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Maria Lamanna

Maria Lamanna

Maria Lamanna is highly inspired by the old-fashioned. Made in Italy, but the brand and its team introduce a young and new voice in the fashion scene. The result is a product of great impetus, which passes on rhythm and energy though a style with no compromises, prevailing classic designs and fleeting trends, imposing its eclectic personality with designs of essential lines, bold and of a severe elegance.
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All begins in 2009 in the fertile land of South Africa, where Maria Lamanna gains experience growing her own know-how on materials, leather in primis, and its manufacturing. An inborn creative spirit gives life to the first Maria Lamanna handbags. From the very beginning her creations are oriented towards a style with of a unique and assertive personality. The lines are born from the inspired imagination of the designer, following her rock soul, nerve center of the brand, synonymous of the revolutionary spirit that leads her pencil. Relocating to Italy in 2012, when Maria Lamanna officially launched her brand, generated a significant refinement of manufacturing techniques, thanks to the support of highly skilled Italian artisans in working with the finest leather and material used on her designs.

In addition, the creative and commercial growth is supported by a passionate and driven entourage, essential added value to the brand. The result is a product of great impetus, which passes on rhythm and energy though a style with no compromises, prevailing classic designs and fleeting trends, imposing its eclectic personality with designs of simple lines, bold and of a severe elegance. Style and outstanding quality, typical of the world known Made in Italy but with a fresh and young image are the key of the brand Maria Lamanna.

The search for the perfect bag lead Maria to design it, herself.

Maria Lamanna Handbags are very structured bags, in order to keep the original shape. The bags are inspired by the old fashioned yet very modern Made in Italy. Simplicity is the key. Maria Lamanna Handbags are hand made in Italy. Calf leather is the main material used but the designer often adds pony-skin leather.

Maria Lamanna collections has drawn the attention in UK, USA and Italy and the brand is looking forward to continue working to show a young and fresh italian voice in the fashion industry which was recognized with a win at the 2013 Independent Handbag Designer Awards for the Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design.