Kelly Gehman is the founder and creative director behind the sleek collection of handbags at Aussi Bella. Her goal is to design bags that bridge the gap between modern and timeless. The result is a distinctive collection of sophisticated pieces. These designs are inspired by fashion, photography, and everyday life. Kelly lives to discover an innovative design element or draping of a fabric and create an original handbag style.

Born and raised a few hours from New York City, Kelly realized her dream of becoming a designer early-on. Beginning with sewing classes, she quickly found a passion for handbags. “I want women to fall in love with a gorgeous, covetable bag, not already owned by their closest friends.” As such, all designs are produced in limited quantities in the United States.