Luxury leather goods with love for technology

Our bags are designed with a keen eye for how a bag is used in daily life and with love for technology. Inspired by Apple and Braun design, the bag integrates technology in an elegant way.

Read more about the people behind Minois in the stories below.

Story of our founder

Simone Tertoolen founded Minois in 2018. Before Minois she worked in several tech companies. In Minois she combines her passion for understated minimalist design with her passion for new technology.

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Minois in Milan

During Milan Design week (traditionally ‘Salone del Mobile’) Minois presents their luxury bag collection in the Palazzo Francesco Turati in Milan.

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From historian to software developer

Esther Vis is a young woman in tech that took a road off the beaten track. Despite her young age (30) she already made an interesting career. After completing her studies in history she started working. But after a couple of years her interest in technology was piqued and she decided to become a software developer.

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Social media sisters

Nadia and Lemiza Nicolau came to the Netherlands from Angola when they were respectively 6 and 10 years old. They live and work together since they were young. The are ‘content creators’ and create the social media content for Minois.

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Entrepreneurial lady in tech

Jacinta Hall came from Suriname to the Netherlands in 1997, within a year she was already working in IT. During her career, she experienced that women in IT miss a safe place in the workplace. For that reason, she has set up her own coaching company.

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