Gaias Ark

This summer’s it bag can be traced back to a Japanese bamboo picnic...

Adaism Clutches

It was the gorgeous color palette of designer Annett Bourquin‘s paper bag-like leather clutches that first caught my eye. Then, it was discovering the modest simplicity of the bag’s silhouette that had me smitten. Each of Annett’s bags are crafted…

Building Block Spring 2016

Sisters Kimberly and Nancy Wu have been killin’ the minimalist handbag game since 2012 with their label Building Block. The design duo is all about making utilitarian synonymous with luxury. Their design approach means shedding any unnecessary hardware or…

Abacá

The jute fiber of the Abacá, a native plant of the Philippines,...

Sancia

Travel was the main inspiration for the designing duo behind Australian label Sancia.  Designer Heidi Semetka and Angus Plate dreamed up their first collection of handbags while on a trip through Mexico, where they were influenced by the traditional…

Day 1: Strathberry Of Scotland

If you’re not already a fan of Strathberry of Scotland, you might wanna jump on the bandwagon. Like, now. Founder Leeanne Hundleby was inspired to produce luxury handbags, using the finest leather and artisanal techniques, at…

Monogram Mania

It may not come as a surprise that I love personalization. I mean, I’m never one to turn down the option to customize something. Anything! That’s why I’m crushing hard on Mark & Graham‘s latest collection, which…

DIY Rope Bag

I’ve had instructions on how-to-sew-rope-bowls saved to my Pinterest “to do” board for awhile now. A few weekends ago, I finally got around to making a few delightful baskets that were surprisingly easy to make. However, they…

Barbara Bonner

When designing each handbag collection, Barbara Bonner keeps in mind the archetypical strong woman who inspires her. Her influencial grandmother, for instance, was a traveling circus performer who rode a motorcycle in the circle of death…

Roztayger

As someone who is always on the hunt for distinctive handbags, I am so delighted to have discovered Roztayger, an online destination for an incredible, well-curated selection of finely crafted totes, clutches, backpacks, wallets and more. My latest…

Kånken

There is an undeniable cool factor to the utilitarian Kånken daypack. Fjällräven, which means Arctic Fox in...