Typically when I do custom work, it's simple manipulations to set designs (ie: longer straps, more pockets, different colors, etc.). Every once in a while, I get a request for a completely custom piece, in fact, that's actually how CHC started. Now understand, I love being able to design a piece from the ground up alongside a client, but the trickiest part is making sure it's a piece that will end up the same, sculpturally, as what is in their mind and also be appropriate to the brand, considering it has my name all over it....literally:-)
This whole concept came to a great success when my friend, Piero, was going on a trip to Peru and was in need of a travel/camera bag. He wanted a bag all his own, solid black with simple features, roomy inside to house his camera and laptop, and adjustable in wear from his shoulder to across his body.
Fifteen hours later, the Taico Bag was complete and standing tall at:
16"W x 12"L x 7"D
16" drop from the double shoulder straps
24-48" adjustable crossbody strap
If you are interested in designing a completely custom bag with CHC, click here.
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Every so often, I get the pleasure of working with a local shop to create a capsule collection of leather goods for their customer. This time, I collaborated with Winifred Grace, a lovely boutique tucked away in the West Edgewater/Andersonville neighborhood.
Week 2 of 5 in the month of May, brings us the Column Tote!
During this month, I'll be releasing a new design each week to my email base, exclusively.
In the mood for something new?! Me too.
If you have signed up for emails, you are all set!
I value those who have decided to stay in the loop so I'm doing a series of small-batch, fresh designs for the month of May; one per week!
You will preview them through IG & FB but only able to access them through a shop-able emailed link.