ASPINAL OF LONDON DRAWS INSPIRATION FROM THE MAJESTIC LION

New Autumn / Winter 2018 Collection now in store

Aspinal of London draws inspiration from the most majestic and noble animal, the lion, an enduring and powerful symbol of strength that has protected Great Britain and its homes for centuries. From the four great lions guarding London in Trafalgar Square, designed and sculpted by the famous 19th Century artist Edwin Henry Landseer, to the lions that grace the Victoria Memorial outside Buckingham Palace and countless other splendid examples around the country, the lion is the most familiar animal statue throughout Britain.

 

A lion’s head clasping a brass ring is the time-honoured, traditional door knocker protecting both the great houses and not so grand homes of Britain, including that of the most famous door at 10 Downing Street. Entering through an imposing and mysterious door with its majestic lion’s head knocker, we find ourselves within a traditional country house, which looks out over a wondrous and enchanting scene. Beautify peacocks strut amid the topiary and some lion statues in formal English gardens, with their pleasing symmetry and harmonious structure, inspiring our seasonal palette of rich and vibrant colours and modern take on classical design.

 

Scarlet, amethyst, amber, mustard, turquoise and topaz are set off against ivory, tan, claret and chocolate brown, combining to form a harmonious mix of bright and classic hues. Jewel colours are rich and opulent, reminiscent of the designs and signature colours of William Morris and the beauty and exoticism of Pre-Raphaelite portraiture.

 

The scene is set to discover a dazzling and powerful selection of new styles…

 

NEW STYLES INCLUDE:

MINI LION TRUNK CLUTCH AND LION TRINKET BOX

 

The striking lion’s head hardware embellishes and safeguards a dedicated collection, from the seductive Lion Trinket Box in classic black velvet, croc and studs to a range of Mini Trunk Clutches in opulent velvet, smooth tan, ivory and redwood and daringly transparent acrylic, for the woman who carries no secrets.

 

LION LANSDOWNE BAG

 

Powerful leonine heads stare out defiantly as they adorn the ladylike Lion Lansdowne Bags, a modern classic available in small and large versions and in navy and claret colourways, with on-trend wide strap.

 

JACKIE ’O’

 

Continuing the trend of round bags, Aspinal of London welcome the arrival of its fashion favourite, the new Jackie ‘O’ Bag. A 70’s retro vibe is hinted at, with exclusive and luxurious new quilting in fine grain kaviar leather, presented in classic black and navy.

 

MINI AND MICRO HAT BOX

 

The vintage-styled Hat Box makes a welcome comeback in a range of rich, jewel-inspired colours – amber, amethyst and topaz – and in mini and micro incarnations, with a chain strap.

 

BLOGGER BAG

 

The cutest new addition to the Aspinal of London family comes in the form of its new Blogger Bag. Available in soft pebble, practical black and navy, with a shot of colour – amethyst, topaz, scarlett and mustard carrera. This bag comes with a cross body strap and has practical card slots on the back wall. You can fit a small phone, keys and lipstick with room to spare!

 

MICRO MAYFAIR

 

The baby of the Mayfair family has arrived in the form of the darling new Micro Mayfair. Made in croc and smooth croc, it is available in black, amethyst and topaz. Both of which feature chain straps.

 

TRINKET BOX

 

Trunks receive the miniaturisation treatment, with the gorgeous new Trinket Box in chic black croc and black galaxy.

 

MIDI LONDON TOTE

 

The new tote is the ultimate in practicality and style. Created in soft pebble leather, it comes in beautiful jewel tones alongside a classic palette of a newly-developed soft croc – a new addition to our exclusive croc textures. This bag is presented in two sizes, both with a central zip and signature ‘A’ stitched leather inlay.

 

NEW QUILTING COLLECTION

 

This season Aspinal of London introduce a signature quilt on kaviar printed leather. The collection includes the Mini Trunk, Lottie and the Jackie ‘O’.

 

‘A’ SIGNATURE COLLECTION

 

‘A’ is for Aspinal of London. Feature the exclusive ‘A’ stitched leather inlay as a signature detail – on the ‘A’ Hobo Bag, ‘A’ Carry All and ‘A’ Shopper.

 

 

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