Luxury leather brand Dominique Saint Paul is known for its exquisite, handcrafted leather goods, and their latest lookbook showcases the best of their 2023 collection. From shoes and bags to accessories, this collection is a true celebration of the brand's commitment to quality, craftsmanship, and style.
We sat down with the creative team at Dominique Saint Paul to get an inside look at the inspiration behind the 2023 collection, and to learn more about the brand's commitment to excellence.
Q: Can you tell us about the inspiration behind the 2023 collection?
A: Our 2023 collection is all about combining classic elegance with modern sophistication. Reworking some of our classic mens range by improving metal features , linings are now all in a light beige suede. We wanted to create a range of products that would appeal to those who appreciate timeless style, while also incorporating some of the latest trends and innovations in the world of fashion. The result is a collection that is both timeless and contemporary, and that truly reflects our commitment to excellence.
Q: What makes Dominique Saint Paul's leather goods so special?
A: At Dominique Saint Paul we combine the very best materials combined with a high level of artisanal hand skill and time to ensure the very finest quality and finish. The majority of our products are made from the finest, calf crust from the Veneto region of Italy. Items are handcrafted by skilled artisans using traditional techniques. We take pride in our attention to detail, and in the fact that each of our products is truly one-of-a-kind, with its own unique character and patina.
Q: Can you walk us through the process of creating one of your leather products?
A: The process of creating a Dominique Saint Paul leather product is both intricate and rewarding. It starts with the selection of the finest leathers, which are then cut, stitched, and finished by hand. Our artisans use a range of traditional tools and techniques, including hand-stitching, burnishing, and waxing, to ensure that each product is of the highest quality and has its own unique character. The result is a product that is not only beautiful, but also built to last. The addition of hand applied patina finishes based on the clients requirement finishes off this truly artisan hand made product to a standard we would say exceeds 95% of the luxury brands leather goods in the market today.
Q: What can we expect to see in the 2023 collection?
A: The 2023 collection is full of exciting new products, including shoes, bags, and accessories. In mens we have developed a range of small daybags for men and a range of great slip ons in various styles. From our elegant Passolini in suede or Crust to our Wilde which comes in crust and with a alligator vamp for 2023. Added to this is a whole new collection of women's high heels, Made in Italy and using the finest snake skins, limited to only 1-5 pairs per article globally. Truly unique collections that are rare in every way. From bold and colorful statement pieces, to timeless and elegant classics, there's something for everyone in this collection. The addition of some of the finest exotic skins in the world, all sourced from the finest , CITES approved tanneries makes this collection a statement of what is to come from Dominique Saint Paul. Namely the highest possible quality unique pieces in the market today. Each season we will be adding materials, unique shapes and stories into the collection to keep our valued client base well served with the very highest quality leather goods.
In conclusion, the 2023 collection from Dominique Saint Paul is a true celebration of quality, artisan know how, and style. From the selection of the finest materials, to the hand made nature of each product, the brand is committed to delivering the best of the best to its customers. So whether you're looking for a new statement piece, or simply appreciate the beauty of handcrafted leather goods, be sure to check out the latest collection from Dominique Saint Paul.