Gaston and Grace, named after my children was born during a bike ride with my husband on 30A in 2010. Living in South Beach back in 2003, I purchased a handbag that inspired the SOBE Bohemian Crossbody. Not able to find anything like it and constantly receiving compliments (literally stopped on the streets), I decided it was time to create my own. Growing up in Texas and living in Europe, Miami, New Orleans, and now Savannah, I have been exposed to a variety of cultures and styles. Inspired by the laid-back, carefree lifestyle of the beach, I want to develop a line that is colorful and unique.