Leather Belt Bag

Crafted from leather and canvas, Ganni’s bright green bag comes adorned with a few bold, contemporary touches. For instance, the watery moire finish and tortoiseshell acetate chain-style handle make it all the more eye-catching. It also features an extra detachable strap, so it can be worn on the shoulder or as a crossbody. Inside, it’s fully lined with linen and boasts two card pockets for …

KWONN’s PVC- and Toxin-Free Vegan Suede Handbags

Luxury accessories made in NYC from Japanese materials

Before Nicole Kwon founded her multi-vendor boutique in Dallas‘ West Village, aptly named the Nicole Kwon Concept Store, she spent time working in fashion design between London and NYC. To meet a need she’s observed in the market, Kwon has now released her own line of luxury handbags, taking into consideration honest sustainability. Crafted in NYC from non-woven Japanese fabrics, KWONN bags are both PVC- …

Olympia Le-Tan’s Japanese Book Clutches

Her SS16 collection—a tribute to Tokyo's Hotel Okura—embroiders Rashomon, Hokusai and Hello Kitty onto handbags

Paris-based, self-taught fashion designer Olympia Le-Tan has been creating covetable book-shaped clutches in small editions since 2009. Recreating everything from classics like Shakepeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” and William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies” to cookbooks and the more obscure and vintage, each intricately embroidered evening bag celebrates craftsmanship and literature—and brings to mind a time not-too-far-ago when people actually carried books. Most recently, Olympia …