When people think of Caribbean fashion, they think of sarongs, layers of kente cloth, and those netted tanks that drape the “Dexter” rasta men of Jamaica. But Phelicia Dell of VeVe Collections has something else in mind: rich, colorful, hand-sewn sequin messenger bags; dreamy waist bags; and oversize jean handbags that have a Betsey Johnson-esque eccentricity, while still conveying the storytelling magic of her Haitian heritage. How do we know it’s good? Dell won the best emerging handbag designer award at this year’s Diane von Furstenberg global handbag... More >>>