Longchamp has given Clo’e Floirat carte blanche on an upcoming collaboration in November 2018. The French designer brings her stylish touch to the iconic Le Pliage handbags as well as to a collection of small leather goods and accessories.
Playing with humor on a theme of this “must-have” accessory, Clo’e Floirat has imagined a story of Le Pliage Bag unfolding in three formats. She portrays packs of dogs in bright and bold colors walking their owners on the nylon canvas’ tone-on-tone navy print flap with red signature details.
The whimsical dog pattern can be found throughout the vibrant cotton canvas travel bag’s limited edition and on a large silk scarf. The hounds are equally featured with their noses held high on 6 key rings as well as on the tail end of cowhide leather leashes and collars, created especially for them in three sizes and five colors.
Finally, the star of this collection – a red dachshund – appears on two small leather goods, a small silk scarf and an umbrella and shown prancing all over packaging and paper bags, never-to-be-forgotten. With Clo’e Floirat, Longchamp once again offers center stage to artists while revisiting its classics, combining modern day contemporary designs full of cheerful playfulness!
Clo’e Floirat is an art critic and cartoonist working between New York, London and Paris. She explores via “drawing Crit’ writing” the boundaries between writing and drawing for various publications such as the New Yorker, and collaborates equally with Robert Wilson and Rufus Wainwright. Author of Pas Mal pour de l’art (Not bad for art) (Marabout edition – 2016) and Je vois quelqu’un (I am seeing someone) (Marabulles collection – 2018), Clo’e Floirat is interested in perspectives towards art as well as the relationship between psychologists and their patients…Always with a signature humor that cleverly contrasts ego and intention.