DONKEY is a new label rooted in La Paz, Bolivia, and founded mid 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Carried mostly by indiginous women throughout South America, DONKEY created a high quality version of the colorful market bag, and introduces it in a new context.
The bags are hand made in Bolivia, from the fully recyclable eco-plastic ‘polyethylene’. New to the brand, are the leather handles, and shoulder straps made from fine Italian leather. Hand made by Amsterdam-based artisans, they give the bags a soft and comfortable grip, and a luxury feel.
The bags are made to last. They are
light weight, spacious, strong, and come in three sizes: TinyTiny (S), Midi (M) and Poppins (L).
While visiting her fatherland Bolivia, the half Dutch, half Bolivian founder of DONKEY bags was struck by the sophisticated colors of the Bolivian clothing & accessories. Something that seems to come natural in South America. She decided to share their color knowledge with the rest of the world, starting with their practical, yet beautiful Bolivian Bazar Bags.
“I am proud to see that the simple, though strong designs, and the refined color combinations of the bags are now being acknowledged by design minded people outside of South America. They
are used here as a colorful fashion accessory, but also as the ideal travel, shopping, and beach bag.”