Despite its launch only two years ago, the female-founded, luxury brand of equestrian bags has grown to be a favorite on the horse circuit. LAURACEA’s Convertible Backpack Tote has quickly become a bestseller, selling out multiple times. These bags, that fit a helmet and feature a strap for a crop, have been purchased by Olympic riders such as Beat Mändli and are starting to be worn by practically-minded style savants for all the convertible applications that take the bag from a backpack into a tote with few simple adjustments. Made in Italy, these stunners are crafted form a Nappa leather-trimmed with waterproof matte leather resulting in supple and rich yet sturdy texture.
LAURACEA, with the name inspired by the regal laurel crowns of ancient Greece and Rome, was born of Tamara Makris' desire to create beautiful, quality products that are also highly functional. Through thoughtful design, exceptional materials, and skilled artisanship the results are a perfect balance of beauty and function with pieces of lasting worth defined by quality and classic, timeless style.
Makris has always been closely connected to her customers, and many will recognize her from her pop-ups at the Hampton Classic. Given that she has always prided herself on a commitment to serving her clients, it comes as no surprise that LAURACEA’s latest initiative to launch virtual shopping appointments is one way to stay engaged with their customers during a time when most equestrian shows have been canceled. Having designed, wear-tested, and produced the bags herself, there is no one better to walk you through LAURACEA’s products. To reserve a time for a virtual fitting of your backpack or tote visit LAURACEA.
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