Since the time Tyler, the Creator delivered Call Me If You Get Lost recently, the rapper has romanticized make a trip in any event, when traveling to a spot like Geneva feels smothered by a ceaseless pandemic. Be that as it may, through music recordings and live exhibitions, Tyler has taken his fans to breezy fields, snow-covered cabins, and broad mountain ranges. Furthermore like any solid lead in a Wes Anderson film, Tyler has consistently brought a lot of extravagant baggage en route. We’ve seen Tyler convey vintage Louis Vuitton and panther printed Golf Le Fleur* trunks, yet he’s especially enamored with Globe-Trotter—a British baggage brand that is created rich cases for almost 125 years.
Tyler tapped Globe-Trotter to make custom Golf le Fleur* bags, and you’ve presumably spotted them on him strolling the BET Awards honorary pathway this year, when performing in front of an audience at Lollapalooza, and in the advertisement for his new scent “French Waltz.” But he needed more individuals to approach them, so to harmonize with the dispatch of his most raised assortment for Golf le Fleur*, Tyler teamed up with Globe-Trotter to create an incredibly restricted run of top of the line travel merchandise. The assortment incorporates the notorious bag Tyler’s been hefting around just as a square tote, a smaller than expected attaché case, visa cover, baggage tag, and a cowhide sticker pack.
“At the point when we work with Hermès, Gucci, or Tiffany, we will quite often make baggage that is in their notorious shading, plan, or texture. While the folks at Golf le Fleur* have planned a whole reach without any preparation all to be associated,” says Globe-Trotter’s head of organizations Darius Alavi-Ellis. “Then, at that point, they’ve gone out to every one of their different accomplices to get it going all the while. Furthermore that is truly strange. I’ve never dealt with anything like that in my profession.”
We talked with Alavi-Ellis to study Tyler, the Creator’s adoration for Globe-Trotter, what makes the British brand a go-to baggage name for extravagance houses like Gucci, and why the exorbitant cost of their coordinated effort with Golf le Fleur* will be worth the effort over the long haul.
Adventurer x Golf le Fleur Suitcase
Picture through Globe-Trotter
How did this cooperation between Globe-Trotter and Tyler, the Creator occur?
Tyler and his group contacted us about a year prior. I think their vision for the Golf le Fleur* range was essentially thought out a significant long opportunity ago.They arrived with a truly explicit thought of what they needed to do. Tyler knew about the brand, since he’d been a client and had a portion of the things. It was wonderful working with him and his group on it.
What was this vision he had precisely?
What we love about the reach and what’s truly a good time for us is that each of the things in the reach are completely associated stylishly. So like, the shade of the nail clean, which came out in the course of the most recent couple of days, is as old as shade of the edges of our bags. It’s additionally the very shade of the vehicles in his music recordings that came out during Call Me If You Get Lost. To have the option to connect up those things is truly unique and made the task truly fun. The coating of our cases are a similar panther print that is on all of the clothing pieces in the reach. So it’s simply really signed up such that we don’t see that frequently
Did Tyler explicitly share what he cherished with regards to Globe-Trotter’s gear? It appears as though he’s been displaying his affection for their style of gear since the time his 2020 Grammys appearance.
What was truly magnificent for us is that the things Tyler adored with regards to the brand are the things that we love about the brand, correct? So Globe-Trotter is turning 125 years of age one year from now. Everything is as yet hand tailored in England. All that we make is really deliberate and thoroughly considered. We’re cautious and make everything with a lot of care. The actual cases are truly hard-wearing and sturdy. It’s all of the stuff we couldn’t want anything more than to have the option to tell everybody. In any case, when we addressed Tyler about it, spontaneous, the stuff that he said about the brand and why he prefers it is all of the stuff that we love. He gives off an impression of love the brand, which is truly cool for us. He had our cases in front of an audience at Lollapalooza and at the BET grants.
Tyler The Creator Golf le Fleur Globe Trotter Luggage Lollapalooza
Picture through Getty/Scott Legato
Adventurer has worked together with names like Gucci, Undercover, Hermès, and Comme des Garçons. How does the brand pick what accomplices to work with?
