The Best Student Made Handbag

Students who have successfully started their handbag lines which still in school


  • Students must have started their lines while still in school
  • Currently attending high school, college or university on any level
  • Bags must be under student's own label
  • Major in design is optional


In addition to the title in their respective categories, the winners received a monetary prize, as well as gift certificates to the Garment Center's renowned stores, Rosen and Chadick Fabrics, M & J Trimming, Clothing Labels 4 you.com, free publicity representation from LookBook Media, a slot on Karen Salmansohn's radio show "Be Happy Dammit," and a feature in the August and October issue of Accessories Magazine. For more than a decade the Fashion Center has created and supported new and emerging talent in the fashion industry -- making this event a natural fit. As part of the awards, the winners will be featured in the The Fashion Center BID's display window in the heart of the fashion district at 209 West 38th St. through September of 2007.