Dora Abodi - DORA ABODI

Finalist of the The Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design


2013 Finalist Dora Abodi DORA ABODI


What was your inspiration for this bag?
Fellini, Rome film and byzantine pomp. The bag is part of my AW2014 collection

What are the retail price-points of your line?
350-1200 USD

Do you change your silhouettes and materials every season?
Yes, but we have classics as well

What other handbag designers have inspired you?
Judith Leiber, Proenza Shouler, Prada, Versace

Have you ever presented your line to Bloomingdales before? If so, what was the result?
No, but its a dream

What makes your line innovative and worth of overall?
We make all bags 100 % unique design, with handcrafted details. My brand is mixing traditions and innovation is a new way, so our collections are always new and contemporary. The TWIN UNISUS clutch is fully handmade with a traditional helmet maker, no mass production and the prints are designed by me. The whole new collection is about custom prints and delicate work with leather and cashmere. The winged horse with horn is our symbol, is a mix of unicorn and Pegasus, a powerful and fantastic creature. Love, passion, spirit, uniqueness, vision, craftsmanship, faith, tradition and innovation - empowered by the golden winged TWIN UNISUS. This is what we are!

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