Crescioni Fall 2016

Joining her collection of leather stitched and sculptural brass jewelry, Andria Crescioni has introduced two...

Cuero&Mør

Husband and wife duo Maria Diaz and Pepe Romero started their LA based handbag label Cuero&Mør without any background in design or fashion. They simply shared a deep desire to make bags that they felt were lacking in the…

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, is some of the strongest and durable natural fibers, making it the material of choice when it comes to handwoven goods. After recently stumbling…

Palorosa Project

You can’t visit Guatemala without noticing women toting around bags, hand woven from multi-colored, recycled plastic fibers, to and from work, the market . . . everywhere. Architect and design consultant Cecilia Pirani has reimagined the ubiquitous tote in…

Mansur Gavriel Fall 2016

Just before we’re able to cross off those sumptuous suede mules and that perfectly minimalist leather moon clutch off our spring wish list, we’re left feeling insatiable after falling victim, once again, to Mansur Gavriel‘s latest collection.…

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…