of t h e desi gn. The handbags, strongly influenced by saddle mak ing techniques, are made by sk illed c r a f t s p e o p l e i n a Pa r i s i a n w o r k s h o p i n t h e Fr e n c h l e a t h e r c r a f t t r a d i t i o n . The sense of modernity that emerges from this incredible mix of inspired creativity and p e r e n n i a l v a l u e s m a k e S t é p h a n i e’s h a n d b a g s b o t h t i m e l e s s a n d c o n t e m p o r a r y. Each and every woman who loves and knows fashion will surely find something of themselves i n S t é p h a n i e C é s a i r e ’s b e a u t i f u l d e s i g n s … A m i n i m a l p u r i t y t h a t c o n ve ys a r a d i cal id en t it y

C é s a i r e ha ndba g s a r e m a d e i n F ra n c e i n the be s t l e a the rc ra f t t ra d i t i o n


A res p ond to new l u xu r y cu s tomer ’hight s t and ard vi a t he creat i vi t y, t he s i ngular it y and t he q u al i t y of t he French K now how. L auched in M arch 2007, the br and was p re sented as a ne w trend in Lux ur y leath er accessor ies at the «Prem i ère Classe» Tr ade Sh ow in the Tuiler ies, Par is. Handcr af ted in Fr ance by the tr adi tion of sk illed ar tisan hands, this local produc t ion will guar antee the ethics of the house b ut also t h e selec ti on of m ater i als in accordance wit h t h e European standards of safet y and q ualit y wit h m i ni m al env ironm ental i m pac t. The br and has created an inter nation al sh op onli ne i n English, French and Japanese, w w w. stephaniecesaire. com . The fir st S téphanie Césaire shop open ed in Pa r i s on 6 r ue S aint Florentin, Par i s at t h e h ear t of i nter nati onal Par is fashi on. I n this b out ique, di scover her entire collec tion i n a sub t le, uni q ue uni ver se w hich echoes the mood of h er creati ons. .. I n this place, the br and de velops a un iverse m i ngling w ar m taupe color s and waln ut f urni ture to present i ts collec ti on of st ill larg er m odels. Wi th uni q ue or li m i ted pi eces i n sel ec ted leather s and w here i t i s possible to realize a b ag on order .

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Press kit on Cesaire Fall Winter 16/17 handbags collection

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