The Asprey Londoner LuggageBy Asprey London, PRNE
Sunday, September 5, 2010
LONDON, September 6, 2010 - Asprey introduces the Asprey Londoner Luggage collection, manufactured in
England by Globe-Trotter. Luxury and durability meet in this five-piece
collection of beautifully practical suitcases and trolleys.
(Photo: www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100906/406801 )
Bruce Hoeksema, Asprey's newly appointed creative director, has designed
every detail and aspect of this luggage collection, from colour and finish to
selecting the metals used on the fittings. The size and shape of the rivets
and nails were thought through as well as the signature Asprey lock that
fastens all Asprey leather products. All the cases are lined with chic
durable hemp linen with a leather hand stamped Asprey label. The hand
stitched crocodile corners are chosen to match the classic stripe of the
removable webbed luggage straps that secure the suitcases. The moulded vulcan
fibreboard, used by Globe-Trotter over 100 years, creates an extraordinary
strong structure while the metallic finish of the exterior give the pieces a
Available in two colour ways: metallic purple with purple crocodile trim;
and matte black with oxidized metallic corners and black crocodile trim.
All pieces may be personalised.
The Asprey Londoner collection contains five luggage options/sizes:
Trolley 18", 21"and suitcase 28", 30", 33".
The Asprey Londoner will be available in stores from October 2010.
Additional photos available on request.
Asprey was founded in 1781 and has developed over generations into the
finest British jeweller and luxury goods house. This grand tradition of
offering the best in craftsmanship, quality and design continues today at the
Asprey workshops around the globe as timeless treasures are created for the
exclusive Asprey clientele. Asprey is renowned for fine jewellery, watches,
clocks, leather goods, silver, china, crystal, rare books and its unrivalled
UK Press Office, Loren Craig - +44-(0)207-758-8736, loren.craig at asprey.com;
US Press Office, Kim Simons - +1-212-201-7351, Kim.simons at asprey.com
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