lies limited edition
fungi mycanova® — vegan

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Limited Edition of 10 unique and numbered pieces.

Delivery time of 6 weeks, made on request. 

To celebrate the launch of our first bag collection in MycaNova®, we present an exclusive capsule of Lies bags. Inspired by the network of mycelium, Lies designed unique handmade patterns. The front is embroidered by Lies Mertens in our atelier in Antwerp.

The Lies bag stays true to our usual clean shapes and volumes while offering a fresh, organic and gentle touch. Unfolded, it features a generous main chamber and various side pockets for maximum organisation. An adjustable shoulder strap allows for comfort and adaptation.

Characteristics

Designed in: Antwerp, Belgium.
Handmade in: Tunisia 

- 1 large middle compartment & 2 smaller side compartments
- 2 extra grooves to store cards, phone & other small objects
- Comes with an extra strap to adjust your bag to wear over the shoulder or crossbody
- Dimensions 17h x 26l x 10w 

Meet Lies, the protagonist of our collection in MycaNova®

As the first bag to be executed in the innovative vegan leather MycaNova®, the Lies embodies the values and ambitions Lies Mertens bears for her brand. The bag plays with clean volumes as per usual, but has a novel organic and soft feel to it. When unfolded, it features a spacious main compartment alongside extra smaller pockets to keep your essentials organised.  The adjustable shoulder strap provides maximum comfort and versatility.  In short, the Lies materialises the longing for purity and integrity that is so very Lies Mertens.

Materials & production

Exterior:
- fungi mycanova, black mycanova — MycaNova® a vegan leather alternative 

Interior: Recycled microfiber suede in ivory

MycaNova® is a product of Citribel, a Belgian company specialised in the production of citric acid. Citribel uses sugar molasses, a residual product from the nearby sugar factory in Tienen, and ferments it into citric acid, during which mycelium is formed. Until recently, mycelium was considered a waste product. Today, it is dried and ground into powder which, combined with binding agents and backing materials, becomes a vegan leather alternative. Just like animal leather, MycaNova® is elastic, sturdy, wear-resistant, scratch-resistant and tactile. But also rainproof and fully customisable in colour and texture. In every square meter of MycaNova®, 20 to 60 grams of plastic is replaced with mycelium. We are proud to be the first Belgian brand to launch a product made from this innovative Belgian biomaterial.

 

Shipping & Returns

Shipping
We use Bpost Express for domestic, DPD for deliveries within Europe and UPS for deliveries outside of Europe.
Benelux delivery 3-5 working days - free shipping
European delivery 4-7 working days - € 15,-
Switzerland, Norway and US deliveries 7-10 working days - € 50,-

Returns
We hope you will love everything that you order from us, but if something isn’t quite right, you have 14 days to return. Contact hello@liesmertens.be including your order ID & name and we will arrange a return for you.

Read more about our shipping & return policy here.

Personalisation

Would you like to personalise your handbag or accessory? Buy from our Antwerp store and have it embossed on the spot and by hand.

Read more about our embossing service here.

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