Nicole Leonardi (aka Nicole Leòn) was born in Milan in 1984 and since her early years, drawing was her passion. She graduates in Design for the Fashion System at Politecnico di Milano with a project regarding multi-functional bags in leather. Selected to participate at Worldwide Fashion Design Student Competition of Qingdao, in Beijing, together with the graduated students of various universities of design of the world. From 2006 collaborates as a designer and leather product developer for brands like Marni and Colombo Via della Spiga and from 2014 works also as a professor of design and accessories.
Each bag from the collection «Studio 5» S/S 20 is dedicated to a famous movie. Cinema is an art that reunites different sectors, exactly like a Made in Italy collection where design and high craftsmanship together create a exclusive product. Bags interpreted as movie caracters, each one with its uniqueness and calf leather becomes the protagonist material. Vibrant shades of red and turquoise contrast with balck and white celebrating the power of color in minimalist and functional bags.