Chitose Abe Archive

BoF Exclusive | Sacai Launches Handbags

PARIS, France — Sacai, the cult Japanese label founded by Chitose Abe, is expanding into handbags with the help of Katie Hillier, the accessories designer and consultant who helped create ‘It’ bags for brands including Victoria Beckham and Marc by Marc Jacobs. A protégée of Rei Kawakubo, Abe has built a reputation among fashion insiders for her couture-like craftsmanship and playful designs, which fuse elements of …