The story of Marla Cielo started in New York City, when artist, Andrea Tobin, found her inner calling to create wearable works of art for people who have a passion for creativity, as well as fashion. Each handbag is made from a canvas painting that Andrea creates herself which is then weaved into each Marla Cielo purse. We love that each Marla Cielo piece is original and made from Andreas desire to create creative and functional product.
Relentlessly lugging around your laptop, iPad, camera, and cell phone are a thing of the past! Janine King Designs allows you to carry your essentials with style! Whether it’s a bag for your camera or a trendy tote for your laptop, now you can “trek your tech in style!” Anyone can find what they are looking for due to Janine's vast array of designs. The upscale designs and construction of each Janine King Designs handbag is why they have earned their title as the #1 Top Seller on Etsy in the Bags & Purses Category.
With a seemingly quick jump from one collaboration to the next, Coach has teamed up with yet another distinguished New York based artist, James Nares. The collection of totes displays Nares' stylized and striking paintbrush strokes against a basic black or white canvas background. Whether you are looking to snag a piece of art history or to be the most envied bagista, the six limited edition totes will be released April 20th, with only 175 editions of each available.
Fashion is art. And we love it. How have Coco Chanel, Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent graced us all with their brilliant designs? How can we not appreciate such creative art? Thus, fashion photography and art would be such a wonderful ode to fashion itself.
ThePalazzo della Civiltà Italiana in Rome, Italy was buzzing for the reveal of the Arnoldo][Battois limited editionColibrì handbag. Luxe materials such as python, silk chiffon, and Swarovski crystals combine to create and elegant and unabashedly confident piece of art. The craftsmanship of theColibrì epitomizes Italian design and fashion.
Art can come in all different shapes and sizes, and for Poketo, art happens to also come via handbag and wallet. Based out of Los Angeles, Poketo works with more than 200 international artists to create and produce limited handbags, purses, messenger bags, wallets, laptop cases and shopping bags. Founders Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung married each other and established Poketo in 2003, because "making art that goes beyond the traditional gallery space is exciting," says Myung.
"The best paintings come from dropping paint, seeing where it goes--and where I can go with it" - Designer Julianne Fuchs-Musgrave
That's definitely the expression to describe these fashionable and wearable pieces of art that Julianne has taken to the next level. With her amazing techniques and fun vibrant style, these handbags are sure to make an eye-popping statment.
It's about "giving back" that has inspired designer Cyndy Esty to create these gorgeous handmade purses. Made from recycled material, her unique designs and exquisite craftsmanship is sure to turn heads when sporting a Cyndy Esty handbag. But it's not just her purses that we're raving about, its her continuous efforts of supporting different charities with a portion of her revenue.
Handbago caught up with handbag designer Marion, of Marion Renee Wearable Art. She is a truly talented artist and hand paints her handbags; including totes and clutches. Her mission is to "bring Art to Fashion."
Handbago: You have such a wide assortment of bags in your collection. Tell us about what made you decide to build your own handbag business.