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After developing an affinity for design while in the costume department in high school, Rebecca Minkoff moved to New York City at only 18 years old to pursue her dream of becoming a fashion designer.
In 2005, Rebecca designed her first handbag, which she soon dubbed the “Morning After Bag,” a.k.a. the “M.A.B.”. This iconic bag ignited Rebecca’s career as a handbag designer and inspired her edgy, feminine creations in the years to come.
After four years of designing statement-making handbags and accessories with her trademark leathers, studs and hardware, Rebecca returned to her roots of apparel design and introduced her first ready-to-wear collection in 2009.
The brand has four domestic retail stores, eight international locations, and is distributed in over 900 stores worldwide. In 2011, Rebecca won industry recognition when she was awarded the Breakthrough Designer Award from the Accessories Council.
In September of 2018, she established the Female Founder Collective, a network of businesses led by women that invests in women’s financial power across the socioeconomic spectrum by enabling and empowering female-owned businesses.
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