The unlikely fashion collaborations keep coming, the latest being a savvy Parisian accessories brand with what is probably the most famous church in the world.
Find the Notre-Dame x Sophie Cano Paris collection, for sale exclusively on the Notre-Dame de Paris website as well as its concept store, not far from the medieval Catholic cathedral, currently under reconstruction following the devastating fire of the roof in 2019.
Cano took over the church’s famous rose windows as circular wallets and decorated small purses and flap clutches with embroidered images of the French Gothic building, one of France’s most famous and beloved landmarks. from Paris.
Founded in 2016, Sophie Cano Paris is dedicated to travel-inspired accessories that carry the intricate handwork of a leather workshop near Delhi, India, her partner in the adventure. Cano worked for companies like Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and Karl Lagerfeld before launching his accessories brand, inspired by the work of artisans in Delhi.
She noted that they worked in small houses with thick walls and giant fans to ward off the heat and earned twice as much as workers further afield on the outskirts of Delhi.
Today, Cano’s collection includes intricately detailed and embroidered handbags, most selling for less than 270 euros, as well as shopping bags, small leather goods, belts, jewelry and scarves. Cano has an online store and sells wholesale in dozens of stores around the world.
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