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Accessories Label Métier Raises First Investment Round, Relaunches With Focus on ‘Slow’ Luxury

LONDON — A new accessories label has entered the market, and it’s taking a page from the playbook of couture — and luxury cars.
Métier — which first launched as L.O.N.B. — is the brainchild of designer Melissa Morris, who said she wanted to create an accessories range that caters to the demands of a modern-day, luxury lifestyle.
“We travel more, we are always on the go these days and I felt that a consideration of how we live needs to go into the bag; I couldn’t find that in the market,” said Morris.
Having taken three years to perfect her product range — which includes season-less men’s, women’s and travel bags that are never marked down — Morris opened a store in London’s Mayfair in 2017 to support her customer-centric approach. She quickly found a luxury clientele drawn to her niche, focused offer and willing to invest in the brand, too.
Morris is relaunching her label with a new name that reflects her commitment to “uncompromised luxury,” having just raised the company’s first round of investment by a group of private clients. Métier translates as “skill” in French, and she is also opening to wholesale, partnering with the likes of Harrods, the Conservatory and

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