About Vlieger & Vandam
Carolien Vlieger and Hein van Dam

Vlieger & Vandam

The highly original and innovative fashion accessory brand Vlieger & Vandam established in 2004 is the collaboration of Dutch design couple Carolien Vlieger and Hein van Dam.

Known for their use of unusual techniques combined with fine craftsmanship and luxury materials Vlieger & Vandam have developed a unique process for embossing their now famous three-dimensional shapes into leather, their benchmark ‘Guardian Angel’ bag being the epitome of their distinctive expertise.

The ‘Guardian Angel’ bag: a Vlieger & Vandam classic.

Born in 2002 The Guardian Angel bag is an instant media hit and in 2005 the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art in New York) includes it in their ‘Safe Design Takes On Risk’ exhibition. Subsequently Vlieger & Vandam bags are being exhibited worldwide and are part of the permanent collections in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Design Museum in Helsinki and the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam, which is actually just around the corner from their studio.



Media Angels.

Featured in numerous international fashion publications, such as Cosmopolitan, Elle, Marie Claire and WWD Vlieger & Vandam fashion accessories attract an ‘A’ list clientele with names such as Rihanna, Fergie and Rita Ora to name a few.

Own an Original.

All Vlieger & Vandam items are now available worldwide via the Vlieger & Vandam website and in selected exclusive boutiques and department stores around the globe, including Luisa via Roma, Florence, Wall, Tokyo and Harvey Nichols, Dubai.