On June 12, 2019 Signal Brands and Nine West handbags co-sponsored the 13th annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards. This year our category was “The Cult Bag Inspired by Nine West. A Creative Way to Design a Waist Bag for Day to Night”. Submissions begin in January and start as a sketch that can be designed by hand or computer. The five Finalists that are selected by an esteemed judging panel are responsible for making their bags within three weeks of being notified. The winner chosen this year by the Nine West Design Team was Yujin Kim from Korea. Signal Brands’ CEO, Jason Rimokh presented the award to Yujin. Congratulations to all the finalists and the winner, Yujin!