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CESAIRE FALL WINTER 2017/18 AN ILLUMINATED WINTER 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 . An a s t o n i s h i n g s i m p l i c i t y e m e rge s f ro m her unu s u a l m i x o f c l e a n l i n e s p a i re d w i t h a “cheeky ”

Ha n d b a g C a b a n l e a t he r sa d d l e ca l f N o ir / A b y s s e


Collection Stéphanie Césaire fall winter 2017 2018, An i l l u mi nated w i nter The season is inscribed in abundance and serenity, imposing its supple, fluid creations detached from restrictions or dictates. A search for str uc ture is seen in the c ollec t ion’s flow ing li nes and shapes w ith thei r asser t ive, gr aphic i m pac t calm ed dow n by a se lec t ion of supple leather s w i th sensual hands in illumi nated tones. Color ful calfsk i ns in cum i n yellow, b ron ze, co gnac red or aq ua green for a se vent ies touch are em bossed w i th ani m al m oti fs, wor k ed in gr aphic patchwor ks or woven i n layers. The q uest for a relaxed refinem ent in t rod uced by NOMADE is confirmed by the supple, generous shape of the G IP S Y sho uld er b ag or the sm all, li ght weight FO UL A RD mad e in a single, folded piece of leather w it h an ot h er sq uare pi ece ai r i ly dr aped on top. An d t h e essential, m i ni m al CA BA N tote i s de f in ed by a re ver sible leather tab. This color ful, embellished, creative winter collec tion i nv i tes us to show off our un iquen ess in total freedom .

Handbag Foulard l e a t he r smo o t h & n u b u c k c a l f


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 thems e l v e s 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 signs… A m i n i m a l pu ri t y t h a t c o n v e ys a ra di c al i denti ty

Cé sa i r e ha nd b a g s a r e m a d e in F r a n c e i n t he b e st l e a t he r c r a f t t r a d it io 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 FW1718  

Press kit on Cesaire Fall Winter 17/18 handbags collection