Founder of Like Dreams, Jin Woo, has worked in the fashion industry for nearly 30 years as a manufacturer for major brands like Betsey Johnson, Calvin Klein, and French Connection UK. In 2008, she launched her own vision, Dream Control, a luxury hat brand that catered to celebrities and high-end customers who were drawn to the brand’s exquisite handcrafted designs. Branching from her love of accessories, Like Dreams was started in order to reach a larger clientele and bring the joy and vitality of accessible handbags for every fashion-conscious woman in the world. Through her work, Jin envisions a groundbreaking movement of unique modern women who seek to bring color and life to their dreams, their fashion statements a reflection of the future. Like Dreams aims to arm future generations with affordable and distinct style in the hopes that we will all draw one step closer to living life like dreams.
Selling out in successful, leading US retailers like Nasty Gal, Kitson LA, and Dolls Kills, Like Dreams has become a go-to handbag label for fashion trendsetters. Like dreams’ unapologetic designs strive to reflect and help define individuals’ bold styles. Like Dreams believes that great style should always be accessible and affordable. In an unprecedentedly fashion-conscious era, Like Dreams accessories appeal to anyone from the experimental fashionista to the seasoned style editor.
Like Dreams rejects the limiting concept of a statement bag, and instead believes that their bags should be appropriate for all occasions. The eclectic fabrics, stitching, and exclusive materials distinguish Like Dreams as the source for unique accessories. In order to meet the highest standard of quality, Like Dreams creates and sources their own custom vegan leather, striking a chord with vegan celebrities and everyday plant-lovers who make the deliberate decision to buy vegan-leather bags. To uphold the quality and sophistication of their image, Like Dreams specially makes their own handbag hardware with 14-kt gold plating. Because of their exclusive in-house manufacturing, the company is able to offer competitive prices while exceeding in high quality. The line ranges from $50 to $200.
Like Dreams was founded in 2011, and its first collection was introduced the United States, Dubai, South America, and Europe. After an overwhelming response to the line’s debut, the company has continued to demonstrate tremendous growth, winning over some of America’s best retailers and connecting with a loyal customer base. The company’s logo: a scannable barcode, when scanned, reveals the label’s founding year, a point that has a special place in the company’s heart and can be shared with all.