The Asprey Londoner Luggage

Sep 06, 2010, 05:59 ET from ASPREY LONDON

LONDON, September 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Asprey introduces the Asprey Londoner Luggage collection, manufactured in England by Globe-Trotter. Luxury and durability meet in this five-piece collection of beautifully practical suitcases and trolleys.

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Bruce Hoeksema, Asprey's newly appointed creative director, has designed every detail and aspect of this luggage collection, from colour and finish to selecting the metals used on the fittings. The size and shape of the rivets and nails were thought through as well as the signature Asprey lock that fastens all Asprey leather products. All the cases are lined with chic durable hemp linen with a leather hand stamped Asprey label. The hand stitched crocodile corners are chosen to match the classic stripe of the removable webbed luggage straps that secure the suitcases. The moulded vulcan fibreboard, used by Globe-Trotter over 100 years, creates an extraordinary strong structure while the metallic finish of the exterior give the pieces a modern sheen.

Available in two colour ways: metallic purple with purple crocodile trim; and matte black with oxidized metallic corners and black crocodile trim.

    All pieces may be personalised.
    The Asprey Londoner collection contains five luggage options/sizes:
    Trolley 18", 21"and suitcase 28", 30", 33".
    The Asprey Londoner will be available in stores from October 2010.
    Additional photos available on request.

Asprey was founded in 1781 and has developed over generations into the finest British jeweller and luxury goods house. This grand tradition of offering the best in craftsmanship, quality and design continues today at the Asprey workshops around the globe as timeless treasures are created for the exclusive Asprey clientele. Asprey is renowned for fine jewellery, watches, clocks, leather goods, silver, china, crystal, rare books and its unrivalled bespoke service.