The Art and Soul Behind Handcrafted Perfection
A designer by trade, when it came to her attention that there was an undervalued extremely talented workforce in the United States garment industry, Gretchen Bauer saw an opportunity to make a difference by partnering with a gifted group of immigrant artisan women in San Antonio, Texas who had left a facility with less than optimal working conditions for a better life.
A Distinctive Spirit
BSWANKY's road from concept to realization, has always been driven by ground-breaking design and innovation. Since its Inception Bauer’s Iconic identifiable silhouette 2-in-1 handbag to backpack has turned heads and became the first of its kind in the world of Haute Couture.
A Tradition of Design
From its humble beginnings in San Antonio to her beautiful atelier in Sarasota, derived from her 25 years of experience in luxury design, Bauer has built BSWANKY on a vision to create captivating designs, a first-class culture, and a philosophy of giving back.
At BSWANKY, artisans are the people responsible for bringing handbags to life. Experts with high standards in craftsmanship they combine a balance of innovation and tradition ensuring every handbag is of the highest quality. To create the brand’s beautiful works of art these specialists rely on their wide-ranging skills and expertise. They are pioneers, passionate about doing their jobs meticulously by devoting as much time as is required to carry out their tasks, and always striving for perfection.
With a playful spirit and sophisticated silhouettes, BSWANKY’s daring creativity has put them at centerstage in the competitive luxury handbag space. With every single accessory being made to
order and the mindset that they are worth the wait.
BSWANKY is committed to excellence in design and craftsmanship, while simultaneously creating bespoke one of a kind unique works of art that instantaneously become collector’s items.
Unique Pieces of Art
No two accessories are exactly alike. Each and every heirloom that is carefully hand cut, precisely stitched, and painstakingly assembled is created with the most discerning customer in mind.
Dedicated to Craftmanship
The purveyor who covets quality, innovation, and exclusivity. BSWANKY is focused on delivering just that. With a commitment to handcrafting the most exquisite heirlooms in their own innovative atelier in Sarasota, Florida. BSWANKY considers every step of the process in the best interest of their valued customers and team.
A Heritage Born by Design