Madagascar Straw - 2017 Collection

WATCH INSPIRATION: Raffia made in Madagascar

Highly skilled artisans have handcrafted each one of these stunning totes using the finest raffia in the world.

Design & Craftsmanship
After a decade of research we finally found a factory in Madagascar capable of producing bags for us. The minute we realized we could manufacture there, our design team enthusiastically started coming up with ideas.

Madagascar has an amazing capacity to do handcrafted work that very few other countries have.

Madagascar is also home to skilled artisans who have created colorful handicrafts for generations. These craftsmen and craftswomen are renowned for their dazzling sense of color and their fine needlework.

About the Straw
Each and every bag in this collection is made from the finest raffia fibers in the world. The raffia from Madagascar is sustainably grown and harvested with machetes deep in the island’s many raffia forests.

Unique to Madagascar
We were inspired to combine the functionality our handbags are known for with the best of what Madagascar has to offer — from the saturated beautiful dyes to the intricate crochet patterns that make each handbag feel unique.

The Artisans — the People
These handbags help the artisans of Madagascar earn a sustainable income while celebrating the traditional craftwork of this region.

While our business is helping to support the lives of those women and men working in one factory in Madagascar, many in this country continue to live in poverty. That’s why we’re proud to partner with Soles4Souls, donating gently worn shoes to those who need them most.

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2017 Collection
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