Interview 2024

We had the good fortune of connecting with Jurgita Stahlecker.

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The Barbiecore aesthetic is brightening up runways and sidewalks alike with all things hot pink. <...>The calfskin-and-suede bag has a removable strap so you can take it from day to night effortlessly — kind of like when Barbie’s gown transformed into a mini with the magic of Velcro!


How JURGI started

JURGI, Stahlecker’s brand, offers handmade bags in different categories spanning large, small, her LILI Collection, and now, beach bags. How it all started however, was from a love of the product and an outlook on what the fashion industry needed.


Honeymoon- Ready Travel Gear

Whether you’rehoneymooning down the Shore or on the French Riviera, you’ll need a bag to schlep your beach read and sunscreen to the sand. Enter this handmade jute-rope tote from Washington Square-based handbag brand JURGI.


Best presents

For moms who love style, Jurgi is here to make any last-minute gift buying that much easier with overnight shipping and a huge sale. The local brand’s handcrafted Pebbled Calfskin Totes are now $294 (full price is typically $420).