Meet the Designer

When British sisters Kate and Millie Smith set out to prove that fashion and ethical practices can coexist, producing luxe bags in a nurturing Bali workshop, they surpassed everyone's expectations. After just one season, in 2005 Angel Jackson' s signature "don't mess with me" elegance took home the coveted Topshop New Designer Award, then in 2010 scored a spot on the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund shortlist.

Bag Ladies

While we don’t always understand the wildness the UK yields (read: Lady Beckham atop an automobile circa Olympics 2012), we’re certainly intrigued about how they achieve it. So when the lovely ladies behind British handbag label Angel Jackson offered some enlightenment on their particular creative process, we couldn’t help but take note. How to Make an It Bag:   1. Love thy sister. Angel Jackson, the brainchild of sisters Katie (the designer) and Millie Smith (the mark... Read the Story