Creating our new collection

Posted: Aug 01 2016

We’re excited to announce our next show: Coterie in New York this September 18-20, 2016!

As we’re putting together the new collection, we thought we’d take the opportunity to share some of our inspiration. We usually design our collections in 3 parts: the fun & funky, the “fancy pants” and the accessories.

Some of our styles, such as Pearlette, Frosty in black or ivory, and Sandy in silver/gold two-tone will always be available because just like a vintage Porsche, they never go out of style. We call these our “classics."

Over the past few months, we’ve seen lots of fun, colorful prints and embellishments on the runways and we’ve used some of those bright hues in our new fun & funky clutches.

For example, our new Cameron (camera-shaped) purse is bright red with gold glitter trim. We recently added some new “shaker" styles including our Sprinkles and Alphabet designs. Sprinkles has already been down the runway this Summer at the Teen Choice Awards. You can get a sneak preview of those styles here. We have one more "shaker" style on the way but we’re going let that one be a surprise!

A new addition to our "fancy pants" selection, draws inspiration from Cuba, featuring vintage cuban cigar boxes. We like to “think outside the box" (no puns!) as much as we can so we’ll be showing an acrylic and a wood version, which means we’re adding a new, larger clutch shape to our collection. This style, as well as a few other new additions, will come with a handle.

We’ve selected some beautiful new acrylics for our Pearlette shapes and we look forward to introducing a new color for our best-selling double pearl clasp.

ashlyn'd pearlette clutch

Over the past year we’ve started designing fun iPhone cases, bag charms, and other kitschy accessories to complement our bags. Earlier this year, we were thrilled to have Neiman Marcus pick up our phone case collection, which you can shop here!

fur ball and tassel phone case

We like to think of our phone cases as “unexpectedly practical” for a novelty item. We’re working on some new, adorable ways to improve your cell phone style including coin pouches and handles — for practicality’s sake, of course!

We’re very excited to launch this new collection at Coterie this September! We’ll be sending line sheets to our stockists in late August and will share our Coterie booth number as soon as we receive it. If you represent a store and would like to receive a copy of our line sheets when they are available, please let us know and we’ll add you to our list. 

The new collection is due to hit stores in October 2016 and will be available on our website around the same time. Honor Roll is available for pre-order now with more being added during the upcoming months!