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Carry yourself, differently

 

State of Escape is an international design brand connecting the contemporary woman with her curiosity through an intuitively created collection of bags.

Simple, effortless and beautifully handcrafted. Made to order in Sydney, Australia.

Our Founders

 

It all began with two curious minds and a desire to explore untapped destinations near and afar. Brigitte MacGowan and Desley Maidment began their shared journey with a single-minded idea: to evoke in others the desire to escape back to your true self.

Get ready to disrupt the life you were expected to live and rejoice in your chosen State of Escape.

Our collections

 

Our ‘Foundations’ collection comprises timeless styles and colourways - the essence of a contemporary wardrobe. These everyday companions are complemented by our seasonal ‘Editions’ collections, inspired by curated seasonal colour palettes.

 

> Explore our collections

Made to order

 

Quality, craft and providence is central to our manufacturing philosophy. Working alongside our makers’ studio in Sydney, every creation is meticulously handcrafted and inspected for balance, symmetry and structural perfection.

 

> See inside the Studio

Carry yourself, differently

State of Escape is an international design brand connecting the contemporary woman with her curiosity through an intuitively created collection of bags.

Simple, effortless and beautifully handcrafted. Made to order in Sydney, Australia.

Our Founders

It all began with two curious minds and a desire to explore untapped destinations near and afar. Brigitte MacGowan and Desley Maidment began their shared journey with a single-minded idea: to evoke in others the desire to escape back to your true self.

Get ready to disrupt the life you were expected to live and rejoice in your chosen State of Escape.

Our collections

Our ‘Foundations’ collection comprises timeless styles and colourways - the essence of a contemporary wardrobe. These everyday companions are complemented by our seasonal ‘Editions’ collections, inspired by curated seasonal colour palettes.

 

> Explore our collections

Made to order

Quality, craft and providence is central to our manufacturing philosophy. Working alongside our makers’ studio in Sydney, every creation is meticulously handcrafted and inspected for balance, symmetry and structural perfection.

 

> See inside the Studio