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Braided Rope Handbags

These Joseph Altuzarra Purses Incorporate Authentic Matador Bull Ropes

— September 26, 2015 — Fashion
These braided rope handbags by Joseph Altuzarra incorporate a very unique design element: the leather whips used by New Mexican bull fighters.

For his Fall 2015 collection, Joseph Altuzarra decided to research whips and knots as inspiration for a line of braided rope purses and bags. He discovered a craftsman in New Mexico who manufactured custom bull ropes for professional Matadors. Altuzarra ordered his own bull rope and began working with it.

The resulting collection of braided rope handbags is incredibly original and tasteful. The leather bull ropes, knotted into gorgeous, intricate patterns, make up the straps and adornments of the bags. The cutting-edge Joseph Altuzarra handbags are available in a range of sizes and shapes, from larger carry-all bags to small purses. Each one beautifully showcases the re-purposed braided rope.
Trend Themes
1. Braided Rope Fashion - Incorporating braided ropes into fashion accessories like handbags creates a unique and original look.
2. Repurposed Materials - Using repurposed materials like bull ropes in fashion design is a sustainable and eco-friendly trend.
3. Artisanal Craftsmanship - Collaborating with skilled craftsmen to create intricate designs adds a touch of artistry and authenticity to fashion accessories.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Accessories - Incorporating braided ropes into handbags opens up new design possibilities in the fashion accessories industry.
2. Sustainable Fashion - Using repurposed materials in fashion design aligns with the growing demand for sustainable and eco-friendly fashion.
3. Craftsmanship and Artisanal Goods - Collaborating with skilled craftsmen can create unique and high-quality fashion accessories that appeal to consumers seeking authenticity.
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