CrystalynKae

sustainably chic vegan handbags, laptop totes and hobos

New York, United States · 454 Sales

CrystalynKae

sustainably chic vegan handbags, laptop totes and hobos

New York, United States 454 Sales On Etsy since 2005

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Announcement   SUSTAINABLY CHIC HANDBAGS MADE IN THE USA. . .
For nearly 15 years, Crystalyn Kae Accessories has designed handbags and accessories produced from ethically sourced and reclaimed materials. Beloved by fashion mavens and independent spirits alike, the Crystalyn Kae handbag is a symbol of socially-conscious style.

Each of our unique bags and accessories are created with a blend of sustainable materials and made in the USA.


All bags are original designs © 2001-2016 Crystalyn Kae Brennan

Announcement

Last updated on Apr 12, 2016

SUSTAINABLY CHIC HANDBAGS MADE IN THE USA. . .
For nearly 15 years, Crystalyn Kae Accessories has designed handbags and accessories produced from ethically sourced and reclaimed materials. Beloved by fashion mavens and independent spirits alike, the Crystalyn Kae handbag is a symbol of socially-conscious style.

Each of our unique bags and accessories are created with a blend of sustainable materials and made in the USA.


All bags are original designs © 2001-2016 Crystalyn Kae Brennan

Crystalyn Brennan

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Crystalyn Brennan

Mini Cross Body Bag - Cherry Red
$65.00
Grey Medium Hobo - long cross body strap
$195.00
Cherry Red Medium Hobo - long cross body strap
$195.00
Orange Foxtrot Medium Hobo
$195.00
Burgundy Chic Briefcase - Laptop Tote Bag
$240.00
Medium Brown Hobo - long cross body strap
$195.00
Large Brown Hobo bag - with adjustable strap
$225.00
Wine Hobo Bag - cross body vegan purse!
$195.00
Small Cross Body Bag - Forest Green Leather
$65.00
Yellow Hobo Bag - cross body vegan purse
$195.00
Small Cross Body Bag - Citrine Green
$65.00
Citrine Green Hobo Bag - cross body vegan purse
$195.00
Brown Laptop Work Tote- waterproof and modern
$240.00
Chic Black vegan Tote bag - fits 15 in laptop
$240.00

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Patricia Williams

Patricia Williams on Nov 9, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

So beautiful!!! I really love this bag. I am thinking about ordering another one. :D

Kim Word

Kim Word on Oct 27, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful! My sister loved it - thank you so much Crystalyn!

Lainey Greiner

Lainey Greiner on Sep 23, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Thanks for making the extra long strap for me. Nice to have a fresh new bag!

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Vanessa in our Butterscotch Topstitched hobo #veganhandbag #washable

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Orange Foxtrot Medium Hobo
$195.00
Creating straps for our cross body hobo bags! #studio #handmadelife

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Orange Foxtrot Medium Hobo
$195.00

About

handbag architect, vintage shopping ninja

My collage of skills is a blend of my shared family skills, college education, and small business experience.

I was born into a family of entrepreneurs and sewing is a multi-generational skill handed down to me. From an early age, I would work with my mom to sew my school clothes, and by age 12 I made my first bag: a duffel bag for gym class.

I took my love of sewing and fashion to Washington State University where I earned my BA degree in Fashion Merchandising. Then I moved to England for an internship at Liberty of London in the womens buying office - where I got my first taste of Fashion Week. After college, I worked for several years as a Merchandise Manager – selecting seasonal collections at JC Penney before I decided to create my current label, in 2001.

Crystalyn Kae began first as a storefront, selling artwork and handcrafted goods of other artist’s work – in addition to my own designs. By 2005, my business had grown to a point that I needed to focus solely on my own line. I created my first collection of purses out of reclaimed materials: men’s plaid wool pants. I filled a suitcase with bags and took them door to door to boutiques, eventually expanding to wholesale shows in San Francisco & New York City. Since that time my brand has expanded to a nationwide loyal following.

About the bags: Since 2001, Crystalyn Kae Accessories has designed and produced women’s handbags and accessories from ethically sourced and reclaimed materials. Founded in Seattle, the company relocated to NYC in 2013. Crystalyn Kae products are available in over 40 specialty boutiques, our online store and at selected sales events across the country. You can follow Crystalyn's creative journey on her blog.

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  • Crystalyn Brennan

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Bag Lady

    I am inspired by color, pattern, texture and natural beauty. I've been in business for over 15 years, and create all my bags by hand in my studio at Pratt's Fashion Design Accelerator in Brooklyn, NY

Shop policies

Last updated on September 16, 2015
I enjoy creating distinctive bags that are stylish and durable. My hobo bags, pleated totes, and shoppers are created in a variety of unique materials, embellished with contrast stitching, metal hardware, pin tucks or pleats. All of my bags are handcrafted in Seattle USA, for work, play or travel for years to come.

My extra-special designs are available here on Etsy, and my creations can also be found in boutiques across the United States and featured in the press: including InStyle, Daily Candy and Treehugger.

I earned my BA degree in Apparel Design and Textiles from Washington State University, and live in Seattle, WA.

You can find out more about me on my blog:
http://www.crystalynkae.com/blogs/news


** Please note that colors of bags will vary from each person's monitor. If you would like to request a swatch before purchasing a bag, please contact me with your full name and mailing address**

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept payment with credit cards and Paypal.
Shipping
All bags are made to order and will ship according to shipping estimate attached to each time (1 day - 2 weeks)
Refunds and Exchanges
Returns and exchanges are happily accepted within 14 days of receipt. Please contact us for return authorization. Returned bags must be returned in unused condition. Once your return is accepted, your original method of payment will be refunded, within 4 business days. We reserve the right to refuse a return for any reason. Sorry, we cannot accept returns from other retailers.

I guarantee my workmanship for the life of the bag, and in the rare case that something goes wrong, I will repair your bag for free. I are always happy to replace/repair hardware for the life of your bag, as well. Repairs due to normal wear and tear, overstuffing, etc will be charged on a case by case basis.