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This bag is made to change your everyday life

It started with the idea of the perfect bag. A bag in many forms evolves as life does. A life with jobs on the run, living-apart- relationships, going out, many activities in a day, and too many things to carry. Bags, backpacks, tote bags, and clutches to house their daily belongings: Computer, sketch pad, wallet, lunch box, gym clothes, keys, books, snacks, glasses, phone, clothes and so on. Ever since I was a kid, I dreamed of designing the ultimate escape and survival bag. It was going to float, hold milkshakes, be suitable for life in space, and hopefully have a best friend.

In 2014 I was living in Stockholm and was pregnant with my first child. I was working at an IT development company creating solutions for the banking industry. I have always loved bags but they just didn't seem to work with me. I carried my dad's old Fjällräven backpack on my bike to work, had a nice leather laptop case in the backpack which I stuffed down when walking into my meetings and I had a third handbag for the after-work- activities. This often ended up in a mess and I was always searching the bags for my essentials, and I had a close relationship with my locksmith. My friend Joanna is an architect, she mostly carried a canvas tote but she had the same problem.
We decided that bags must be able to do better. 
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Sustainability & ethical fashion

Our items are produced in our carefully selected studios in Portugal and Spain where people work under good circumstances and for fair pay. We only use European sourced leathers which means that the animals have lived and been handled after EU's standards. No dangerous chemicals have been used and the process is carefully supervised and controlled.

For women - by women

Bukvy is founded by, owned 92% by, and led by women. It is a brand created for women by women. Our promise is to never compromise with our core values: not to sacrifice people or the environment for profit. We believe that important things take time and we do not prioritize financial profit overall. If you have any questions you are always more than welcome to contact us founders directly through mail or social media. We love hearing from you!  

 

Elena Ekström, Female founder

HOW WE WORK

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