Few companies do woven leather as well as Bottega Veneta, which is known for its instantly identifiable Intrecciato weave. The technique is rich in history, and has been used by Bottega Veneta for decades. To this day it posses a stylish, yet timeless appeal that is rooted in Italian history and culture. Bottega’s Intrecciato pieces are some of the most classic, and highly covetable designs from the brand, making them pieces that will remain staples for years to come. One of the brand’s newest pieces, the Small BV Fold Bag, is no different.
The Small BV Fold is the perfect mix of old and new, marrying Bottega’s iconic woven leather with a simplistic design that gives off a vintage feel. Though more basic in its design, it’s the small details of this silhouette that are captivating. From the dainty double leather strap that has knotted detailing and the eye-catching hues of bright red and pastel yellow, to the contrasting smooth leather flap, this bag is incredibly sleek.
Described as a double flap closure that can fold over the exterior or be tucked inside for a boxy shape, this bag is reminiscent of the timeless handcrafted leather bags that line the outdoor markets in Italy. The bag is lined in calf leather and its overall dimensions are 8.7″L x 8.7″ W x 3.9″D. Though there is also a Medium version of this bag, it’s the small fold bag that will appeal to any vintage lover the most. The Small BV Fold Bag retails for $2,000, and is relatively well-priced due to the intricate woven technique on this bag. It’s available via Bottega Veneta now.