Smart Bags for Smart Women
Esin Akan designs unique, clever and contemporary leather handbags – for urban women – that are easy to transition from work to evening, weekday to weekend through the convertible design features.
Esin Akan launched her eponymous London based label in 2012 during her MBA at London Business School after winning the Top Business Award. Having worked for Burberry and Anya Hindmarch Esin formed a wealth of knowledge within the luxury handbags industry for over ten years. A graduate of Accessories Design, IMB in Milan and Central Saint Martins in London, Esin developed her first collection with the top leather handbag suppliers in Turkey.
Akan describes her design ambition as “helping busy women look stylish in every situation; from the office to a night out with friends, from a weekday to a weekend break” creating bags that remain elegant and timeless.
Since the company launch the brand has won many awards, the most recent award is “The Best Designer Bag Brand- UK” by Lux 2017, Global Excellence Award. The brand has been featured by well-known magazines including Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, The Daily Telegraph, Sunday Times/Style. The collaborations with well-known bloggers and influential women such as Lorna Lux, Sarah Mikaela, Dreaming of Channel, Eimear Varian Barry, Mariko Kuo have increased the brand awareness. The brand currently sells at Harvey Nichols, UK and selected luxury boutiques worldwide.