ARIES

Created by Loewe, years 1950-1970. The modest logo, representing the horns of the Aries zodiac symbol, is engraved in gold on the inside of the bags. Loewe created this brand for the local sellers, eager to sell luxury handbags for their most demanding customers. The bags were manufactured in the same Loewe workshops.

BALENCIAGA

Cristóbal Balenciaga Eizaguirre (Guetaria, Guipúzcoa, January 21, 1895 - Jávea, Alicante, March 23, 1972), known simply as Balenciaga, was the most prestigious Spanish fashion designer, and he is often considered one of the most important creators in the history of haute couture. Balenciaga worked mainly in Paris for over three decades. Previously, having trained as a tailor, he had worked for various brands in Spain. Contemporary of Coco Chanel and Christian Dior, he is the most important fashion designer in the Spanish history of haute couture. His handbags are unique and their designs have the elegance of the haute couture.

BELLIDO

Brand founded in Valencia in the 1960s, active until the '80s. Best known as Alejandro Bellido’s widow house. This brand produced its own luxury handbag designs performing premium manufacturing of high quality leather. Brand without its own shop.

CAPRICE HANDBAG CO.

Caprice Handbag Co. were 1960s New York handbag makers. Their modern style was based on materials and high quality leathers, and they were very innovative. Owning a Caprice handbag was a sign of style and elegance. Their various collections were very original and their designs were later copied by other designer brands.

CHRISTIAN DIOR

The new look of the 50s is mainly due to the Christian Dior designs, who opened his couture house in 1946. His creations announced the return to a more feminine style and Dior became one of the primary figures of French couture. Fashion accessories like handbags were essential. (Marnie Fogg in: Vintage Handbags).

COBLENTZ

Coblentz Bag Company, Inc. American brand founded in 1935-1980 in New York by Louis J. Coblentz. Its elegant exotic leather handbags were acquired in the most prestigious stores across the country.

COMTESSE

Comtesse is a commercial brand of luxury handbags created in Germany in 1929 by A.D. Kopp. After World War II Comtesse bags were exported to the U.S. with great success due to its quality and design. Currently, Comtesse is still a very prestigious brand.

CROCO-PARK

Brand created in Barcelona in 1967, active until 1992. CROCO-PARC specialized in exotic skins and manufactured its own luxury handbag designs. The brand had two stores in Barcelona, one located on Carrer Johann Sebastian Bach, and another on Carrer Balmes. The manager was Mr. Josep M ª Pérez Martrat, one of the most renowned experts in the world of exotic leather handbags, recognized as "Mestre artesà" by the Generalitat de Catalunya in 2006.

DEAUVILLE

Deauville is a brand most often associated with the brand Bags Lucille de Paris. The two brands have many similarities in patterns, design features and quality leather. Handbags alligator Deauville are among the most prized and sought after by collectors of fashion.

DEITSCH

Deitsch & Brothers is one of the oldest and most productive American brand created in New York in 1873-1961. They made exotic leather handbags with wonderful and innovative designs.

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