Marylai handbags was established in New York the end of 2012 and now based in Los Angeles.  The modern versatile bags are produced in small batches using beautiful hand selected leathers, materials, and custom hardware.  Designer, Mary Lai, has achieved several awards including the Independent Handbag Awards to the American Express Rising Star of Fashion. 

The seasoned designer has expanded her scope of work from her personal handbag collection to creating illustrations and art.  Mary has a B.F.A. in Graphic Design from Mason Gross School of the Arts and 15 years of design experience in Fashion Accessories.  The designer does not like to be put in a bag(box) when it comes to creating.

Mary's design experience and entrepreneurial spirit has helped form relationships to work with notable brands and clients.  Her move to Los Angeles in 2015 has given her the opportunity to work on luxury home design, endeavors in the art world, and collaborate with celebrity clients.

Mary resides in Hollywood, California with her husband, two kids and two dogs.