We are F&W Style, a small start up luxury leather handbag company based in Atlanta, Georgia, founded by wife, and mom of two, Alexandria Alli. We create well-crafted, colorful, luxury handbags for women without the $1000 price tag. For seven years now F&W Style handbags has become the go to brand for busy women on the go!
We have created an innovative collection called the Sade Mini Bag. This mini bag is made with a unique hand woven Nigerian “Aso Oke” fabric. We married the use of this traditional fabric with the craftsmanship and structure of a modern designer handbag. We are excited about this new Sade mini bag and the opportunity to continue making women’s life easier by providing unique, well crafted bags at an affordable price.
The Sade Mini Bag is uniquely crafted with hand woven batches of Nigerian Aso Oke fabric and genuine pebble grain leather. To date we have sold a small batch as a test on our site with amazing response. With your help and support we can bring this unique handbag to women everywhere.
• Dimensions: 5.9 W x 8 H x 2 D
• 45” cross body strap
• Weight 1lb
• 2.5” Top Handle
• Hand woven “Aso Oke” Fabric
• Luxury Peeble Grain Leather
• Magnetic Leather Flap
• Premium YKK zippers
• Gold Tone Hardware
The Sade mini bag is the perfect unique mini bag to take you from work to play. The cross body straps make it easy to carry as you run errands during the day. The mini shape makes it perfect to use for a date night or a night our with the girls.
The Sade bag is made in four unique color patterns ( Black, Red, Gold, Stripe), and is priced favorably just for kickstarter. We are also introducing three new Aso Oke fabric colors that we can custom make into our Sade Mini bag design just for KickStarter Backers. We have worked with Nigerian Aso Oke artisains to create three unique fabric colors for the Sade Mini Bag to add to Reward Choices.
We are excited to offer these three new colors to KickStarter backers that want a different choice from our four original colors. You now have the option of choosing our four original colors and these three new colors.
Custom Brownish Gray Sade Mini Bag
Custom Purple Sade Mini
Custom Red Sade Mini
EVERYONE THAT ORDERS OUR SADE BAG AS A GIFT TO THE WOMEN IN YOUR LIFE, WILL RECEIVE AN ELEGANT CHRISTMAS GIFT CARD THAT READS "THIS IS YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFT"
Please note that you may encounter duties if you are ordering outside of the United States. Because this is quite variable, you will be responsible for covering any duties required by your home country.
Begin funding period: October 30th 2017
End funding period: Nov 28th, 2017
Bag production: December -January
Bags delivery: February 2018 Ship to Backers
With this innovative new design and the support of backers from Kickstarter, we are excited to provide women with a bag that is unique, functional, and that will make them feel like royalty.
With the support of our clients, we call them F&W Girls, we have been able to grow our small business and continue to provide well crafted, colorful handbags at an affordable price, for busy women on the go. This new Sade Mini Bag is a new area for us, and with your support we will be able to fulfill our mission to promote our African culture to the world by using this innovative handbag that merges our core traditional fabric with a modern design. We want your feedback and support, to fund this next exciting category for F&W Style.
F&W Style owner, Alexandria started her passion for fashion at age ten, when she persuaded her mother to let her be an assistant at her Fashion Design Studio everyday after school. At that young age she learned a lot about design and running a fashion business. At the age of thirteen her family moved from Nigeria to Atlanta, Georgia and she started her modeling career. She modeled for major companies throughout the South. As her modeling career advanced she fell in love with the beauty and glamour of the industry, she fell in love with the well crafted luxurious Items specifically handbags that she got to wear as a model. But soon she realized that most women including her could not afford the luxurious accessories and clothing that she modeled in magazines and on the runway. After earning her Masters Degree in Business Administration in 2008, she decided to put her educational background with her years of experience in the fashion industry and create a luxurious brand for the busy woman on the go. With the support her husband Alfred Alli, F&W Style was born. F&W Style handbags are in several boutiques nationwide, and featured in several publications including Modern Luxury, Black Enterprise, Jezebel Magazine, Atlanta Magazine, CBS, Essence magazine and more
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2. Enter your shipping country and payment details. Your will not be charged until the end of our campaign.
3. All Done! All shipping details and your Sade Mini Color of choice will be collected in a survey once the campaign is finished.
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Risks and challenges
F&W Style has been designing and manufacturing well crafted luxury leather handbags for seven years. However this Sade Mini bag is a brand new category for us; Because of the hand woven Aso Oke fabric that is produced by the Yoruba people of western Nigeria.
Because this is a new category for us, we need your feedback and help to fund this project!
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