The unmistakable style of the French House of Galloping Horses meets the audacity of the artistic duo of Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari in a new LONGCHAMP x TOILETPAPER collaboration featuring the iconic Le Pliage bag. Here are declensions not to be missed.
One is the renowned French leather and ready-to-wear house with a history and know-how spanning 4 generations, and the other is the most daring art magazine on the contemporary publishing scene. Together, the two realities created one of the most anticipated collaborations of summer 2023: LONGCHAMP x TOILET PAPER. Collection, available from July 18 on the official site Longchampcult models are presented in the brand’s boutiques and in some retail stores Le Beach, reimagined with original prints created by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari. There folding bag, inspired by the art of origami (“Le Pliage” actually means “to fold” in French) and created by Philippe Cassegrain in 1993 after his trip to Japan, has now been made into wearable art thanks to the work of two forward-thinking artists. New looks and motifs, combined with a lively and energetic palette that ranges from caramel pink to sky blue to bright yellow, are in the spotlight. 5 different declensions iconic bag, from travel maxi models to smaller versions.
LONGCHAMP x TOILETPAPER New Collaboration Bags
Drawing inspiration from the most emblematic elements of French culture and characteristic motifs Longchampfounders TOILET PAPER they posted classic bags Le Beach in the center of eclectic restyling. “Art has always been my biggest source of inspiration because I have had the opportunity to work with really amazing artists, from stylists to architects, photographers, models like Kate Moss and Kendall Jenner,” said Longchamp creative director Sophie Delafontaine, “I have always followed by the work TOILET PAPER. For me, this is not just a magazine, this is art. What I like about this job is the optimistic view of things: this is what unites us. Longchamp always plays with colors, we are an independent company and full of energy. So it was really fun.” The collection revolves around 5 exclusive designs – horse paris brand symbol, banana, french bulldog, love fist and pirate skull – abandoned recycled polyester models and a number of accessories, such as key rings and scarf ribbons. Prices? They range from €90 for a blue canvas bag to €350 for a travel bag with a detachable shoulder strap. Here are the models that won the hearts of our fashionistas!
Pochette Le Pliage LONGCHAMP x TOILETPAPER: mini but very cool
The mini bag with contrasting profiles literally fits in one hand. A concentrate of composure and joyful irreverence, which, despite its Lilliputian dimensions, does not go unnoticed. The bold design is accentuated by colorful canvas and black leather inserts.
Dimensions: 17 cm x 11 cm x 5.5 cm
Le Pliage S LONGCHAMP X TOILETPAPER travel bag: polka dots and French bulldog for a Parisian vibe
A French Bulldog holds a leather-covered pipe in its mouth among a scattering of peas. This bag, inspired by the archives of the French fashion house, is a tribute to Longchamp’s first creations. The perfect combination of brand DNA and TOILETPAPER.
Dimensions: 45cm x 35cm x 23cm
Le Pliage XS LONGCHAMP X TOILETPAPER bag: between skulls and baguettes
Two crossed baguettes above the skull distinguish this proposal with a provocative and non-conformist style. With an unmistakable French taste, it recalls the themes and inspirations of the house of Longchamp. The small but roomy bag with detachable shoulder strap is particularly versatile as it is entirely made of black canvas.
Dimensions: 17cm x 14cm x 10cm
Le Pliage M LONGCHAMP X TOILETPAPER shopper: style in the clouds
A canvas shopping bag with leather profiles, equipped with two internal zip pockets, accommodates and reinterprets the symbol of the galloping horse, the emblem of the brand. No longer represented as a logo, it stands out against a sky-blue background and shoots up in a wave of energy, as if it is about to touch the clouds.
Dimensions: 28cm x 39cm x 11cm
Le Pliage bag with handle XS LONGCHAMP X TOILETPAPER: total pink, total glamor
The Pliage mini bag is a hymn to the noblest feelings: in an explosion of universal love, the mirror shatters, letting in powerful and colorful energy. Daring and funny at the same time, this model will win over the most romantic bagaholics and all fans of the TOILET PAPER project.
Dimensions: 17cm x 14cm x 10cm