3 years ago (+/-) this prototype bag started out as next image. How does the leather - starting out as unequal tones receiving the equal amounts of light and exposure out in my life - become the same shade of darkness? common sense told me they would remain at varying shades...guess not!
spills on bag. debbie and ted document spillage. bag goes about its day passenger over debbie's shoulder in santa monica california. [bag a collaboration between specialty dry goods (designer and maker) & cathy callahan (textile).
and execution - hands that design and make
out and about a woman walks towards me (her face is familiar)... hi, I own one of your bags. Yes, of course... #echoparkcraftfair really great feeling when I get to see my bags in their new life and hearing how much bag is loved. www.instagram.com/ediekahulapereira
When you just get off a bus after having travelled from Santa Monica to Silver Lake then while waiting on the sidewalk having just called for a lyft, a gal walks up and says...are you edie? I follow you on Instagram. I reply... Are you @fabulousfabsters ?! And here's the thing....she's just in from London where she lives! #happenstance #howfunisthat #specialtydrygoodsontheroad #socialmediaconnects
mock up of new leather bag design currently playing with.
came across this veg tan leather wall hanging by brand hender scheme at an opening at mohawk general store west / venice. quite amazing isn't it. i love veg tan leather!
how fun is this place! check out communitie marfa. very happy to have a collection of my brand specialty dry goods in their hands! you'll find these bags (pictured below), in addition to drawstring, denim-leather traveler, nomadic 2, oneside tie and parker sack (all bags in veg tan leather).
communitie marfa space
handcarry4 in denim-leather
this weekend - pop up boutique venice
trunk show date
veg tan leather washed brings out a wrinkled texture. the character of textile.
washed, now dry
daniele at gjusta and told her i've made 2 new sizes for a three size series of her namesake bag.
daniele side saddle original (pictured without shoulder strap)
daniele side saddle 2
daniele half saddle