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Jia Ma

Jam Love London

Shibaura Travel tote Inspired by the unrivalled durability of bespoke menswear and the classic design of vintage motorcars and luxury watches, JAM LOVE combines the finest materials, including vegetable-tanned leather and heritage waxed canvas from Lake Como, Italy with the best of British craftsmanship. Creating an attractive, timeless and elegant item for a stylish individual at work or leisure. Jia Ma, Founder and Creative Director of JAM LOVE completed her foundation at Central St Martins and gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Product Design & Development for the Fashion Industries from the London College of Fashion in 2002. She has lived & worked in Beijing, London, New York and Tokyo and has infused the brand and collection with the cosmopolitan aesthetic and design versatility acquired across diverse markets and global niches. Material: from bonded waxed cotton canvas in contrast colours. Water repellent Veg tanned leather British made solid brass fittings Swiss made RIRI zipper Removable 13" Macbook pocket Made in England Max size: Width 60cm x height 60cm x Depth 16cm Price £450
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Inspired by the unrivalled durability of bespoke menswear and the classic design of vintage motorcars and luxury watches, JAM LOVE combines the finest materials, including vegetable-tanned leather and heritage waxed canvas from Lake Como, Italy with the best of British craftsmanship for our bags and leather accessories. Our unique and iconic fine leather goods have been created to add an attractive, timeless and elegant accord to a stylish individual at work or leisure.

JAM LOVE was born in Primrose Hill, London in 2014. Our logo is an 1880 typographic font found during the initial project. Both tote bags in the JAM LOVE debut collection, the SHIBAURA Travel Tote Bag and the TAMAGAWA Book Tote Bag take their names from dynamic places in Tokyo where Jia Ma lived and worked with niche brands including visvim, Comme des Garçons and Moncler.

Jia Ma, Founder and Creative Director of JAM LOVE completed her foundation at Central St Martins and gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Product Design & Development for the Fashion Industries from the London College of Fashion in 2002. She has lived & worked in Beijing, London, New York and Tokyo and has infused the brand and collection with the cosmopolitan aesthetic and design versatility acquired across diverse markets and global niches. Jia Ma returned to London in 2012 and established Jam Jar Project Ltd to connect the Nineteenth Century British letterpress process to new markets and mediums in the Far East.

Inspirations from cosmopolitan lifestyle for ladies with full life, for a career oriented business woman, for a multi-tasker busy wife & mother, for a love to music, movie, party, art city girl. Beauty needs function, all handbags are designed with simplistic design but best material, authentic craftsmanship to satisfy our ladies in the cities.

Having worked for over 10years in fashion industries, Jia Ma - the Jam has worked from mass production popular brands to high end niche market designers in NYC, London & Tokyo. Through her career, she had met allot of premiere leather, canvas suppliers and UK, Far East manufacturers friends who loved and adored her talent as a professional product designer as well as a lady with full life. Thus, her use opt material are from whom love her and support her, thus Jam Love.

Our debut collection was launched last May in London, www.jamlove.co.uk online shop. Meanwhile, we had achieved 4 stockists in London, Cambridge and other online-distributors in UK. Jam Love arrived Japan in last Dec, started jam love.jp online shop and continuously growing it's partnerships world widely. Our new collection - A Dream of You & Me is ready for preview, welcome to request for our new AW15 digital lookbook to jia@jamjarproject.com

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