DDSLLGirlsStore

Handmade quality leather goods made with care in Europe

New York, United States · 4947 Sales

DDSLLGirlsStore

Handmade quality leather goods made with care in Europe

New York, United States 4947 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
(1146)

Announcement   Shop unique and one of a kind design,straight from our Studio in Riga, Latvia.
Hand dyed and hand crafted pieces such as handbags, statement jewelry and lots of small everyday goodies made in our Europe Studio by finest craftsmen and designers Alise and Liene. We ship our goodies all around the world!
All products are ''Ready to Ship'', so we are shipping them out right after you order!

All items are one of a kind art pieces, to keep things unique and fresh!
Please be careful and do not buy RESERVED items, they'r reserved for other buyers.
We offer express shipping ( 3 - 8 days) for adding express shipping please contact us.

Announcement

Last updated on Apr 4, 2017

Shop unique and one of a kind design,straight from our Studio in Riga, Latvia.
Hand dyed and hand crafted pieces such as handbags, statement jewelry and lots of small everyday goodies made in our Europe Studio by finest craftsmen and designers Alise and Liene. We ship our goodies all around the world!
All products are ''Ready to Ship'', so we are shipping them out right after you order!

All items are one of a kind art pieces, to keep things unique and fresh!
Please be careful and do not buy RESERVED items, they'r reserved for other buyers.
We offer express shipping ( 3 - 8 days) for adding express shipping please contact us.

DDSLL Girls Alise and Liene

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DDSLL Girls Alise and Liene

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5 out of 5 stars
(1146)
christelle griman

christelle griman on May 21, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

GORGEOUS , first purchase, totally in love of my new bag , and for sure I will order again, great communication with the creator, so kind, patient , helpful , thank you so much

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Updates

Since we already have so many amazing designs, we've decided not to launch another collection for summer season. We'll soon have all your favorite styles in more tropical fabrics and brighter leather combinations watermelon #ddsllgirls #bag #inspo #accessories
Tooooooooooooo many options for "Mimi" purse. Can't decide which one is my fave, I guess all of them heartheartheart️ all available online with removable chain shoulder strap! #ddsllgirls #fashion #bag
This "Prism" bag heart️ made with love and care from natural leather and magic. Available in our online Store! #ddsllgirls #inspo #bag #etsy #fashion #gold
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About

Take your passion and make it happen!

My name is Alise Abele-Dekslinga, and we together with Liene Berzina are the team behind ''Dress.Dance.Sing.Love.Live Girls'' brand. We create handmade accessories from leather and hand colored organic cotton. We make jewelry, scarfs, pouches but mostly handbags. For four and half years our Studio is based in Riga, Latvia. We find inspiration for our work in everything around us - colors of flowers, sparkle, nature and our current and past designs.



More about our business journey read here:

My business started when I decided to not fight my creative side and joined Etsy community. My dream always was to make handbags, but I didn't had any sewing experience or any education in that area. In childhood I finished school of arts, so I had trained color sense, creativity and I knew how to turn idea into something real. So I quit my day job and started to learn how to sew, I bought very old and barely working sewing machine and my lessons with myself started. Step by step I learned how sew and tons of other new things - fabric coloring, tassel making, working with leather,photographing. After six months I finally did it - I made my first handbag and someone actually liked it. It was the the big inspirational kick I've needed. After challenging myself everyday I polished my quality standard to perfection, made more and more designs everyday which naturally lead to four collections per year and successful brand which been collecting fans for three years now.
In the middle of this journey I find myself great companion, friend and colleague and taught all my knowledge to her, so now DDSLL Girls is runned by two designers Alise and Liene. Together we dye and bleach fabrics, choose patterns and leathers for new clutch bags, cut tassels and make them in statement jewelry. Basically Liene is the detail and tassel cutter and I'm the seamstress to make idea alive not only on paper or mind but also in real life. Every design we make is something unique and one of a kind, because when you hand dye that white cotton fabric piece, it's like painting on blank white canvas - it's always special.
We're not afraid to risk it, to combine the craziest color combinations and patterns in one very fine piece of accessory.
When I started my brand I never could imagine future like this - our Studio, workers and interns, fans in everywhere all around the world and most important - that huge amount of experience what you get from your work. The greatest feeling is to know that somewhere far away some lucky girl is walking around with your design and spreading word about your perfect product, quality and attention to details.
It's hard to know where future will take us. But our goal is to keep grow into bigger company and not to loose high quality standards and uniqueness we have now.
Basically - we took our passion and made it happen!

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  • Alise Abele-Dekslinga

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Photographer

    I'm the head of the team! Multitasking all the time and trying to keep the balance. I'm inspired by fabric prints,dye colors, texture's and smell of leather. I never stop learning and believing to myself,my team, to my company goals and vision.

  • Liene Bērziņa

    Creative Director, Photographer, Creator

    Fresh and crazy ideas but real solutions to realize them. She knows how to do this work and if she don't - she will after seconds. At this moment she's not only shipping and packing our designs, but helping and learning how to make and display them.

  • Aiga Sturite

    Seamstress

    I've the best quality in town and the technically no one can beat me at pattern making and logical thinking. I've been seamstress for 28 years, but it's always unforgettable pleasure to sew something as colorful and fun as these bags.

  • Gvido Dekslings

    Technical Genius, Shipper

    Incredible genius at electronics and our shipping agent - he always knows how to fix our sewing machines, where to get the right instruments and how to realize our creative interior ideas.

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Last updated on Dec 20, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

We offer client to do a custom sizing or colors for our designs. Contact us through messages to find out more.

Sizing details

Please be careful and read product description, if you are not sure about product size: ask us and we'll be happy to help you!

Care instructions

All designs needs to be handled gently. All is made in super good quality and you can use your tote purse or necklace as planned, it will not be broken in a minute. But remember these little details:
1) Fabric bags can be dry cleaned or washed with little bit of soap and water.
2) Leather bags you can polish with wet wipes or wet cloth.
3) Cotton thread tassel jewelry can be soaked in rain or similar situations, but we don't recommend washing tassels. From time to time you can comb tassels with usual hair comb.
4) Scarfs can be washed in washing machine on low temperature.

If you have trouble with this topic, contact us and we'll be happy to help!

Gift wrapping and packaging

We gift wrap all our products, so you will receive nicely packed design with any invoices included. We also offer card adding for free, so if you are in need for lovely text on a card, contact us and we'll figure something out.

Wholesale availability

We offer all our ''one of a kind'' designs to wholesale for small or medium boutiques or stores.
We also can talk about larger quantity order possibilities, we mostly make all designs in one exemplar ,but if it's needed we can do designs in more than one copy.

For wholesale terms and policies,please contact us to: wholesale@ddsllgirls.com or here through Etsy messages.