Via La Moda was founded by Master Craftsman Hanspeter Winklmayr and Mr Walter Hauser, in 1989. But 2015 joining partner with well renowned International Artist Junaid Sénéchal-Senekal, whose gallery is based in Franschhoek, South Africa has since become a landmark retail destination, offering an unparalleled assortment of exotic luxury leather handbags, exclusive one of a kind art pieces painted on the handbags and accessories crafted to precise standards

“Via La Moda’s combination of creative talent, Junaid Sénéchal-Senekal Eurocentric disciplines and authentic craftsmanship has resulted in a niche brand with strong product focus.”

Respect for leather lies at the heart of the products proudly produced at Via La Moda. One of the tenets of the brand is the concept LEBEN EINHAUCHEN, “the breathing of life”. This is reinforced by the belief that “every hide deserves respect” and evidenced in the responsible sourcing of exotic skins.

Via La Moda is fully supportive and complies with the initiatives of CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. Via La Moda makes use of Burmese as well as Reticulated PYTHON skins. Pythons have an unusual patterned skin and are tremendously durable lending themselves to a diverse range of applications.

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