Ana Niculae - Imperfect Indulgence

Finalist of the Artisan House Award by Isabella Fiore


2011 Finalist Ana Niculae Imperfect Indulgence


What is your inspiration for this sketch?
The exquisite Isabella Fiore bags, as well as my own interpretation of shape and decoration

Why did you select the particular materials to work within your sketch?
Lambskin is a source of inspiration in itself, through its texture and resilience. The tassels utilize silk, as well as antiqued copper beads, as a compliment to the richness of the leather.

What is your design background?
Set and Costume Design and Advertising

Would this bag fit in with your current collection and why?
Yes, mainly because of the spiraled arm handle and the organic shape.

What are the price-points of your current line?

What materials do you normally work with?
Leather, fabric, glass, metal, resins and ceramic

Where are your bags currently sold?
Custom orders, Pho Pa Boutique in Toronto

What can you offer to the Isabella Fiore aesthetic?
Great aesthetic values, refinement, unique structures and innovative techniques.

See other finalists from the 2011 handbag awards