UN BAGAGE POUR LA VIE, UN BAGAGE POUR CURIE.
From the November 2008 Christie’s auction for Goyard of 21 pieces of luggage and bags. The bags were each personalised by 21 highly exceptional women, all proceeds raised went to research into the fight against cancer for the Institut Curie.
This bag is the only piece in the world, no. 14 of the series of 21 pieces, with a compass logo designed by French actress, Mathilda May, as indicated on the inside plaque.
Other designs by: Sarah Biasini, Elodie Bouchez, Cécile Cassel, Audrey Dana, Emma De Caunes, Catherine Deneuve, Zoé Félix, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vahina Giocante, Judith Godréche, Audrey Marnay, Chiara Mastroianni, Amélie Mauresmo, Héléna Noguerra, Géraldine Pailhas, Vanessa Paradis, Linh-Dan Pham, Barbara Schulz,
Audrey Tatou, Elsa Zylberstein.
The St. Jeanne model bag. Zip top. With flat back pocket.
Outer in Goyard’s signature canvas with black leather trim. Personalised with compass print designed by Mathilda May: “Naviguer, Explorer, Sillonner, Observer”. (The french compass points N,S,E,O with expressions: navigate, explore, criss-cross and observe).
Inner in bright Goyard yellow cotton. With one large open side pocket and a smaller zip pocket.
42 x 30 x 16 cm. Handle drop 12 cm.
Excellent condition (9.5/10). No marks on outer. Light creasing from use on some parts of the dark leather trim. Corners in excellent condition. Light wear on inner but no large marks. With padlock, keys missing. With dustbag.