The Middle is aluxury accessory brand, born between Paris and New-York, founded in 2012 byRymn Massand and Cristina Sanz.The Middle’sfirst collection is dedicated to a wide range of cuffs.« Cuffs,as bangles, are highly symbolic » explains Cristina Sanz. « Inancient times, gladiators and knights used them as leather arm bands and usedthem to protect wrists in sword fighting. They were also the mark of propertyof a master on a slave. This accessory shows strong power and sensuality alltogether, it is creating an intimate relationship with the one who wearsit and reveals a part of this intimacy outwards ». Originally consideredas a rough accessory, it becomes through Rymn and Cristina’s choices, moresophisticated, and feminine. The Middle haschosen to produce their cuffs collection on a base of precious skins :snake, lizard, alligator, nappa leather, ostrich, poney… All skins are providedby certified farms. In Spain, Cristina’s native country, The Middle haspartnered a renowned hand crafted leather good manufacturer.This firstcollection comes in 3 models : Hermione, Portia and Cordelia, that take theirinspiration in these 3 characters from Shakepeare. The Middle willcarry on developing this mono product through multiple variations in the next collections.