Clara Kasavina, the luxurious accessories brand made in New York is renowned for it’s innovation and meticulous hand-craftsmanship. A collaboration between husband and wife, visionary and sculptor; each handbag, minaudiere, belt or jewelry is hand crafted with love. Clara’s partner and Husband Misha Berger, creates and sculpts all the metal work by hand in the Clara Kasavina New York studio.
The husband and wife duo met as children in the Ukraine and then met again as adults in the USA. Getting their start designing and manufacturing belt buckles for Ralph Lauren and Donna Karan, the team was soon recognized by specialty stores across the US in what is now a 30 year celebrated collection of handbags, jewelry and belts worn by celebrities and decorating the top fashion magazines of our time.
These pieces of highly collectable art are entirely original in mold, with hand-casted frames, completely hand sewn and sculpted. Achieved in the highest level of materials, lux leather, exotic skins and furs, Made with SWAROVSKI® ELEMENTS and precious metals. The brand has been featured in "Rare Bird of Fashion: The Irreverent Irs Apfel" exhibit organized by New York Metropolitan Museum Of Art .
Winner of 5th Annual Independent Designer Handbag Award 2011 for InStyle Ready Red Carpet Evening Bag, Nominated for Best Use of Swarovski Elements 2010, Hand selected by Candy Pratts Price for Vogue.com, and featured in magazines like Vogue, Instyle, Lucky, Town & Country, Inside Weddings, and WWD. Worn by celebrities such as Catherine Zeta Jones, Cat Deeley, Beyonce, Paris Hilton, Rhianna, Joan Collins, Jamie Lynn Sigler, Lake Belle, Tyra Banks, Heather Graham, Jada Pinkett Smith, and many more.