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Rising London-based designer Mary Katrantzou has collaborated with French label Longchamp for a collection of Eastern-influenced handbags.

Designed with the vision “When East meets West”, the line continues Katrantzou’s signature patterned aesthetic, and includes an array of totes adorned in Eastern-inspired motifs such as orchids and paper lanterns.

With a pre-exclusive launch scheduled January 23, the line will be available at Parisian boutique Colette, whose e-commerce site offers international shipping.

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Longchamp have chosen well with their latest collaboration as Katrantzou is currently one of London’s biggest emerging fashion talents.

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The Greek-born creator was announced Emerging Talent Ready-to-Wear winner at the British Fashion Awards back in November.

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She is becoming a dab hand at collaborations too; a 14-piece collection of dresses by Katrantzou for British high street retailer Topshop will be released this February.

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