Danse Lente is a women’s accessories label specialising in handbags and small leather goods, based in London. Each piece is conceived in depth in order to create a purpose built product that will also create a unique experience to its predecessor. There is a playful and curious element to each design that appeals to a wide range of audiences.
Danse Lente, which means Slow Dance in French, focuses on high quality leather goods inspired by contemporary aesthetics and modern architecture.
Youngwon Kim, Danse Lente Founder and Creative Director
Youngwon Kim is based in London, and is originally from South Korea She graduated from London College of Fashion studying Footwear Design and stayed on at LCF to complete her Masters.
During her MA graduation year she won the Vogue Talent award in 2013. Afterwards, she worked on a few collaboration jobs for London and Paris fashion week.
She then founded Danse Lente in 2016 and after a year of preparation, she launched her first collection in 2017.