THE INDEPENDENT HANDBANG DESIGNER AWARDS: 2017 CATEGORY

Guess Triangle logo

The Young and Adventurous Lifestyle Backpack by Guess Handbags

A unique and sexy interpretation incorporating the Guess Brand and an on trend backpack.

  • Designers are required to submit a sketch.
  • Designers are encouraged to create their own vision of a GUESS backpack using their own inspiration and imagination.
  • Finalists that are selected will be responsible for making the bags they have sketched within 3 weeks so keep in mind when selecting materials for your rendering.
  • No materials or inspiration will be provided for this sample.
  • For inspiration, check out Guess.com, Guess retail locations as well as Guess’ Instagram @guess

CATEGORY PRIZES
Winner will garner the opportunity to potentially collaborate with the Guess Handbag Design Team using the winning bag as inspiration, and also receive a yearlong membership to the Accessories Council.

Nasty Gal Handbags

The Cutting Edge Bag by Nasty Gal

  • Designers are required to submit a sketch.
  • Designers are encouraged to create their own vision of a Nasty Gal handbag using their own inspiration and imagination.
  • Finalists that are selected will be responsible for making the bags they have sketched within 3 weeks so keep in mind when selecting materials for your rendering.
  • No materials or inspiration will be provided for this sample.
  • For inspiration, check out NastyGal.com, Nasty Gal retail locations (where available) as well as Nasty Gal’s Instagram @nastygal

CATEGORY PRIZES
Winner will garner the opportunity to potentially collaborate with the Nasty Gal Handbag Design Team using the winning bag as inspiration and receive a yearlong membership to the Accessories Council.

IHDA 2016 FINALISTS

For more information visit thehandbagawards.com.

Adrian Furstenburg

Winner of the All About the Logo by Guess Handbags

Cathleen Nicol of C Nicol

Trina Turk Winner

C Nicol Trina Turk Winner