About Neva Opet
Neva Opet offers original, handmade bags and accessories crafted by hand in small batches out of Atlanta, GA. We believe in simplicity of design and excellent craftsmanship. The overall aesthetics of the line emphasize subdued colors and shapes with a minimal and modern aesthetic to produce pieces that can be carried anywhere. Each item is designed to grow in character with age and wear. Beat it up and wear it forever!
The name of the line comes from family and history - Rachael’s great- grandmother Neva and the ancient Egyptian Opet Festival, an event of regeneration for the King and the gods. A nod to Rachael's love of art history. If she weren't making bags she would have become an Egyptologist.
Rachael is an entirely self taught designer and leather worker. Born in Louisiana, she currently lives and works out of Atlanta, GA after receiving her BA in Art History. Guided by a creative force at a young age, Rachael picked up sewing with the hopes of one day becoming a fashion designer. After a few unfulfilling post college jobs, she decided she needed a creative outlet and decided to switch fabric for leather. After falling in love with the character of leather and the bag making process, she took her hobby full-time during Fall of 2014. With the help of her trusty Boston Terrier studio mate, Coco, she aims to bring every woman a well-made bag that lasts through years and trends.