01/24/2013 12:15 pm ET Updated Mar 26, 2013

Horse + Nail: An American Brand

Lindsey Hufnagel is the designer and CEO of Horse + Nail. She skillfully handcrafts handbags and leather goods in her Lower East Side studio. Some of her fans are Isabelle Fuhrman, Daria Werbowy, Mary Louise Parker and Scarlett Johansson.

She has always been inspired by the power, grace and beauty of horses. Her designs reflect the mix of those qualities very well. Lindsey faces the challenges of a young designer with the strength and determination of a horse racing to the finish line. Here are some of her thoughts and inspirations on her collection and burgeoning business.

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