THE BERLIN PATENT CROSSBODY
An homage to travellers since 1976, the Berlin Series celebrates a bold revival of MCM’s classic valises. With pops of colour and an irreverent edge, the Berlin Patent Crossbody embodies elements of vintage aesthetics and punk inspirations in a thoroughly modernised design.
Inspired by MCM’s hard luggage line, the distinguished trunks were crafted with the pioneering voyager in mind, symbolising the liberation of travel. Designed for those who dared to dream, the renowned line became an insignia for modern trailblazers who broke boundaries, defied possibilities and created new legacies, whose worlds were in their cases and at their fingertips.
The illustrious Berlin Series celebrates a renaissance of old-world craftsmanship, featuring construction methods engineered to endure generations, resulting in timeless shapes with impeccable artisanship.
DESIGN & CRAFT
A modern throwback to traditional design, the Berlin Series features a contemporary silhouette that has endured generations, reimagined with sophistication and an innovative style.
Crafted with logo-embossed patent leather, the Berlin Crossbody is adorned with subtle studded detailing with a modern edge. The Berlin is fitted with a top handle and a detachable shoulder strap, enabling clutch or crossbody styling for maximum versatility.
Designed in a lightweight & elegant minaudière shape, the petite trunkette presents suede-lined gusseted sides adorned with chromatic metal hardware, presenting a signature Laurel-lock clasp closure - a signature design motif inspired by the Greek symbol for victory, featured across other key lines such as Patricia and Mitte collections.
Of the meticulous steps required during the production process, the most intricate & iconic stage is the crowning of the laurel lock closure, enabling the Berlin to unsnap like a hard-shell suitcase.
The Berlin Patent Crossbody requires a total of 24 hours and three craftsmen to construct one bag, illustrating the scrupulous nature of the process to create a single item. The German standards of quality and workmanship enable the mini trunks to stand up to thousands of miles while remaining chic.
Available in prism pink and white flake, the Berlin has become a modern insignia for sophistication & style. For those with a taste for understated decadence, the crossbody’s characteristic design is the ultimate hybrid of contemporary luxury, while echoing the classic accoutrements of opulent travel.