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British Accessory designer Emma Charles launched her debut handbag only collection for Resort 2020. Charles’ clean, elegant yet fun pieces are inspired by her RTW beginnings and love of antique objects. Detail, colour and unique shapes all marry together to form the modern day-to-evening piece.
Former Ready-To-Wear brand, established in 2016. Charles’ love for luxury craftsmanship and detailing crosses over into the Contemporary accessory market. Manufactured in Spain using the finest Italian skins.
Gaining many acclamations as a RTW brand including, WWDs One to Watch, Vogue Talents, Drapers One to Watch, the signature Lady Gwen bag named ‘IT Bag’ of SS19 by Threads Styling. Plus many editorial features in publications such as Vogue, L’Officiel, LOVE, British Girls, Elle, InStyle and many more.
Originally from North East England, Charles has gained a wealth of experience since moving to London in 2010. Prior to launching Emma Charles in 2016, Charles graduated from The University of Westminster in 2014, launching her career with a creative role with established London Designer ‘Preen by Thornton Bregazzi’.
Previous design experience with Tom Ford in London and Stella McCartney, via the New York Press Office, further informed her appreciation for luxury and global positioning.