About

MARYLAI is an unmistakable leather handbag collection merging high quality with ultramodern edge.  The brand was established in New York and now based in Los Angeles, the collection reflects design aesthetics from both coasts.  The bags are produced in limited runs using beautiful hand selected leathers, materials, and custom hardware.  Each bag has a heart logo to represent the love given to designing & creating each piece.

Mary Lai is a seasoned designer and artist that continues to create handbags that combine art, innovation and versatility.  She was awarded the Independent Handbag Designer Award in June 2013 for the Best Handmade Handbag.  This was followed by the American Express OPEN Rising Stars of Fashion Award (Ones to Watch) in August 2013 at WWD MAGIC Market Week for a live handbag making competition performed in 2.5 days.  In 2015 she won the IHDAwards for her denim handbag created for GUESS.