A Barretts is luxury British-based brand. Our main values are craftsmanship, beautiful materials and pieces especially designed for a woman with a great sense of style.
A Barretts Creative director is Asdrubal Barreto-Abreu. From a very young age Asdrubal's eye for Fashion was honed when he used to accompany his mother on trips to Miami to source stock for her fashion retail business in Caracas. A career in the law beckoned Asdrubal later in life, but after a rewarding career as a lawyer he decided to move to Europe.
It was in London where everything really began for him. He was fascinated by European Culture and Art, and his sensibility for beauty and Fashion was cultivated by training with British Leather craft masters in the traditional artisan hand making techniques of leather bag construction. Simultaneously, he elevated his design skills with courses in London's "Central St. Martins" and “London College of Fashion” ultimately winning a scholarship to Milan's Istituto Marangoni where he recently completed a "Master of Accessories Design and Luxury Goods". Subsequently, a collaboration with leading Italian fashion house “Fratelli Rossetti”, has led to successful shoe wear production. Asdrubal now feels confident in showing you his brand new collection of handbags.
Asdrubal is currently is an Awardee of The prestigious Cockpit Arts / Leathersellers’ Award.