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The Women Behind The Bags

We created our handbags getting inspired by extraordinary women, who for us constitute true real-life influencers.

Below you will be able to read their stories: please tell us yours! Every month we will select the most beautiful story in order to publish it on this section of our website and on our social media channels.


THe woman of the month


A lifetime dedicated to music and a future in political consulting.

Amanda’s story is one of a kind: she comes from a family of musicians, and she’s been working as a singer with her siblings since the age of eleven. She grew up in the US and recently moved to Europe, where she is taking her consulting career to the international level while going back to family roots. Her musical dream: winning the Eurovision Song Contest.

Amanda is a down to earth professional and is building up a future where ESG values will play a leading role in developing meaningful partnerships between the private and public sector. Her specialism is EU policy combined with international business diplomacy. Consulting has helped her generate new musical ideas and music helps her consulting career flourish, as she has a life-time experience in feeling the public’s mood.

Talking about the future, she says: “I would like for all women to be able to learn from each other, and to advocate for themselves more in their career journey.”

Favorite Studio Tondini Bag: “The Bright Yellow Maja Little Tote Bag because it's beautiful and great colors give us all something to talk about and The Simona Monochrome Backpack because I always have a book or magazine with me and like being hands-free.”

Follow the stories of the women who inspire us on our Social Media profiles:


Livia and Maria

Livia is the daughter of an amazing woman: Maria. Maria is the boss of a core function of a multinational group in Milan, a pectore fashion influencer and - from my point of view - a great comedian. She has a creative spirit and a colourful soul - expressed in her amazing outfits, which often are a mixture of Japanese and retrò - chic style - , a huge beautiful smile, and talks fast like the strong wind in her region of origin: Sicily.

Her daughter Livia is a strong child who never stops in the face of adversity. A girl whose doctor described her nature as "a bit impetuous, precipitous, and very obstinate" - exactly the character of Studio Tondini’s women!

This is why we want to celebrate our women and have chosen to give our first collection Livia's name, who - just like her Mum, is such a strong representative of our core values!

Maria is the first official Studio Tondini social media ambassador. We share the vision that luxury goods shall have a true value; it's not just about the highest quality of the components, rather, it is about the passion, the know - how, and the experience of the skilled hands and minds that shaped each item with true care and love. Proudly finest, just like the work of the professional woman carrying our handbags

Two brave women,

valiant, strong and obstinate.

Follow them on Instagram!



Maja is a financial accountant, she has long hair and is always very stylish. Her serene attitude and precision make her unbeatable when it comes to hard deadlines, which often is the case in her profession!

Always impeccable, she is an outgoing woman, who loves meeting with friends, going to art exhibitions and concerts.

Discover The Maja serene, dynamic, chic


Simona is a qualified lawyer working as an independent professional, has the most beautiful blue eyes and owns a an entire collection of amazing vintage handbags which belonged to her Grandma, all in pristine state!! Her free spirit is reflected in her tranquil smile, you can tell that she is a big travel lover!

She is the most amazing person when it comes to managing an extremely busy personal schedule: work, family, friends, and social commitments, she makes it to each and any of them!!!

(How can she make it?!)

Discover The Simona effective, versatile, agile


Arianna is a chartered accountant and an expert in the internationalization of companies, she is blonde, tall like a model, and has a big passion for good shopping (especially in good company!!).

She is a family woman as well as a true socialite, who loves taking the time for a good chat over a nice cup of tea.

Discover The Arianna elegant, all-rounder, PR-friendly


Valentina is a passionate psychologist working independently for private clients and as a court consultant. She is strong as the rocks which she climbs with her bare hands (no kidding, she's a tough cookie!), and a huge nature lover and traveller, having backpacked across many countries.

She has mostly full work and after-work days with her friends or her beautiful nieces.

Discover The Valentina easy-going, sincere, energetic


Cristiana is an attorney qualified in Italy, Spain, and France, working for a law firm in France.

She has a very feminine and polished style: quality is never missing in her wardrobe and she likes to experiment with patterns, especially in her scarves.

Cristiana is passionate about entrepreneurship and the beauty industry, as well as arts and design. She loves engaging in meaningful conversations on her passions with friends and acquaintances...

Discover The Cristiana feminine, versatile, ethic


Francesca is a qualified lawyer heading the compliance department of a multinational insurance company active across Europe.

She is a true mediterrenean beauty having huge hazelnut eyes.

Francesca is passionate about giving back and regularly supports young people in her city, where she takes part in several charity activities.

Discover The Francesca fun, engaging, PR-friendly


Giulia is a qualified lawyer heading the compliance department of a multinational company having a global presence. She has very dark hair and big sea-blue eyes. 

Giulia has worked in the UK for a long time, were she built up her compliance expertise in a big player of the financial industry.

She loves a good meltin' pot of international vibes, while catching up with her friends over the phone and in person. 

Discover The Giulia fresh, dynamic, all-rounder