Showing posts from June 20, 2010

Are your designs on celebrities?

Many times I have been asked by various online stores or PR people if I can provide them with photos of my designs on celebrities! I also get invited to celebrity lounge give-a-ways in the Los Angeles area. These events are held in and around Hollywood and you have to pay thousands of dollars to give away your bags and fashion goodies to B list celebs at best-all for free-of course!. Of course I would be honored if a celebrity wanted to purchase and carry one of my fashion items. That would be great. However, I do not gift celebrities as a general rule. 4 out of 5 bags that I give away are for charity events. 1 out of 4 items I give away are for local press or events of friends that I like to support. I am flattered if a celebrity wants to wear my bags, but frankly I don't have the time to look up celebrities PR people to send them free goodies. I am a a self funded collection 100%. Which means each and every bag I produce is made because I worked as a freelance handbag d

Seattle Pug Rescue & Rocco e Dante

Rocco e Dante has teamed up with Seattle Pug Rescue to donate 15% of all leather cuff sales between now and July 4th to go towards Seattle Pug Rescue. This great organizations saves pugs from around the state and other states from bad situations. The pugs get great medical care and are adopted out to wonderful new homes. It is a wonderful organization and the vets that donate their time and expertise to the Seattle Pug Rescue are also our vets for our pugs, Rocco and Dante. Please feel free to pass on this information. 15% of all sales will go to support this great group of pugs. Be fashionable - save a pug! To view our leather cuff designs go to or find them on this blog. To order email us at