Net Bags

The oh-so-humble and iconic market bag made a big comeback last summer, as the ultimate steal of the season. Not to toot my own horn but these knotted bags have been a longtime favorite of mine…

Currently Crushing On: Woven Cane

Straw, rattan, cane . . . ’tis the season for all things woven. I’ve been obsessing over cane, a woven webbing that has been used in furniture making for over 100 years because of its…

WaiWai

This ain’t your ordinary straw bag. WaiWai designer Leo Neves has given summer’s hottest handbag some playful, Rio de Janeiro flair with acrylic details, braided leather straps and oversized silk and beaded tassels. The possibilities with this colorful twist…

Aranáz

Inspired by the indigenous craftsmanship of their Filipino heritage, Becky Aranáz and her two daughters founded their own handbag label nearly 18 years ago. Aranáz quickly became covetable by Manila’s chic fashion set but it wasn’t until…

DIY Embellished Straw Clutch

As cliché as it might sound, the part I enjoy most about making things by hand is not the result but rather, the process. Finding the right supplies to successfully make something I’ve envisioned come to life is…

Currently Crushing On: The Volon

If there’s a single handbag label that should be on your radar right now, it’s The Volon. The handcrafted bags, made in Korea, are adorably pint sized and refreshingly distinctive. I love the clashing of colors and…

Gift Guide 2016: For The Traveler

Black Friday, Cyber Monday . . . the countdown to the holidays has officially begun. Gulp. And so begins our series of gift guides, to make shopping easier for you. Each is chock full of…

BOYY, Oh BOYY

Though Thailand based designers Jesse Dorsey and Wannasiri Kongman brought their label BOYY to...

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It was her love of nature that inspired Merve Burma to start crafting wooden...