Taylor Yates is an understated luxury bag company, centering around familial values, social responsibility, and sustainability. Founded by the mother-daughter duo, Karen and Ellen Yates, the brand believes in giving back, so the use of sustainable materials and charity work sits at the core of the brand.
The bags are named and inspired by the women that helped to guide Karen, such as Bessie, Doris, and Mavis. Their biographies are incredibly fitting to each bag’s design and structure, giving the products a rounded narrative personifying their presence.
As a result of Taylor Yates using leather as a by-product of food production, the brand has been awarded The Butterfly Mark by Positive Luxury for a company-wide commitment to sustainability. Where authenticity and transparency are extremely prevalent within the current social consumer climate, Karen aims to fulfill this with her brand in terms of a firm stance upon ethics in which she realized Taylor Yates was necessary to fill the missing gap in the market.