Designed by experts


June 2016: internationally recognised leather accessories expert Ruth Glen draws up concept sketches for The Franklin.


Finalised by engineers


May 2017: Our hybrid strap solution is refined by engineers to ensure seamless functionality and maximum strength.


Made by artisans  


July 2017: Final prototyping trips to Europe are undertaken, identifying the artisanal leather workers best placed to execute our blend of tradition and innovation to the highest possible standards.


Recognised by icons


HRH Prince Andrew reviews C1209's secret backpack.


Harvard, Oxford, Yale, Cambridge x C1209. Atlantic Cup Polo 2017.


Diane von Fürstenberg discusses C1209's innovation. 


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