THE DREAM TEAM | EMILY CHO NEW YORK

Autumn/Winter 2016/17 Collection
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Emily Cho’s founders had a vision: redefine the ideal handbag. Using luxurious leather, clean lines and exotic textures that challenge the most famous designers’ monograms, the fashion label is the epitome of elegance. Here is a preview of Emily Cho’s Autumn/Winter 2016/17 collection, now available for pre-order.

The Dream Team: Two Women With a Vision

Emily Cho‘s founders are Emily Gellis, a former buyer for Intermix, and SJ Cho, an artist turned designer from South Korea. They joined forces in April 2010 to start the fashion label from scratch. Emily and SJ Cho built the brand, studying handbag designs inside and out, even cutting Chanel bags open. After traveling to Italy on the hunt for the right manufacturer to execute their vision, Emily and SJ discovered a family owned factory that has specialized in manufacturing handbag production for over sixty years. The perfect fit for this designer duo with a bold fashion statement.

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A/W 2016/17 now available for pre-order © Emily Cho

Their love for fashion and handbags is not only what makes Emily Cho special. The designers seek to create luxurious collections at affordable prices, making it accessible to women of all ages.

“Modern Structures for the Modern Woman”

The Stand out Piece: The oversized folded clutch

Mood Board Magazine Editor’s favorite and Emily Cho’s top seller. The folded clutch has become a must-have item for fashion bloggers, celebrities and stylists. Model Wang Xiao and Blake Lively (seen below) have been spotted wearing the new it-bag.

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In Gossip Girl Season 5, Blake Lively seen holding the Folded Over Clutch 

After starting in New York, Emily Cho has now become a wardrobe must-have for clientele in Dubai, New York, Hong-Kong, London and France. With a background in contemporary clothing, Emily is responsible for the campaigns, styling and look books while SJ Cho is responsible for the technical design of the products.

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Discover Emily Cho’s Autumn-Winter 2016-17 collection available now for pre-order here .

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Sarah Barlondo is the Founder and Editor in Chief at Mood Board Magazine. An entrepreneur and devoted activist, she studied Architecture at Parsons, School of Design and Journalism+Politics at The New School in New York. She founded Access New in New York, the first student coalition for students with disabilities. Sarah Barlondo is now based in London where she studied at the Architectural Association, School of Architecture and is now completing her Architecture degree at Central Saint Martins.