2011 FINALIST

Christine Selvia - Selvia

Finalist of the Best Student Made Handbag Inspired by the colors of vitaminwater



United States



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Christine Selvia FINALIST'S PROFILE

School of Attendance (Please preface if this is a high school or college/university/graduate school.)
Savannah College of Art and Design

Is this a Fashion Design School?
Yes

What is your major?
Accessory Design

What other handbag designers have inspired you?
Alexander Wang, Carlos Falchi, Miu Miu

Do you drink vitaminwater?
Yes

If so, how often?
I drink vitaminwater three to five times a week, "XXX" usually during or after I excercise and "Energy" if I need to stay up late to work.

Which flavor and color inspired your bag and why?
Energy was my main color of inspiration paired with the lime green found on the â??Ă?ĂșConnectâ??Ă?Ăč label. I found these colors to evoke a sense of vitality and rejuvenation. These vitaminwater colors were integrated into a design by intermixing the sun as â??Ă?ĂșEnergyâ??Ă?Ăč and â??Ă?ĂșConnectâ??Ă?Ăč as land. I choose to express the concept of connection by laser etching a pattern infused with connecting organic lines to evoke a sense of energy and commitment one must have for their health, mother earth and all its inhabitants.

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