The collection includes a messenger bag, a tote, a backpack, laptop cases and other accessories—all with the signature minimalist black leather, rounded off corners and elastic band; all shown off recently at the Milan Design Week. If you think the collection will fit your avant-garde lifestyle of quirky bookstores and oh-so-charming outdoor cafés, watch out for when it makes an appearance at the New York Design Week in May. [Moleskine]
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