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Cara Benevenia Pilots Her Own Luxury Handbag Brand

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BRAND PILLARS

QUALITY MATERIALS

Cara Benevenia imports only the finest leathers from Italy in an effort to celebrate her roots in the fashion industry over 100 years ago

CREATIVE INTEGRITY

Cara Benevenia is committed to providing the market with truly one-of-a-kind products

ETHICAL PRODUCTION

Cara Benevenia produces all of its accessories locally in the state of New Jersey.  The brand prides itself on hiring the best leather artisans in the industry and paying them a fair wage

A Plaid Re-Imagined

Cara Benevenia's iconic top handle collection features woven textiles made from genuine Italian leather.  Playing with tones and finishes, Cara Benevenia executes a couture textile that is first to market in the fashion industry.

A Modern Stripe

The innovation continues at Cara Benevenia with a twist on the classic stripe.  Don this style on your wrist or crossbody and be sure to turn heads everywhere that you go.

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  • wearable art, made with love
  • Each Cara Benevenia textile is woven by hand using over 30 different strips of leather handcut at its New Jersey Leathergoods Factory

  • The textile is cut, bonded, and stitched by hand during the production process. Cara Benevenia executes small production runs, and pays more for less units in an effort to avoid over-producing.

  • The most labor intensive aspect of creating a Cara Benevenia is its iconic half-moon handle. Foam is strategically placed under the collar order to give the handbag a luxurious feel.

  • Cara Benevenia's leather artisans attach the bag's collar with care and precision. The juxtaposition of geometric shapes unfolds as the brand's plaid textile is married to a half moon.

  • No detail is overlooked in your Cara Benevenia. Zipper pockets are a need.

Click to see how your #CaraBenevenia comes to life

wearable art, made with love

Each Cara Benevenia textile is woven by hand using over 30 different strips of leather handcut at its New Jersey Leathergoods Factory

The textile is cut, bonded, and stitched by hand during the production process. Cara Benevenia executes small production runs, and pays more for less units in an effort to avoid over-producing.

The most labor intensive aspect of creating a Cara Benevenia is its iconic half-moon handle. Foam is strategically placed under the collar order to give the handbag a luxurious feel.

Cara Benevenia's leather artisans attach the bag's collar with care and precision. The juxtaposition of geometric shapes unfolds as the brand's plaid textile is married to a half moon.

No detail is overlooked in your Cara Benevenia. Zipper pockets are a need.

Benevenia Beginnings

Early 1900's

Anthony Benevenia immigrated to the United States over 100 years ago from Cantalupo, Italy.  He was known to be dressed impeccably on the daily, his outfits finished off with a fedora hat and two-toned wingtips.

A Young Tailor

Anthony established the Benevenia name as the tailor for an exclusive men's clothier "American Shops" in Newark, New Jersey.

MODERN NOSTALGIA

a carefully curated vintage shop

COMING SOON