Straw exterior with textile lining. Imported. Flap top with snap magnetic closure. Leather and straw shoulder strap. Interior slip pocket. Measures approx 9 W x 6 H x 2 D. KAYR-WY87. 1385. Founded by Jamie Lim in 2011, KAYU began as a way to stay connected to the rich cultural heritage of Lim's native country of Malaysia. KAYU - pronounced ka-you - means wood in Malay, and is an ode to the label's commitment to using natural materials like straw, wood, and shell. An innovator in the sustainable space, KAYU empowers local artisans and brings a global point of view to fashion through its impeccably designed handbags, clutches, and totes.