A E S A E R T  was founded in Zürich where designer Griet Aesaert worked as an architect. At the time, she lived next to a leather shop and soon discovered her passion for this material.

Since a couple of years, Griet has been crafting handbags. The handbags are entirely designed and composed to the needs of each customer to make sure each person gets a unique piece.

In 2014, Griet set up her own studio Troef in Ghent