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Berluti’s Japanese inspiration

West meets East in one covetable carrier

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For the coming season, French luxury menswear brand Berluti takes its cue from the traditional Japanese art of origami to create a cool new addition to its collection of leather goods. The Origami bag combines the craftsmanship, beautiful leather and innovative techniques that the brand is known for: Firstly, it’s made using folds, which translates to minimal cutting, sewing and linings, and a certain lightness.

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Crafted from soft calfskin that has been treated so it has the softness of nappa leather and nubuck, the bag — which comes with detachable straps — can also be worn in different ways. Carry it like a tote or use it like a backpack, and when you’re done, just fold it up and stash it away. It all makes for one nifty accessory, especially for frequent travellers who always return with excess baggage.

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The Origami bag comes in light brown, olive or dark brown, and will be available in Berluti stores from 15 Feb 2015.

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