Currently located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, an unassuming brownstone hides treasures within created by Leona and Hasna Erziak. These two sisters with their multi-cultural- Belgian/Morocccan heritage and world travels achieve their inspirations on their journeys and their deep-rooted love of elegant classics.
Their current collection shines with classic design, sumptuous skins and delightful details. Calfskin, Pony Hair, Ostrich, Python and Suede are skins of choice this season. Special finishes of acid python with a washed metallic look, glazing, sueded python on the top and bottom side of the scales for the ultimate softness and 80.6% gold leaf on embossed python. Pigskin interiors are reminiscent old-style luxury.Soft shades of soft aqua, browns, soft blue, violet, and black accentuated with a pop of zebra print! Petite lady bags to oversized … and I mean HUGE shoulder bags for the girl who needs to pack it all.
There is simply so much talent and creativity in the world of handbag designers that it is truly a blessing to be able to talk about some of the newer designers offering future classics! Lena Erziak is a fantastic brand which features striking designs, a stunning range of colors and quality fabrications. The product of sisters Leona and Hasna Erziak with a multi-cultural background of a Belgian Moroccan family of artists including a seamstress and a potter. The process of design and understanding of construction was simply something they absorbed during their childhood.
The sisters developed their line in Italy, utilizing on the finest craftsman and materials. Their first collections focus attention on interior and exterior finish, different shapes and sizes to complete a refined and luxurious collection of handbags. The epitome of this effort is the Andrea shoulder hobo handbag.
The Andrea takes a classic and casual shape to the next level of sophistication. The sleek silhouette features well-balanced dimensions with a handle that is designed to be more comfortable in the hand than some other hobos might be. A rectangular flap closure accented with gold logo plate is just the right size to not be difficult to use and provides a classic element. The angled zippered pockets create a striking design feature and accessibility to the most important items you carry like your phone or credit cards. The oversized tassle element creates instant visual “punch” and movement.