"What defines the good from the great is craftsmanship, unique classic design, exclusivity, intricate details and functionality. There are many beautiful bags, but beauty is not enough." -Tyler Ellis
Though she is the daughter of respected fashion designer Perry Ellis, Tyler Ellis is respected in her own right as a women’s handbag designer. Her bags have been seen in hands and on shoulders of empowering women in the media and entertainment industry from Cate Blanchett, to Scarlett Johansson, and Rosie Huntington- Whiteley.
Travel inspires her collections, and she uses top luxury materials to make her bags. In this interview with Ellis, she opens up about her newest fall/winter 2020 collection, what sparked her desire to be a handbag designer, her recent collaboration with Emirati handbag designer Hamda Al Fahim, and how strong women inspire her.