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"Everything Happens For A Reason" We design with PURPOSE. Our mission is to inspire & empower women through elegant efficiency.
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Like most women, from time to time my handbag became more or less a dumping ground for all of the personal items I carried with me everyday. Because everything was thrown together into one compartment, I constantly found myself wasting time searching endlessly through my handbag for keys and other items that I needed. The problem seemed to be the lack of designated pockets to properly store all of the personal items I carried in my purse on a daily basis. After doing my research I found that there weren’t many options for functional handbags that were still stylish and feminine. 

That’s when I decided to put my background in accessories design to good use and create luxury handbags that are not only functional but stylish as well! 

The focus of CRYSTAL KODADA designs is to build handbags that deliver an empowering, memorable experience for women seeking elegant efficiency. All while bringing business back to the USA and supporting local production in our country. All CRYSTAL KODADA handbags are manufactured in New York City, staying true to our story and passion.

Every detail on a CRYSTAL KODADA handbag has a reason to coexist, providing a balance of functionality, versatility, sustainability, and beauty. We design with purpose, not for the sake of creating just a “stylish” product, but a trustworthy companion redefined in a handbag built to positively impact your life. 

That is the integrity of a CRYSTAL KODADA Handbag. When you carry a CRYSTAL KODADA, it’s not about status. It’s about expressing your individuality. You are the focus. Let your handbag be your sidekick.

Captured By Kodada
Captured By Kodada

What makes CRYSTAL KODADA handbag different from the rest? It’s all about pocket science. Our bags offer strategic pocket placements so all of YOUR personal items are at fingertips length. Goodbye endless searching and hello bold confidence!

Layout By Wubby Designs
Layout By Wubby Designs
Layout By Wubby Designs
Layout By Wubby Designs
Layout Design By Wubby Designs
Layout Design By Wubby Designs
Layout Design By Wubby Designs
Layout Design By Wubby Designs
Layout Design By Wubby Designs
Layout Design By Wubby Designs
Modeled by Designer Maggie Modena
Modeled by Designer Maggie Modena
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Layout Design By Wubby Design
                                                                    
Layout Design By Wubby Designs
Layout Design By Wubby Designs
Captured By Kodada
Captured By Kodada

Join us in bringing the CRYSTAL KODADA brand to the next level by pre-ordering your handbag today!

Budget: 

 We invested our life’s savings on the first five-piece collection called “ The Experience” created in a true artisan factory in New York City. We used only the best durable Italian leather and lightweight hardware. Our goal was to test out the market. After our first successful production run we were able to start getting our handbags out into the marketplace and into retail stores. The reaction was incredible! But as our brand kept growing, our resources depleted. We can no longer afford to expand or fulfill orders on upcoming production runs. Together, let’s keep the American dream alive and grow the CRYSTAL KODADA brand to the next level! 

** Please note this timeline can be subject to change at anytime and it is not a guarantee just an estimate. All Backers will be notifed if there is a change in the timeline. Thanks for your support! ! **
** Please note this timeline can be subject to change at anytime and it is not a guarantee just an estimate. All Backers will be notifed if there is a change in the timeline. Thanks for your support! ! **
Photo By Renelita Photography
Photo By Renelita Photography

 Because both of my parents were in the fashion industry, I was introduced to the world of fashion design and production from a very young age. My passion for handbags led me to study Accessories Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Just before graduating, a licensing company recruited me as a handbag designer. This gave me the opportunity to collaborate on various successful brands including Botkier, Nicole Miller, Cosmopolitan, and Jessica Simpson. Years later, my aspiration to push the boundaries of fashion and accessories led me to create the CRYSTAL KODADA brand. My brand is built on a solid foundation of "LOVE" and "PASSION, staying true to the mantra "Everything Happens For A Reason."

Captured By Kodada
Captured By Kodada
 

Risks and challenges

Sometimes businesses find it is difficult to maintain an open line of communication with their customers amidst all of the hustle and bustle of everyday life and operations. Our Pledge to you is to always LISTEN, ENGAGE, EMBRACE, and CONNECT! Our customers mean the world to us and our #1 focus is to always make sure our product speaks to you in the most personal way possible! We value your "Voice"!
Quality is another aspect that we’ve seen companies overlook just to increase their profit margin. This will not happen with CRYSTAL KODADA handbags. Quality is a top priority that we take very seriously! Our designer Crystal Kodada, personally inspects every single handbag before shipping to assure the best quality and customer satisfaction. We stand by our product 110%, and if any of our handbags are not to your standards, we promise to go above and beyond to make sure your standards are met and that you are 110% satisfied! We are currently working on creating a customer warranty program and a Bag Spa program, to establish long lasting relationships between us, our customers, and your CRYSTAL KODADA Handbag!

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    Thank you so much! Every dollar goes along way ;) You will receive a personalized thank-you email. And good Karma!

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    Be on the go with Metro!
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    ***EARLY BIRD SPECIAL***
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    Inspiring postive energy!
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    *** Our 2 BEST SELLERS Duo Package*** The ultimate empowering versatile tote and metro key chain! A lot of bag for your buck!

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    ***Back By Popular Demand***
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    I want it ALL!!!
    One bag for everyday of the week!

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    -1 Impulsive X-body
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    -1 Exhilarating Satchel
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    Meet The Designer! This special package includes:

    - 1 night Hotel stay in NYC (Airfare not included)
    - Dinner in NYC with the designer herself... Crystal Kodada!
    - Help the designer with the next collection. You will get an opportunity to influence and give input on designing and naming a new handbag style. You will be sent a hard copy of the final sketch and will be the FIRST person to be notified when the handbag style is available BEFORE it hits the market!
    - Your choice of 1 handbag style ( Impulsive X-Body, Exhilarating Satchel, Limitless Tote, Intriguing Satchel, or Fearless Tote)
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    Be on the go with Metro!
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    - Camel
    - Pretty pink
    - Scarlet red
    - Ivory
    - Blush
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    ***EARLY BIRD SPECIAL***
    The Unlimited Package. Try our best selling tote with matching wristlet and key chain pouch. Mix or match!

    You Receive:
    1 Limitless Tote
    1 Runway wristlet (Solid version)
    1 Metro key chain Pouch

    Duster bag included!

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    Suggested Retail Value - $781.00

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