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One beautiful object can bring joy. Combine that with utility, and you get double happiness.

 

We make our collections of handbags, satchels, and accessories with utility, durability, and function in mind. We also (obviously)  make every bag pop with color to inspire joy for you, and everyone who gets to see you. From the supple leather to the expertise and skill it takes to create them, it is our intention that each bag creates a sensation of beauty to bring more joy to your day-to-day...

Handmade Leather Shoulder bags, one inside the other, close up
ABOUT EMILY

Hi. I'm Emily.

Discovering how things are made has paved my journey to becoming a designer, over and over again.

 

I grew up in a foggy and oceanic place in the Pacific Northwest, and spent most of my childhood time  building forts and structures, taking things apart and putting them back together again. This was all in the Pacific Northwest, where the sun dappled through the forest and the fog, but I also longed for color. I guess you could say I was equal parts emo and searching for fun, and making it along the way.

 

So when I got to California for college, I started out in architecture. I eventually moved into anthropology, and throughout all of that,  I was knitting and working with textiles. I designed knitwear, taught at local knitting shops, and eventually fell in love with leather and shoemaking as one of the first employees at Bryr clogs. 

I also love to cook and bake. During the pandemic, I opened up a bake shop in Arkansas. My pastries were the colorful ones. Even in the midst of the pandemic, I found some joy in making delicious things that were bright to lift the mood..

 

And that’s what I’m doing now with FLYER Design Studio. It’s where I get to bring you objects that will last forever (ok, nearly), made in bright and vivid hues, and with functionality (like interior pockets and hooks) that make it easier to be in the moment, and just, well… brighter. And dare I say, more FUN.

 

I’m glad you are here, and if you have any questions about me or the bags, I’d love to hear from you.

ANTHEM

One beautiful object can deliver joy.

Combine that with utility, and you get double happiness.

 

We make our collections of handbags, satchels, and accessories with utility, durability, and function in mind. We also (obviously)  make every bag pop with color to inspire joy for you, and everyone who gets to see you. From the supple leather to the expertise and skill it takes to create them, it is our intention that each bag creates a sensation of beauty to bring more joy to your day-to-day.  

 

The Handmade:

We believe in the importance of Craft and Design.

 

In a moment when the world where consumption of cheap products is peaking, we take a moment to slow down and focus on making one bag at a time, with the best materials we can find, sourced quality and locality in mind. That process bucks our cultural systems of speed while building a deeper relationship through the handmade objects we use every day. and we encourage you to invoke to move through the fog of consumerism to the joy of beautiful and well-made objects.

 

We make high-end investment pieces for the long haul, in vivid color. 

 

We believe that less is more and that making key investments in your durable wardrobe creates memorable signature looks.  It is our goal to create your forever bag, your multi-year shoe, and accessories that you keep and use for a long, long time. Sure, you could collect every color, and match for every outfit, but ultimately, it is our vision that you build a relationship with a few  beautiful objects for your forever wardrobe. That way, we consume less and enjoy more.

 

The power of color can light up any foggy day.

 

Flyer bags was born from cutting the static of seasonal malaise with color that pops to puts a smile on your face. The psychology of color can bring cheer on a rainy day, tune melancholy into a  happy vibe, or invoke a sense of well-being and love. And, it’s FUN. We know- the world is wild, and we are proud to offer up these what we all need right now… a little sunshine to accompany us through the day.  

Want some beautiful vivid color

for your forever wardrobe?

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