The oldest fine leather goods house in the world is a Belgian brand founded in 1829.
This prestigious and luxury house established in 1829 in Brussels by Charles Delvaux, was awarded in 1883 as Royal Warrant Holder of the Court of Belgium. The House of Delvaux has earned its reputation by remaining true to its values, for its savoir-faire and uncompromising craftsmanship. As well as for the supreme quality of its creations, which are always contemporary to their times and belongs to classics.
Charles Delvaux was a trunk maker, who took advantage of the development of the railroad in Belgium. He understood rapidely this new way of travelling and filed some of the earliest patents for handbags. Franz Schwennicke took over the company in 1933, and respond to the increasing demand for ultra-luxurious handbags. By introducing the concept of seasonal collections, taking up the custom practised in haute couture.
Delvaux bags are more than just handbags. It is an establishment like no other, dedicated to craftsmanship and perfection. Which create small works of art. The workshop has created more than 3000 handbag designs, and continues to create contemporary classics, filled with elegance, fantasy and wit. Thanks to the influence of the visionary imagination of such major Belgian artists as Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Surrealist whimsy is a part of the House’s design legacy.
The new spring-summer 16 collection is for both men and women, who are looking for style and magic in their everyday life, with colours combinations and an ivory touch. To dicover in all Delvaux boutiques and authorised retailers.