Designer, bagmaker and the soul of Khelman studio.
She runs the show on all levels.
Khelman is a design studio focused on ladies and unisex genuine leather handbags. Our style is a clear-lined cozy urban chic with a bohemian touch. All handbags look exquisitely and self-sufficient and will stand you out from the crowd.
There is no assembly line here. No big factory. All handbags you see here are individually crafted by Ksenia Khelman.
She is an experienced leather artist and uses only the finest leather hides, high-quality hardware, hands, top-notch skills, special sewing machines for leather and do make your bag dreams come true.
The studio deals only with natural materials - 100% real premium quality leather and suede, natural cotton or silky satin, and UV resistant threads. Khelman handbags age beautifully and look even better with the time flow.
Ksenia by herself looks through among over the world for the most beautiful leather with rich texture and deep delicious color, fancy lining, and high-quality hardware. She enjoys to give the perfect outcome and each handbag is a result of a precious selection of leather, lining, and hardware.
The studio has been working in San Francisco for 3 years. That time was full of experiments, boho inspiration, and profound chic. Currently, Khelman studio is located in Virginia Beach, VA and we brought that free classy spirit with us.
Be bold. Be classy. It's time.
Pick any design in Khelman store and add your personality by choosing leather, lining, and finishes color what you like the most and adding pockets you need.
If you feel more comfortable with a longer/shorter strap, please make a note about it during the checkout - the strap can be complimentary extended up to 5" plus and lessen as much as you need.
After the purchase, Ksenia will contact you with one secret question and the date when your bag is ready. The bag will ethically custom made and delivered to you. You also will get you the photos of the finished bag before the shipping so you can make sure everything is great!
Custom bag request
If you would like to customize a bag more, for example, to change the dimensions or add more inner and external pockets or if have your own vision of the bag - please send a custom bag request.
Describe your wishes about a model, leather, size, lining, and pockets you would like. Ksenia will contact you shortly with a quote and sketch, and a private listing will be created for your convenience.
Our goal is to make a bag perfectly matching to your wardrobe and style.