consciously designed handbags

Our Antwerp boutique is only open for private shopping.

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MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND

Every design is inspired by & named after real people and friends that intrigue me.
A homage to their life, dreams, and ideals.

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Discover their stories

Men's Collection

LAPTOP BAGS

CROSSBODY BAGS

MEN'S COLLECTION

Portraits

A series of conversations with creative minds about their life. 

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Consciously crafted

As a future-oriented brand, sustainablility is at the heart of our practice. We are very much aware of the environmental impact of our industry and commit ourselves to proving things can be done differently. A circular approach and continuous research regarding the next green solutions, are part of our daily scope.

A PERSONALIZED GIFT

In our antwerp boutique we offer an embossing service on our bags.

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"The design of the retail space features a palette of natural earth tones while minimizing its ecological footprint."

"Mertens’ bags, are crafted using biodegradable leather of the highest quality, and her burgeoning two-year old label subverts fashion’s frantic pace."

"Lies Mertens makes wonderful quality bags. The namesake brand has a timeless character and a functional design."

"Lies Mertens has a strong focus on a minimal impact on the world. She does this by working with tanned leather without chemicals."

"Why consider anything else."

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how we work

Leather & care

SUSTAINABILITY