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It’s In The Bag

Peek into the bags of the creatives behind Nella Media Group, the publisher of Banyan.


Ara Feducia | Creative Director

“I love bags in bold colors, and always carry a camera with me—you never know when an everyday moment will surprise you.”

Matthew Dekneef Managing editor

“What’s inside? I’ll never tell.”

Lisa Yamada-Son | Editorial Director

“I love that the structure of this Brunello Cucinelli bag helps keep my life organized, and that the bright citrus scent of Penhaligon’s Quercus deodorant keeps me dry during stressful situations!”

Aja Toscano | Digital Content Coordinator

“This straw tote from Trina Turk is perfect for a day at any of Hawai‘i’s beautiful beaches. My favorite in Waikīkī is Kaimana’s—perfect for catching the sunset with friends. Also, sunnies from Oliver Peoples and this floppy hat from Chapel Hats are both perfect sun protection.”

Eunica Escalante | Editorial assistant

“My mind is always going a million miles a minute, so I love having journals to write things down in. This set from Anthropologie is great for notes, while this journal from Shinola is perfect for capturing all my wild and crazy thoughts.”