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HANDMADE IN RIO FOR SUMMER ACROSS THE WORLD

Its essence is carioca with bossa derived from feet in the sand and things alike. It’s magnetism is essentially tropical. The focus is the roots. No wonder its name is derived from indigenous Brazilian language. WAIWAI Rio was born in 2015 by stylist-turned-designer Leo – a brand of artisanal handbags that exalts the enchantments of his native land with a fun twist.

Adept from slow fashion, WaiWai prioritizes national production. It’s process of precious manufacturing culminates in designer accessories that translate
Into a contemporary Brazil, Mixing rustic raw material with modern ones.

The result is are wooden and straw pieces combined with leather, silk, acrylic and metal interventions. From the day it was born, waiwai’s accessories became must-have items. All of its models reflect the lifestyle of women who pursue the eternal summer.