About The Designer: Natalia Konovalova
Natalia Konovalova was born in Uzbekistan in 1974. In 1995 after winning a beauty pageant in her home town she signed a modeling contract in Miami and then later moved to New York City the following year.
While in New York City Natalia modeled for top international designers and enrolled in FIT to study fashion design. While a student at FIT she worked in the fashion industry fulfilling various roles ranging from intern to sales, to production and design.
She graduated from FIT in 2001 with a degree in fashion design /tailoring technique. The broad experience she gained while still a student helped her to gain the insights she needed to start her own business, and in 2003 Natalia launched LeBulga handbags. The brand gained recognition very quickly, has sold internationally, and is synonymous with style, quality and fashion.
Le’Bulga bags have been featured in the "It Bag," a prestigious coffee table book for bags and brands that have influenced the accessory fashion industry. The company's line of accessories has also often been featured alongside other influential designers and brands like Chloe, Marc Jacobs, Channel, Phillip Lim, and Vivienne Westwood.