Heather Yang - Far Far Away

Finalist of the The Cutting Edge Bag by Nasty Gal


2017 Finalist Heather Yang Far Far Away


What is your inspiration for this sketch?
It's about nostalgia. We are all caught up in technology these days so I would love to bring something that people feel nostalgic about. Most of us have tablets and read news and books from there s I wanted to show how it like to carry around a book and show off your pretty book cover.

Why did you select these particular materials to work for your sketch?
Saffiano leather is sturdy for clutch bags and a perfect material to mimic the texture.

What is your design background?
I studied fashion design and worked in handbag industry for over 15 years.

Do you currently design your own handbags collection? If so, would your Nasty Gal design fit into your current line?

What materials do you normally work with?
leather, PVC and special material like sequins and glitter

What can you offer to the Nasty Gal aesthetic?
Fun and whimsical aesthetic yet great quality

Bag Description
Far Far Away, I miss..., Clutch, $278

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