Andrea Benahmed Djilali - AndReal

Finalist of the The NY NOW Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design


2020 Finalist Andrea Benahmed Djilali AndReal

Andrea Benahmed Djilali FINALIST'S PROFILE

What was your inspiration for this bag?
My inspiration comes from Classic music, instruments and the beautiful Butterflies. Butterflies are innocent little creatures, and symbol of freedom. The little ugly puppet finally will be a beautiful butterfly as my design will be beautiful when I finish it.

What are the retail price-points of your line?
$350 to $650

How has this season or collection differed from those of yours of the past?
I working always innovative sustainable ideas. Research difference technical, materials idea of the bags.

What other handbag designers have inspired you? Which Instagram accounts do you follow for inspiration?
I get a lot of inspiration from the world around . When I walk down the street I see fabrics, fashions and from that I then get inspiration for my unique designs.

What makes your line innovative and worth of the Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design?
Innovative side of my line is the primary material of my brand, the Cork leather which is 100% biodegradable Eco- friendly material.The shape bag of Violin. The modern and classic elements mixing. Butterfly and bag of top decorated with gold color Swarovski Crystals all the way around. Tunning pegs decorated with gold color Swarovski Rivets. Edge kote is the perfect way to color and protect the edges of leather. That you can see on Butterfly and handbag.This make my line innovative and worth of the Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design.

Bag Description
AndReal designed and created Violina Handbag. Made by Gold Italian leather and Cork leather: gold fish and flower pattern, pink color. Pink embroidered flowers decorated front of bag. Inside suede fabric super soft lining. £ 590

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