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The Nam-Yoo Bag… Coming August 16th

The Fashion Studies department of Columbia College Chicago has teamed up with Re:new’s Artisans to bring you the Nam-Yoo Bag, a versatile bag that doubles as a tote and a backpack.

Meaning “two ways” in Burmese, the Nam-Yoo is built to keep up with your full life. Designed with you in mind, the Nam-Yoo’s straps are easily converted to meet the demands of your day. This bag was designed by fashion student Hannah Linder and brought to life in Re:new’s studio with our team of talented artisans. Meet Za Lian, the lead Advanced Artisan on this project.

Be the first to scoop yours up! Available beginning Saturday, August 16th, at Re:new’s Annual Tent Sale and online for our out-of-town friends.

From our Artisan's hands to yours, we hope you love this bag as much as we do. 

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{ As always, your purchase provides employment and community for refugee women in America }


(Fashion design student, Hannah Linder, works alongside Artisans Za Lian and Fatma to bring the Nam-Yoo to life.)






  • Hi! Is it possible to purchase a bag? If so, how can I do so? Thank you very much!

    Lynn Schnelker
  • Great design Hannah!

    Tammy spoor

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