Lido Venezia - Venice, Italy
Unique accessories inspired by heritage and modernity. Lido Venezia bags are hand made in Italy in limited edition, using the best leathers and artisan techniques. Lido Venezia believe luxury is about craftsmanship and rediscovering an ethical relationship with suppliers.
Lido Venezia don't believe luxury is about selling lots of products, instead they believe luxury is about craftsmanship and rediscovering an ethical relationship with suppliers. All bags are handmade in Italy in limited editions and produced in small numbered batches. Providing time for preserving the real beauty of Italian craftsmanship in wowing fabrics, tanning the leather and transforming brass into accessories.
After working in different high-end fashion houses, founder Marco Bottoli, became convinced that current luxury products do not deliver the promised quality anymore. Spending a lot of money does not guarantee anything. Expensive bags can be almost as poorly made as the cheap ones, and often produced in an unethical way without respect for the people and the environment.
The reduced time between design cycles has led to an increase in alleged plagiarism, as the pressure to create new collections is as much as a concern for mass-market players as it is for luxury brands. Designers are more and more sanctioned for production, pressured to deliver what is selling rather than defining what will sell through forward-looking design risk. This translates into products that look more and more alike, with quality compromised, made using similar materials and with the same standardized production techniques.
The Veneto is home of some of the best leather tanneries in the world. Here Lido Venezia find the best genuine leather especially selected to make sure bags age beautifully. Lido Venezia look for the finest quality, the rarest materials with a story to tell. The jacquard velvet used in their jacquard and velvet collection has been woven in Venice on 18th century looms. The artworks are hand painted in Venice by masters, rather then being printed by ink-jet machines. The metallic bags are finished with the traditional technique of gold gilding, instead of using laminated leather. All glass accessories are exclusively hand made in Murano. Lido Venezia believe real luxury should be the result of artisan skills, not industrial machinery.
Lido Venezia are proud to partner with the best Venetian master artisans to craft the finest accessories. Each detail is hand crafted to create a precious and unique piece that will last a lifetime and beyond. All materials are locally sourced from artisans who use traditional techniques, and respect the most exquisite Italian craftsmanship.