Tian Lan - Ahh Boo

Finalist of the The Harrian Best Student Made Handbag

People's Republic Of China

2019 Finalist Tian Lan Ahh Boo


School of Attendance
Parsons the New School for Design/ college/ 66 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011/ This is a fashion school.

What is your major?
Fashion Design

What inspires you? Are there Instagram accounts you follow for inspiration?
Inspired by traditional Chinese 24 Solar Terms and my dogs. Instagram: @mlouye @milk_magazine

Are your bags already in production? Where are they manufactured and how many have you sold to date?
Yes, I have produced one for prototyping. It is going to be sold to a customer at $85. And I have received 7 pre-orders customed in 3 different colorways. The bag is made by me, in downtown New York, United States.

What kind of technology do you use to create your bag?
Photoshop, Illustrator for illustration, Wiring for shape construction, Knitting, weaving wrapping in 100% cotton yarns for decorations and surfacing.

Bag Description
Ahh Boo; Basket Style; Material: Copper Wire, 100% Cotton Yarn; Price: $85 Inspired by the happy summer beach time, this pom-pom handbasket is designed for kids who enjoy their sand playing time, parents who take out their picnics to the park, and urban influencers who carry their sunscreen and hydrating juices for a detox sunny trip.

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