Alexandra de Curtis took a winding path to handbag design. raised in Rome, Alexandro has also lived in San Francisco and London. After building a successful career in advertising and doing a stint at Vogue UK, Alexandro felt compelled to explore her more creative side. She enrolled at London's Cordwainers College and then in 2006 set-up her first business, a line of stylish baby bags for busy, professional mothers.
Her main aim was to make women feel stylish and empowered, even while they lug all their baby paraphernalia around. Lovers of her stylish diaper bags include Hollywood 'A' list stars-Courtney Cox, Angelina Jolie and Naomi Watts, as well as socialites, City high fliers and busy mums alike.
In 2010, to meet the needs of an ever -changing fashion market and global economy, Alexandra expanded into the fashion accessories market and launched ALEXANDRA de CURTIS , an exclusive collection of practical and colorful leather handbags. Her designs embody a fresh and simple elegance and represent today's concept of affordable luxury- premium products at a reasonable price.
Inspired by modern style icons such as Victoria Beckham, Olivier Palermo, Jessica Alba, and Jennifer Aniston, her line quickly developed into a full range of sophisticated, practical accessories for the chic, modern woman. Handmade in Italy by skilled artisans working with leather since 1959, each bag epitomises functional luxury in premium materials.