A Paris-based leather accessories designer brand. Out of a traveller’s need was born a simple, seamless bag: made of a sheet of leather, folded and held in place by the handle. The designer Sébastien Cordoleani, inspired by natural materials and expertise in crafts and manufacture, dreamt up the Archipel brand.
Originally started off as a handcraft genuine leather bags company in 2015. Recognizing their past contributions to animal suffering and environmental devastation, they have embarked on a mission to promote a vegan lifestyle through fashion with the hope to make vegan fashion mainstream. In August 2020, O.N.E reborn with the new vegan lifestyle concept to have their products made in 100% vegan and cruelty-free production.
"Our products are vegan and cruelty-free with absolutely zero animal-derived materials. This is our commitment, and we'll stand behind it no matter what." - O.N.E Founder
EXTRA NOTES: The brand donate 10% of their profits to charities dedicated to animal causes. To help create a healthier planet, they plant one tree for every item sold - READ MORE HERE
An ethical brand that essentially rests in linking the skills of traditional weavers and dyers spread all across India with those of the craftsmen working out of the studio. The collective skills they bring is an accumulation of knowledge passed down through many generations. Eventually resulting in garments and pieces of home décor, that defy trends and seasons, and will be handed down to future generations.
All about fashion sustainability with traditional knowledge. Stay beautiful and long-lasting.