Acne Studios and Mulberry have combined forces to create a brand new assortment that celebrates the most effective of British and Swedish design. The restricted-version vary, which has been described as a “friendship collaboration” by the designer labels, consists of quite a lot of iconic types given a recent twist, together with the Musubi bag by Acne and the Bayswater by Mulberry.
“It is an assortment about friendship and our freedom as manufacturers to do what we need to do,” says Jonny Johansson, artistic director of Acne Studios. “It is sort of a dialog between Acne Studios and Mulberry, one that’s based on mutual respect and want to make a nice product.”
Thierry Andretta, CEO of Mulberry, agrees, explaining the collaboration as a “good manifestation of the spirit of each brands.” The vary combines traditional kinds and signature particulars from each brand to create one thing new, reminiscent of Pimples Studio’s recognizable folded bow and the Mulberry tree emblem.
Mulberry’s celebrated Scotchgrain luggage has been reimagined by the Acne Studios design workforce, with a number of leather-based buckle strap fastenings and outsized steel hardware. The bag is out there in messenger and mini cross-physique satchel types, and in pink or black crocodile print leather.
Acne Studios’ Musubi bag, with its signature origami knot, is mixed with the Mulberry Bayswater. The baggage additionally functions a brand new emblem designed particularly for the collaboration with the letters of Acne Studios like leaves in Mulberry’s basic crest.
The huge leather knot is laced by means of the Bayswater in both common or micro sizes, whereas removable cloth straps come printed with the manufacturers’ logos. It’s out there in oak, black or pink.
Alongside the baggage, style followers will probably be happy to be taught there’s additionally a spread of small leather-based items in Scotchgrain or grainy pink leather-based, together with a laptop computer case, a medium-sized pouch, a coin purse, a small zip-around pockets, and a Scotch grain lanyard.