Manager Veerle Hoorelbeke has been importing handmade handbags from Cape Town for several years now and delights in designing and selling unique models herself in her shop in Bruges. She successfully completed a course in leatherworking in Lokeren, and meanwhile the first collection of VHL Designs is already on the shelves.
All the articles are always made by hand in the country of origin. For example, hats from Italy, the Netherlands and America, scarves from India, and jewellery from Israel. The handmade handbags which are sold in Bruges are her own creations or come from Cape Town. There is also a small range of cardigans/pullovers/tops from Norway available.
The articles are produced fairmade/fairtrade with high quality raw materials such as merino wool and silk. Respect for the product is thus always integrated in the design. Manager Veerle also previously worked in various shops in order to gain sales experience and be able to provide her customers with appropriate advice.