Esin Akan “creating bags that remain elegant and timeless”
1. Tell me a bit about your brand?
Esin Akan launched her eponymous London-based handbag brand in 2012 during her MBA at London Business School. Having worked for Burberry and Anya Hindmarch, Esin formed a wealth of knowledge within the luxury handbag industry. As a graduate of Accessories Design, Istituto di Moda Burgo in Milan and Central Saint Martins in London, Esin is passionate about making high-quality bags that are both practical and stylish. Akan describes her design ambition as “helping busy women look confident and stylish in every situation; from a client meeting to an invitation in the evening; from a busy day at work to a weekend break in Paris…” creating bags that remain elegant and timeless.
The brand specializes in convertible luxury leather handbags for urban women. The bags are designed to adapt to multiple occasions, from work to evening, weekdays to weekends and help women look elegant and stylish at all times. All Esin Akan designs are handcrafted in Europe using the highest quality leathers and experienced craftsmen.
2. What’s the story behind this collection? What inspired it?
“TIMELESS JOY” COLLECTION
A MIX OF TIMELESS WARDROBE ESSENTIALS
MIXED WITH NAUTICAL DETAILS
INSPIRED BY THE SEA AND SUNSHINE…
WITH BRAND ETHOS “ONE BAG – MULTIPLE USES”
MADE WITH SUSTAINABLY SOURCED CALF LEATHER
FOR THE MODERN CONSCIOUS WOMEN
DESIGNED WITH LOVE AND PASSION BY
3. What role do you think social media plays in fashion today?
Social media presence is important in creating brand awareness and getting your name out there to new audiences. Social media makes the world flatter.
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