Interview with London Accessory Week exhibitor Casa Di Lei| London Accessory Week by X Terrace
Tell us a little about you and your brand. Who are you, and what products do you design for your brand?
Company Casa di Lei was founded by cutting-edge interior and lifestyle designer Marta Leitane (leitane.com). Marta was born in the Nordic Country of Latvia where she visited the Royal Arts School before continuing her studies at university in Milan where she graduated from the international European Design Institute with a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design & Architecture. Following her studies in Italy Marta relocated to London in order to follow her passion for the high-end interior design segment. Working together with some of the most established Interior Design Houses, Marta also followed her love for soft-lux home accessories brand Casa di Lei for the interiors that crossover to fashion. Her lifestyle collection includes cashmere throws, hand-weaved bedspreads, silk and linen dressing gowns, cushions and accessories. The inspiration in the design is to bring you the utmost elegance and comfort both home and away.
How would you describe your design/product concept?
The Casa di Lei brand is about the utmost feeling of comfort and style the “sense of belonging” but its also about “a go-anywhere elegance” in times when travelling becoming a norm again you can take a piece of your elegant home - a cashmere or linen throw with you and use it as a comforting scarf/wrap around to remind you about your home whilst on a plane or a foreign destination….home luxury is always with you. We provide the throws…..you create the story.
Do you have a signature style?
Each Casa di Lei piece is the perfect embellishment for any contemporary home or property from glamorous townhouses to countryside retreats from idyllic beach nights to fresh mountain airs. Today Casa di Lei’s calming yet refined signature style can be found in the world’s most exclusive private homes and extra colour choices provide endless opportunities for bespoke orders, whether you’re sailing on a yacht or curling up by the fire in an alpine chalet. We honour timeless design, clean lines, finest quality materials, luxurious texture and expert craftsmanship.
What's your accessory styling advice for your clients?
When you need to add more character and unseen sophistication to your home, aim for the highest quality materials and tailoring, shop Casa di Lei cashmere throws and home lifestyle accessories. They will also make excellent gifting ideas - an heirloom that lasts for generations. A perfect gift also for a perfect occasion from birthdays to weddings or simply to celebrate luxury in life. What are your future plans? Are you any exciting projects or new collections underway? We have ten brand new throw designs joining the collection. With an emphasis on unique hand-weaved artisan texture and the finest Italian yarn, these throws are joining our home collection and will be available for an exclusive preview and buying opportunities during the London accessories exhibition.