The Tempête Papillon

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its creation in 1967, the Tempête spreads its wings and reaches new heights of artistry and innovation.

Meet the Tempête Papillon.

Entirely handcrafted by Delvaux’s master artisans in the Brussels atelier, the Tempête Papillon is a limited edition of only 150 pieces. Made using new technologies and pioneering techniques, this bag is both a work of art and a state-of-the-art creation.

The Tempête Papillon cannot help but fly high.

Evoking a Rorschach inkblot, each handbag features a unique butterfly motif, meticulously hand painted on Italian lambskin which has been folded over to produce a mirror image effect.

Five different shades of blue lacquer are used on the leather to achieve the desired depth of contrast. The manual process of creating each motif ensures that every bag is one-of-a-kind. No two butterfly designs are identical and are as unique as the stroke of an artisan’s brush.

This collection is available exclusively at Delvaux boutiques and authorised retailers.