Loewe steps back in time with the launch of a special seasonal collection inspired by the works of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a designer famed for his unique works that are based on forms and materials of traditional Scottish architecture.
It is no surprise Loewe chose Mackintosh (1868-1928) as its muse.
The Scottish designer’s works are full of captivating motifs, and the lush florals and sleek silhouettes for which he was known are expressed through this romantic and nostalgic seasonal collection.
Mackintosh joined an architecture firm in 1889 where he worked on his unique Scottish style designs, and built masterpieces such as the Glasgow School of Art and the Blackie House.
But soon, the designer expanded his artistic productions into areas like interior design, prints and even everyday objects.
To pay homage to the diverse works of Mackintosh, Loewe has launched a full accessories line and a ready-to-wear collection for men and women, both of which stay true to his works and gripping universe.
The accessories line include items like Gate and Hammock bags, backpacks, totes, not to mention small accessories such as charms, jewellery, wallets and pouches.
Iconic items from the line include the Puzzle Roses bag in mocca calfskin that can be worn as a shoulder bag or a clutch.
A silhouette of a blooming rose inspired by Mackintosh’s graphic flower design is highlighted by the puzzle’s folding lines that also resemble a stained-glass effect.
Another stand-out item is the Hammock Tulip bag inspired by another flower motif and Mackintosh’s signature lattice design. In box calf, the bag can be worn on the shoulder, in hand or as a crossbody.
Items in the ready-to-wear collection include coats, blankets, knitwear and trousers in cashmere, silks and mohair.
Featured items include blankets with Mackintosh’s botanical paintings.