13 Bay Area Accessory Designers You Must Know Now

Lately, talented designers have been popping up in every Bay Area nook and cranny, and our eagerness to introduce them to you knows no bounds. First, we highlighted the new jewelry stars on the S.F. block and beyond, and followed up with a handful of sartorial whizzes that are heating up the clothing scene. Today, we're revealing a clutch list of local accessory designers.
And believe us, it's no easy feat! We rounded up the best up-and-comers crafting crave-worthy carryalls, cross-body bags, boots, and more. A few names may be familiar, a few may be newbies — but all are well worth your attention. So, read up, and school yourself on some hot local talent to savor now. Let the lusting begin!
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Name: Shawn Burke Ltd.
Established: 2010
Signature Style: Luxe-modern leather and suede pouches in vibrant pops of color.
Perfect For: The person who wants to give their gorgeous cosmetics a beautiful home.
Price Range: $130 to $135

From left: Shawn Burke Ltd Necessaire Pouch, $130, available at Shawn Burke Ltd; Shawn Burke Ltd Necessaire Pouch, $130, available at Shawn Burke Ltd.
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Name: Rachel Sees Snail Shoes
Established: 2011
Signature Style: Colorful, handmade sandals.
Perfect For: California girls.
Price Range: $120 to $200

From left: Rachel Sees Snail Shoes Black Tie Sandal; Rachel Sees Snail Shoes Jemma Buckle Sandal.
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Name: Job & Boss
Established: 2011
Signature Style: Beautiful textiles that are perfect everyday accessories.
Perfect For: A person with a love and appreciation of quality, craft, and fashion.
Price Range: $68 to $395

From left: Job & Boss Black and Gray Woven Tote, $275, available at Job & Boss; Job & Boss Bomaki Crossbody, $140, available at Job & Boss.
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Name: Basil Racuk
Established: 2008
Signature Style: Rustic, sophisticated, and timeless.
Perfect For: Men and women who like their luxury with an artisanal experience.
Price Range: $120 to $6,000

From left: Basil Racuk Duffel, 1,628 to 1,848, available at Basil Racuk; Basil Racuk Monterey Bag, $228, available at Basil Racuk.
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Name: Freda Salvador 
Established: 2011
Signature Style: Cutting-edge style, versatility, and wearability.
Perfect For: The urban girl on the go! 
Price Range: $295 to $550

From left: Freda Salvador Freda Dream Boot, $550, available at Freda Salvador; Freda Salvador Freda Change Loafers, $365, available at Freda Salvador.
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Name: Joshu + Vela
Established: 2010
Signature Style: Reworked heritage classics with a modern sensibility.
Perfect for: Those who appreciate quality and simplicity.
Price Range: $30 to $300

From left: Joshu + Vela XL Boat Tote, $220, available at Joshu + Vela; Joshu + Vela Natural Wallet, $66, available at Joshu + Vela.
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Name: Martha Davis Shoes
Established: 2006
Signature Style: Strength and simplicity.
Perfect For: Women who aren't afraid to be themselves.
Price Range: $200 to $1,550.

From left: Martha Davis Grey Haircalf Boot; Martha Davis Cut Out Boot.
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Name: Laura Schoorl
Established: 2010
Signature Style: Subtle, textural, and easy.
Perfect For: Any type of gal!
Price Range: $60 to $300

From left: Laura Schoorl Lynsay Sandals.
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Name: Small Trade Company
Established: 2010
Signature Style: Comfortable, utilitarian, and collaborative.
Perfect For: Travelers that like to keep their baggage close.
Price Range: $60 to over $2,000

From left: Small Trade Co. Indigo Border Scarf, $210, available at Mil Mercantile; Small Trade Company Tesuji Rope Shibori Indigo Pleated Bag, $506, available at Mill Mercantile.
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Name: Ethanmade & Co.   
Established: 2009
Signature Style: Simple, meaningful, clean, elegant ruggedness.
Perfect For: The adventurist urban dweller.
Price Range: $210 to $410

From left: Ethanmade & Co. Waxed Canvas Backpack, $260, available at Ethanmade & Co; Ethanmade & Co. Waxed Canvas Backpack, $410, available at Ethanmade & Co..
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Name: Tasty Ties
Established: 2012
Signature Style: A blend of classy and dapper with an urban edge.
Perfect For: Dapper men and elegant women who want to rock bespoke fashions.
Price Range: $79 to $130

From left: Tasty Ties Greyhound Bow Tie, $89, available at Tasty Ties; Tasty Ties Chinatown Bow Tie, $79, available at Tasty Ties.
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Name: Ali Golden
Established: 2011
Signature Style: Fashion-forward, versatile, and utilitarian.
Perfect For: Your everyday routine and beyond.
Price Range: $185

From left: Ali Golden Reversible Bag, $185, available at Ali Golden; Ali Golden Reversible Bag, $185, available at Ali Golden;

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Name: ISLY Handbags
Established: 2011
Signature Style: Custom hand-woven silk clutches with vibrant hues.
Perfect For: The gal that gets gussied up.
Price Range: $100 to $150

From left: Isly Handbags Heera Fuchsia Jamavar Silk With Tangerline Lining Clutch, $100, available at Isly Handbags; Isly Handbags Taanmba Aqua and Smoke With Light Blue Lining Clutch, $140, available at Isly Handbags.
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