Christian Lacroix is best known for his couture designs. Born in Arles in 1951, Christian Lacroix studied Art History at the University of Montpellier and set up his eponymous fashion house in 1987. His retrospective take on fashion is evident in the extravagance of his designs. In his collection of leather handbags, you'll find baroque textures, gold hardware and elegant detachable chain straps. From clutches to box bags and pouches, these pieces have been crafted to complement the designer's elegant evening wear.