Bienen Davis X C1V1L Xenon

$31,295

Limited edition Bienen Davis minaudière bag featuring a CIVIL 24k gold clasp adorned with 4 carats of socially-conscious, lab-grown diamonds.

Each XENON clutch is made to order, with hand-selected CIVIL diamonds, removable outer case, satin silk lining and inlaid lipstick mirror.

  • Dimensions: 19cm x 11cm x 6cm / 7.5in x 4.3in x 2.3in
  • Handle drop length: 2cm / .8in

Estimated delivery time is 12 weeks. Only 10 will ever be made. 

Dedicated to New York City’s iconic 70’s nightclub XENON, the black satin bag embodies both the decadent, chic style of its namesake and the luxuriousness of its artisan design. Each Bienen Davis bag is hand-crafted by the original Italian artisan who remains dedicated to using the finest materials and traditional methods.

 

Founded in 1931 in New York by Herbert Bienen and Edwin Davis, Bienen Davis was a master of design and innovation in handbags in an era when glamour and attention to detail were paramount. Synonymous with luxury, the bags were found throughout the 30’s to 70’s on the sets of movies and television shows, worn by Hollywood’s most iconic celebrities, and included in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent collection.

The new Bienen Davis is the creation of Richard K. Bienen, the fourth generation of the Bienen family. Having been raised in the bag-making business with his father, Richard H. Bienen, and influenced by the design spirit of his mother, Pat Mori, who worked alongside Halston, Bienen was inspired to re-establish the renowned brand.

Today Bienen Davis follows not only Pat’s iconic style but also her ethos as a progressive modern woman. As a single mother she stood for inclusion, supported independent designers and embodied the unique spirit of New York City in the 1970's.

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