After nearly 2 years of designing, revising, planning and sewing, we’re happy to announce the opening of EQUIPE’s online store, EQUIPE.design. We feature original and lasting products for design-minded people. Our products are thoughtfully crafted by EQUIPE and our partners, and inspired by the same love of color, travel and textiles that motivated the launch of this blog.
We begin by featuring one exceptional product: The SuperTote. The SuperTote follows the EQUIPE recipe for greatness: smart design, commitment to local production and the highest quality materials and craftsmanship. Yes, it’s made of gorgeous Japanese denim. This bag was designed from sketch pad to final sample by us, Lisa Savage & Johanna La Fleur (both of us relentless problem solvers who really egg each other on). It was sewn by a talented production team in neighboring Sonoma, California. Here is a sneak peak of the SuperTote, but we urge you see it and all of it’s features on EQUIPE.design.
As design partners, we have worked together for years, collaborating to create events, community art projects, product ideas, recipes and craft projects. Last year we began working in earnest to bring to life our long discussed notion of what makes the ideal daily bag: a hybrid tote and purse, big enough to carry necessities and a few items from the corner grocery, and organized enough to give quick access to keys and a phone. We are excited about what we’ve come up with and the amazingly gratifying and fun process that yielded it.
We invite you to visit EQUIPE.design. Come see for yourself what we’re so excited about, and spread the word if you like what you see.
Johanna & Lisa