You might be spending most of your time scrolling through Instagram news feeds last summer and you might get attracted towards a basket bag.
These bags are simply alluring and are current handbag fashion trend as these are woven top-handle bamboo clutches and totes that are now everywhere. Jane Birkin was found as the wardrobe influencer who has descended upon and has got more followers than ever before. There is no doubt about the fact that summer basket bags can be considered as the favorite accessories for girls. Especially French girls love to have basket bags. Certainly, the popularity of those basket bags surged and as we are slowly moving towards warmer months, a new label of handwoven carryalls is what we can see as handbags fashion trend. This bag is definitely most intriguing iterations of the basket bag and is poised to take over as of 2018.
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These bags are amazing also because it consists of leather lining that comes from Ubrique, Spain that eventually gets assembled at the workshop in Galicia. This offer of bags was a limited edition run of 500 units per model. You can certainly purchase the bags from The Webster, MatchesFashion.com, Barneys New York, and Le Bon Marche Dover Street Market Tokyo. The designer Alvarez lives in Paris where she met Laure Heriard Dubreuil of the Webster. The bag also made its appearance in Fashion week where Laure put her stylish accessories on the map by wearing the shell bag. Alvarez always dreamt big for her luxury brand as she loves experimenting and diffusing several colors and designs for her little label. Alvarez states. “Heimat Atlantica was born with the aim to protect, highlight, and add value to the craftspeople from the Atlantic coast by working closely with them and helping to create a real profitable business for them.” She further says, “For me, it’s not just about creating a label. This is a project related to entrepreneurship itself, to understand that culture and business initiatives are intrinsically related.”
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In the year 2016 Montserrat Alvarez launched Heimat Atlantica and she wrote a dissertation on the role of architecture on the creation of the concept of the corporate image of luxury fashion brands. Alongside, this designer has worked in different forums and has also worked in several museums in Paris as a director of a design studio. She says “I am quite a novice in the fashion business,” According to Heimat Atlantica she always admires something new and loves experimenting all sorts of mixing various crafts, cultures, and design. The collection was all about brightly colored reed bags that are made by craftswomen in Portugal by their hands and then they further decorate it with Proclaim. The reed bags are made decorated with handmade porcelain charms that are made in Galicia in Spain, from where Alvarez originally belongs to.
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The Portugal women use an ancient technique to make these baskets. The basket bags are also used by certain local fishermen that help farmers transport their goods which are made by the selection of reed sticks.