our story

Our Story

August was founded by Jenna Jackson in Los Angeles in 2013. After a year-long journey around the world, Jenna was inspired to create a line of accessories essential for a life on the go. Moving back to Los Angeles and becoming a mother infused the designs with a sense of the effortless sophistication of life on the left coast. August is named after the most traveled month of the year in hopes that the brand inspires you to take adventures of your own.

our bags

Our Bags

We continue to travel the world wear testing bags and working with tanneries in Italy and Brazil to create artisan, handcrafted leathers with unique details. This worldview informs our simple design philosophy with versatility at the heart of our brand.

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Our Community

Our Community

All August bags are made here in Los Angeles. We work closely with artisans at a woman-owned and -operated factory to handcraft our bags and create jobs in the local community. We also partner with Operation School Bell to offer a backpack to a student in need in Los Angeles for every bag sold.

Our Journeys

August is inspired by our travels and we hope we inspire you to adventure as well. Follow us on Instagram @augustcalifornia and share your adventures with us using #augustpostcards.

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Vogue, Refinery29, InStyle, WWD, People

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