We can't get enough of things that are carefully crafted by hand and bring an element of rarity to our wardrobes. AYK, a San Francisco-based leather goods label, launches its 30 Day, 30K Kickstarter Campaign today to expand its business of modern classics, made personal. Angie Kim, the line's founder and designer, embodies the brand's image, sharing her belief in living the craft. With a background in product design, her entrepeuneural take on fashion allows for some interesting twists.
Since his debut at New York Fashion Week in February 2009, Prabal Gurung has made quite a name for himself. Just ask his frequent patron first lady Michelle Obama. The on-fire designer recently made an appearance at San Francisco’s Neiman Marcus to showcase his Spring 2011 collection. Gurung sat down with us to talk about his designs, his friendship with Demi Moore, and his message to women everywhere.