OUR BRAND PHILOSOPHY
Exceptional craftsmanship, a clean and simple aesthetic and our functional lightweight leather, are the hallmarks of an Alexandra de Curtis handbag.
Our bags are meticulously handcrafted in Rome by a team of skilled artisans who have been working with leather since 1959. The whole process is 100% Made in Italy, from the initial prototype to the materials we use, to the end production.
Wearing an Alexandra de Curtis bag means not only owning a unique accessory, but also keeping alive an ancient craft that still survives in Italy today.
Our signature smooth calfskin leather with bonded suede lining is lightweight and keeps its shape over time, making it very resistant and practical; the perfect companion for a busy lifestyle.
Alexandra visits the most important leather tradeshows in Europe every season and carefully hand picks the highest quality materials for her designs.
effortless italian style
Alexandra's designs embody an understated and simple elegance that is luxurious and effortlessly chic.
Inspired by the impeccable style of Italy’s best-dressed women and modern style icons such as Olivia Palermo and Giovanna Battaglia, Alexandra's handbags are sophisticated and practical styles designed for the busy, modern woman.
"Whenever I design a new style I try to create something that will work beautifully, season after season." - Alexandra
Behind the Scenes
Meet the Designer
Hey there, I’m Alexandra, an entrepreneur since the age of 9 when I started my first business: an arts & crafts after-school club. I founded Alexandra de Curtis in 2015, to provide women with functional and beautiful handbags to accompany them on their unique and busy lives.
When I’m not working I love travelling the globe with my family. I’m a kick-ass parallel parker and I work hard to be the best role model to my two daughters, Mia and Livia. One day, I hope they will feel confident enough to follow their dreams, no matter what they are.
The Making of the Midi Loren Tote - Video
Our workshop is located in Rome and our team of expert craftsmen and women have been working with leather for over 50 years. That's why wearing an Alexandra de Curtis bag means not only owning a unique handcrafted accessory, but also keeping alive a fascinating, ancient craft that still survives in Italy today. The workmanship is made up of slow, careful, encoded gestures that are at the heart of this typically Italian artisanal expertise.
If you like seeing how things are made, then I think you'll love this video!
Our Spring Photoshoot in Rome - Video
Take a stroll with us along the River Tiber, visit the Colosseum and enjoy the beautiful view from the Giannicolo Hill in our behind the scenes video of our Spring photo shoot.
I love shooting in the Eternal City, we always come across some hidden gems tucked away behind large wooden doors, spectacular rooftop views or around the corner from a cobblestoned street.
I’m Alexandra, founder and designer of Alexandra de Curtis. I love to share my passion for quality, Italian-made products and effortless style. Sign-up to my newsletter and join our exclusive tribe of fabulous women around the globe. You’ll be the first to know about our new arrivals, pop-up events, private sales and special discounts, so you too can live Italian, no matter where you are!