Rudi was born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand, and has spent his childhood being educated in England. At a young age, Rudi realised his ambition to work in fashion. Having gained the support from his family to do so, he enrolled into an art foundation course at Chelsea School of Art, where he recognised his passion lies in accessories, leading him to apply to Cordwainers, LCF, to specialise in shoes and bags. After he was accepted into both courses, Rudi made a decision to follow his dream of becoming a bag designer and that was where his journey began…
Launched in 2008, isawan by Isawan Sutthinark is a promise to empower modern-day women by redefining femininity through practicality and spontaneity.Fascinated with vintage glamour but aware of the modern world, she combines old fashion patterns with playful details and one of a kind hardware to make unique handbags that best suit the fast-paced urban lifestyle.A mix and match of the classic and the funky, isawan bags become the perfect answer to the busy lifestyle of vivacious women who often find themselves in unpredictable situations.