It’s a blend of us going out and searching for the brands or individuals that we like. Accomplices who we think can add something to our image and where we can carry something to them, as well. Many individuals really do reach out to us in light of the fact that there aren’t numerous different brands like us. We own our own creation and we make everything manually. So assuming a planner or a brand comes to us with an insane thought, I like to think we have a very decent shot at getting it going on the grounds that I live thirty minutes from the production line. The entire senior group is in the processing plant constantly. It implies we have a touch more adaptability to do insane stuff than heaps of other gear brands.
When did Globe-Trotter begin teaming up with style names?
It’s something been occurring for 10 or 20 years. Generally it has been more with any semblance of conventional British extravagance brands or top of the line French or Italian maisons. We’ve been working with Gucci for quite a while, alongside intriguing Japanese brands like Undercover, Sacai, and CDG. Voyager is very well known in Japan. There’s many of those exemplary British brands that are all around very much adored in Japan and we’re fortunate enough that our own is one of them. So we have a generally enormous business in Japan and a ton of incredible Japanese creators and brands know about us. So they contact work with us every now and then.
How was working together with Tyler, the Creator Golf le Fleur* line not the same as teaming up with more established extravagance houses or high design names?
What is remarkable to the joint effort with Tyler is what I referenced before. The association between the item we chipped away at, alongside all the other things in a serious enormous reach. Like I said, the shades of the nail clean or the coating of the bags associating with these things. We haven’t worked with anybody that has brought such a lot of deliberate tie-ups between items that go across classes. At the point when we work with Hermès, Gucci, or Tiffany, we will more often than not make gear that is simply in their famous shading, plan, or texture. Though the folks at Golf le Fleur* have planned a whole reach without any preparation all to be associated. Then, at that point, they’ve gone out to each of their different accomplices to get it going all the while. Furthermore that is truly strange. I’ve never dealt with anything like that in my profession.
Golf Le Fleur Globe Trotter Suitcase Interior
Picture by means of Globe-Trotter
What other info did Tyler give all through the plan interaction of this joint effort?
Tyler and his group brought a truly amazing perspective on each part. We really love to work with individuals like that. A portion of the parts on our pieces, everything is completely customized. Each of the shadings are specially crafted to match the shades of the nail stain. So we disappear and get those calfskins made up custom for Tyler. That is an extremely typical thing for us to do. Same with things like coating and trim. And afterward a few parts, more practical parts like the pivots or the locks, will quite often arrive in a little determination of tones. That is simply a question of asking the Golf le Fleur* group which ones they would like to utilize.
I read that Globe-Trotter just delivers 215 to 300 pieces per week and still uses a similar Victorian apparatus it did when it was initially established in 1897. Is this still the case today?
Indeed. I love going to the plant in light of the fact that the juxtaposition of how we make things is truly extraordinary. We have extremely current innovation like CNC machines that naturally do a portion of our cutting for us. However at that point the following thing in the creation line is a sewing machine, which is 100 years of age, that we use to sew the calfskin handles that goes on our bags in general. Also to have both two finishes of that range being utilized for standard creation, I believe is truly surprising and that is probably the coolest thing about the brand to me.
Tyler, The Creator Opening a Globe-Trotter x Golf le Fleur Suitcase
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One of the brand names of Globe-Trotter’s gear is utilizing vulcanized fiber, which is a material that is regularly just found in antique bags from the mid twentieth century. Could you clarify what makes this material so exceptional and why Globe-Trotter is as yet dedicated to utilizing it in spite of how circumstances are different?
We have the patent to utilize vulcanized fiber for baggage all around the world. No other person can do that. What’s more really, assuming you were planning a material to make gear without any preparation today, considering things like weight, toughness, and supportability, you would think of something not that not quite the same as vulcanized fiber. It’s vastly repairable, it’s produced using a result of the paper business, and it can take any shading that you need. Our creation techniques produce basically zero waste and we don’t need to fabricate an enormous run. We don’t have to make 50,000 bags to be practical. We make things individually and that is an advantage of working with vulcanized fiber. Assuming you contrast our cases with other top of the line gear created from aluminum or different materials, our cases will quite often be lighter than any case that is not plastic. We don’t make plastic cases. We like to make things that are a touch more sturdy. We regularly get cases sent back to the production line for fix and renovation that are 50-60 years of age that individuals actually use in light of the fact that vulcanized fiber is only something extraordinary to make bags from.
Is it true that they are covered by guarantee?
Definitely, we have a five-year guarantee, yet we can fix any