From a strawberry clutch to a little leather mouse satchel and a banana-leaf wallet, handbag designer Laurel Consuelo Broughton's creations make Alice In Wonderland
look almost like it's lacking in imagination.
Launching her accessories line WELCOMECOMPANIONS
in 2011, Broughton manages to design with both a youthful, boundless curiosity and a mature, veteran style and sophisticated wit. Ahead, we peek inside her sunny downtown Los Angeles studio and check out her latest collection of jungle-themed purses.
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Photographed by Phoebe Chuason