December 18, 2008
post written by Bag Bliss blogger: Jennifer
Handbag Giveaway: Jenny Yuen Sherlock
Up and coming handbag designer Jenny Yuen is a fresh name to the purse industry, and has already came out with a handful of classic, chic, very wearable designs, worthy of every occasion. If you haven’t heard of her yet, I guarantee you’ll be hearing more about this designer in the near future.
Her handbags are known for their utilitarian designs, being modeled after briefcases and doctor bags. On her website, she says her inspiration include the glamorous vintage train-cases and suitcases of the 1930â€™s, 40â€™s and 50â€™s.
And she’s worked with the best.
After earning her BFA in painting and sculpture at Boston Universityâ€™s School for Fine Arts and honed her skills for sewing and patternmaking at Parsons School of Design. She landed positions at Jill Stuart, Twinkle by Wenlan, Michael Kors, Anna Sui, and Craig Robinson. One of her most notable works as a handbag designer was when she worked with Japanese artist Takashi Murakami & Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton and provided some of the inspiration behind his “Eye-Love” and “Cherry Blossom” collections.
And now you have the fabulous chance to scaore a bag by this designer! Up for grabs is the Sherlock, in fabulous plum!
Dressed in a gorgeous deep plum, this classic bags with ultra functional additions composed of premium Italian Cowhide. This smaller sized bag has a zip pocket on the front that is detailed with a gold buckle decoration. As well as a slash pocket that closes with a magnetic flap on the front and an additional slash pocket on the backside. The center consul closes with a gold exposed zipper and has a single zip pocket on the inside and two open pockets as well. With your choice of carrying this bag with the two handles, or with a shoulder strap. This beauty measures in at a spacious 13″ width x 5.5″ depth x 7″ height with a 5″ double hand strap drop + an 11″ drop on the detachable shoulder strap.