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Luxury handbags and accessories handcrafted in small batches using leather and sustainable textiles in bold color combinations and textures.
ABOUT – THE HISTORY OF LOLA PRUSAC
Lola Prusac is born
Lola Prusac was born on January 18, 1895 in Łódź, Poland. At the time, textile production was quite substantial in Łódź. Growing up, Lola learned to work with many different textiles which would prove to be a dominant influence in her career.
Lola Moves to Paris
Lola and her two sisters leave Poland and settle in Paris, France. Here, Lola completes her education at Sorbonne and the École du Louvre.
Lola works at Hermès
In 1926, Lola is hired by Hermès, where she designs their first clothing collection for women. Lola's knowledge of textiles and colors play a significant role in her designs. Lola works here for the next 10 years, creating clothing, silk squares and handbags.
Lola Prusac is founded
Lola leaves Hermès and opens her own fashion house at 93 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris.
Full page magazine ad
In the early 1940s, Lola showcases her pieces in a full page ad in a Hungarian magazine. The collection includes a blouse, sweater, scarf, belt, gloves and clutch.
In 1948, Lola Prusac begins creating her own fashion shows, including appearing in the Paris Haute Couture Week.
First fragrance is released
In 1958, Lola comes out with her first fragrance, named Sega, packaged in an aluminum bottle with a cork top.
Tricot satchel arrives
In 1965, Lola comes out with a frame satchel made of tricot and leather. The tricot material is hand stitched with a bold pattern that is still incorporated today.
Jewels & Perfumes
This ad featured a model showcasing Lola Prusac's fashion jewelry alongside the release of her newest scent, Grant de Crin, a gender neutral fresh scent.
Lola awarded the Golden Needle
In 1978, Lola Prusac receives the aiguille d'or (golden needle), a French award to honor talented fashion designers.
Today, we carry on her legacy using unusual textures, colors and silhouettes to create distinctive, bold pieces. A true statement of beauty.