Designer Handbag Collaboration for UK Hospice Charity

Fri, January 16th, 2015

Legendary British designer Celia Birtwell and The Leather Satchel Company have..

Legendary British designer Celia Birtwell and The Leather Satchel Company have teamed up to produce an exclusive handbag for UK charity, Handbags for Hospices.

The limited edition leather satchel, will be available to buy via The Leather Satchel Company website from March 5th, with 50% of the sale price going directly to the hospice charity.“We’re over the moon with this amazing collaboration,” Abigail Bowen, founder of Handbags for Hospices says.

“It’s a match made in bag heaven! Celia’s design is truly unique and the bag looks beautiful.We’re delighted that both Celia and The Leather Satchel Company wanted to be involved with our first ever handbag collection and we know the money and awareness raised will make a HUGE difference to UK hospice care.”

Launching to mark the charity’s 3rd birthday, the Gypsy Rose design satchel (£190) will be sold in a limited run
of just 100 bags and is likely to sell out fast, “so get yours while you can!” the charity founder continues.
Famed for her retro prints, and fresh from her collaboration with Valentino - much-loved vintage designer Celia says: “I am delighted to be involved with Handbags for Hospices because of the work and care that UK hospices provide people in their last days and weeks that can make a profound difference to the individual and their families.

We need to do all we can to support the hospices and their inspiring staff going in with extra funding during such tough financial times. And, of course, it has been a pleasure to work with the Leather Satchel Company, one of the last bastions of truly great British manufacturing. So together we are supporting two worthy causes: British hospices and British manufacturing.”

The much anticipated handbag collection will be available to buy from on
5th March 2015.

For further details on Handbags for Hospices visit
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