Story behind MLS-MarieLaurenceStevigny
It all started with a stolen handbag and pockets full of essentials for safety. The international Belgian accessories designer, ML Stévigny ever since travelled the world for prestigious design collaborations with her essentials hidden under coat for safety and to keep her mind free… the design concept of MLS brand was born.
The pocket and the zip pouches sets the shape vocabulary of a new whole collection of light leather accessories.
MLS provides simple, useful, universal, timeless, minimal, safe, modular premium accessories for daily moves, commutes or travels. MLS accessories simplify your life.
Designed & established in 2018 in Belgium by Belgian accessories designer Marie-Laurence Stévigny, the collections are quality handmade in premium materials. The leathers are Spanish or Italian cowhide and lambskin and made with recycled or upcycled fabric materials.
Manufactured by leather good experts in South of Spain and in Italy met by ML decades ago when she was accessories designer for Nina Ricci in Paris. A long-term business relationship merging strong design expertise and luxury craftsmanship know-how.
Did you know that bags origins are in the pockets?
Combine pockets and zips cross-body purses with bags and small accessories to create your own unique set of light leather goods. MLS accessories simplify your life.
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 men's and women’s skin 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, lightly and safely.
Because Pockets are new vision of genderless leather accessories.
Because as Yves Saint-Laurent simply said: "You put your hands in your pockets and you have the look”.
Because Pockets are the new bag.
Distinctive and exclusive patented Belgian contemporary minimalist and timeless designs, made to last.