Story behind MLS - MarieLaurenceStevigny
As bag's origins are in the "pockets": it is the starting point of MLS-MARIELAURENCESTEVIGNY new Belgian accessories brand's concept.
MLS, Move Light & Safe, a simple light, genderless, contemporary, and safe pocket accessory.
MLS-MARIELAURENCESTEVIGNY Pocket accessories worn under or on top of your coat or vest are the perfect companions for daily moves, commutes or travels.
Free your mind, hands in your pockets.
Designed in Belgium by Belgian accessories designer Marie-Laurence Stévigny.
Established in 2018.
Quality handmade in Spain.
Made with premium quality hides: Spanish & Italian cowhide and lambskin.
Made by leathergoods experts workshop and factory for more than 30 years.
Styled by you: simply enjoy organizing it and wearing it your way.
Share it: you are the brand ambassador simply share it #mlsmarielaurencestevigny
Why the Pocket?
Because Pockets are the origin of the first bags in the history of Fashion.
Because it's a concept that sticks to the skin of women and men in the era of mobility.
Because one always needs to have a pocket of reach.
Because as a designer it is a bearer of meaning to create a multiple single-user product in the dematerialization: it is bearer of meaning.
Because only the essentials are carried away; you move more lightly.
Because with your hands free: you move more freely.
Because the pockets free the hands.
Because Pockets are new vision of genderless leather accessories.
Because the Pocket replaces the bag.
Because Pockets are the new bag.
Because as Yves Saint-Laurent simply said:
"You put your hands in your pockets and you have the look".
Distinctive and exclusive patented Belgian design.
High quality handmade in Europe, in southern Spain by leathergoods & craftsmen experts working since 1987.
A long term business & friendship as they met Marie our designer when she started her carrier at Nina Ricci : they were already collaborating with luxury brands...& since they have always kept a strong relationship.
Leatherworker expert manufacturer in making premium quality leather products like small leather goods and handbags.
Premium Spanish & Italian cowhide or lambskin leathers.
Skin tones shades for core collection available in Black, ebony, tan, nude and off-white with seasonal Editions in other premium leathers.
Special RFID lining protecting your cards and documents against contactless identity theft...
Different ways to hold your pocket with a selection of narrow or wide straps with exclusive skin stripes ribbon or plain leather, chain or glitter.
Hook multiple pockets composition with the loop following your need & mood.
Organize it your way outside and inside with cards, travel, glasses, phone & keys accessories.
Marie-Laurence Stévigny is a Belgian fashion accessory designer with more than 20 years of experience in fashion and luxury businesses.
"I spent the last 15 years running my own accessory design agency called MLSTUDIO Brussels with years of exciting, challenging, and creative collaborations with international leading global brands such as NIKE, GUERLAIN, ASTON MARTIN, BENTLEY, SAMSONITE, LACOSTE, AGNELLE, ROCHAS..."
MLSTUDIO has been nominated in the Fashion category as "Best of Belgium 2017" by Paris Match & C’est du Belge (TV program).
MLSTUDIO won Who’s Next and Premiere Classe award in the Accessory category for her first collaboration “Marie Laurence Stevigny by Agnelle” bags and gloves collection which has been distributed since in premium stores in Japan, Italy, USA, France & Belgium.
MLSTUDIO won a Gold Fashion Award in Los Angeles at the IDA awards competition (International Design Awards) for a women’s glove collection designed for Agnelle.
Before starting MLSTUDIO, I acquired an international experience with deep and strong knowledge in designing and developing luxurious, premium men & women accessories with their proper DNA, being part of the NINA RICCI studio in Paris during 8 years and senior accessory designer within BILL AMBERG studio in London for 7 years.
Graduated from the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in Paris and Institut Bischoffsheim in Brussels I also studied Shoe Design at AFPIC in Paris and followed several creative workshops at Central St Martins College of Art and Design in London.
MLS design vision
"Create simply beautiful, simply essential, simply familiar, simply rich, simply intimate and simply meaningful accessories."
Make it yours
Want to be a Pocket ambassador?
Simply contact us for a Pocket lover photoshoot...
Styled by you. Simply share it with us.
Simply extraordinary packaging for essential accessories.
Our packaging are made out "of the shelves" regular light boxes combined with white printed in belgium papers.
By not producing any specific boxes for us using any plastic in our packaging process we care about the waste make it easy to be recycled.