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Beige travel wallet Bangkok

Ring: Rock Me / Paradise Dress: Dancing Riot

I think most women will agree with me: our handbag is our most precious accessory. It contains all the essentials we may or may not need that day, and it’s an important part of our outfit. The choice of our bag reflects our personal style and mood of the day.

So I pick my bags with great care and I’m always on the lookout for special pieces. You can therefore imagine my joy when I discovered Mo in Bangkok!

Mo bag shop Bangkok

Mo is from the hand of Rozalin, a Thai girl boss I had the pleasure to meet in my new hometown.

It’s been a tradition in her family to study in Japan and it’s there that she discovered the beauty of leather craft.

 

Mo bags Bangkok
It wasn’t straightforward to learn a totally new business in a new country, Rozalin told me.

“I found a great leather craftsman in Japan and didn’t want anyone but him to tutor me. At first he rejected me, as my Japanese language skills and knowledge were limited. But I kept begging and finally he gave in. It was the start of my journey into the fascinating world of leather!”

For one and a half year she studied with the Japanese master and learned the ins and outs of leather craft. Then she started wondering if she could turn her passion into a living. 

“I wanted to work only with the highest quality of leather so I needed a significant amount of funding. I started with trying to obtain crowdfunding for the launch of my first wallet. Much to my surprise I got it! This boosted my confidence and belief in my business.”

The first handbag Rozalin designed was the “Doctor Mo”. She took inspiration from an old-school doctor’s bag and gave it a feminine touch.

 

Red leather bag Bangkok

The Doctor Mo is made from soft cow’s leather. The original version costs 5980 THB and there is a luxe version for 7290 THB.

Black white leather bag Bangkok
The great success of Doctor Mo encouraged Rozalin to grow her brand and collection.

One of my favorites is the “Super Mo tote”, launched this year. It’s designed for the woman who’s always on the go  – it has lots of space with several practical compartments like a laptop sleeve, water bottle holder, pockets for your phone and sun glasses, and a key leash. The days of desperate browsing for lost belongings are officially over!

 

blue tote bag Bangkok
shopper bag blue Bangkok

Price Super Mo Tote: 12.990 THB

Price Shopper Mo: 6290 THB

Shoes: Devant

Her original and high quality designs didn’t go unnoticed – Mo is becoming an established name among trendy women in Bangkok and beyond. Whether you’re out for a day at work or in the city, catching an after work drink, or traveling the world, your Mo bag will always be your perfect companion.

I can tell you already it will be impossible to pick only one… which one is your favorite?

travel wallet Mo Bangkok

Price Mo Travel Wallet: 3690 THB / Paradise Dress: Dancing Riot

Where to shop your Mo bag

Drop by the Mo shop in Bangkok or buy your dream piece in their online shop (worldwide shipping).

Stay tuned on their collection and promotions through Instagram @mostory.co.

Share your thoughts with me!

Any questions on this brand or my blog in general? Any ideas or feedback you’d like to share? I’d love to hear from you in the comments below! You can also drop me a message through the contact page or send a mail to contact@treasurista.com.

 

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