Tiffany & Co. may be synonymous with jewelry but that soon will change once you get to see their new leather collection. When I first learned that Lambertson Truex filed for bankruptcy, it was not only a shock but also left me feeling like a significant part of the handbag world vanished. My hope was restored soon after when I read that Tiffany acquired Lambertson Truex. Then I had to wait. Wait to see what would become of the former original US-American design house and how the partnership between Tiffany and the design duo, Richard Lambertson and John Truex, would translate in the designs.
The Tiffany Leather Collection does not disappoint. In fact it quickly surpasses my expectations, and it does so with confidence and poise. The sleek and streamlined bags are reminiscent of past Lambertson Truex designs, allowing the elegance and grace of each piece to shine through. While the designs master the combination of modern elegance with a timeless appeal, the finishing touches infuse classic Tiffany touches. These finishes include custom-designed hardware, Tiffany Blue leather interiors, and Tiffany Blue enamel. (more…)