The 24 Hours Bag by Gerard Darel is an icon for every Parisian woman – and so is the french designer who created it. No matter if you like to wear tight jeans, a professional business costume or an elegant cocktail dress the Gerard Darel bags, cross-bodies and clutches fit to many styles and occasions. As the name of Gerard Darel’s it-bag implies the bags of this French label are the perfect accessory – 24 hours per day.
Gerard Darel Bags stand for real Parisian Flair – 24 hours per day!
The french designer-label Gerard Darel combines a chic fashionable style with a design that is perfect for everyday use. Hence it is no coincidence that Gerard Darel called his label’s greatest success the 24 Hours Bag. This stylish model in baguette form was one of the first bags the label presented along with the fashion collections – and the bag became a star overnight. Until today the 24 Hours Bag by Gerard Darel is present in every new collection and it represents the charm of the Gerard Darel bags, totes and cross bodies perfectly: decent colours brought together with an unique design that creates an elegant style with a strong personality. Anyway Gerard Darel’s collections are never overdressed because they show a practical elegance matching perfectly to business-dress or chic casual style. On the other hand the french label’s clutches and pochettes are the ideal choice for formal events in the evening. The majority of the Gerard Darel bags, handbags and clutches are made of genuine leather giving them a soft touch comparable to the 24 Hours Bag or the solid structure of a bowling bag. Some models are made of knitted wool like the wide range of knitting clothing that is an important part of Gerad Darel’s fashion. You can always rely on Gerad Darel’s timelessly elegant style with it’s little fashionable highlights like lacings, rivets or pendants containing a mirror. This way the designer-label creates a kind of bags suitable for women of any age that matches with a lot of fashion styles.
Jackie, Charlotte or Marilyn- the muses of Gerard Darel
In the past the label Gerard Darel was inspired by different muses – but the man behind the label is luckily married. Gerard and Daniéle Darel entered the fashion market in 1971 with their timeless and elegant clothing. In 1987 the first Gerad Darel Flagship store opened in the most trendy district of Paris: Saint-Germain-des-Prés, melting pot of many designers, artists an philosophers. Next to the famous 24 Hours Bag the Label created another icon in 1996: a necklace, designed by Daniéle Darel as a tribute to de deceased Jackie Kennedy. Many Celebrities swear on Gerad Darel’s classic Designs: for example the actress Charlotte Gainsbourg who was the face of the label’s campaigns from 2003 to 2008. Since 2010 Gerad Darel started to use knitting designs for his bags and fashion – a little tribute to the legendary knit jumper of Marilyn Monroe. For more than 30 years Gerard Darel presents new It-Bags, designs and muses but always keeps his timeless style in mind. Try out the unique Bags by Gerard Darel!