Wallpaper Magazine dove into iconic luxury handbag label Loewe’s archives and pulled out some of their most iconic bags. This throwback in time has introduced us to a little history behind the label. Did you know the Loewe’s label dates back to 1846 and it was the King and Queen of Spain that had granted Loewe the official title ‘Supplier to the Royal Court’? In 1975, Loewe released it’s most iconic and best selling handbag -the ‘Amazona’, since then Loewe has been known as one of the leading luxury leather makers.
left, Lizard skin and box calf leather handbag with plaited handles, 1971
left, Embossed box calf leather suitcases and vanity case, 1968; right, ‘Grandes Arquitectos’ extra box calf leather handbag, 2000
left, Extra box calf leather handbag in Havana yellow, 1971; right, Calf leather suitcase lined with red silk moiré, 1947