Akris is an international fashion house founded in 1922 and based in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Creative director Albert Kriemler designs fashion forward women’s wear and signature accessories including the Ai bag made from coveted Mongolian horsehair. Akris holds its ready-to-wear runway shows twice a year in Paris. Besides double-face, the fashion house is renowned for using innovative embroidery and digital photo printing techniques. Akris has been owned and run by its founding family for three generations and operates its own boutiques in major cities around the globe. The Akris main collection as well as its sportier sister line Akris punto are also available in over 500 points of distribution worldwide.