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I believe that a well-lived life has beautiful objects in it that bring joy and define an individual's personal aesthetic. It is my calling to make such objects.



Terina Nicole is a New Jersey native who creates beautiful, bold statement pieces for art & design lovers. She is the designer and founder of Jypsea Leathergoods, a line of luxe leather home goods, handbags & jewelry made primarily of recycled skins.


She is also the author of

ENVISION: The Young Accessory Designer's Guide to Collection Development,the founder of the Independent Designer Showcase and co-founder of DIYMakersCon, a conference for creative women makers.


In 2020 she founded The Fashion Design Center of South Jersey to make design education available to Camden residents.

Her most recent venture is a boutique called the Sustainable Style Studio where she offers vintage and handcrafted fashion and home décor designed by local makers.

About Jypsea Leathergoods:

Jypsea Leathergoods is a line of luxe leather home goods and accessories made primarily of recycled skins specializing in bold statement pieces for art and design lovers.


Jypsea Leathergoods serves as a source of inspiration for clients to style their homes using beautiful, sustainable, one-of-a-kind, eco-friendly decor.


The brand is committed to a waste-free environment by turning the smallest leftover leather scraps into stylish, fashion-forward, unique pieces

for clients with discerning tastes.


Our products are handmade in small batches primarily by work-at-home moms thus providing opportunities for mothers to earn income while they tend to their families.

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