Caraa was founded because the world lacked what we desperately needed: well-made, versatile and sleek bags and accessories for the modern life; a life that is constantly in transit. We create pieces that transition seamlessly with you from street to gym, office to airport, and everything in between.
in tran·sit | \in ˈtran·zət\
:In the course of travel; en route; on the way
Your accessories must withstand the fast and complex pace of your day. As such, our luxury sports bags are designed to transition seamlessly from the fitness studio to the office to a night out, and everything in between.
We incorporate premium leather, custom hardware, and handmade fabrics and incorporate them into sports bags, working with the same craftsmen used by the world’s leading luxury brands and design houses.
Carmen Chen Wu is the Creative Director and Co-Founder of Caraa.
Carmen is a CFDA award winning fashion designer who designed luxury handbags for some of the top American fashion brands such as Ralph Lauren, Alexander Wang, and Marchesa. Carmen studied fashion design at Central St-Martins in London and Parsons School of Design in New York City.
Born and raised in Spain to a Chinese family, she currently lives in New York which she calls home.