Behind the Design: Elephant Print

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Block printing has been around for centuries and still remains an art form practiced to create unique prints. This season, our elephant print gets a fresh update with a global influence, taking inspiration from ethnic textiles and bold colors from around the world. The technique is done solely by hand and can be quite laborious, but produces a unique, gorgeous outcome. After the initial design is finished, it is hand carved into a rubber-like block, referred to as lino-prints or linoleum blocks. Next, paint is rolled over the block pressed onto the fabric like a stamp and different color creations are experimented. Then voila! A custom print is created.

The best thing about the new Elephant Getaway bag is that it works with everything in your wardrobe! We're swooning over stripes and mad about navy, but you'll find yourself reaching for it continuously. It’s also the perfect roomy size to carry on for a plane ride (no expensive checked baggage fees here) and if you need to pack a few more outfits, you can simply unzip the bottom for a little extra space. The only thing left to do is plan a weekend trip to show off your favorite new travel bag! Happy travels!

Elephant Accessories