Slip your wrist into this sleek clutch for some wearable, functional art. Crafted from scratch-resistant vegan leather in chic black, this wristlet is embroidered with a butterfly-eared cat; a closer look reveals it also has antennae as an extension of its whiskers. The strap is removable, so that it can be used as a zip pouch in a longer bag or tote. Inside the roomy interior is a bright teal nylon lining, which can hold your phone, keys, card, or cosmetics with ease. The illustration by Klaus Haapaniemi is brimming with detail, and embellished with two gold shimmering gems for the eyes. A gold bee charm operates the zipper, for another surprise element of whimsy.
For fans of the beloved iittala Taika pattern, the name Klaus Haapaniemi will ring bells. The internationally recognized London-based Finnish designer's sense of whimsy and magic was illustrated in the pattern that graced the iconic dinnerware and other home goods. Together with Mia Walleni... More Klaus Haapaniemi
Designer Klaus Haapaniemi (born 1970) was dubbed one of most important rising stars in illustration and design by the international WGSN trend analysis service. After graduating as a graphic designer from the Lahti Institute of Design, Finland, the now London-based creative has had no short... More Klaus Haapaniemi