"When Susan Szatmáry (née Ibrahim) decided to launch her own collection, she had a wealth of experiences and cultures to draw upon. Born in Baghdad, from 13, the multilingual designer was raised in Stockholm and has subsequently lived in Italy and in Paris, where, for Spring 2019, she presented her first collection of travel-friendly bags to the press...."
"Before launching her brand, Szatmáry enjoyed quite a career trajectory. “Working at Alexander McQueen was the most amazing experience in fashion for me,” she recalls. “We did shoes and handbags for men and women – 12 collections and four shows a year and many other collaborations,” she says of her years working under the guidance of the late Lee McQueen..."
"When I design a new bag, I often start from a function, or a need. Maybe it should have a cap, a buckle or a certain size. I design everything by hand, then I send sketches to the factory in Italy and discuss my vision with them..."