Each butterfly is unique

The spirit of the Collector is to offer you unique, handcrafted handbags and accessories, using the best exotic skins, a luxurious suppleness and distinct feeling of quality

Handcrafted Bags

Our products are individually handcrafted by highly qualified artisans. The interiors of the bags are lined with soft lambskin and finished as beautifully as the exteriors. The hardware is available in gunmetal or rich gold, plated and zinc free. This attention to detail and functionality complements the finest quality of materials. It is part of our Swiss DNA.


Is very important to us and we comply to very strict rules from all the process of our business. starting from buying only skins of farmed animals. Sustainable use of wildlife benefits conservation, provides economic incentive to local communities, and save species from extinction. All our artisans work is in very controlled quality environment and we are always conscious of using recyclable goods when possible.


We use American alligator, Niloticus, Porosus, Python, Lizard and South African Ostrich skins. We use very small quantity of the same skins to provide our clients with very unique pieces. We are socially responsible in all aspects of the production and comply with the CITES regulations.




Sophie Bonvin is in charge of design. She transited from a career in finance to a career in the fashion industry. She has been a lover of fashion, craftmanship and art since a young age. In 2015 she chose to follow her dream and THE COLLECTOR was born. Sophie is a multicultural woman born in Switzerland, and lived and worked in Miami, Mexico, Lima and Singapore. Sophie believes that her designs have to be very pure and simple to enhance the uniqueness of the skins and colours selected. Her inspiration is from art, nature, and the materials that she can select.


Hom Le Xuan joined our team in August 2016 as a designer. Hom le Xuan is bicultural from Vietnam, raised up in Paris and spent a lot of time in Gstaad, Switzerland.  A bespoke interior and landscape designer, rank among the top one hundred interior designer in the world. His affinity and visual sensitivity to nature’s plant and minerals have influenced his designs.



1 pl. des Bergues

1201 Geneva, Switzerland

Tel : +41 22 781 0800


sales@the collector.ch