Award Winner Garry Destin debuts the Lure Luxury Handbag

NEW YORK– February 7, 2018 – Award-winning designer Garry Destin, founder of G. Destin Collection, is set to premiere the newest addition to his luxury handbags titled Lure during an invitation-only fashion show event at the Spacious Art Gallery Lower East Side on Friday, February 9, 2018, at 8 pm. Kicking off New York Fashion Week, the evening will welcome more than 100 confirmed guests that include style bloggers and fashionistas.

The Lure collection will make its way down the runway in the hands of models wearing Destin’s full line of womenswear and leather accessories. The gallery will have pictures on display and serval bags will be on display throughout the evening in the trendy venue.

Jewelry is exclusively provided by Nymastyles, a handcrafted jewelry line inspired by handmade, artisanal pieces and geometric shapes often found in nature’s minerals and stones.

Inspired by the rhythmic ebb and flow of ancient Caribbean mystical goddesses and voodoo practitioners, the Lure collection features bold, vibrant colors and feathers that symbolically reach out to other dimensions. Like every bag in his collection, Lure handbags are meticulously 100% hand-crafted/stitched by Garry Destin in his South Florida studio.

“My new Lure line of purses is not only in honor of my heritage, but also dedicated to the strong and exuberant women of the world,” said Destin. “Fashion is about self-expression and empowerment and I that is the message I want to convey. I am thrilled to be launching Lure during fashion week while also showcasing my full line of womenswear. The guests are in for a great evening.”

Guests will enjoy cocktails and entertainment by a specially curated line-up of musicians. DJ Claude known for his upbeat jazz sets will spin alongside a Haitian drummer well known for freestyling in central park to set the musical tone for the evening. Plus, a surprise guest performance will delight attendees.

L’Etage Magazine, a premier online publication that operates on an international level, with a strong presence in its home base of South Florida, is the exclusive sponsor. The magazine is a platform for dialogue at the intersection of arts, culture, and philanthropy.

“We are honored to be the exclusive sponsor of this event. Destin’s cultural influence in his design and artistic ability is emblematic of L’Etage’s mission,” said Sabrina Boasman, Publisher & Editor-In-Chief L’Etage Magazine.

To learn more about the G. Destin Collection visit Follow the collection on Instagram @gdestincollection.

About the G. Destin Collection

The G. Destin Collection is committed to excellence and uses only the finest materials.   All the items are made of 100% leather, and 60% of the leather is bought in South Florida. All the items feature Destin’s signature red lining and are hand-crafted at the designer’s expansive production studio in the heart of Hollywood Florida’s. The Made-in-America production is paramount to upholding America’s reputation for superior craftsmanship.  The G. Destin Collection can be purchased online at and

About Garry Destin

Haitian born and Brooklyn raised, Garry Destin brings over 20 years of experience to his signature line, The G. Destin Collection. The G. Destin Collection is a dream come true for the designer and was born after a lifetime working under some of the best and most influential designers in the fashion industry.

Garry began his career under American fashion icon, Donna Karan. He then went on to work for designers Tracy Feith, Susanne Horton, and William Kleinberg, among others. Garry’s artistic talents were recognized at a very young age.

He has won countless awards for his artwork. In grade-school teachers referred to him as “the next, Picasso” and commissioned him as the student who would exclusively sketch the Christmas Picture for the school. Although he still paints and has great admiration for art, his real passion is fashion.

The son of a dressmaker, Garry’s ‘passion for fashion is in his blood. He remembers spending his spare time helping his mother cut patterns, then rushing to the well-known Iron Market in Port Au Prince, where his grandmother sold local art. After graduating high-school, he decided to design his own affordable clothing line and enrolled at The Mayer Institute, where he studied pattern-making. He then went on to study apparel, millinery, footwear, and accessories at the Fashion Institute of Technology, in Manhattan. Shortly after, the G. Destin Collection was born, and he began selling his collection in local Manhattan boutiques and consignments stores.

In March of 2012, Garry was awarded the Excellence in Accessories Award, at Miami Beach’s 14th Annual International Fashion Week. He showcased his collection at Atlanta’s Fashion Week and various other fashion events. He hopes to have his collection in stores across the globe in the near-future.

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