Jane August - Jane August

Finalist of the Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design

United States

2007 Finalist Jane August Jane August


What is your design philosophy?
I take my inspiration from mid 20th century design, and personal experiences.

What makes your bags unique?
Original designs

Do you change your silhouettes and materials every season?
Yes and no. I have some bags that go from season to season in new exciting leathers and exotic skins.

What other handbag designers have inspired you?
Koret, M&M from the 40's, Pucci from the 60's, my mothers closet as I was growning up.

Which stores currently stock your handbags?
Bergdorf Goodman, Henri Bendel, Linda Dresner, Kirna Zabete, Searle, Harvery Nichols Dubai, Takashimaya Japan, Pool Munich Germany, Shirise Glencoe Ill, Capretto South Miami Florida, Barbara Jean Little Rock Ark, On Sunset Los Angeles Ca, Kitson Los Angeles Ca, and many more speciality stores

See other finalists from the 2007 handbag awards