Arpel 207 – February 2016

The new issue of Arpel magazine is out!

Cover by CARL LAICH

Prized materials stand out with elegant force on this model, which beautifully mixes geometric, almost trapezoidal lines with soft shapes. This alchemy adds a wonderful sense of harmony.

NEWS ON STAGE

  • p.32 – Functionality and design
  • p.34 – Bespoke Luxury
  • p.36 – Wave upon wave
  • p.40 – The customizable precious bag
  • p. 42 – Designer leather goods

p.48 SPRING/SUMMER 2016 BAG TRENDS

ANIMALIER FOREVER

The timeless and “hot” charm of fur and pony hair is combined with touches of bright color shades and prints with an exotic taste.

p.150 AUTUMN/WINTER 16-17 MATERIALS

VOLUME EFFECT

The almost shocking embossings of the last few seasons step back. The next summer gives the 3D eff ects to reptile prints in relief, to more or less volumetric optical eff ects and to embroideries and weavings with notable thickness. The laser workings too are capable of giving depth to surfaces.