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Treasure chests

Bespoke luggage gets an indulgent makeover with modern day customisation.

The nineteenth century saw travel become a glamourous hobby of the well heeled with travel by ship becoming extremely popular. An extended journey by sea meant that one had to pack for all contingencies and the demand for bespoke luggage grew. From leather luggage, trunks, hat boxes and customised jewellery cases to pouches and purses, the sky was the limit. Four malletiers talk about the decadence of hand made luggage

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