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Antithesis _ Photo Alexis LAUTIER
Antithesis _ Photo Alexis LAUTIER
Antithesis _ Photo Alexis LAUTIER
Antithesis _ Photo Alexis LAUTIER
Antithesis _ Photo Alexis LAUTIER
Laptop Bag Covered with matt black gaffer tape_Photo Alexis LAUTIER
Antithesis _ Photo Alexis LAUTIER

Ready to go, Antithesis mixes traditional craft skills with contemporary nomadic techniques to create two versions of a hand bag line that are as traditional and nonconformist as they are natural and petrochemical.

Working hand in hand with the craftsmen of Marrakech, Mr.&Mr. deviates from the traditional natural materials commonly used, by creating in contrast, contemporary forms of handbags tailor-made to the highest standards. The design is self-evident with its rugged material made from palm leaves and its smooth leather, derived from calves. The clash between a French fantasised vision and the realism of the North-African expertise is another characteristic feature. Be it a lunch box, a pouch or a piece of carry-on luggage, Antithesis is all about being on the move.
Through Antithesis, we embrace our contradictions between the desire for a better world and individual comfort. Antithesis brings two territories closer together with the subtle interplay of traditional techniques and a new aesthetic style. In maintaining the sacredness of each gesture, the two designers propose to displace traditions.
The watchwords for the Antithesis line are handmade and design, whether it is the soft version, in camel and natural, or the hard, so-called luxury version decorated with gaffer tape, that is, petrochemical and black.