Lidia May is a fresh, socially conscious boutique brand that offers an exclusive range of handmade leather bags. Embossed with intricate embroidery done by the finest embroidery professionals in their craft, not only are the bags of highest quality, they can also be seen as classic investment pieces that hold its value over time. Passionately designed by May Yang, a Chinese American based in Dhaka, the designs are inspired by the culture and art in and around Bangladesh; with each bag having a story to tell. The “Farmland” line is inspired by the rivers and paddy fields of rural Bangladesh, the “Trang” by Islamic architecture and the “Ronni Tote” by a mythical folklore painting by artist Ronni Ahmmed.
Unlike any other run-off-the-mill bag, Lidia May's bags are ensured of top-notch quality, making it a great option if you're looking to invest wisely in an understated timepiece that can stand the test of both time and trends. The top grade leather and fine craftsmanship combine to create supreme quality luxury bags that are not only durable, but also versatile.
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The Trang clutches
The Trang clutches are inspired by Islamic architecture and the geometry of Trang Bossink’s designs with detailed embroidery and bold colours bringing each clutch alive. Requiring up to 30 hours for each embroidery, Lidia May's craftsmen ensure that each piece is of unmatched craftsmanship. Made of supple full grain leather, the clutches come with a cotton interior zip pocket, a lipstick holster and a magnetic holster. Available in a bright fuchsia, soothing pastel, deep navy, green and the quintessential black, these babies are versatile investment pieces that can complement a range of outfits - be it a traditional saree or a solid jumpsuit.
1) Trang Clutch – Fuchsia at Tk14,000
2) Trang Clutch – Green at Tk14,000
3) Trang Clutch – Pastel at Tk14,000
4) Trang Clutch – Navy at Tk14,000
The Farmland range Designed keeping the elegant, yet adventurous lady in mind, the farmland range is inspired by the simplistic beauty of farmlands and rivers around Bangladesh. Available in several functional shapes such as the cross body and the shoulder bag, these designs ensure that the bag can easily take you from workday to weekend in one stylish snap.
5) Farmland Saddle - True red at Tk11,000
6) Farmland Saddle - Burnt orange at Tk11,000
7) Farmland - Top Handle at Tk13,000