Rimowa is bringing again the self-importance case, solely its model is designed to safeguard jewellery, and never make-up, just like the lap-friendly, top-handle fashions standard within the early to mid-1900s.
It’s one among three hanging designs for the German baggage agency’s collaboration with Tiffany & Co. which can be dropping Sept. 26 in choose Rimowa shops, on rimowa.com, on the Tiffany Landmark retailer in New York Metropolis and on tiffany.com in Better China through WeChat.
In unique interviews with WWD, Rimowa and Tiffany executives trumpeted widespread values.
“Collaborations provide us the chance to innovate and produce within the experience of manufacturers that worth craftsmanship in the identical manner we do,” mentioned Hugues Bonnet-Masimbert, chief government officer of Rimowa. “The result’s one-of-a-kind items that resonate with each our loyal clientele and our companions.’”
The strictly carry-on cabin and self-importance circumstances gleam in brushed aluminum that has been given a shiny, beveled floor, suggesting the sides of a diamond. Rimowa, recognizable by its grooved aluminum baggage, calls it a “rock reduce.”
Handles, wheels and interiors are executed up in signature Tiffany Blue. The self-importance case presents three blue trays, the topmost sealed, with compartments to carry rings, bracelets, earrings and necklaces.
In the meantime, Rimowa’s standard hard-shell cross-body bag is available in a Tiffany Blue rendition of its polycarbonate materials, with six jewellery compartments inside.
Retail costs vary from 1,800 euros for the cross-body case as much as 3,900 euros for the top-handle jewellery case.
Since LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton acquired the premium luggage-maker in 2017, it has unfurled buzzy collaborations with Dior, Off-White, Supreme, Fendi, Moncler, Daniel Arsham and plenty of others.
“The thought got here to thoughts shortly after becoming a member of Tiffany,” mentioned Alexandre Arnault, the American jeweler’s government vp of product and communication, who was beforehand CEO of Rimowa. “The union of the 2 maisons felt pure as they each signify powerhouses of their respective industries. Every bit within the collaboration is reflective of our legacy of outstanding design and our requirements of bringing the highest quality and utmost dedication to our craft.”
Arnault famous that Tiffany & Co. has supplied distinctive jewellery packing containers for many years, together with ones by Elsa Peretti. “We are going to proceed to discover product classes that complement and broaden from our conventional jewellery designs.”
Arnault defined that his curiosity in Rimowa started earlier than LVMH acquired the model, and he acknowledged its potential. “Throughout my time there, we used a centered method to reposition the home and it has been thrilling to see its continued success.”
Rimowa has a touring exhibition for its a hundred and twenty fifth anniversary that has already touched down in Tokyo and New York Metropolis, and it features a self-importance case from its archive.
Bonnet-Masimbert famous that self-importance circumstances had been a necessary again within the day and “this case, amongst others from our intensive archives, are a supply of inspiration for us as we proceed to look at the altering world round us and what journey entails.
“Most lately, the enduring pilot case made a comeback,” he famous.