Benu Made

here’s something fantastic to put a smile on your face this Friday. you’ll probably recognise Benu Made, as i have featured statement pieces from this Prague based jewellery line before (particularly the cactus & hand earrings). designer Pauline has just released a fun lookbook for her new collection a | symmetry,…

Future Glory

i like these bags by Future Glory very much. Future Glory Co. locally handcrafts bags and accessories that support social causes. We believe that business is a means to support social change, so with every purchase, a portion of proceeds is donated to local organizations dedicated to rebuilding the lives…

Gift Shop Brooklyn SS15

Gift Shop Brooklyn has a new collection for Spring, sporting simple & feminine tones of gold, tan, chocolate brown and classic black.  designer Annie gave me a bit of insight into the thought process behind her new collection.

Fait La Force

NY based designer Emma Allen has been volunteering in Haiti since she was a teen. On a trip to seek out production capabilities, in the hopes of using her design skills to foster job creation, she met Chandler Hamilton and her husband and Josh – who have been working with artisans in Haiti…

Crescioni

california based designer Andria Crescioni just released her latest collection under the new name Crescioni – formerly Bandelier. the lookbook was shot in the desert of southern california by photographer Andrew Lee, and the pieces will be available in spring of 2015.

Eleven Thirty

“oh my god how many bags do you NEED, Diana?!” – is a conversation i have with myself pretty much every week. i have never been much of a fan of cow hide on a bag but damn, Eleven Thirty makes it look SO GOOD. these gorgeous bags by Mariel Gonzalez…

All Hands

Jen Stillwell is a designer based in NYC who started her leather company All Hands when she was working on a ship, travelling around the world as a member of an artisan development fund aimed at promoting and supporting indigenous artisans. her pieces are SO SO SO beautiful. this one in particular…

SUL

i really feel like my bag obsession is getting out of hand. sometimes i think i might to have to buy duplicate wallets and cosmetics and keys just so i can keep a set in each of my bags (don’t you hate transferring your stuff every time? yes i know that…

Georgie Cummings

i want Georgie Cummings to come to my house with her gold marker pen and draw all over all of the things. i love her new collection Symmetry, which you can shop here. inspired by simplistic shapes, using clean lines and balance to feature the natural beauty of the leather. including…

Rennes Giveaway!

the giveaway is now closed. thanks for entering! – i’ve been looking forward to this giveaway, because i have long been an admirer of Rennes. working from her studio in Boston, Julia has been designing and sewing all her own designs since 2008. she is well known for her exquisite bags and…

Thisispaper Shop II

around this time last year i blogged about the launch of Thisispaper Shop. they have just relaunched, with a brand new website and new products. i particularly love all their bags, which are all handmade in their studio in Warsaw. the detailing on the leather is lovely, and i dig…

Lotuff in Marfa

remember i posted about Lotuff last year? well they are literally going places. the leather bag company has recently collaborated with Barneys (aka, made the big time) and then got super cool, adventurous & talented duo Miles & Miles to shoot their spring lookbook in Marfa, Texas. Miles & Miles are Sarah…

Mum & Co

i love these pink pink pink leather bags by Mum & Co. so lush. the story behind these delightful bags is very sweet, go read it here, but in short – Mum & Co is a family business (as you might expect from the name) made up of two stylish…

Bandelier

Andria Crescioni is the designer behind Bandelier, a southern California based jewellery label that takes inspiration from traditional craft and culture, with each piece made by hand by Andria herself. she graduated from Parsons School of Design and that’s where she became hooked on working with leather as a medium and…