Olympia Le-Tan is a self-taught fashion designer. She was born in London and raised in Paris. Olympia started her career at the Chanel design studio with Karl Lagerfeld and then went on to Balmain. In 2009, she launched her eponymous accessories label, combining her two obsessions, embroidery and literature, to create one of a kind handbags. The brand’s signature book-clutch has been seen on Tilda Swinton, Natalie Portman and Michelle Williams to name a few.