Nancy Gonzalez

Nancy Gonzalez, eponymous with vibrant color and luxurious textures has become one of the most celebrated handbag designers in the world. Known for her innovative use of precious skins and distinct color palette, her handbags have become instant classics. Nancy Gonzalez designs are always modern, yet they are inspired by classical elements. “Nature is my best accomplice and my source of inspiration is life,” she says. “I always try to push the limits of what can be done with precious skins.” Her clients are at the heart of her brand. Her aim is to convey joy, benevolence and strength through her designs to create an emotional relationship between her clients and their bags. “I incorporate elements into each piece that make us smile; a color, a texture, a detail, a surprise.” Recent accolades for Nancy Gonzalez include being awarded as Brand of the Year by the Accessories Council in November 2007. Acknowledgement has also come from museums, such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute and the Philadelphia Museum of art, which have collected her creations underlining the pertinence of her work within a historical and artistic context.