ROYAL CARRIERS

A symbol of affluence, trunks are synonymous with aristocracy. is the opulent travel accompaniment relevant In an urbane setting? In conversation with Paritosh Mehta founder of Jaipur based Trunks Company. Which is credited as the only Indian brand that Creates bespoke, handcrafted trunks, Noblesse India discovers the contemporary accoutrement.
 

Draw us into luxurious world of trunks, what do they embody?
Steeped in history trunks narrate a story of a bygone era where Maharajas Nawabs and luxury. Form the late 18th century Indian royal became leading patrons of design houses in London and Paris commissioning the finest European workshops designers and artists they were constantly on the move travelling the world and trunks formed premium travel accoutrements abroad. These regal carriers emerged as symbols of power, affluence and prestige

What makes trunks relevant in modern context?
The lineage they have descended from makes trunks covetable items of luxury. Our aim has been to rekindle interest in this legacy by contemporizing the product our creations are an amalgams of French design sensibilities and old world craftsmanship Intricately hand executed leather and suede detailing with classic brass fittings pay an ode to the true vintage sprint while the dramatic interplay of lights and colors capture Indian vibrancy. Rekindling the romantic saga between India and luxury continues to be at the heart of the Trunks Company

What draw you towards the art of trunk making?
A few years ago captivated by the rich and vibrant culture of Jaipur my elder brother Priyank Mehta and I, along with Livio Delesgues, a Parisian designer set out on a journey Inspired by the fine art of trunk making we decided to converge our sensibilities With our decade long expertise in leather crafting techniques and Delesuges' French design sensibilities The collaboration seemed only natural. Thus against the backdrop of this royal city the Trunks Company was born.

How does one distinguish a trunks company product?
Customized to perfection, our trunks are a reflection of our client's personality whether we're working with a watch connoisseur or a fashion adherent we take the time to understand their aesthetics and transform their vision into a place of art Needless to state our signature style comes across beautifully. you will know a trunks creation by its fine grain leather classic metal embellishments intricate weaves and signature teakwood contouring Fine quality leather and suede inter brass panels As Such trunks embody a variety of concepts-dress make up entertainment. Bar treasure and travel. Keeping the purpose of the creation in mind we decide on the finish color material size

How does one distinguish a trunks company product?
Customized to perfection, our trunks are a reflection of our client's personality whether we're working with a watch connoisseur or a fashion adherent we take the time to understand their aesthetics and transform their vision.