Friday, July 19, 2013

Local Trend: Elly Deyhle Handbags

Posted By on Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 8:22 AM

What sets Elly Deyhle's handbags apart from any other I've seen is that not only are her patterns beautiful, they're a lesson in 20th century design as well. Deyhle, a transplant from Dallas, uses these fabrics to mix her love for fashion with the world of architecture and interior design — a world her mother first shared with her.
Elly's mom, Myra Deyhle, is a local interior designer. Together, this mother-daughter duo saw the potential to use interior upholstery textiles in crafting luxury handbags. The patterns you find in Elly Deyhle's current collection were designed by prominent 20th century architects such as Dagobert Peche, Verner Panton and Alexander Girard. These names might not be recognizable to most, but perhaps this exquisite line of handbags will fix all that: Each architect's legacy is being honored in a whole new way through the production of this tote-able art.
Deyhle holding the Martha clutch in a print inspired by Dagobert Peche.
  • Sophorn Kuoy
  • Deyhle holding the Martha clutch in a print inspired by Dagobert Peche.

You can now find Elly's clutches at Hoot & Louise in the South Main district.

Elly Deyhle,

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