Adventures in Italy: Designers and Displays

Adventures in Italy: Designers and Displays

In this final chapter of Adventures in Italy: Designers and Displays, we will explore some of the showrooms in the Mipel bag show. We will also meet some of the designers of our handbags here at Poppi Italian Leather that Rebecca reconnected with while in Italy. In addition, you will see previews of styles to come.

The Displays of Mipel Bag Show

Within the Mipel bag show is a large collection of designers and artisans and handbags!   Due to this, evidence of the immense talent can be seen at the show. Most noteworthy all the images displays were captured at the the Mipel Bag Show! Also, take notice also of the unique layout of each bag and each display.

Adventures in Italy: Mipel Bag Show Handbag Display
Snakeskin Handbag
Adventures in Italy: Snakeskin Leather Handbag



Butterfly display
Butterfly Handbag Display at Mipel

GIUDI Pelletterie

Giudi showroom
Adventures in Italy: Poppi Italian Leather owner, Rebecca, and Giudi in the Giudi showroom.

Two young cousins, Adriano and Mario, founded Giudi in 1974. The company is located in Morrovalle, in central Italy.   While in the formative years each bag was handmade by close family members workers. Most of all, in respect of the best Italian tradition. Years later, the company began taking part at the high end national and international trade fairs. Most noteworthy, today Giudi Products are certified by the “VERA PELLE ITALIANA.”

Designers and Displays: Ripani

For 49 years, Ripani has made handbags from the most exclusive and fashionable material. To see first-hand how they create their handbags, follow the link here. Today, the company is located in Tortoreto, an ancient town on the Adriatic Coast.

Ripani Museum
Adventures in Italy: Ripani’s Historical Leather Goods Museum

In addition, in 1999, the RIPANI family created the Historical Leather Goods Museum. The purpose is to tell the story of Italian leather tradition and culture, starting in the 1800s.


Innue is an established design group located in Naples, Italy.  Their philosophy is pursuing a global market with an expression that is the right mix of tradition and modernity.  Due to this, Innue is proud to say all the designs are conceived and made in local facilities.  The photos below were taken during the Mipel Bag Show 2019.

Innue Showroom
Adventures in Italy: Innue Showroom
Attendant and showroom
Adventures in Italy: Showroom sales in the Innue Showroom




Designers and Displays: Bruno Carlo

Bruno Carlo showroom
Adventures in Italy: Rebecca of Poppi Italian Leather with Gina (left) and Federica (right) of Bruno Carlo


Bruno Carlo S.R.L. located in the heart of Ventimiglia is a fine woolens company. The company has made outerwear since 1970 and it’s primary focus is style, and innovation combined with quality of material.

Adventures in Italy: Bruno Carlo hat coming SOON to Poppi Italian Leather!





Therefore, with the promise of innovation and style Bruno Carlo moves the minds and the creativity of the brand. This has made the Bruno Carlo a solid name in the industry. Hence, it’s immense popularity on the European market is especially noteworthy.

Gianni Conti

Gianni Conti
Adventures in Italy: Rebecca staff from Gianni Conti

Gianni Conti is a family owned-business. Elio and David Contigiani (two cousins) established the business in 1920. GC’s philosophy is to produce superior-quality leather bags with a classic and stylish beauty for the global market. In addition, it’s most relevence is the modern market.


Our Store

In conclusion, these Italian artists produce the quality handbags and accessories found in our store. Stop by to check out what we have in store, or take a look at our website